Parklands boasts Burnie Park, with a rolling green hills, trees of many species, a rose garden, rhododendrons, a waterfall, a music shell, a memorial cenotaph, a fire-fighting demonstration track, playgrounds, barbecues and picnic area, accessible playground and toilet facilities are all featured within a 1.5km drive of the city centre.
Another tourist attraction in the area is the Little Penguin Observation Area area. The Friends of Burnie Penguins provide a free interpretative guided experience to visitors to the Burnie Little Fairy Penguin colony. You will have an opportunity for an intimate view into the seasonal life of penguin families from courtship, through to chick rearing and to moulting adults at the end of the breeding season.
Parklands, TAS is 327 kilometres from the capital city of Hobart and can be reached within four hours of travel time via National Highway 1.
Parklands at a glance
Here’s some location info about Parklands…
|Altitude||171.8020782 (metres above sea level)|
Population of Parklands TAS
At the 2021 national census, the population of 7320 (Including Parklands) was 17138 people. Out of those, 8186 were male and 8952 were female.
1814 (10.58%) of those people were born outside Australia, and the remaining 14405 people were born in Australia. 1506 (8.79%) of these people are Indigenous Australians.
Map of Parklands
Here is a map of Parklands, Tasmania and surrounds.