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Cuprona: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Emu Valley Rhododendron Garden


The Emu Valley Rhododendron Garden is a stunning garden near Burnie, north-west Tasmania.
The Garden is located 8km south of Burnie, off the Ridgley Highway. The 11-hectare/25-acre garden features over 23,000 select rhododendrons and companion plants, creating a spectacular display between late August and January each year. Colourful autumn foliage makes April a good time to visit, too. In addition to the hybrid rhododendrons familiar to gardeners, you can see many wild species of rhododendrons planted to reflect their geographical origins - from Asia Minor, across the Himalayas to China, Japan and to North America.
You can take a number of walks through the Garden to enjoy the plants and tranquillity of this lush environment. Platypus, echidna, and diverse bird life are routinely sighted, and plantings are enhanced by a number of landscape features include gazebos, bridges, waterways, and a fountain.
The Emu Valley Rhododendron Garden is a partner garden of the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens.
Our tea room is open Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays during August , and December through April. Open every day during peak flowering months of September, October and November. Tearoom is closed from May to end of July. EFTPOS now available.




55 Breffny Road
Romaine, TAS, 7320

Located 6.4K from Cuprona

Burnie Farmers' Market


The Burnie Farmers' Market in Tasmania's North West includes around 50 stalls selling both produce and crafts.
Buy the freshest and best local produce at the Burnie Farmers' Market. Great selection of local vegetables and apples, Asian vegetables and of course Tasmania's best potatoes!
Fancy a fresh baked apple pie? Short of your favourite honey? Want to try Tasmanian pepper berry relish? Need a Sunday roast? Take time out for coffee and a snack at the Market Caf?.
Come along to one of Tasmania's renowned markets for fresh produce and more. Support local producers and get a bargain as well at the Burnie Farmers' Market held on the first and third Saturday each month from 8am until noon.




Wivenhoe Show Grounds
Burnie, TAS, 7320

Located 8.1K from Cuprona

Penguin General Cemetery


Voices in the wind, the stunning sunrise views over Bass Strait, welcome to the heritage-listed Penguin General Cemetery, located along Main Street a kilometre west of the Post Office. At rest here are Bounty immigrants from the 1850s, returned soldiers from as far back as the Boer War, many of Penguin's former notables, as well as the odd ex-convict.
Penguin General Cemetery dates from the 1860s; closing in 1977 it was heritage-listed in 2007 leaving behind many a Penguin General Cemetery mystery. Where will these stories take you? Who is the 'John Doe', buried 7 January 1915? Could he be Jeremiah or Michael Clifford, an Irishman in his 40s? The search for his identity continues.
Penguin General Cemetery has more than eighteen hundred burials. Burial records for which there were no bodies, burials for which the locations have been misplaced. Honouring bygone lives ensures the survival of the community's heritage. Dignifying seven early 1900 pioneers, with individual gravestones, typifies Penguin community's respect for its heritage.
Yet more can be done. In passing, every person leaves footprints, their stories to be found and voiced. A treasure-trove of history, information and lives gone awaits the curious, with much research readily available.




1 Main Road
Penguin, TAS, 7316

Located 8.8K from Cuprona

Penguin Golf Course


Penguin Golf Course in Tasmania's north-west is a public nine-hole bunker free course, but beware of the creeks. A feature of the course is the par 3 120-metre 7th/16th hole which is virtually surrounded by water. The picturesque green is in the middle of a lake with the Dial Ranges in the background.
Holes: 9 Par: 71 Length: 5640m ACR: 68.7




185 Sports Complex Avenue
Penguin, TAS, 7316

Located 8.9K from Cuprona

Burnie Regional Art Gallery


Burnie Regional Art Gallery features three modern galleries with regularly changing exhibitions.
The three modern galleries in the complex accommodate more than 20 different exhibitions a year - from the gallerys own permanent collection and exhibitions on tour or linked to special local, state or national events.
The gallery is home to one of the finest collections in Tasmania of Australian contemporary art on paper and presents a number of shows by artists and craftspeople living in Tasmania.




Burnie Arts and Function Centre,
77-79 Wilmot Street
Burnie, TAS, 7320

Located 9.4K from Cuprona

Burnie Regional Museum


Wander the charming Federation Street and see how ordinary people lived more than 100 years ago. Discover the lifestyles and aspirations of our forebears through rooms that are alive with personal treasures, memorabilia and tools of the trade. It is easy to get lost in the charm and detail of the general store or be relieved that, as far as kitchen and laundry appliances go, things have moved on!
Explore Burnie's beginnings as a privately owned enterprise and follow its progress through the 19th century in our Early Burnie exhibition. Learn about early exploration and the exploits of the Van Diemen's Land Company; life in the region for early settlers; and the events which led to Burnie's first economic boom at the turn of the 20th century.
For information about our temporary exhibitions and exciting programs please visit our website.
The museum holds extensive archival collections relating to the history of the North West region including some 400,000 photographs. To access our collections please contact us to make an appointment.
The Burnie Regional Museum has a beautiful range of vintage and antique-inspired gifts, quality educational items for children, Tasmanian history books and souvenirs.





Little Alexander Street
Burnie, TAS, 7320

Located 10.8K from Cuprona

Cuprona: Events

Cherry Blossom Celebration


The Cherry Blossom Celebration is the biggest day of the year on the calendar for Emu Valley Rhododendron Garden.
We celebrate the flowering of the Japanese Cherry Blossoms with Japanese inspired displays; bonsai, traditional tea ceremonies, Aikido martial arts.
Other local food and beverage vendors are on site for the day, along with our hard working volunteers in the Tea Room providing delicious sandwiches, scones/slices, coffee and tea.
A Fungi Foray is planned, to be hosted by author of A Field Guild to Tasmanian Fungi - Genevieve Gates.


Event Dates
2017
      21st Oct


55 Breffny Road
Romaine, TAS, 7320

Located 6.4K from Cuprona

Burnie Farmers' Market


The Burnie Farmers' Market was the first farmers market established in Tasmania. It has now expanded to include country arts and crafts. The Burnie Farmers' Market is still the best place to buy fresh, cheap local produce, and meet the farmers who grow it. Take a table at the outdoor cappuccino bar and soak up the atmosphere.
Avoid the hustle and bustle of the supermarkets and visit the market for the freshest and the best of local veggies and seasonal fruits.
Pick up some great bargains in a fun and friendly atmosphere, there are around 50 stalls selling fruit and vegetables, home baking and craft.
Burnie Farmers' Market held on the first and third Saturday each month from 8am until noon.


Event Dates
2017
      7th Oct
      21st Oct
      4th Nov


Burnie, TAS, 7320

Located 7.8K from Cuprona

Burnie Show


Two day regional agricultural show featuring large industrial hall display and traditional rural show events.
Exhibits of produce, animals, home arts, cultural and commercial fields, sideshow alley, rides and food.
Experience a day at one of Tasmania's traditional regional agricultural shows.
See exhibits of the best of Tasmanian daily life from produce, animals, home arts, cultural and commercial fields.
Slip along sideshow alley, grab some fairy-floss and try to win a prize.


Event Dates
2017
      6th Oct
      7th Oct


Wivenhoe Showground,
Pearl Street
Burnie, TAS, 7320

Located 8.0K from Cuprona

B&E Burnie Ten


The Burnie Ten is Australia's premier ten kilometre road race.
Join in or watch as a mass of humanity snakes its way around Emu Bay from Burnie and back in one of Tasmania's most prestigious foot races.
It provides an internationally recognised event that attracts high profile media coverage for the city and region, and encourages top ranking athletes and the community to participate at the highest level of competition and spirit.
From humble beginnings with 809 starters in 1985 to over 3,800 registrations every year.
For more information please visit the website.


Event Dates
2017
      22nd Oct


Burnie, TAS, 7320

Located 10.5K from Cuprona

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