St Helens Tourism & Travel
St Helens Australia
St Helens is a popular seaside town on the shores of Georges Bay, 166 kilometres from Launceston. The largest town on Tasmanias east coast, St Helens is dependent on the fishing and tourism industry. The microclimate produced by surrounding hills and warm ocean currents attracts visitors to St Helens because of the warmth and sunniness. St Helens enjoys an average of 22 degrees Celsius in February.
St Helens Beaches
The beaches around Georges Bay are ideal from swimming and surfing. The beaches on the southern side stretch for 50 kilometres from St Helens to St Helens Point.
Binalong Bay 11 km northeast of St Helens is a small holiday resort town noted for its rock and surf fishing. The town is famous for its crayfish, scallops, abalone and flounder.
To the south of St Helens is a beautiful coastal reserve with heavily timbered sand dunes and beautiful clean beaches with endless white sand. Ideal for walks along the beach.