Burleigh Heads Beach, Gold Coast

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Beach · Nature / Park
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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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  • The tide was in, the wind was light, the aqua tinted water was clean and the surfers were enjoying themselves out the back. A perfect afternoon at Burleigh Beach. Highly recommended. 
    The tide was in, the wind was light, the aqua tinted water was clean and the surfers were enjoying themselves out the back. A perfect afternoon at Burleigh Beach. Highly recommended.  more »
  • Love Burleigh Heads. The beach is always clean and love that you can have your dogs anywhere on the beach except between the flags. 
    Love Burleigh Heads. The beach is always clean and love that you can have your dogs anywhere on the beach except between the flags.  more »
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  • Beautiful beach! Beautiful views! Just always packed on the weekends.
  • Beautiful spot, great for feed and swim

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