Oceanview Walk, Burleigh Head National Park

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Ancient volcanic columns meet the sea on the Gold Coast's 1.2 kilometre Oceanview Walk through Burleigh Heads National Park.

Lined with eucalypt trees and rainforest allow 30 minutes from the rocky headland at Tallebudgera Creek to walk the designated path through pandanus groves, tussock grasslands, coastal heath and mangroves to southern Burleigh.

Pack a picnic and relax by the creek at Echo Beach and see tumbled masses of six sided basalt columns and spot whales (during winter and spring), white-bellied sea-eagles and birdwing butterflies (in summer).

Return by the same water's edge path or via the Rainforest Circuit and Tumgun lookout.

Journey Details

Duration
0.5 Hours
Distance
1.2 Kilometres

Facilities

  • BBQ Facilities
  • Car park

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Oceanview walk, Burleigh Head National Park

A wild, natural headland in the heart of the Gold Coast offers walks along the rocky foreshore and through rainforest, and the chance to see whales in spring and sea-eagles soaring along the coast.

Please Note: The Oceanview Walk is managed by the Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service. Please note that this map only shows an indicative start point for the walk. The track route and end point are not shown and this map cannot be used for navigation purposes. Please see the Queensland National Parks, Recreation, Sport and Racing web site for detailed maps and the latest park information, including opening hours and safety messages. When you are in the park, make sure you refer to signs at the start of the track for more information.

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Route Details

Route Type
One Way
Level of Difficulty
Level 3: Recommended for people with some bushwalking experience
Mode of Travel
Walk

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Burleigh Head National Park

Burleigh Heads, Gold Coast Area
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A wild, natural headland in the heart of the Gold Coast offers walks along the rocky foreshore and through rainforest, and the chance to see whales in spring and sea-eagles soaring along the coast. At Burleigh Head, where ancient volcanic columns meet the sea, this park features rainforest, eucalypt forest, pandanus groves, tussock grassland, coastal heath and mangroves.

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If the Gold Coast had a middle child it would possibly be Palm Beach, nestled between Tallebudgera Creek on one side and Currumbin Creek on the other. But don't for one minute think this destination is dull.

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Its formal name is Tallebudgera Valley but in true Aussie minimalist style, you'll probably hear locals around these parts refer to it as the Tally Valley. However you prefer to wrap your mouth around it, this lush valley at the back of Tallebudgera Beach leads you into emerald-green farmland and natural forests and the relaxed ambience for which the southern Gold Coast is renowned.

Burleigh Heads

Burleigh Heads, Gold Coast Area
Situated between glistening Surfers Paradise and laid back Coolangatta, Burleigh Heads is famous for pumping surf breaks, towering pine trees and 'to be seen' hip dining. Hit the Burleigh foreshore any day of the week, a hive of families and roaming entertainment, to make use of the water's edge barbecues with fresh produce from the farmers' market.

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Currumbin, Gold Coast Area
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