DemographicsSt Helens (Tas.) is approximately 223.32 square kilometres. In 2016 the population of St Helens (Tas.) was 2070. The population is 48% male and 52% female. On average the monthly mortgage repayments in St Helens (Tas.) are $1000 to $1399. The most common weekly income bracket is $400 to $499 per week. Weekly rents in the area are on average $200 to $224.
DescriptionSt Helens is the largest town on Tasmania's North-East Coast and just a few kilometres away from Binalong Bay and the southern end of the beautiful beaches of the Bay of Fires, one of Lonely Planet's top 10 regions in the world. St Helens is overlooking beautiful Georges Bay, chartered fishing boats cruise offshore for marlin and divers cruise beneath the surface to explore impressive kelp forests, underwater caves and colourful sea life. St Helen's is the state's second largest fishing port, renowned for its catches of deep sea fish and lobster and a popular destination for recreational fishing. Its waters abound with game fish such as Albacore Tuna and Yellowfin Tuna, and St Helens is known as the game fishing capital of Tasmania. The beaches, bays and estuaries here are perfect for swimming, beach walking, sailing, snorkelling and scuba diving and every kind of fishing. Hire or bring your own boat, join a charter to fish for big marlin and tuna on the edge of the continental shelf, or simply drop a line from the jetty to try for some of the tasty local bream. St Helens is also the place to indulge in delicious, freshly caught seafood, including oysters, scallops, abalone, rock lobster and all manner of scale fish, sold at the local fish punts and in cafes and restaurants in town.