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:

Visit the Burleigh Markets

It has such a chilled Sunday vibe for me and the moment I really feel like a Burleigh local!

Go Walking In Burleigh Head National Park

You’ll walk through rocky foreshore, a dense eucalypt forest, along heaths and through pandanus groves, past mangroves and grassland.

Hit Up Burleigh Heads Beach

This is the main beach in Burleigh Heads and is the perfect place to spend a hot day, cooling off in the waters and playing in the sand.

Enjoy the Views form North Burleigh Lookout

You get beautiful sunset and sunrise views from here and it’s perfect for whale watching during the season.

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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