Tasmania's North West

About Burnie

Tasmania is an island state located south east of the Australian mainland. Burnie is Tasmania’s most westerly city, located on the North West Coast about 40 minutes from Devonport. It has a northerly aspect and is nestled around Emu Bay on Bass Strait.


What to see

With about 40 per cent of Tasmania designated as world heritage area, national parks and reserves, Tasmania is brimming with accessible wilderness experiences.

Where to eat

In Burnie you can taste fresh produce at the farmers' market and at the farm gate. You can buy award winning cheese at the factory outlet and taste whisky at the cellar door. There are restaurants to linger in and well stocked delis to tempt you with gourmet treats.

Where to stay

Visitors are welcome to stay overnight in a range of accommodation properties located in and around the city.