If you’re thinking of a Gold Coast vacation in Australia, then you might want to cast your eyes on Burleigh Heads.

This quaint suburb in the Gold Coast city, nestled between Surfers Paradise and Coolangatta, is famous for its surfing, but there are so many more things to do in Burleigh Heads than just hit the waves.

Things to Do in Burleigh Heads

But first, if you’re not sure what to do in Burleigh Heads, then here’s a list of the top Burleigh Heads attractions to add to your itinerary:

Go Fishing or Kayaking on Tallebudgera Creek

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.

Play At Justin’s Park

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,

Have a Spa Day at Freedom Float Centre

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.

See Native Animals at David Fleay Wildlife Park

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.

Walk the Burleigh Beach Ocean Walk

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.

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