4 Great Gold Coast Locations

to park your caravan

Nestled on the Miami side of North Burleigh headland, this small beachside park is popular for its intimate size and proximity to the fine white sands of one of the Gold Coast's most scenic stretches of coastline. Kids will love exploring the rock pools at the base of the headland and hiking the path to the top where there are lookouts with stunning views of the coastline and the chance to spot migrating whales. A short walk away is Miami Marketta, a unique laneway dining experience where you'll find street food from around the world in a funky shipping container setting. Miami is also home to many cool local cafes, bakeries, restaurants and bars including hidden back street gems like Lost Palms Brewing Co and Paddock Bakery

Overlooking the clear turquoise waters of Tallebudgera Creek and with the backdrop of the Gold Coast Hinterland hills, this park has visitors feeling close to nature with all the creature comforts for a great family holiday At low tide, armies of blue-shelled soldier crabs scuttle across the wet sands and kids will love the chance to paddle in the still waters of the creek on their paddleboards or kayaks. At sunset, families can head up to the nearby trendy eateries and bars of Palm Beach including The Collective, a must-visit. Also close by is David Fleay Wildlife Park, where you can see an amazing variety of native wildlife

With an unbeatable location in the heart of beautiful Burleigh Heads, if you park your caravan here you might never want to leave. Nestled at the base of Burleigh Headland, directly across the road from the protected surf beach and the Gold Coast's hottest beachfront dining spot, Burleigh Pavilion, you're only a few steps from all of the action. Just across the Gold Coast Highway are the iconic eateries and bars of James Street and a leisurely walk up the hill takes you to the entrance of Burleigh Head National Park, with its secret swimming coves and the fascinating Jellurgal Aboriginal Centre. Nothing beats an early morning or late afternoon walk along the Burleigh Esplanade, which is dotted with fantastic kids playgrounds and majestic Norfolk Pines

This family holiday oasis is conveniently located across the road from Main Beach and within walking distance of much-loved theme park Sea World. Here kids can enjoy the best of both worlds, with the surf beach on one side of the park and the beautiful Broadwater with its myriad water sports opportunities just around the corner. Nearby you'll also find one of the coast's leading attractions, Broadwater Parklands, with aquativity, swimming beach and state-of-the-art playgrounds. When it comes to dining, families are spoilt for choice - The Fisherman's Co-Op is a top spot to enjoy fish and chips overlooking the water and the Southport Yacht Club is perfect for casual dining with ocean views. And that's not all - trendy dining and shopping precinct Tedder Avenue is an easy stroll away and so is Marina Mirage, with its waterfront eateries and designer boutiques and galleries.

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