St Helens is the largest town on Tasmania’s North East Coast. It also sits on top of the coast, making it the perfect place to start your adventure down Tasmania’s coastal towns and villages. St Helens in only 2 hours from Launceston and 3 hours from the Hobart CBD, so it is in a fantastic location to escape from the urban sprawl of Tasmania’s 2 biggest cities. With so much to do and see, you will never get bored with a holiday in St Helens.
Go for a short and peaceful walk to St Helens point. Here you can relax on the sands, go for a swim in the blue waters or gaze at the spectacular Peron Dunes. St Helens is particularly well known for its fishing, in fact it has the best game fish in all of Tasmania. Catch all the fish you can carry, and sample the local produce yourself by staying in one of the fantastic self contained apartments in the area. Enjoy your very own kitchen and see what you can do with some of the finest seafood in Tasmania. If cooking isn't for you, then let the locals wow you with their amazing seafood restaurants. Binalong Bay is nearby, and full of golden beaches and peaceful waters. Also nearby and ready to explored is the stunning Bay of Fires. The area is a conservation area, full of beautiful birdlife and spectacular granite rock walls. If you are looking for an affordable holiday, there is camping opportunities in the area. Stay at some of the nearby budget hotels and motels before you embark on your camping journey, to enjoy the beauty of nature at minimal cost.