Gold Coast Accommodation

Burleigh Heads

Burleigh Heads, Gold CoastSet between Palm Beach and Miami Beach, Burleigh Heads is a popular tourist spot famous for its laidback lifestyle, fantastic point break and surf beaches. It's also the home of the famous 'Burleigh Barrel', a tubular wave that is hollow at break point. For many surfers, it's the be all and end all of waves. See the latest Gold Coast Deals

A charming coastal town, Burleigh enjoys views of the hinterland and Scenic Rim. Although there are plenty of activities on offer, Burleigh Heads offers your typical relaxed pace and beach culture. The Burleigh promenade is lined with Norfolk Pines, some of the most ancient trees on the Gold Coast, and offers fantastic views. There are also an outstanding range of local bars, cafes and restaurants nearby as well as the excellent ocean views from the local surf lifesaving club.

A relaxing holiday spot, Burleigh Heads is a hot spot for recreational activities such as barefoot bowls, golf, tennis and squash, ten pin bowling and fishing. Of course the biggest attraction is the beach, perfect for swimming and surfing year round. The great conditions and climate along with the safe, well-patrolled beaches make Burleigh a popular destination for beach holidays. There's also a great range of local shops to cater for all needs including James Street, which offers cosmopolitan dining and boutique shopping.

Burleigh Heads also offers some exception natural attractions including a national park that features everything from mangroves and rainforest to volcanic formations, native wildlife and a number of bird species. Gain an insight into the geology and history of Burleigh with a leisurely guided or self-guided nature walk that wraps around the headland. The area was a sacred place for the local Kombumerri people who used it for fishing, corroborees and other gatherings.

For those who prefer to get up close and personal with the local wildlife, a visit to the nearby Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary is a must. A fun day out for the whole family, this is an entertaining yet educational way to learn about and interact with the native wildlife.

You can also visit the Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary to get up close and personal with the native wildlife in a fun yet educational way. There's also the famous theme parks of the Gold Coast just minutes away. Sea World, Movie World, Wet n Wild Water World and Dream World are all just a short drive or convenient public transport ride away.

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  • Gold Coast Accommodation - A guide to accommodation on Australia's Gold Coast including hotels, motels, resorts, self-contained apartments and holiday units.

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