St Helens hotels
St Helens, Australia
St Helens, the largest town on the eastern coast of Tasmania in Australia, is located on George Bay along the Tasman Highway. The town is in close proximity to the northeastern coast's Mt William and Douglas-Apsley national parks. The city is believed to be the birthplace of the movie star Merle Oberon.
St Helens Attractions
- St Helens Point
- Humbug Point Recreation Area
- Legerwood Carved Memorial Trees
St Helens Activities
- Catch a scenic flight out of St Helens Airport to see the town from above
- Visit the 29 km strip of sand and sea at the Bay of Fires
- Take the trip to George Bay to see the fleets of fishing boasts
St Helens Climate
St Helens enjoys a mild temperate climate with four distinct seasons. Summers are warm and sunny, with temperatures averaging at highs of 23ºC, while winters are relatively cool with temperatures averaging at highs of 14ºC. Rainfall occurs consistently throughout the year, with an average rainfall of 54 mm in February and 76 mm in June.
Getting There & Around
The nearest airport to St Helens is Launceston Airport, located just 90 km away from the centre of town. Primary access to and from the airport is via private vehicles or taxi.
Tassielink runs bus services between the town and Hobart, while Redline provides a bus service to Launceston. The easiest way in which to explore the area is by rental car or private taxi.