From the carpark on Burleigh headland, this track heads up into the rainforest of Burleigh National Park. This one will stretch the calves in sections but the views from Tumgun Lookout will make it all worthwhile. Catch your breath and glimpse whales during the migration season.
The mangroves and the Burleigh Heads National Park represent an oasis of wildlife right in the middle of the city. On the headland, it is not unusual to find bush turkeys, brahminy kites, sea eagles and a variety of fruit-eating birds.
Even a few koalas remain in the area but most grounddwelling creatures have suc
Above left: Great ocean views for the track.
Below left: The track is popular with families.