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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BURNIE & SURROUNDS
4 hours | Burnie | BWT-220
Enjoy spectacular Tasmanian coastal views as you journey northeast towards Table Cape-an extinct volcano that was pushed up through the earth's crust. The rugged coastline and sheer cliff edges are breathtaking in this location.
Commune with nature at Wings Wildlife Park, a Tasmanian animal sanctuary that offers guest accommodations. See an extensive collection of Tasmanian mammals, birds and reptiles, including an aquatic habitat and animal nursery. Your half-day excursion includes a drive through the countryside and past Ulverstone and Pengiun on the northwest coast.
Visit the Highfield House, the 19th-century estate of the original settlers. You'll also enjoy a scenic driving tour around Stanley, including a photo stop at Stanley's popular attraction, The Nut, with a chairlift ride and time on your own in town on this excursion.
Taste Tasmania's diverse northern specialties and meet some of the unique local wildlife on this full-day adventure that is sure to tempt your sweet tooth. Depart Burnie and head southeast through some of the beautiful towns dotted throughout Tasmania's north.
Travel to Cradle Mountain set in a stunning national park that is part of the Tasmanian World Heritage Wilderness Area. Witnessing the rugged beauty of its towering peaks reflected in the surface of Dove Lake is reason enough to go! Lunch is included on this full-day excursion.
Welcome to the sport of canyoning. This adrenalin-filled activity is becoming ever more popular as it involves negotiating a steep-sided section of river wearing a wetsuit, buoyancy vest and helmet. Some of the techniques used include hiking, swimming, jumping off small waterfalls and sliding down natural waterslides.
Whisky aficionados will get in the spirit on this in-depth half-day adventure to award-winning Hellyers Road Distillery. Take the guided "Whisky Walk," a behind-the-scene tour of the working distillery. Wax and seal your own bottle and participate in a master class tasting accompanied by fruit and cheese.
Indigenous Culture & Keeping Place - Small Group Tour
7.5 hours | Burnie | BWT-135
Small group intimate tour showcasing Aboriginal history and culture. Visit Tiagarra Aboriginal Cultural Centre & Keeping Place, walk Kooparoona Niara Cultural Trail and learn indigenous traditions, ceremonies and stories.