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 Gold Coast attractions using our Gold Coast visit planner.
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  • Burleigh Heads is probably in the middle of the Gold Coats,Surfers Paradise to the north and NSW. Border to the south.. the beach is not quite as ruff [ocean wise.] as some of the other beach's a long...  more »
  • Stunning and great coffee at The Nook to sit on the hill and chill and people watch or watch the surfers.  more »
  • Quieter than the hassle and bustle of Surfers Paradise beach. lifesavers patrolled. Little kiosk and a restaurant at the surf club. To headlands to enjoy magnificent views from. Plenty of BBQ and nice...  more »
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  • Pleasant experience perfect waves. Beautiful weather. Esplanade walkway is a nice place to walk, run, cycle, or picnic. Note that some comments may be weather dependant
  • Great beach, just way too sandy.
  • We can see the beautiful skyline of the city from this place. The location of the beach is in a very nice area.
  • Needs more parking but burleigh is a beautiful place to be
  • Lovely beach but not crowded
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