The beach at Burleigh Heads is the main feature of the Burleigh Heads area, the beach stretches 2.5 kilometres from Mermaid beach to the headland at Nobby's beach. Families can enjoy their time in the sun with many patrolled areas along Burleigh beach which means there are plenty of swimming opportunities under the watchful eyes of the lifeguards. The beaches in Burleigh feature beautiful parklands, with picnic and BBQ areas available to the public. There are walking trails situated along the rocky foreshore and through rainforests. In the spring you may be lucky enough to catch a glimpse whales and sea-eagles soaring along the coast.
Burleigh Heads offers a range of accommodation options like hotels and apartments that suit all types of tastes and budgets. There are also a number of restaurants and cafes scattered throughout the beach esplanade and around the Burleigh area.
Surfing at Burleigh has always been a popular past time for locals. Numerous junior and amateur surfing contests are also held at Burleigh throughout the year and it is not unusual to find the professionals wandering around town.
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Burleigh Heads is a popular destination for tourists and locals on the Gold Coast, Burleigh Heads sits in-between Coolangatta and Surfers Paradise and provides as a backdrop a wonderful National Park where you can get to see some amazing scenery and discover range of wildlife.