"GAME FISHING CAPITAL OF TASMANIA" Saint Helens by balhannah
Saint Helens Travel Guide: 38 reviews and 81 photos
The largest town on the North East coast of Tasmania.
Captain Tobias Furneaux was the first European to explore St Helens and
by the 1830s the coastal town was occupied by sealers and whalers.
The town grew rapidly in 1874 when tin was discovered in the Blue Tier
After the mines closed down, St Helens became an important fishing port
during the following years. Today, the fishing industry and tourism are the
lifeblood of this seaside town.
St Helens is approximately two-hours’ drive east of Launceston 163 kms
and 265 kms from Hobart
Also included on my St. Helens page are many beautiful waterfalls that are found nearby, and Bay of Fires....Binalong bay....Scottsdale....
Why we did the scenic route to St. Mary's and Fingal via the Elephant Pass from Bicheno, was so we could stop at the... more travel advice
St Columba Falls are the tallest falls in Tasmania The waterfall is a lovely, multi tiered falls, that plunge about 90m... more travel advice
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