Top 5 Family Days out near Burleigh Heads | Southern Cross Gold Coast

Our beachfront Burleigh Heads family accommodation offers a wealth of unforgettable family days out to enjoy within moments. There are lots of exciting things to do on the Gold Coast, but if you’re looking for the best locations where you can spend a full day out with the kids, here’s an itinerary round-up that you can jump right into with us at Southern Cross Gold Coast.

Explore Burleigh Head National Park

Burleigh Head National Park next to Burleigh Beach is not to be left out on your Gold Coast holiday if your family is seeking an adventure. Put on some comfortable shoes, prepare a picnic and get lost in this large rainforest oasis, home to local wildlife species, ocean lookouts and tropical greenery to explore at your leisure from sunrise to sunset.

Let Loose in Tallebudgera Creek

Tallebudgera Creek is close to Burleigh Head National Park, offering a unique Gold Coast experience for active families with a love for the outdoors. Fish creekside with the kids, set up a picnic to enjoy with the view and make sure to hire a few kayaks, where the creek’s idyllic scenery won’t be easily forgotten.

Meet the Animals at Fleays Wildlife

David Fleay Wildlife Park is one of the few wildlife attractions on the Gold Coast, where kids and adults of all ages can explore and get up close with lovable species such as koalas, cassowaries and kangaroos. It’s a five-minute drive from our location, making it hard to miss on your holiday at Southern Cross.

Have a Family Shopping Spree at Pacific Fair

Pacific Fair is one of the largest shopping centres in Australia that’s just a few minutes’ drive from Burleigh. With a collection of over 400 stores and restaurants, it’s easy to pass a full day in this eye-catching shopping complex, where a day of family shopping can provide a welcome change from the beach.

Tick Off the Attractions in Surfers Paradise

Brimming with family attractions, Surfers Paradise is an amusement hive with many attractions to visit within close proximity to one another. A few to keep the kids busy all day include Timezone, Gold Coast Wax Museum, Ripley’s Believe It or Not, King Tutts Putt Putt and the unmissable Infinity Surfers Paradise. Here at Southern Cross Apartments, we offer family-friendly two bedroom apartments next to the inviting sand of Burleigh Beach. Start your holiday plans today by viewing our affordable Burleigh Heads holiday apartments.