Burleigh Heads travel guide

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You're Going to Love Burleigh Heads

With a population of 10’978, Burleigh Heads is a must-see destination in Queensland, Australia. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country. We recommend you stay at least 6 days in order to fully appreciate everything Burleigh Heads has to offer.

Where to Eat in Burleigh Heads

If you’re looking for affordable options, Rick Shores (3/43 Goodwin Terrace) and Pepe Italia - Burleigh Heads (11 Connor St) are great picks. For delicious green meals, California Tacos - Burleigh Heads (1718 Gold Coast Hwy) and Next Door Burleigh (24 Junction Rd) are recommended spots to get vegetarian or vegan food in Burleigh Heads.

When to visit Burleigh Heads

Burleigh Heads in February
Estimated hotel price
$157
1 night at 3-star hotel
Burleigh Heads in February
Estimated hotel price
$157
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Burleigh Heads

Plane

When flying to Burleigh Heads, you’ll arrive at Coolangatta Gold Coast (OOL), which is located 10 km from the city centre. The shortest flight to Burleigh Heads from New Zealand departs from Auckland and takes around 3h 30m.

Car

Another option to get to Burleigh Heads is to pick up a car hire from Brisbane, which is about 81 km from Burleigh Heads. You’ll find branches of Bargain Car Rentals and Crazy Clark's Car Rentals, among others, in Brisbane.

Plane

When flying to Burleigh Heads, you’ll arrive at Coolangatta Gold Coast (OOL), which is located 10 km from the city centre. The shortest flight to Burleigh Heads from New Zealand departs from Auckland and takes around 3h 30m.

Car

Another option to get to Burleigh Heads is to pick up a car hire from Brisbane, which is about 81 km from Burleigh Heads. You’ll find branches of Bargain Car Rentals and Crazy Clark's Car Rentals, among others, in Brisbane.

Airports near Burleigh Heads

Airlines serving Burleigh Heads

Lufthansa
Good (4,676 reviews)
KLM
Good (847 reviews)
SWISS
Good (944 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,747 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,188 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,445 reviews)
Air France
Good (975 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,604 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,102 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,945 reviews)
Qatar Airways
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Air Canada
Good (6,212 reviews)
Finnair
Good (773 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (784 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
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Etihad Airways
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Alaska Airlines
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Ethiopian Air
Good (438 reviews)
Cathay Pacific
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JetBlue
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Where to stay in Burleigh Heads

Average rates range from around $234 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $377 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Burleigh Heads

Hiring a car in Burleigh Heads

Expect to pay $1.86 per litre in Burleigh Heads (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $22.31 and $29.75. The most frequently booked car type in Burleigh Heads is Compact (MG ZS or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Intermediate car hire (Class Intermediate Crossover or similar) is, on average, 17% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.

Expect to pay $1.86 per litre in Burleigh Heads (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $22.31 and $29.75. The most frequently booked car type in Burleigh Heads is Compact (MG ZS or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Intermediate car hire (Class Intermediate Crossover or similar) is, on average, 17% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.