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What to do in Burnie
Burnie is a Tassie city that’s chockers full of gardens, parks, beaches, sparkling water, and refreshing air. It’s even home to great architecture, like art deco and contemporary designs from Tasmanian architects and designers. So if you’re looking for a bonzer Australian destination, Burnie should be on your list too.
Travel back in time and visit the fantastic Burnie Regional Museum, which has amazing replicas of shops during the turn of the century. Check out the Makers’ Workshop, where you can see beautifully handmade paper and paper items using the town’s age-old methods. Don’t miss the inspiring collection of art at the Burnie Regional Art Gallery too. All three are definitely worth your time and attention.
Get up close and personal with Burnie’s natural side next by checking out the gorgeous Emu Valley Rhododendron Gardens. If you wanted to have a new profile photo for social media during your trip, you are sure to find it here. This “plant museum” is also home to native animals like wild ducks, grebes, platypus, and more.
Grab your camera and waddle along to fun times at the Little Penguin Observation Centre at West Beach. From September to March, guides will give you a tour at dusk to observe the little penguins waddle ashore to nest in their burrows.
Have some fun under the sun and go beach hopping around Burnie. West Beach also welcomes surfies and swimmers. The other beaches you should stop by are South Beach and Cooee Beach.
End your trip on a high note with a visit to Hellyers Road Distillery for a taste of whisky, and breathtaking views of Emu Valley.
When to visit Burnie
The best time to visit Burnie is from the months of October to March, when the city is at its coolest, and it’s the perfect time to spot penguins on the shore.
But you can fly to Burnie and travel whenever you want, because we Aussies can visit Burnie any time of the year without a travel visa. Just remember to bring your national ID card for important transactions in your trip.
Travelling to and around Burnie
Your flight will be bound for Burnie Airport, where taxis, shuttle bus, and rental cars are ready to take you to Burnie. Begin your Burnie adventure and travel around by bus or by driving yourself.
Get your camera and best clothes ready, because a trip to Burnie is exactly what you need! Don’t waste any more days this year and go book your Burnie flights with Skiddoo today.
Temperature average in February
13.7 - 21.4°C
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