There is plenty to see in Burnie, visitors can view the Fairy penguins between September and March each year. Take a tour of our whiskey distillery – Hellyers Road Distillery, or wander through our beautiful gardens; the Emu Valley Rhododendren Gardens then stop off for a coffee and a wander through Annsleigh Gardens.
Talk a stroll along the new Burnie Waterfront, picnic in the Burnie Park – or spend your time cheese tasting, and looking at all the wonderfully handmade local products at the Makers Workshop.
Burnie is a town of Makers, and is a vibrant with culture and heritage. Stroll along Queen Street to view all the old heritage buildings, visit the Art Gallery or take a stroll through time at the Museum. Visit www.discoverburnie.net for more information.
Restaurants – Burnie has some fantastic restaurants. Ask us about our charge back arrangements with some local restaurants and cafe's. This is a very convenient option – ensuring meals and accommodation are on the one bill! We can also make reservations for you, contact reception if we can assist. To view restaurant menus – visit Bayviews Restaurant and Lounge or Baltimore Restaurant. Be sure to try Fish Frenzy on the beachfront, Cafe Bliss, or Burnie's newest cafe, The Chapel www.chapelcafe.com.au.
If you are a guest from intrastate, interstate or overseas and wish to spend time travelling around Tasmania, feel free to ask our staff for the must see places to visit in our city – see Discover Burnie. There are some amazing places in NW Tasmania, including the Tarkine Wilderness – visit tasmaniasnorthwest.com.au. Go online and visit the Tasmanian Visitor Information Network or Discover Tasmania for accommodation, attractions and experiences.
Burnie is a thriving port city with a full calendar of events, year round, literally out the front door of the IKON Hotel.
NY Day Sports Carnival
Tennis – McDonalds Burnie International
10km road race – Burnie Ten
Visit Burnie Sports and Events for a calendar of local sports and events! For what's on in the rest of the North West visit Tasmania's Northwest
For things to see and do while staying in Burnie, visit Discover Burnie