BURLEIGH ACTIVITIES: Things to do!

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A family cycle along the Burleigh Point Headland

No matter what your interests are there is sure to be plenty of things to see and do at Burleigh and surrounding areas. Naturally the big attraction her is the beach with ideal surfing and swimming conditions for most. The well patrolled beaches, great climate and fantastic beach atmosphere all combine to make going to the beach at Burleigh a great experience.

For those who like a brisk walk, a jog or maybe a gentle stroll Burleigh Heads national park offers the chance to enjoy the rainforest cover, mangrove trees, volcanic columns and birdlife on a trail around the headland. If you prefer a guided walk then Geo-Nature Walks and Tours has a guided walk where you will learn about the history and the geology of the area. See native wildlife with a visit to David Fleay Wildlife Park and Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary where you will have a fun and informative day out.

Don’t go short on sporting activities, there are some fun yet challenging golf courses in the area all with a short distance of Burleigh. There are tennis and squash courts close by and many sporting fields where a variety of sports are played. Burleigh also has a Ten Pin Bowling Alley and Squash Courts for afternoon or evening indoor entertainment.

Visit the Burleigh Corporate Art Centre with over 300 exhibits of different artists or you go to the Burleigh Brewing Company and see brewing process of local Duke Beers and sit and enjoy the experience. A tour is a great way to spend some time and get to sample the beer.

Not too far away and well serviced by public transport are the major theme parks of the Gold Coast. Movie World, Sea World, Wet n Wild and of course Dream World are all on the northern end of the coast and are a must visit for the whole family. Daily passes are available and discounts may apply depending on the particular promotion at the time.

For those who enjoy fishing Burleigh waterways offer many opportunities to catch your dinner. Beach and rock fishing is often productive and there are many creeks in the area where good catches have been reported. Boat fishing offers flexibility and can get you to the bigger offshore fish or harder to get to nooks and crannies or the creeks and inland waterways. There are several charter boat companies operating in the area with half and full day charters available.

Movie Cinemas in the major shopping centres operate 7 days a week and with several theatres in each you are sure to be able to catch the newest release movies in comfort.

Chances are if you want to do it, you can find it here in Burleigh.

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