Within Burnie and the surrounding areas there are beautiful beaches, lush parks, gardens and waterfall walks. There’s also opportunities to view wildlife; such as penguins at the ocean and platypus at nearby Fernglade Reserve. All purchasing needs can be filled at nearby shops and supermarkets in the CBD. There’s options for various schooling in Burnie, as well as a University of Tasmania Burnie Campus, making it an excellent choice for people looking to settle down in an area that has access to city amenities, but with a picturesque and laid back pace of life.
BURNIE & SURROUNDS
Burnie City features both urban and rural areas. Most of the population is concentrated along the coast, with urban areas in and around the main township of Burnie (including residential, industrial and commercial land use). Rural land is used largely for forestry and farming, particularly grazing and crop growing. The City encompasses a total land area of about 600 square kilometres.
LIVING IN BURNIE
Burnie City is located on the north-west coast of Tasmania, about 50 kilometres west of the Devonport CBD and 150 kilometres north-west of the Launceston CBD. Burnie City is bounded by Bass Strait in the north, the Central Coast Council area and the Blythe River in the east, the Waratah-Wynyard Council area in the south, and the Cam River and the Waratah-Wynyard Council area in the west.