Located only 3.5km from the Burnie CBD, this accommodation in Burnie provides the perfect base for exploring the region. Whether you’re travelling for business, on a family holiday or on a backing holiday, your needs will be met.
There are 11 comfortable accommodation options available, including: sea view one bedroom units, park view one bedroom units and two bedroom units. The Cooee Beach is just across the road, so you won’t have to go far for a swim.
The sea view rooms offer stunning views of Bass Strait, Cooee Beach and the coast. Guests will enjoy king or queen beds, full kitchen facilities, wide screen televisions (with DVD players), air conditioning and leather furniture. Those on the ground floor also offer a set of bunks.
The park view rooms offer fantastic views of the adjoining park and even some coastal views. Guests will enjoy a queen bed, single bed and a trundle as well as a full kitchen and wide screen televisions (with DVD players).
The two bedroom units are the perfect choice for a family holiday. They offer a queen bed in the master bedroom and double bunks in the second bedroom. Guests will enjoy a fully self-contained kitchen, living area (with dining table and leather lounge suite) and wide screen televisions (with DVD player).
Rialto Gallery Italian Restaurant, which combines the best Italian cuisine in the North West with a constantly changing art exhibition.
The Burnie Ocean View Motel offers a number of facilities for guest convenience, including: an indoor heated swimming pool, free barbeque facilities, two Laundromats, a campers kitchen, complimentary WiFi, LPG gas refill, DVD library, guest lounge (with free internet kiosk), book swap and tourist information, plus a selection of drinks and confectionary for sale.
When staying at this budget motel in Burnie, we encourage you to explore the towns in the surrounding area, including: Somerset, Wynyard, Penguin, Ridgley, Yolla, Ulverstone, Preservation Bay and Doctors Rocks.
If you have chosen to stay at the Burnie Ocean View Motel, we’re sure that you’re interested in learning a little more about some of the surrounding attractions. Fortunately, there is plenty for you to see and do.
If you’re travelling to Burnie during the summer, we’re sure that you’ll want to hit the beach at some point. Whilst beautiful Cooee Beach is right across the road from the motel, you could also head to South Beach or West Beach. The latter is only a block from the CBD and is reached via a boardwalk. Whether you want to build a sandcastle, relax in the sun, take a dip in the ocean or try to catch some surf, any of these beaches will be the perfect choice.
If you’re looking to get back in touch with nature, there are plenty of activities to enjoy when visiting Burnie. The Guide Falls Alpaca and Animal Park is a fully working stud farm with a trout display (Guide Falls is also the most accessible waterfall in the Burnie hinterland). The Fern Glade Reserve is a beautiful spot for a picnic or barbeque, with more than a dozen species of native orchid planted along the walking tracks. You might also spot some wild platypus and penguins.
If you have kids, we recommend heading to Burnie Park for an afternoon of fun and laughter. Here, you can enjoy modern playground equipment and free barbeques, as well as annual gardens and expansive lawns (fantastic for all sorts of recreation activities). The Emu Valley Rhododendron Garden is a beautiful spot to visit; it’s about 11 hectares and filled with around 20,000 plants. It is one of the only known places where every rhododendron in the world can be grown.
If you’re interested in the art and culture of the region, you’ve come to the right place! Pay a visit to the Burnie Regional Art Gallery, where temporary and permanent exhibitions are constantly on display from some of Tasmania and Australia’s finest artists. The Makers’ Workshop is part contemporary museum, part arts centre and part visitor information centre. Here, you can try your hand making paper and to meet some of the makers themselves.
The region is known for its delicious local produce, so be sure that you sample some of it before you leave! At Hellyers Road Distillery, you can take a behind-the-scenes tour of the malt whiskey distilling process (don’t forget to have a try for yourself). At The Cheese Shop, you can enjoy a sample platter with a glass of wine or you can purchase some wedges to take home. Some of the popular cheeses include camembert, blue and cheddar.
If you’re interested in learning more about the history of the town and Tasmania in general, we suggest that you head to the Burnie Regional Museum. There are a number of exhibits to wander through, including Early Burnie (which looks at the town in the 19th century), Federation Street (which looks at how people lived in the 1900s) and Home Made (which explores surfing in Tasmania). The town’s oldest building, the Burnie Inn, can be found in Burnie Park.