Gull Cottage St Helens
St Helens is the largest town on the north-east coast of Tasmania, just a few kilometres to Binalong Bay and the southern end of the beautiful Bay of Fires, highly regarded by Lonely Planet.
A short 5 minute drive or 40 minute walk around the bay takes you into pretty St Helens where you will find everything you’ll need including cafes, restaurants, supermarkets, butcher, bakeries, newsagent, liquor store and chemist.
The Information Centre offers a wealth of knowledge, and the History Room tells the story of the area’s tin-mining history and heritage.
How to Get There?
St Helens is a 2 hour drive from Launceston Airport. Follow National Highway 1 (Midland Hwy) towards Hobart, then turn left onto Esk Highway (A4) to Avoca and Fingal which will take you to the Great Eastern Drive (Tasman Highway/A3) ending in St Helens.
View Google Map directions for this drive.
St Helens is a 3-3.5 hour drive from Hobart International Airport taking either the inland route (via National Highway 1) or the coastal route (via the Tasman Highway/A3 and Great Eastern Drive.