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Burleigh Heads

About Burleigh Heads

Burleigh Heads has an ancient and interesting history that dates back millions of years! Its formation is due to the numerous eruptions from nearby Mount Warning, with flowing lava eventually reaching shore to form Burleigh headland and Point Danger. Geological processes gave rise to a unique landscape composed of different rock types – fascinating for geologists who flocked there in the 1920s seeking specimens. This impressive natural phenomenon supports its own ecosystem full of vegetation and animals alike.

Burleigh Headland offers the unique opportunity to explore nature and experience wildlife that has been preserved since pre-colonial times. This coastal stretch of land is a haven for many local plant species and animals like Koalas, Flying Foxes, Gliders and over 60 birds! It’s no wonder Burleigh Ridge Park Reserve was deemed essential enough to create a wildlife corridor connecting forests from South Queensland all the way up north.

Burleigh Heads

What to do at Burleigh Heads

Burleigh Heads is home to a number of landmarks recognized for their cultural and historical significance, from the Rotary Classification Pole on Gold Coast Highway to the Norfolk Pines Burleigh Foreshore along The Esplanade. Other fascinating sites include the Grave of Emily & Thomas West at George Street Central, David Fleay Wildlife Park off West Burleigh Road and Bora Memorial rock in Jebbribillum Boora Park.

Experience the coastal chill of Burleigh Heads, a Gold Coast hotspot where you can revel in an abundance of activities and soak up its relaxed lifestyle. From surfing to exploring local eateries, this bustling seaside town will captivate your senses with its unique atmosphere – making it no surprise that it’s become so popular amongst locals and visitors alike!

All ages and levels of experience are welcome to the surf spots near Burleigh Heads National Park, where wave chasers can navigate their way from novice-friendly beach breaks through to more advanced swells at the neighbouring headland. Those looking for a lesson have no shortage of options – pro surfer Cheyne Horan’s school is one option among many! If you’d rather take in the scene without getting wet, join locals gathering on idyllic points for sundowners or keep dry as you wander a tangle of walking tracks with friends around Tallebudgera Creek.


One local company in Gold Coast that is involved in this tourist attraction;

Name: Concrete Gold Coast Specialist

Address: 9 Distribution Ave, Molendinar QLD 4214

Telephone: (07) 5638 1218