Destination guide

Enjoy adventures from holiday homes to rent in Burnie

Burnie is a port city in northwest Tasmania. Founded in 1827, it hosts a population of around 20,000 people. People are drawn to this area for the beaches and natural surroundings. It’s a welcoming, trendy city full of bars and swinging nightclubs, cheese shops and seafood restaurants. Holiday homes to rent in Burnie offer outstanding opportunities whether you’re looking for shopping, dining or nightlife or a family outdoor experience with nature hikes, soft sands and blue waters. Whether for family holidays or romantic weekend getaways, Burnie is a fantastic option for travel.

Things to do

Things to see and do near Burnie pet-friendly accommodation

Many things to see and do are located close to pet-friendly accommodation in Burnie. The Makers’ Workshop is a must-see cultural hub that celebrates the makers, artists and innovators of Tasmania with interactive activities, cheese tasting and more. The Burnie Regional Art Gallery in the city centre showcases permanent and annual exhibitions of regional arts and crafts. The Burnie Regional Museum features collections of photographs, historical papers, railway history and other exhibits. Hellyers Road Distillery offers Scotch whisky tasting and a chance to see the renowned distillery in action.

Outdoor activities

Nature sites and attractions near Burnie holiday homes

A wealth of outdoor activities in Burnie is available just steps from holiday homes. The Emu Valley Rhododendron Garden covers 11 hectares with beautiful plants along with waterfront walking paths and a tea room to enjoy. Burnie Park is a serene outdoor area with waterfalls, walking bridges, play equipment for the kids and even a duck pond. Guide Falls is a tiered cascade waterfall along the Guide River that offers scenic views and picnic spots. Burnie Beach is a great place to catch some sun, swim and enjoy golden sands, walking trails and a nearby barbecue restaurant.

How to get around

Finding transportation to and around Burnie holiday rentals

Most people will get to Burnie by flying into Melbourne and then catching a regional flight to Burnie Airport. The main method of public transportation around Burnie holiday rentals is the bus. Regular public transport is available between major towns and throughout the island as well as within Burnie itself. For many travellers, the best transport option is a car hire. This allows you the freedom to get yourself wherever you want to go whenever you like. On nature trails, you’ll find that hiking and cycling are also great ways to travel.

Food & drink

Iconic delicacies to try near Burnie holiday accommodation

While you’re enjoying your Burnie holiday accommodation, you’ll want to try some of the great local food and drink specialities. This region of Tasmania is known for its Atlantic salmon. Rye whiskey gravlax is another local seafood dish that must be experienced. Among non-seafood dishes, shredded pork with pickled cherries and rocket served in a pastry is a worthwhile treat. The area is also known for its cheeses that include Roaring Forties Blue, Wicked Triple Cream Brie and Ashgrove Mature Cheddar. For dessert, be sure to check out Tasmanian apple cake, a sponge cake that can be had sweet or sour.

Essential info

Important information to know about Burnie holiday homes

To experience Burnie’s beaches and outdoor attractions, December and February are the best, most popular seasons to visit, though late spring between October and November or early fall between March and April are also good options. The average annual high is around 17.1°C and the average annual low is around 9.8°C. On average, the city sees around 864.7 mm of rain annually. The region is quite safe to visit so long as you maintain common sense by travelling in groups and avoiding areas not geared toward visitors. In general, your holiday trip to Burnie will be enjoyable.

Where to stay near Burnie?

Our 2021 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 31 holiday rentals near Burnie. From 8 Condos/Apartments to 15 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Burnie for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Burnie?

Yes, of course. offers 8 Condos/Apartments in Burnie. Our other popular types of Burnie holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 15 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 2 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 2 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Burnie?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 26 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Burnie. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.