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Burnie Shore Excursion Burnie Attractions Bus

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From nature to whisky, see the best around Burnie. DEPARTS hourly from Burnie Function Centre. Visit Upper Burnie Lookout, Guide Falls, Emu Valley Rhododendron Garden, and Hellyers Road Distillery.

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  • Enjoy elevated views and the cruise ship port from the Upper Burnie Lookout
  • A scenic drive takes you to Guide Falls, a popular area with picturesque falls
  • Savour beautiful views and a range of incredible rhododendrons
  • Stop at one of Tasmania's most famous whiskey distillery, Hellyer's Road Whiskey


Accompanied by a local guide, the Burnie Attractions Bus takes you on a scenic journey to discover the best that North West Tasmania has to offer. Taking in cultural museums, spectacular lookouts and natural attractions, it’s one of the most popular Burnie shore excursions on offer. The Burnie Attractions Bus has been designed as three loops with a variety of hop-on/hop-off stops, meaning you can spend time exploring the destinations that most interest you. Tickets are available for purchase at the Burnie Arts & Function Centre (adjacent to the Burnie Regional Museum). This is the drop-off point for passengers coming by bus from the cruise ship. Alternatively, you can pre-book the first departure of the day to ensure a place on this popular Burnie shore excursion. The circuit takes two hours if you stay on the bus or up to five hours if you explore each hop-on/hop-off stop) DEPARTS BURNIE REGIONAL MUSEUM on the HOUR between 9am and 12pm (depending on cruise ship arrival times) Delve into the past at the Burnie Regional Museum, which showcases the history of North West Tasmania. Discover how residents lived more than 100 years ago while wandering down Federation Street, which is home to a general store, a saddler and a blacksmith’s workshop. Free to enter, the Burnie Regional Museum offers a fascinating insight into the development of the city from the early 19th century to the modern day. Visit a range of popular attractions throughout the day, including Upper Burnie Lookout, Guide Falls, Emu Rhododendron Garden, Hellyer's Road Whiskey Distillery (additional cost) and the Burnie Regional Museum, choosing how long you stay at each place with the hop on/hop off option. BURNIE REGIONAL MUSEUM The Burnie Attractions Bus returns to its starting point at the Burnie Regional Museum. From here, you can return to the cruise ship by bus or continue on the Eastern Loop or Western Loop. *Photo credits: Tourism Australia & Graham Freeman; Jess Bonde; Hellyers Road Distillery - Rick Eaves


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