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Burnie is a port city on the northwest coast of Tasmania, Australia. It's the fourth-largest city in Tasmania, known for its major port that supports the agricultural and mining industries of the region. Burnie was founded in 1827 and was originally named Emu Bay, likely due to the emus that were once spotted in the area. Today, Burnie offers a mix of history and nature. You can visit the Burnie Regional Museum to learn about the city's past or see little penguins at the Little Penguin Observation Centre. If you're looking for a fun fact, Burnie is also home to Australia's largest boutique whisky distillery, the Hellyers Road Distillery.

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Airports near Burnie

Reach Burnie your way. You can easily travel to Burnie using any of these 4 airports.

Devonport Airport

Located approximately 50 kilometres east of Burnie, Devonport Airport is the closest regional airport. It offers domestic flights to and from Melbourne, operated by Sharp Airlines.


Launceston Airport

Situated around 150 kilometres southeast of Burnie, Launceston Airport is a larger regional airport. It provides domestic flights to major Australian cities such as Melbourne, Sydney, and Brisbane, operated by airlines like Qantas, Virgin Australia, and Jetstar.


Hobart International Airport

Although a bit further away at around 320 kilometres southeast of Burnie, Hobart International Airport is the main international and domestic airport in Tasmania. It offers a wider range of domestic flights to various Australian cities, as well as limited international flights to New Zealand.


Melbourne Airport

If you are looking for international flights, Melbourne Airport is the closest major international airport to Burnie. It is located approximately 400 kilometres northwest of Burnie and offers a wide range of international and domestic flights to destinations worldwide. From Melbourne, you can either drive or take a connecting flight to Burnie.

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Things to do in Burnie

In a city full of many sights to see, we've picked out our top 3 must-sees:

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Experience the Magic of Makers' Workshop

Dive into Burnie's rich cultural heritage at the Makers' Workshop, a place where local artisans showcase their craft. Witness the creation of exquisite paper art, cheese, and ceramics, and take home a piece of Burnie with you.

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Unleash Your Inner Naturalist at the Emu Valley Rhododendron Garden

Lose yourself in the breathtaking beauty of over 22,000 rhododendrons spread across 11 hectares. This garden is a living testament to Burnie's commitment to preserving nature's splendour.

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Step Back in Time at the Burnie Regional Museum

Discover Burnie's past as you walk through the faithfully recreated 1900s streetscape. The museum offers a unique glimpse into the city's history, making it a must-visit for history buffs and curious travellers alike.

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