Situated along the Tasmania East Coast, St Helens is a large and vibrant coastal town where you will enjoy a wonderful beach holiday. Explore surrounding attractions, enjoy numerous outdoor activities or simply take time out to spend some relaxing time at the beautiful beaches that ribbon this part of the coastline. St Helens is ideal for all tourists looking for something special where you can visit the stunning Bay of Fires, tour through Binalong Bay, stop off at St Columba Waterfalls for the day, or even enjoy the Freycinet National Park with is just a short drive away.
Walk along winding coastal hiking trails, set out on scenic guided walks that will take you through pristine wildernesses, past cascading waterfalls, and let your swim in plunging rock pools. Take to the water for some surfing, sea kayaking or do some beach fishing with the kids or simply jump into the water with a pair of goggles and snorkel to see what lies underneath the water level. There are fishing and diving charters that will take you out to deeper waters where you can discover sea caves, swim-throughs, and some of the best dive sites you will ever witness or simply sit back and relax for the day on a sailing cruise with a difference.
You can go four-wheel driving, sample some local wines at any of the nearby wineries and cellar doors or dine out for breakfast, lunch, and dinner at any of the local cafes, restaurants, and bars that are scattered throughout the town where you can sample some of the local treats and fresh seafood caught daily. Enjoy wonderful accommodation that comes in all shapes and sizes that will suit any budget, however big or small it may be. Choose from luxury accommodation properties, self-contained cabins, caravan park sites, self-contained apartments, or beachside hotels, which will have your places perfectly so that the numerous attractions and activities that St Helens offers all year round will all be within easy reach.
Whether you are after a relaxing holiday in the sun or a trip where you can jam-pack your days full of outdoor entertainment and fun-filled excitement, St Helens has it all! Pack a picnic and set out for the National Parks, book onto any of the charters, cruises, and day trips to take in the sights while you sit back and let someone else do all of the driving for you or perhaps base your holiday around the annual St Helens Game Fishing Classic where many tourists come to see what they can reel in, as St Helens is seen as the game fishing capital of Tasmania. Only a two-hour drive from Hobart will have you enjoying the delights of St Helens with its calm turquoise blue bays, famous attractions, and surrounding place to see and go.
St Helens is one of those memorable places dotted along the east coast of Tasmania, where rainforests are greeted by ocean waters, where the stunning coastline offers great vantage points to take in the breathtaking views and where you can learn about the fascinating history that makes up the color past of this harbourside town. St Helens, along with many other places along the Tasmania East Coast is a must-see destination and one that will leave a lasting impression on you from the first moment you arrive!