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Burleigh Head National Park

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What a view and walk

I have been to this national park in the middle of Burleigh Heads a few times over the years but... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sydney, Australia
Walk of joy

This is a truly amazing place with it's rain forest and walking path. Indulging with breathtaking... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Maria Y
Bandung, Indonesia
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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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“great walk”(32 reviews)
“bush turkeys”(24 reviews)
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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| 90 km south of Brisbane, Gold Coast, Queensland 4220, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been to this national park in the middle of Burleigh Heads a few times over the years but for some reason it just gets better and better. The walk itself is picturesque and it is paved nearly everywhere thus easy access to all...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a truly amazing place with it's rain forest and walking path. Indulging with breathtaking view over the ocean. Surfing lovers are gonna love to cruise the waves here! Also it's close to tally creek where you can see the sand dun during the...More

Thank Maria Y
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to watch sunrise, go for a morning walk or run take the ocean walk or more challenging hill climb. Great vistas.

Thank LeahS1845
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed next door at Hillhaven and walked each morning ...... A different section each day...always a delight to lose yourself in the trees & sound of the birds outdoing the traffic long left behind. Tough stairs to master on one track.....Just took my time on...More

Thank Vikki H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not a good place to go on your own at lonely times of the day - but with a group or with company this is well worth the lovely walks high and low through the park. Magic ocean views, groves of trees (fairy land) -...More

Thank Lynette F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The track around Burleigh headland has been reopened after slide rectified was completed. The track leads to echo Beach ,where on a sunny day is absolutely world class ,with clear water and white sand .great location for families,lovers and travelers

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Definitely worth exerting some energy on this walk. The lookouts are spectacular and we were lucky enough to see whales.

Thank David S
Reviewed 8 October 2018

This national park is full of trees, plants, reptiles that are native to this area of Queensland. The pathway is quite wide for this type of walk and well signposted. The outlook along the path is particularly stunning with the meeting of sea and small...More

Thank Del255100
Reviewed 7 October 2018

This park is fantastic. Next to the parking area is the Jellurgal Aboriginal Cultural Centre. They will provide (6 or more people needed for a tour) a walkabout tour of the significant cultural and historic sites in the park. I highly recommend this tour. The...More

Thank Marge M
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

You will all be pleased to know the ocean track has finally opened & is beautiful as ever. The views are simply stunning and at the moment whales are migrating south travelling very close to the shore. Take the rainforest track & head to Tumgun...More

Thank dbz36
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Paul N
18 September 2017|
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Response from Les W | Reviewed this property |
There is a "friends of burleigh" group that meet regularly and spend time removing unwanted species under the guidance of council/parks staff. i would suggest meeting up with them for a more in-depth visit and to get some... More