Getting Around

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Taxi’s

Local taxi companies can offer packaged tours on a per hour fee, carrying up to four (4) passengers.  Contact Burnie Taxi (03) 6431 2199 for further details.

Regular taxi services meet every flight from the Burnie Wynyard Airport (BWT).

Public bus transport

Public bus transport can convey you to a number of locations in Burnie and along the North West Coast.  

Visit https://www.metrotas.com.au/timetables/burnie/  or make enquires at The Visitor Centre at Makers’ Workshop on the day.

 

Hire Cars

It is recommended that the hiring of cars or larger vehicles is made well in advance of arrival in Burnie. 

Please check collection location with the hire car company on booking.  These vary depending on the company.  In most cases an international licence is required.

 Avis:    136 333  avis.com.au
 Hertz:  1300 132 607  autorent.com.au
 Europcar:   1300 13 13 90  europcar.com.au

 

Parking Zones 

For CBD on-street metered spaces, off street parking and oversized vehicles.

Parking Zone Map

Electric Vehicle (EV) charging stations

There are several fast chargers in Burnie and throughout Tasmania. You can see an up to date view on a map on the Plugshare website.

www.plugshare.com  

Driving in Tasmania

Australians drive on the left, which can be disconcerting for visitors not accustomed to this.  Roads are generally good and major routes well signposted.  Speed limits and distances are expressed in kilometres and vary substantially from 50 kph in residential and heavy traffic areas to 110 kph on highways/freeways (please follow signage for speed limits). Drink driving is a serious offence and heavily policed.  Drivers can be stopped anywhere at random and subjected to a breath analysis test.  The legal limit in Australia is a blood alcohol content of 0.05%.

The Road Safety Advisory Council for Tasmania provides some very helpful information for those unfamiliar with Tasmania's roads www.rsac.tas.gov.au.

Burnie Map

Tasmap - Burnie CBD 

 

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