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Everyone is entitled to a break, right? Why not plan one for this October in the bustling Burleigh Heads. There are plenty of activities that your family will enjoy. 

Burleigh Heads is well-known for its powerful surf breaks, towering pine trees, and alfresco dining. Book a beachfront holiday to remember with Burleigh Surf if you want to soak up and experience its true beauty. 

Why not start your arrival off with a delicious meal at a nearby family restaurant?

Dine at Mermaid Beach Tavern

If you haven’t been to Mermaid Beach Tavern in a while, they underwent a renovation last year. The restaurant now has two floors and caters to all tastes. 

Their talented chefs create a diverse and mouth-watering menu using only fresh premium ingredients. The new Mermaid Beach Tavern serves the best pub classics on the Gold Coast, such as schnitzels, steaks, burgers, pizzas, salads, and share dishes. Furthermore, their local bar menu offers a diverse selection of thirst-quenching beverages, including delectable cocktails and gin spritzers.

Mermaid Beach Tavern has an indoor area, outdoor spaces, sports bar, VIP lounge, and a brand new kids’ play area – and is just moments away from the beach.

Then follow up with a game of Putt Putt After Dark!

Play Putt Putt After Dark

What about a family game of mini golf at night? After dark, you can experience all of the magic of Putt Putt!

Putt Putt Mermaid Beach is the ultimate Gold Coast mini golf experience. With three themed 18-hole courses, a video games arcade, licensed 19th-hole refreshments, a barbecue zone, and free onsite parking, you’ll discover a new world of fun. There is a tropical Jungle Trail, Fun Run’s colourful characters and tricky motorised obstacles, and a tropical oasis with Waterways.

After all that fun and excitement on yourfirst night, you will need a much needed rest! Experience Burleigh Surf!

Burleigh Surf Apartments Burleigh Beach

The Esplanade Burleigh Heads accommodation is in a stunning high-rise complex directly across the street from Burleigh Beach on the Gold Coast. Expect spectacular ocean views from Burleigh Surf’s range of fully self-contained apartments, which are ideal for all types of travellers, especially families looking for an unforgettable getaway.

Apart from the high-quality beachfront 1, 2, and 3 bedroom apartments in Standard and Superior categories, there is also a three-bedroom sub-penthouse and a six-bedroom penthouse for larger families. Furthermore, the resort has two swimming pools, a heated spa, a sauna, a tennis court, and a central location near the region’s best attractions.

Now that you have recovered for a few days of relaxation, why not treat the family to a day at Currumbin Wildllife Sanctuary, there is something for everyone!

Visit Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary

There are numerous activities available at the Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary. If you want to try something new, take an exceptional Twilight Guided Tour through the Sanctuary, where you can get close to their nocturnal residents, such as the cheeky Tasmanian Devils. They are most active after the sun goes down.

Learn more about the Gold Coast’s traditional custodians’ history. Immerse yourself in a spectacular light show that transports visitors back to the Yugambeh Dreamtime and spirit. Explore the night sky in search of Crocodiles and Koalas, feed some Kangaroos, and finish with traditional bush tea.

Or come to the sanctuary for three spooky nights of Halloween family fun! Guests of all ages should dress up in their scariest Halloween costumes for a good time at the Fest-Evil at the Fangtuary from October 27 to 29. 

Ride the Ghost Train, get up close and personal with creepy roaming wildlife, and sink your fangs into delicious treats. Little monsters aged 3 to 13 will enjoy the haunted house, trick-or-treating, and inflatable fun. The Monster Mash will include zombies, disco and street performers to start the party.

Are you looking forward to visiting Burleigh Heads and experiencing all of this? Then plan your well-earned family holiday. Book your Burleigh Surf accommodation today.

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238 The Esplanade Burleigh Heads
Gold Coast 4220 Australia

Email: [email protected] ▪ Phone: +61 7 5535 8866 ▪ Fax: +61 7 5535 8523



Make the most of a well-deserved, long stay with us at Burleigh Beach!

Enjoy our stunning features such as:

+ Two swimming pools
+ Indoor heated spa
+ Steam room
+ Full-size tennis court