Wynyard Tourism & Travel
Wynyard, population 4509, just 19 kilometres, 11.9 miles, from Burnie, is a pretty town snuggled within lush pasturelands between the Inglis River and the sea. Wynyard has one of the widest ranging displays of elegant timber homes in Tasmania. The rural area around Wynyard features rolling hills and a patchwork quilt of fields. This is an area of mixed agriculture with sheep, potatoes, onions, and even some beef cattle.
Located just west of Wynyard, Fossil Bluff not only offers excellent views but also is the location where the oldest Australian fossil of a giant marsupial was discovered. There is a small beach and the rocks at either end of the beach are characterised by shells, which have been caught and fossilised.
Table Cape has magnificent views of the coast and countryside, which is particularly pretty when the tulip fields are blooming, around October.
Rocky Cape National Park
Rocky Cape National Park stretches for 12 kilometres, 7.5 miles, from Sisters Beach to Rocky Cape and was created to preserve some significant Aboriginal artefacts.
In the park, two of the caves can be visited to see the huge shell middens, bones and stone tools that date back as far as eight thousand years.