St Marys is a small quaint township on Tasmania's North East Coast. Close to nature, and only a 1.5 hour from Launceston, or a 2 hour drive form Hobart, St Marys is the perfect spot for a peaceful, tranquil holiday getaway. Surrounded by national parks, St Marys is a vital cog in North Eastern Tasmania’s tourism wheel. Come for a short stay on what will be the adventure of a lifetime down the idyllic Tasmanian coast.
St Marys is close to the breathtaking Douglas-Aspley National Park. Stunning waterfalls and beautiful bushwalks await you within this little slice of natural heaven. For a view of the entire area, go for a lovely walk to St Patricks Head or South Sisters Peak. The panoramic view from the top is stunning. Elephant Pass is another nearby popular tourist destination. There are some delicious restaurants to sample the local produce, and the view while you eat is spectacular. Staying in St Marys can also be quite spectacular, with luxury hotel options to satisfy all travellers’ requirements. For a less extravagant stay, St Marys has alternative options, such as the fantastic budget hotels and motels available.
One of the great things about St Marys is its location which is only a short drive in any direction takes you to some of the best sites and accommodation along the East coast. Just north is St Helens, the biggest town on the coast, and your gateway to the amazing Bay of Fires. The fishing town of Bicheno lies just to the south, and a little bit of a further drive takes you to Swansea, or Coles Bay. From there, you can launch into the Freycinet National Park, one of the most visually stunning National Parks in Australia. There is fun to be had for all ages along the coast, so if you have brought the family with you, St Mary’s can accommodate you with some marvellous self contained apartments. Throughout the coast there is also a range of accommodation, ranging from budget backpacker accommodation through to luxury resorts. So whatever holiday you are after, the North East coast can provide you with all you need and a visit to St Marys will not leave you disappointed.