Regional Express flys into Burnie Airport from Melbourne up to 6 times a day. Flights start at $108 one way. Burnie Airport is located in the nearby town of Wynyard.
Rental cars are available at the airport, as is taxis and a shuttle bus to Burnie.
Burnie is located on the Bass Highway, which is part of the National Highway No 1.
The highway is of a high standard with 4 lanes between Burnie and Devonport and varies between 2 and 4 lanes between Devonport, Launceston and Hobart.
Heritage town walk - brochure from Visitor Centre.
Visitor Information Centre - Civic Centre Plaza, Burnie.
Little Penguin Observation Centre - located at Parsonage Point, along the foreshore boardwork.
Fernglade - few minutes drive east of the city, and is a beautiful, ferny environment with picnic facilities, great for a BBQ and a walk along the banks of the Emu River.
Creative Paper Tasmania, East Mill, Old Surrey Road, ☎ (03) 6430 7717, . Open 7 days a week from 9am to 5pm Mon to Fri and 9am to 4pm Sat and Sun. Tour times 9:30am, 10:00am, 10:30am, 11:00am, 11:30am, 1:00pm, 1:30pm, 2:00pm, 2:30pm, 3:30pm. Creative Paper Tasmania is located in a renovated Australian Paper building, just minutes from the Burnie CBD. A team of talented staff make beautiful handmade paper and paper gifts, with traditional, age old methods, including using roo droppings!Tour prices $15 Adult, $8 Child, $12 Concession, $40 Family. edit
Pioneer Village Museum, Civic Centre Precinct, Little Alexander Street, ☎ (03) 6430 5746. Open daily Monday to Friday from 9.00am to 5.00pm. The Village is designed to interpret the environment of the period 1890 - 1910 when Burnie was at the height of its first economic boom.edit
Lactos Cheese Tasting and Sales Centre, 145 Old Surrey Rd, ☎ (03) 6433 9255, . Taste & buy the Tasmanian Heritage, Mersey Valley & Australian Gold range of cheese, made right here in Burnie. Open from Monday to Friday, 9.00am to 5.00pm (excluding Good Friday, Christmas Day and Boxing Day). Weekends and Public Holidays open from 10.00am to 4.00pm. All cheese tastings finish 30 minutes prior to closing. edit