Cruise Visits to Burnie FAQ's

Where do cruise ships dock/berth in Burnie Australia?
Your cruise ship will dock at the Port of Burnie terminal the largest cargo and container deep water port of Tasmania.

How can passengers exit and enter the dockside area in Burnie?
As a working seaport, complimentary shuttle buses are provided for exiting and entering dockside with free transportation into the city centre.

What is the Burnie volunteer greet and meet program?
Burnie offers a unique volunteer greet and meet volunteer program, where hosts will assist passengers with information at the Burnie Discovery Hub, including a craft market, arts Centre and Museum. There is a second designated shuttle stop at the Burnie Waterfront.

What should passengers bring to shore in Burnie?
Passengers should bring a camera, comfortable walking shoes, a hat, sunscreen, and a warm jacket as it can get chilly.

What are some Burnie shore excursions?
Burnie shore excursions include sightseeing tours of Cradle Mountain, Burnie Attractions, Mersey Valley Experiences, and Sheffield Town of murals.

Tasting tours include visits to a chocolate factory specializing in handmade Belgian-style chocolates with the freshest Tasmanian cream and butter, Ashgrove Cheese, and Hellyer distillery.

Wildlife tours include visits to Wings Wildlife Park, Trowunna wildlife sanctuary and Mole Creek Caves to see Tasmanian devils, wallabies, echidna, kookaburra, reptiles, potoroos and wombats.

DIY walking tours from the CBD include Little Penguins and Oldaker falls, Art Deco and Federation building QR trails.