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There are currently restrictions on flights to Burnie along with the rest of Australia. Before you book or search for flights, consider the following restrictions: Entry restrictions

Australia has restricted the entry of all travelers, with the exception of Australian nationals and permanent residents and their immediate family members, New Zealand nationals residing in Australia, diplomats accredited to Australia and residing in Australia and their immediate family members, and airline crew, a person recruited under the Government approved Seasonal Worker Program or Pacific Labour Scheme, a person who holds a Business Innovation and Investment (subclass 188) visa. Travelers who are not in an exempt category may request an individual exemption to Australia's travel restrictions using the Travel Exemption portal.

Entry requirements

Travelers must present a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 PCR test result issued within 72 hours prior to departure. Travelers must complete the Australia Travel Declaration form at least 72 hours before your departure for Australia.

Quarantine requirements

Unless arriving on a quarantine-free flight from New Zealand, all travelers arriving in Australia, including Australian citizens, must quarantine for 14 days at a designated facility, such as a hotel in their port of arrival.​, at their own expense. For more information on quarantine rules in the Australian states, check the following websites: New South Wales, The Northern Territory, Western Australia.

Transiting rules

Foreign nationals may transit through Australia if the connecting flight is within 72 hours of the arriving flight. They must either have a transit visa or be nationals of a visa-exempt country. Transit passengers don’t need to apply for an exemption to travel restrictions if they are booked to depart on a connecting flight from the same airport within 72 hours and they are not going to leave the airport. Travelers who plan to leave the airport before boarding their connecting flight or who will be at the airport for longer than 72 hours need to apply for a travel exemption here and will be subject to quarantine until their departing flight. Travelers from New Zealand and Pacific Islanders may not need a travel exemption. More information on transiting Australia is available here.

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Travelers planning to travel across Australian state borders should note that some Australian states also have domestic travel restrictions, border restrictions, and quarantine requirements in place. In the case of onward travel within Australia, travelers are advised to check in advance with their travel/accommodation provider.

If you are looking to book a trip to Burnie and are outside of the restricted areas, please take the proper precautions and stay informed about traveling during COVID-19.
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As Tasmanian hopping-off points go, Burnie is one of the best. Located on the island’s northern shore, this small city port is well connected to the Tasmanian interior by a network of motorways, but also has plenty to offer in its own right. One of the biggest attractions is the city’s strong culture of handmade arts and crafts, while the local penguin population has been charming visitors for years. Whisky lovers are also known to make a pilgrimage to the city, with Hellyers Road Distillery concocting all manner of traditional single malts, as well as a host of unique creations. Fern Glade Reserve is another popular tourist spot, offering visitors a chance to see platypus in the wild while getting acquainted with Tasmania’s wide variety of flora and fauna. Australian Rules Football is also a big part of Burnie’s charm, and the very successful Burnie Dockers Football Club make their home here.

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Best Time to Fly to Burnie

Due to its coastal location, Burnie has mild summers and cool winters, with warmer days ranging from 66F to 69F. Accordingly, aim for the warmer months of December to March, and enjoy all the outdoor activities on offer. Arts and crafts events are held throughout the year, as is the city’s farmers’ market, which runs fortnightly. October sees the city get in touch with the farming community during the Burnie agricultural show, while the year’s biggest event, Burnie Shine, is also held in October, and showcases all that makes the town what it is. Football season runs from April to March so you can get better acquainted with the purple and white of the Dockers.

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Getting around Burnie

It is advisable to rent a car if you are planning to explore the rest of the island. If not, Burnie is served by a very reliable bus service, Metro Tasmania. Ticket prices aren’t too high and some tickets cover pretty much all of the city. A Metro Greencard is available for extensive bus use, and will work out better as a more affordable alternative in the long run. Due to its size, Burnie is also relatively walker-friendly, and can be covered on foot without too much hassle.  

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