Burleigh Heads Photo Gallery

As iconic as any right pointbreak in the world, Burleigh Heads on the Gold Coast of Australia recently came to life after a long summer slumber. Photo: Dorsey

As iconic as any right pointbreak in the world, Burleigh Heads on the Gold Coast of Australia recently came to life after a long summer slumber. Photo: Dorsey

With a bunch of sand piled up toward the end of the wave, a nice barrel section awaits you at the end of your ride. Photo: Dorsey

With a bunch of sand piled up toward the end of the wave, a nice barrel section awaits you at the end of your ride. Photo: Dorsey

Some choose to pull into the Burleigh bowl; others float the boat right over it. Photo: Dorsey

Some choose to pull into the Burleigh bowl; others like Clint Kimmins float the boat right over it. Photo: Dorsey

Although it's overshadowed by it's neighbor to the south, Snapper Rocks, Burleigh Heads has long been a home to high performance surfing in Australia. Photo: Dorsey

Although it's overshadowed by it's neighbor to the south, Snapper Rocks, Burleigh Heads has long been a home to high performance surfing in Australia. Chris Bennetts. Photo: Dorsey

It should be a goal for every surfer to sit in one of these Burleigh Heads barrels at least once in their lives... Photo: Dorsey

It should be a goal for every surfer to sit in one of these Burleigh Heads barrels at least once in their lives... Clint Kimmins. Photo: Dorsey

With a lot more room to move than at Snapper Rocks, there's ample room for big hacks at Burleigh. Photo: Dorsey
With a lot more room to move than at Snapper Rocks, there’s ample room for big hacks at Burleigh. Photo: Dorsey
While it's not nearly as packed as Snapper, you're still on the Gold Coast where two dudes on one wave isn't a rare occurence. Photo: Dorsey

While it's not nearly as packed as Snapper, you're still on the Gold Coast where two dudes on one wave isn't a rare occurence. Photo: Dorsey

The real playground is just off the beach... Photo: Dorsey

The real playground is just off the beach... Photo: Dorsey

Surfer's Paradise lurks in the background while the real deal peels away for one lucky dude. Photo: Dorsey

Grossly misnamed Surfer's Paradise lurks in the background while the real deal peels away for Chris Bennetts. Photo: Dorsey

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A few "Lot Lizards" scope the Burleigh Heads lineup. Photo: Dorsey

A few "Lot Lizards" scope the Burleigh Heads lineup. Photo: Dorsey

More "Lot Lizards" lurking in the parking lot, or, as they say in Oz, the "carpark".

More "Lot Lizards" lurking in the parking lot, or, as they say in Oz, the "carpark".

Burleigh Heads on the Gold Coast of Australia. Photo: Dorsey

Burleigh Heads on the Gold Coast of Australia. Photo: Dorsey

After riding one all the way through, a lot of guys (Like Heath "Nutty" Walker here) will run back up to the top of the point instead of making the long paddle. Hurry up Nutty! Photo: Dorsey

After riding one all the way through, a lot of guys (Like Heath "Nutty" Walker here) will run back up to the top of the point instead of making the long paddle. Hurry up Nutty! Photo: Dorsey

A big, open faced carve is a great way to burn off all the speed Burleigh serves up... Photo: Dorsey

A big, open faced carve is a great way to burn off all the speed Burleigh serves up... Josh Dowthwaite. Photo: Dorsey

A combination of rock and sand line the bottom at Burleigh, creating a wave with more punch than you'd think. Photo: Dorsey

A combination of rock and sand line the bottom at Burleigh, creating a wave with more punch than you'd think. Photo: Dorsey

In one of those "I hope he falls" situations, a pack of frothers watch on as one dude gets pitted. Photo: Dorsey

In one of those "I hope he falls" situations, a pack of frothers watch on as one dude gets pitted. Photo: Dorsey

With a groovy little restaurant that looks right into the heart of the end bowl at Burleigh, and knowing Damea, he had his bum foot on ice with an ice cold beverage in hand while shooting. Life is good at Burleigh Heads my friends... Photo: Dorsey

With a groovy little restaurant that looks right into the heart of the end bowl at Burleigh, and knowing Damea, he had his bum foot on ice with an ice cold beverage in hand while shooting. Life is good at Burleigh Heads my friends... Photo: Dorsey

Burleigh Heads signing off... Photo: Dorsey

Burleigh Heads signing off... Photo: Dorsey