Burleigh Heads Beach, Gold Coast

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Beach · Nature / Park
Sheltered from strong winds, the northeast-facing Burleigh Heads Beach is considered the Gold Coast's premier spot for swimming, body boarding, and surfing. The beach is home to hundreds of native birds and is lined by Norfolk Island Pines, which are reputably the oldest planted trees on this coast. The beach offers a wide strip of white sand where you can spend the day relaxing in the sun as well as several green areas often used by locals for weekend games of cricket. This area is rarely crowded and has lifeguards on duty every day. Nearby is a small village, which includes several cafes and shops. Plan to visit Burleigh Heads Beach and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Gold Coast attractions using our Gold Coast visit planner.
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  • A family member was getting married at John Laws Park, which is why we stayed at the Burleigh Beach Tourist Park. Love the walking paths here and so much park area for families to relax on the...  more »
  • One of my most favourite places on the Gold Coast to go swimming!! It's also a really nice beach to sit and drink coffee with a friend. We get takeaway from 'Borough' take it down to the beach and...  more »
  • Burleigh Heads Beach is simply amazing. From the top of Burleight Hill you can see a beautiful picture of what the Gold Coast is. Nice place to enjoy the day woth family and friends. I would always recommend such good places to enjoy the life like the beautil Burleigh Heads. Make sure you get there early so you can grab the best spots to spend the day on the stunning view.
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