Best things to do in Burleigh

Gold Coast

Sitting pretty between Surfers Paradise and Coolangatta, Burleigh is a must visit destination on the Gold Coast. Boasting unbeatable beaches, some of the Gold Coast's best restaurants, nature walks and more, this sunny paradise has something for everyone to enjoy. Plan your trip to Burleigh with this list of best things to do. 

Burleigh is home to one of the most iconic and beautiful beaches in Australia
A combination of urban and bushland scape, stunning views that you'll never see on a postcard and an unexpected spot of history.
Located in Justin's park between the Headland and North Burleigh along the Ocean Way Path
For the best views on the Gold Coast, head to Burleigh Head National Park at Burleigh Heads.
Beautifully scenic Oceanway walk from Burleigh Headland via North Burleigh Lookout to Miami
Bi-monthly pop-up artisan market featuring jewellery, fashions and craft stalls
Your local community market for all things fresh!
Stroll through iconic natural habitats to meet the resident wildlife at this unique Gold Coast wildlife park
The Gold Coast’s only dedicated Aboriginal cultural centre is fully owned and operated by the local Aboriginal community
Engulfed in charming sea views, Rick Shores is a crown jewel in the Burleigh dining experience.
The Burleigh Pavilion, with its relaxed, buzzing environment and spectacular view, is essential in any visit to the Gold Coast.
Palm Springs Burleigh is a Southern Californian inspired cafe channelling a desert oasis
Positioned at the northern side of the Burleigh Pavilion, The Tropic offers sweeping views of the iconic Gold Coast horizon and a refined dining experience.
Jimmy Wah's mouth watering dining experience in Burleigh will have you blown away
Under a lush green canopy, this trendy Burleigh café serves up wholesome goodies and excellent coffee.
A vibrant and funky breakfast and brunch hotspot, Commune is a must do for lovers of organic food and coffee.
Pancake Diner is a 1950's retro American diner bringing a touch of Happy Days to Burleigh Heads
Tarte Bakery & Cafe is a little slice of France on a corner of Burleigh Heads' popular James St precinct
Sobah Brewery & Cafe is Australia's first non-alcoholic beer company, proudly Aboriginal owned and located in Burleigh Heads
Ze Pickle is the unconventional cool kid on the Burleigh Heads block – a craft beer, cocktail and burger bar where edgy urban street meets cabin in the woods.
A laidback, back alley dive bar tucked away down Burleigh's Justin Lane.
A gorgeous tapas bar with a chic beachy vibe and stunning ocean views tucked away on top of North Burleigh Heads SLSC
The Malibu Racquet Club is a cool Californian-inspired cocktail bar in the heart of Burleigh Heads
Burleigh's best wine shop and grocer stocking the most amazing vino, deli goods and fresh flowers
Common Ground is a sunny garden cafe on Hibiscus Haven bringing exceptional eats to the people
Pretty Handsome is more than a hole-in-the-wall.. it has your morning coffee and breakfast completely sorted
Aux Fines Bouches is an authentic French Patisserie specialising in traditional & contemporary desserts
A breezy deck in Burleigh showcasing incredible Mexican cuisine.

Top Things To Do On The Gold Coast This Weekend

Pack some doggy treats in your favourite tote and head to this free dog-centric community market
Sip, Savour & Soirée is a fabulous long brunch event
Witness Alice Cooper, Blondie and more live on stage at this new rock festival
Romeo and Juliet will come to life on stage in this breathtaking ballet
An unforgettable, immersive 'Fire to Table' dining experience
ARC will bring one of the greatest rock albums of all time to life
A magnificent tribute to the King of Rock 'n' Roll
An unmissable concert experience that will transport you back
Elvis: A Musical Revolution coming to HOTA in June!