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“lots of sand lots of fun” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Burleigh Heads Beach

Burleigh Heads Beach
Burleigh Heads, Queensland, Australia
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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“lots of sand lots of fun”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

it is a very beautiful sunday morning when i visited - the markets was on and the surf is up. it is a bit like surfers except that now the sand banks were washed away there, burleigh is a better option to surf. It has a park and a play ground and swimming flags. There are public toilets and showers. Perfect for riding bikes too if you are not keen on getting wet. there are a myriad of restaurants across the road and the surf club on the beach itself. at night there are deafening cries of the fruit bats...adds to its unique charm

Visited September 2013
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“Very Open Beach”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

Make sure you swim between the flags. The surf here can be very tricky. A long gutter runs parallel to the beach so you have to watch the sweep. Always swim between the red and yellow flags to ensure your safety. Great beach to surf

Visited November 2013
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Burleigh Heads, Australia
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“Best beach”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

The locals love Burleigh and the tourists do too. Burleigh is the in spot on the GC at the moment but the locals always knew Burleigh had so much to offer. Surrounded by National Park and the beautiful sea everything about Burleigh is just perfect.

Visited November 2013
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Burleigh Heads, Australia
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“My favourite local Gold Coast beach”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Burleigh Beach is one of my favourites on the GC.
It's quite a protected area, great for families and close to lots of little shops and food areas.
Beautiful and spacious parks are there for the kids and it can get really noisy when the lorikeets come to roost in the Norfolk Pines at dusk.
Often entertainment in the evenings or on weekends along the foreshore too.

Visited November 2013
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Burleigh Heads, Australia
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“Excellent”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

I have been coming to Burleigh for over 20 years. My husband and myself decided to retire down at Tallai last year, which is only 15 minutes from the Burleigh. Which was the reason for starting our retirement here.

Visited November 2013
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