Sea and beach

North West

Towns: Devonport, Burnie, Smithton, Ulverstone, Wynyard, Carrick

Attractions: Penguins at Lillico Beach, Deserted Beaches, Limestone Caves

North West

The North Western region of Tasmania offers a unique experience with its interesting terrain and several appealing seaside towns such Burnie, Devonport, Smithton, Ulverstone and Wynyard.Burnie’s the fourth largest city in Tasmania offering the traveller a chance to see many fascinating Art Deco buildings of yesteryear. Smithton with its forests, wildlife and long deserted beaches is also a worthy destination. Devonport is a thriving seaside town on the banks of the Mersey River. The Spirit of Tasmania ferries people and cars across the Tasman from Melbourne to Davenport nearly every day of the year.While driving around Devonport and surrounding areas you will find wonderful country terrain with both orchard and vegetables fields to observe.Ulverstone has beautiful beaches and interesting attractions including the penguins at Lillico Beach, limestone caves at Gunns Plains, also another worthy destination. Of course, your trip around this region wouldn’t be complete without discovering the breathtaking Cradle Mountain and Lake St Clair .With an abundance of high quality B&B’s, the towns, the Mersey River, the beaches and scenery will make a trip around the North West region an intriguing and worthwhile experience.

Ferries people/vehicles – Melbourne <-> Davenport
Restaurant and Lounge Bar - Burnie
Distillery and Restaurant - Burnie
Wilderness Expeditions