Burleigh Waters lies within the Gold Coast Electorate Division 12 which also includes Burleigh Heads, Burleigh Waters, Andrews, Stephens and Reedy Creek. In the south is Marymount College as well as two large shopping centres.
The Gold Coast canal and waterway system network allows access form Burleigh Waters to The Broadwater and the Pacific Ocean. Five lakes have been created and named in Burleigh Waters. These are Lake Heron, Miami Lake, Swan Lake, Pelican Lake, and Burleigh Lake. The canal system is tidal, and during years of heavy rains and flood, homes on the Burleigh Waters canal can face flooding.
Burleigh Waters Facts
- Postcode: 4220
- Population: 13,868 (2011 census)