There is no better way to truly experience our seaside suburb than on foot with natural beauty and hidden treasures just waiting to be explored.
From sweeping coastal views to lush National Parks, there are plenty of great walks to experience the many landscapes of Palm Beach and surrounds.
We have put together our top 3 local walks for both locals and visitors to enjoy.
Beree Badalla Boardwalk – Tarrabora Circuit
How do I start? Western access: Throwers Drive Carpark, Currumbin. Eastern access: Palm Beach Parklands/Tarrabora Reserve, Gold Coast Highway, Palm Beach
The Beree Badalla Boardwalk and Tarrabora Reserve trail is a popular and leisurely walk for all fitness levels, making it a favourite amongst locals. Just 2.2km in length, the circuit will take you on a journey from mangroves and saltmarsh to panoramic views of Currumbin Creek and Currumbin Headland.
Currumbin Oceanway – Tugun to Palm Beach
Distance: 3.7 km
Where do I start? Tugun SLSC, 29 O’Connor Street, Tugun
From Currumbin Headland to Flat Rock Creek, local icon Elephant Rock, world class surf at Currumbin Alley and the unspoilt estuary, this walk highlights everything there is to love about Currumbin. Ideal for walkers of all ages and fitness levels, this is a definite must for those seeking beachfront views.
Tallebudgera Oceanway – Palm Beach to Burleigh
Distance: 6.2 km
Where do I start? Rockview Park, 945 Gold Coast Highway, Palm Beach
One of the most picturesque sections of the Oceanway, a walk between Palm Beach and Burleigh Heads blends the best of the Gold Coast’s natural contrasts from sweeping coastal scenes to the dense rainforest of Burleigh Heads National Park.
For a more detailed description of these walks, visit our Natural Attractions page here.