Explore the walking trails
North West Tasmania has a number of magnificent walking tracks within a short drive from Burnie, perfect to take in the pure air and immerse yourself amongst nature and wildlife. Fern GladeOpens external site in a new window is less than 4km from Burnie and an easy 1km walk.
Rocky Cape National Park is just north of Boat Harbour Beach with stunningly diverse landscapes and walking trails ranging from 20 minutes to 4 hours.
For the experienced walker, the 90 minute drive to Cradle Mountain is a must for the world famous Cradle SummitOpens external site in a new window overland track. Find amazing views over dozens of mountains and lakes. Make sure you obtain a park pass to visit the national parks.More about BurnieOpens external site in a new window