Burnie, Australia

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Located on Bass Strait, Burnie is Tasmania's fourth-largest city and a major port. Burnie, surrounded by prime productive farmlands is the gateway to scenic northwest Tasmania, an area rich in picturesque old villages, homesteads and historic homes. Inland lies the rainforest and wilderness of Cradle Mountain National Park, a World Heritage Site.

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  • Cradle Mountain Cradle Mountain

    In a national park set amongst a landscape of alpine grasslands, glacial lakes, ancient rainforest and abundant wildlife, is a grand mountain and the beginning of the Overland Track, a six-day hike.

  • Devonport Devonport

    Centrally located on the north coast of Tasmania, this gateway town has a population of 25,000. It is home to sunny beaches, bush reserves and scenic headlands, such as the lighthouse at Mersey Bluff.

  • Wing's Wildlife Park Wing's Wildlife Park

    This three-generation family business is Tasmanian's largest animal park, boasting an extensive collection of Tasmanian mammals, birds and reptiles, including an aquatic habitat and animal nursery.

  • Don River Railway Don River Railway

    A train lovers delight! Ride a vintage train along an original line to the beach and back. See all kinds of steam and diesel locomotives. And visit the museum to learn about Tasmania's rail history.

  • Penguin Penguin

    Founded in 1850, this old lumber village is named after the Fairy penguin rookery nearby. Images of penguins abound, and the village claims to possess the tallest penguin statue in the world.

  • Ulverstone Ulverstone

    This town of some 10,000 inhabitants is centrally located between Burnie and Devonport. Enjoy its picturesque coastal parks, calm swimming beaches and a waterslide for the family.

  • Burnie Regional  Museum Burnie Regional Museum

    Go back in time to a turn-of-the-century main street in Burnie. Discover the trades of the day, including replicas of a saddlery, bootmaker, blacksmith, dentist, printer and others.

  • Stanley Stanley

    Founded in 1826, the port reached its zenith in the 1850s & '60s when it shipped mutton, beef and produce to the Victoria goldfields


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