The month of March draws many tourists in St. Helens Tasmania, Australia. Known as the game-fishing capital of Tasmania, St. Helens gives fishing enthusiasts more than their fair share of catch. From the number of different beaches around Georges Bay and the long stretch from St. Helens to St. Helens Point, there seems to be no end to St. Helens natural beauty.
With a population of around 2,000, St. Helens is considered to be the largest town in the east coast of Tasmania. The people there are very proud of their crayfish and oysters. Local restaurants known for the quality of their abalone, flounder and scallops also abound.
However, fishing isn’t the only thing attracting visitors to the town. St. Helens is also a popular with nature lovers. Their underwater caves are especially a hit for the divers.
For those who want to get to know the town a little more, a short walk around the port should provide more than enough information. The St. Helens History Room located at 57 Cecilia Street contains a lot of treasured memorabilia. From the ancient Aborigines to the Chinese immigrants, the collection is a solid record of how the town came to be. With a live narrator as a guide, guests would feel the warmth and authenticity of the St. Helens experience.
Surfing, swimming and nature walks are also popular activities in St. Helens.