Burleigh Heads Beach, Burleigh Heads

4.9
#2 of 11 in Beaches in Gold Coast
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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  • We visited Burleigh after recommendations from friends. The beach is lovely and family friendly however the flag area is rather small and as a result packed in January! With the surf club to serve...  more »
  • fabulous place for R&R, food, whole atmosphere and environment. Great food outlets close, plenty of space, although parking can be an issue if you are not prepared to walk from the car parks behind.....  more »
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