Top 20 Experience in Burnie

Burnie Attractions Bus Shore Excursion

Burnie Attractions Bus Shore Excursion

Not sure what to do while in Burnie? We have you covered! This short shore excursion takes in the best of Burnie and its surroundings while leaving time for you to explore the seaside town before the ship's departure. We’ll take the short drive to Upper Burnie Lookout for magical views of Burnie and the enormous Bass Strait. Once you’ve taken that perfect Instagram shot, soak in the serenity at Guide Falls, we’ll spend a short amount of time here before moving on to the Emu Valley Rhododendron Garden, with over 24,000 rhododendrons planted, it is the largest collection in the Southern Hemisphere. Our last stop of the day is at the famous Hellyers Road Distillery, enjoy a tipple or take in the views from the grounds. The Burnie Attractions bus will run several times during the day for those that wish to spend more time at the gardens or the distillery, check with your driver on the day for the time of the last bus.
Small-Group Stanley and The Nut Day Trip from Devonport, Ulverstone or Burnie

Small-Group Stanley and The Nut Day Trip from Devonport, Ulverstone or Burnie

Take a small-group day trip with your knowledgeable and friendly local tour guide Howard, who is ready to show you around the magnificent Stanley and The Nut!
Shore Excursion: Small-Group Cradle Mountain Day Tour From Burnie

Shore Excursion: Small-Group Cradle Mountain Day Tour From Burnie

Visit one of Tasmania's most incredible natural attractions - Cradle Mountain, it is Tasmania's famous iconic feature. This small-group tour departing from Burnie will give you the opportunity to view the beauty of Tasmania including the magnificent St Clair National Park and Dove Lake. Cradle Mountain is a must see for every Cruise ship visitor to Burnie, this tour is tailored for your time in Burnie and can either be for 6-8 hours!
Shore Excursion - Cradle Mountain day tour from Burnie

Shore Excursion - Cradle Mountain day tour from Burnie

PLEASE NOTE: This tour is specifically designed for Cruise Ship passengers. Times may vary depending on docking and departure times.

Explore on this guided small-group day trip Mother Nature at its very finest at spectacular world heritage listed Cradle Mountain. Enjoy the short walks including Enchanted Walk, Dove Lake, Rainforest Walk and The Weindorfers Forest Walk. Finish the day sampling local award-winning produce and wines.
Small-Group Cradle Mountain Day Tour from Devonport, Ulverstone or Burnie

Small-Group Cradle Mountain Day Tour from Devonport, Ulverstone or Burnie

Take a small-group day trip with a knowledgeable and friendly local tour guide who is ready to show you around the magnificent icon; Cradle Mountain! Marvel at Dove Lake, as well having time to do a relaxing walk. Your tour takes in a range of magnificent scenery, from rolling hills and forest, to pretty coastal villages, such as Penguin.
Burnie Private Full-Day Guided Tour

Burnie Private Full-Day Guided Tour

From waterfalls to whiskey, the northwest has something for everyone. Join a private shore excursion with us while you're in Burnie. We can create the perfect day out, or if you know where you'd like to visit let us know and one of our knowledgeable local guides will take you there. Be amazed by the ever-elusive platypus at the Emu Valley Rhododendron Garden, get lost in the Fern Glade valley, or visit the world-famous Cradle Mountain. Whatever your interests Tours around Tasmania have you covered. Below are examples of areas we can visit.
Burnie Shore Excursion Mersey Valley Experience

Burnie Shore Excursion Mersey Valley Experience

This shore excursion is for anyone wanting a taste of the Mersey Valley. Join us while we travel through the Mersey Valley, well known for its tasty produce, exceptional farming lands, and of course the locals with stories to share! On this five-hour shore excursion, we will visit some of the top attractions and towns in the area. It is timed to when your ship arrives and departs so you can be assured we'll get you back to your ship on time! Due to the nature of Tasmania's wild weather, our schedule may be adjusted where required, some of the places we might visit include Anvers Chocolate, Simon Martin Whips & Leathercraft, Spreyton Cider, and Australia Honey Products. A visit to Sheffield is guaranteed, and we'll spend some time here before departing back to Burnie. If time permits, we'll take the coastal road through the beautiful town of Penguin.
Tamar Valley Food and Wine Day Trip from Devonport, Ulverstone or Burnie

Tamar Valley Food and Wine Day Trip from Devonport, Ulverstone or Burnie

A relaxing day exploring all the best food and wine that Northern Tasmania has to offer!
The Tamar River, flows from the Bass Strait, right into the city of Launceston. It has forged a vibrant, fertile valley and winds its way through lush farmland, natural forests, plentiful orchards, and gorgeous vineyards dotted along its banks.
On this trip, you will have the chance to taste the famous cheeses from Ashgrove and visit the Raspberry Farm as you head to the Tamar Valley wine route.
The Tamar Valley wine route features many picturesque towns and natural attraction, providing tourists and locals with a diverse area to explore and appreciate. Tamar Valley wine tours route follows the river, taking in all the art, crafts, museums, pubs, and multitude of vineyards this region is famous for. This is the ideal tour for everyone who loves world-class food and wine, enjoyed against the backdrop of stunning scenery. Enjoy a genuine taste of this extraordinary part of Tasmania has to offer.
Burnie Shore Excursion Stanley & The Nut

Burnie Shore Excursion Stanley & The Nut

This shore excursion takes you to the heart of the northwest, the seaside township of Stanley. On our way from Burnie sit back and enjoy the drive while we pass through picturesque farmlands to the left and captivating views of the Bass Strait to our right. Once in Stanley enjoy the short ride on the chairlift to The Nut. This odd-looking rock sits 143 metres above sea level and around 25 million years ago, was an active volcano. With 360-degree views of the Circular Head region, it makes for the perfect photo opportunity. See The Nut from a different perspective at Highfield House, built in the 1830s, this historic home has a few stories to tell! Spend some time wandering around this stunning old homestead and through the well-maintained grounds before having some time to explore Stanley. Stop by Godfrey's Beach, Hursey's Seafood for a tasty lunch, or take a self-guided walk around the historic homes of Stanley.
One-Day Guided Burnie Shore Excursion Cradle Mountain in Tasmania

One-Day Guided Burnie Shore Excursion Cradle Mountain in Tasmania

Join us on this shore excursion to the gem of the North West, Cradle Mountain National Park. We'll briefly stop in at a local café in Sheffield where you can purchase lunch then make our way to the stunning National Park. Stopping at the Visitor Centre for the shuttle bus, you'll have two hours to explore this natural wonderland just look out for the fluffy locals on the walking tracks - Cradle is full of our fascinating native wildlife! Please ensure you pack wet weather gear as the weather conditions can change suddenly.