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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  • This town was a little too busy for my taste but the beach, water and surroundings were beautiful! Surfers, diners and chillers! 
    This town was a little too busy for my taste but the beach, water and surroundings were beautiful! Surfers, diners and chillers!  more »
  • Burleigh beach has parks, 3 lifeguard towers, the beach is generally clean. There are rips occasionally, so follow the lifeguards directions. 
    Burleigh beach has parks, 3 lifeguard towers, the beach is generally clean. There are rips occasionally, so follow the lifeguards directions.  more »
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  • Beautiful beach! Beautiful views! Just always packed on the weekends.
  • Beautiful view walking tracks, BBQ, park

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