Rainforest Circuit, Burleigh Head National Park

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Burleigh Head National Park is home to rainforest, eucalypt forest, pandanus groves, tussock grassland, coastal heath, mangroves, creeks, rocky foreshore and beaches. Most of the Rainforest circuit is an easy grade, but there is a steep section in the middle near Tumgun lookout. The lookout is a good place to watch for humpback whales splashing offshore in winter and spring. For the safety of visitors, sections of the track skirting the coastline may be closed during wet weather, due to the risk of rock falls.

Journey Details

Duration
0.75 Hours
Distance
2.3 Kilometres

Facilities

  • BBQ Facilities
  • Car park

Full Itinerary

The Rainforest circuit walk is managed by the Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS). Please see 'Park alerts' on the department's web site for the latest information on access, closures and conditions.

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Route Details

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

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Tallebudgera Creek Tourist Park

Palm Beach, Gold Coast Area
  • Free WiFi
  • Deals
From AU$42 - 525
Tallebudgera Creek Tourist Park is located on the waterfront of the Tallebudgera Estuary, an ideal holiday spot for families who love the water. There’s a netted swimming area in the creek plus a patrolled surf beach 300 metres from the park.

Burleigh Beach Tourist Park

Burleigh Heads, Gold Coast Area
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From AU$36 - 319
Burleigh Beach Tourist Park is located in beautiful Burleigh Heads just across the road from the surf beach. Apart from being renowned for its appeal to surfers, Burleigh Heads is popular with all ages for its village-like atmosphere.

Aussie Resort

Burleigh Heads, Gold Coast Area
From AU$125 - 225
Come enjoy Aussie Resort just metres to Burleigh Beach. Book direct at Aussie Resort you will pay less than you would normally expect. All their Apartments have views of their Tropical Gardens or unique Australia Shaped Swimming Pool and Spa, Enjoy the comfort of an apartment with air conditioning and free pay television.

Gold Coast Recreation Centre

Palm Beach, Gold Coast Area
From AU$84 - 108.60
Their ensuited cabins sleep up to seven guests in bunk style accommodation and include bar fridge, microwave, kettle and fan. Linen is available on request (charges apply). Looking for somewhere affordable to relax on weekends and school holidays?

Indigo Blue Beachfront Holiday Apartments

Burleigh Heads, Gold Coast Area
From AU$275 - 275
Indigo Blue’s modern boutique apartments overlook one of Australia's best beaches - Burleigh Beach. Enjoy brilliant ocean views from your apartment at Indigo Blue. Take a sunset stroll along the uncrowded beach or walking path.

19th Avenue On The Beach

Palm Beach, Gold Coast Area
  • Free WiFi
From AU$180 - 350
19th Avenue On The Beach. Your ideal beach holiday on the absolute beachfront at beautiful northern Palm Beach , Gold Coast. Cherished memories of lazy days in the sun soaking up the magnificent views of the sparkling blue Pacific Ocean from your fully self-contained holiday accommodation.

Isle of Palms Resort

Elanora, Gold Coast Area
  • Free WiFi
From AU$130 - 460
The Isle Of Palms Resort is ideally positioned on an island, tucked away in the tranquil cove of Pine Lake on the beautiful Gold Coast. They specialise in offering guests a variety of self-contained Townhouses within a secure complex and at an affordable price.

Sandpiper Burleigh - Vogue Holiday Homes

Burleigh Heads, Gold Coast Area
  • Free WiFi
From AU$350 - 890
Sandpiper @ Burleigh is a stunning luxury property located within a short stroll of the beautiful Burleigh Beach and Headland. This home has been architecturally designed with two levels of spacious open plan living.

Bujerum Apartments on Burleigh

Burleigh Heads, Gold Coast Area
  • Deals
From AU$220 - 690
Located directly opposite the famous rolling surf of Burleigh Beach, Bujerum Holiday Apartments are one of Burleigh Heads most unique, self-contained two and three bedroom apartments. A small walk-up complex, Bujerum's accommodation offers four two bedroom, one bath apartments and a three bedroom, two bathroom luxury apartment.

Key Largo Apartments

Burleigh Heads, Gold Coast Area
From AU$155 - 155
Key Largo is a modern, immaculately presented three-story walk up containing two bedroom, fully self-contained units set in spacious tropical gardens. Located at Burleigh Heads in the heart of the Gold Coast, Key Largo offers a quiet, relaxed atmosphere, only metres away from the beautiful patrolled Burleigh Beach.
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