Found in the northwest coast of Tasmania, Stanley is located just north of Smithton. In the town, there is a very distinctive landmark which visitors come to see every year called The Nut; jutting from the sea, this towering natural attraction is an old volcanic plug. This destination also beckons visitors to relax, seek adventure and spend their holiday in a very scenic and unique Australian town. ... Read more »
- Highfield Historic Site
- Joe Lyons Cottage
- Stanley Discovery Museum and Genealogy Centre
- See the towering Dip Falls
- Trek through the majestic Rocky Cape National Park
- Enjoy a fun-filled day at the Stanley Seaquarium
The summer temperatures in Stanley range around 20°C, whereas in winter, June through August, temperatures are a warm 14°C. From the months of May through October, the city averages about 1,016 mm of precipitation annually. With such comfortable weather, this area of Tasmania can be visited almost any season of the year.
Getting There & Around
Tasmania has several airports that receive regular commercial flights in the airports hubs of Hobart, Launceston, Devonport and Burnie. From the airports, there are rental cars available to get visitors to their accommodations and around town.
Getting around Stanley is best with rental cars and long-distance coach services. Within the town, most will find walking and cycling the easiest way to explore the area.« Hide