Burnie is Tasmania's 4th largest town and located on the north coast.
Where You're Docked
Cruise ships dock adjacent to town at a commercial port. A free shuttle is provided that stops at the vistior information center, the Pioneer Village Museum and the Central Business District (CBD). http://www.discoverburnie.net/cruise-ship-tours.html Cruise ship schedule here http://www.burnie.net/Burnie/Cruise-Ship-Visits
Money and Tipping
Burnie is very small and can be explored easily on foot.
If you want to go to a bigger town, Devonport is an hour and half away by bus with a transfer at Ulverstone. http://www.merseylink.com.au/
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Shopping & Restaurants
The CBD has restaurants and shops. There is a Woolworth's on Wilmot St and both a Coles Supermarket and Kmart at Centro on Mount Street.
Have some fish and chips by the beach at Fish Frenzy or the less swanky Octopus Fish Shop across the street.
The public library has internet terminals but no WiFi. McDonalds at the southern end of the town has free wiFi (slow). The cafe in Maker's Workshop has WiFi for a fee. For crew, there is a Seaman's Center by the port gate.
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