Australian Walk: Burleigh Heads National Park walks
Burleigh Heads National Park is a scenic rain forested headland at Tallebudgera Creek estuary in the heart of the Gold Coast. in Queensland, Australia. Burleigh Heads National Park is a quiet retreat for walkers and wildlife watchers. The Oceanview Walk (1.2km one way) is a track leading around the rocky headland from Tallebudgera Creek to the southern edge of Burleigh Heads township. You can look at the tumbled masses of six-sided basalt columns, and relax by the creek at Echo Beach. Either return by the same path or via the Rainforest Circuit path and Tumgun Lookout.
This National Park is one of the many celebrated national parks in Australia. The park covers around 25 hectares and is the coastal extreme of an ancient volcano that was active over 22 million years ago.
The Burleigh Heads National Park, extends a peaceful area to the visitors. It houses littoral rainforest that are reminiscent of the Kombumerri people’s culture. Kombumerri were the local people of the region and they knew Burleigh Heads as Jellurgal. The area deemed
Above: Burleigh Beach with tall buildings on the Gold Coast in the background.
Below left: You may even see a bush turkey.