St Helens is a very pretty holiday
resort town on the east coast of the state. The town is also usually
associated with the best weather in the island state.
is known as the game fishing capital of Tasmania and is also known to
produce and provide oysters (as some other areas of Tasmania) that are
renowned throughout the world. and includes the surrounding town
The town became named after St Helens on the Isle of
St Helens was first used as a whaling base in the
early 19th century. When tin was discovered in the surrounding area in
the 1870s, St Helens became the port for the mines.
Owing to rapid growth over recent time there is little
Of recent times the “Bay of Fires”
become a world recognized location. The Binalong Bay/ Bay of Fires
walk is a first rate stroll.
St Helens has just the one hotel.
The other burnt down some years back.
The St Helens War Memorial is a modern
but is first rate. One of few that includes the NZ flag.
The Anglican Church is an old classic.
The United modern
the Catholic mid-century.
When visiting allow a few days to get the best out of
this holiday and fun region.