The 25km river is known for being a fishing haven, and there’s also some lovely beaches such as Palm Beach and Echo Beach where you can swim and paddle in shallow waters.
It’s a gathering place for locals everyday whether for picnics, yoga and fitness classes, community events, and a kid’s playground, that has basic equipment like swings, slides, and monkey bars,
As we’re all about supporting small businesses, one of our favorite spas in Burleigh Heads is Freedom Float Center, where you can enjoy the serenity of a floatation tank.
If you’re an international visitor looking to learn about native Aussie wildlife, then be sure to visit the David Fleay Wildlife Park, which sits on heritage-listed parkland.
This self-guided walk features informative signs marking the regional flora unique to the area. And there are fitness stations set up the entire way.