Burleigh Heads Beach, Burleigh Heads

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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 Mermaid Beach attractions using our Mermaid Beach visit planner.
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  • Beach with bushland on the edge, protected, loose and clean white sand, the sea more or less calm
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  • Beautiful beach, clean and well equipped with all necessary facilities for visitors. Life guards are around all the time. We didn't drive but just taking G Link and bus from Surfer Paradise and find i...  more »
  • A must-see and experience it's beauty! Fresh start to ur day and the colours and serenity are just breath-taking!  more »
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  • Lovely beach with plenty of park area and cafes nearby. Parking is tight on weekends but you can normally find something after a while

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