WYNYARD is a pretty town with many facilities, as well as a beach, a river park and 3 significant attractions. These include Lobster Haven, where you can see the local giant lobster, penguin viewing tours and a vintage car museum. Adjacent to Wynyard is Table Cape, where you can see spectacular tulip fields and visit the Table Cape Light house. Wynyard is located in north west Tasmania. It is only 10 minutes west of Burnie and hosts Burnie airport.
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FACILITIES: There are shops, cafes, hotels and a petrol station at Wynyard. There is a large shopping precinct at nearby Burnie. There is some accommodation at WYNYARD and much accommodation at nearby BURNIE.
TOURIST information is at 8 Exhibition Link, Wynyard, in the CBD. The telephone number is (03) 6443 8330 or the internet contact is www.warwyn.tas.gov.au
For PRIVATE GUIDED TOURS the number is (03) 6443 8330
SIGHTS: Wynyard is a very pretty and very English looking town on the mouth of the Inglis River. West of Wynyard is TABLE CAPE, where a Dutch family have set up a very successful tulip farm. In October the fields of Table Cape are a stunning panorama of colors.
Wynyard is just 10 minutes West of BURNIE and an hour from DEVONPORT and WARATAH. It is relatively close to STANLEY and SMITHTON, so it is a good place to seek accommodation, if you are planning to see the North West and the Tarkine.
The attractions of Wynyard include the:
FLOWERDALE LOBSTER HAVEN where you can see the giant crayfish of Tasmania. The telephone is (03) 6442 2800
PENGUIN TOURS telephone (03) 6442 1303 or 0417 153 244
TABLE CAPE has a great light house and a spectacular tulip farm, which is at its full glory in early December. For further information on tours (03) 6442 3241 or the internet contact is TableCapeLight.com.au
WONDERS of WYNYARD car exhibition is in the CBD. The telephone is (03) 6443 8330 or contact www.wowtas.com
- TABLE CAPE
1/ Wynyard is in north west Tasmania. It is just west of Burnie. This photo shows Goldie Street, which is the heart of the Wynyard CBD. It is bounded on either end by hotels. At the bottom of the image is the river park. The Wonders of Wynyard veteran car exhibition is just to the right of Goldie Street.
2/ The Federal Hotel of Wynyard is a grand, Victorian style hotel.
3/ This hotel marks the western end of the Wynyard CBD.
4/ This church, in the Wynyard CBD, had an interesting tower. Note the nouveau Tudor style house to the right.
5/ These colonial style buildings border are near the river park at Wynyard.
6/ A pretty park with cherry blossom trees borders the Inglis River and the Wynyard CBD.
7/ The Wynyard river park includes a small marina used by local boats.
8/ This shows a bridge over a lagoon near the mouth of the Inglis River. Note the plethora of trees nearby.
9/ These houses had great river frontages. Wynyard has many first class houses.
10/ The park at Wynyard ends at the mouth of the Inglis River, where some yachts were moored.
11/ This image is looking west from Wynyard Beach across the Inglis River to Table Cape on the horizon.
12/ This image shows Wynyard Beach looking to the east.
13/ When I saw this house and church spire, I could see why they say that Wynyard looks very English.
14/ This interesting white hotel borders on the Wynyard river park.
1/ Table Cape is in north western Tasmania just west of Wynyard. It is famous for the tulips grown there.
2/ This is the view from the Table Cape lookout looking east. The town that you can see is Wynyard.
3/ From the Table Cape lookout you can walk to the Table Cape light house by this coastal track.
4/ The bent grass beside the track showed the effect of the intense winds that sweep over Table Cape.
5/ The Table Cape light house can be toured. There are spectacular views from the top.
6/ West of Table Cape you can see the peaks of the Rocky Cape National Park.
7/ To the south of Table Cape you can see the spectacular tulip fields of the Van Diemen Tulip Farm.
8/ This is the view to the east of the Van Diemen Farm at Table Cape.
9/ This is the view looking to the north of the Van Diemen Tulip Farm towards the Table Cape Light House.
10/ This image shows another view over lovely white tulips towards the Table Cape light house.
11/ I was impressed by the extreme variety of colors that I saw at the tulip farm at Table Cape.
12/ This is photo is looking south over white and pink tulips. It shows the variety of tulips grown at Table Cape.
13/ This is another view looking south over rows of yellow tulips at Table Cape.