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Bodhi Tree Forest Monastery & Retreat Centre

78 Bentley Road, via Lismore, Tullera NSW 2480 Australia

Phone: +61 (02) 6628 2426 Email:

By Air:

  • Fly Lismore Airport to/from Sydney (Regional Express –
  • Fly Ballina/Byron Bay Airport to/from Sydney, Brisbane or Melbourne.(Virgin Blue – or Jetstar –
  • Fly to Sydney, Brisbane or Gold Coast (Coolangatta Airport ) Internationally.

By Rail:

  • Catch a Train to/from Sydney or Brisbane to Lismore.
  • The train will change at Casino for a bus to Lismore station.

By Bus:

By Car:

  • Driving from Sydney to Lismore is about 700km and takes about 9 hours.
  • Driving from Brisbane to Lismore is about 200km and takes about 2½ hours.
  • Driving from Byron Bay (about 40 mins) and Ballina (about 30 mins).

to Bodhi Tree from Lismore

From Lismore take road to Nimbin (Terania Street).

Turn RIGHT into Dunoon Road. There is a Petrol station and Budget
Timbers Yard at intersection – approximately 2 km from Lismore
centre, just after old wooden railway bridge.

From this intersection, you will go up steep hill past Lismore Show
grounds. Then see a 60 km speed sign at top of hill, then
a sign that says TULLERA.

Bentley Road is a hard LEFT turn at the end of a straight section
of road. Go down Bentley Road 1 km (which is a gravel road
5.8 km from petrol station). At bottom of hill is a Causeway, 15 metres from entrance
to Bodhi Tree.

Right turn into driveway to brown house set back from road
– see a multi coloured Buddhist flag flying high from front

Distances from Lismore

Ballina via Alstonville 35km
Brisbane via Bangalow 225km
Byron Bay via Bangalow 45km
Casino 30km
Coffs Harbour via Pacific Highway 230km
Coolangatta 125km
Grafton via Summerland Way 130km
via Pacific Highway 145km
Kyogle via Tuncester 50km
Melbourne via Hume Highway 1,661km
Nimbin 30km
Surfers Paradise 150km
Sydney via Summerland Way 780km
via Pacific Highway 800km

Lismore Council Website (good general information):


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Direction to Bodhi Tree

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