Reclaim your life

Gunnebah’s residential alcohol and drug rehab (addiction treatment) program is different!

For people who need time to heal, our intensive wellness program treats the whole person – body, mind and spirit. Our service is private and completely confidential.

Expert staff

Our staff are highly qualified and have years of experience in helping people successfully change. Plus, we are one of the few private rehabs to be independantly accredited.

Our own medical doctor

Our service has our own doctor, who will consult with you twice a week, and on call as needed.

Comprehensive aftercare

We will work with you to develop a personalised aftercare plan that you will begin to enact before leaving Gunnebah. We also provide options for you to continue therapy sessions, either group or individual after you return home.

Individual rooms

We recognise that most people need their own personal space and so every guest has their own private room.

Friendly and safe

A home-like environment. Many rehabs have a reputation for being intimidating and unpleasant. Gunnebah strives to make you feel welcome and secure. We keep it small and personal.


Far enough from temptation but close enough to medical services. We are in a tranquil rural location, yet only 30 minutes from Gold Coast International Airport and all services. And only 45 minutes from Byron Bay and 1.5 hours drive from Brisbane.


Our holistic, evidence-based program is designed to not only help people overcome their addictions but to also be an enjoyable experience.

Truly transformative

Don’t take our word for it. Take a look at some of our testimonials and the Google Reviews left by past guests over the years.

Our method for alcohol and drug rehab addiction treatment
Our program for alcohol or drug addiction rehabilitation near the Gold Coast
Our team are experts in alcohol and drug rehab addiction treatment

So much more than just an alcohol and drug rehab program

At Gunnebah, we use evidence-based best practice and highly skilled staff to partner with you to create the optimum environment for your recovery from addiction to drugs, alcohol or unhealthy behaviours. We combine your motivation with our research-based program of education, counselling, group therapy, mindfulness, exercise and fun activities so you can reclaim control over your life and rediscover your joy and purpose in living. Read about Our Program.

I need help with alcoholism, addiction to drugs or unhealthy behaviours of a related issue.
I want to help a loved one overcome addiction to alcohol or drugs

Near the Gold Coast but not too close

Stunning beaches, beautiful national parks, quaint villages! Only 30 minutes drive to the Gold Coast International Airport, and within easy reach of all needed facilities, yet far from temptation, Gunnebah is nestled in a quiet, rural setting in the far north of New South Wales, Australia. Close to stunning Byron Bay and Mount Warning, the area abounds in natural beauty and an extraordinary array of activities are possible during your stay, from kayaking with dolphins to bushwalking, to world-class art galleries, farmers markets, surfing lessons and much more.  You certainly won’t feel like you are at a drug rehab. Read about Our Location.

Gunnebah is also close to Brisbane (1.5hr drive) and, via Gold Coast or Ballina Airport, within easy reach of Australia’s other capitals – Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra, Adelaide, Perth, Darwin and Hobart.

Just before I arrived at Gunnebah, I had hit rock bottom. My addiction to alcohol was controlling my life and it seemed impossible to find a way out. But after only a few short weeks here, I feel ready to begin my life again. Addiction isn’t solved overnight, but Gunnebah has given me the tools and the strength to pick myself up and have another go at life. If you’re struggling with addiction issues, then I would absolutely recommend this wonderful place.

Nick Jordan

Independantly accredited to ensure quality service

We are proud to be one of the few private rehabs in Australia to be independantly accredited. Read more about our accreditation

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