It's no surprise that Burleigh is home to the Gold Coast's coolest, and most social media savvy, laundromat. There might not be any actual koalas here, but Burleigh Heads National Park is just across the road, so if you're not the kind of person who finds the hypnotic tumbling of clothes oddly satisfying you can venture into the forest or stroll along lovely Tallebudgera Creek. Or if you're a hopeless romantic who's seen one too many rom-coms and expect to find your soulmate whilst washing your dirty sheets, there's even a free book exchange so you can pretend to be reading until Cupid shows up. It's all enough to almost make us wish we didn't have our own washer and dryer at home, almost.
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The bulbous green hill that constitutes Burleigh Head National Park might not be the largest national park in the country – in fact at only 0.30 square kilometres (27ha or 0.12sqm) it may very well be the smallest – but given its easy accessibility an
We love surf beaches, although not everyone is a fan of waves crashing over them - our European friends are always going on about swimming in the calm waters of the Mediterranean - so for those searching for a more tranquil swimming spot we recommend