Wine and dine
Sip the day away at Priory Ridge
Only a 3 minute drive from your accommodation in St Helens Tasmania (or a leisurely 15 minute walk if you don’t have a designated driver!) is easily the best vineyard on the east coast. A family run vineyard, Priory Ridge is known for making award winning wines. If you love a good pinot noir you simply can’t leave without paying their owner Julie a visit at their cellar door down the road!
Enjoy a laid back afternoon at The Social
In the heart of St Helen’s you’ll find a trendy beer garden aptly named ‘The Social’. If you’re after a craft beer, local wine, delicious tapas and a bit of live music to wind down for the afternoon then this is the place for you.
More cheese please
If you’re a fan of cheese (who isn’t when they’re on holiday!) you’ll thoroughly enjoy a pitstop at Pyengana Dairy. Positioned on a working dairy you’ll be able to enjoy a delicious cheese platter or cheese pizza while watching the cows come and go.
Fish and chips anyone?
Before you check in to your accommodation in St Helens Tasmania we recommend stopping by Skippers! Long has this place been the go to for the best fish and chips in the area and long shall it reign. A floating seafood eatery it sells the very finest seafood and sustainably sourced fish. Dine in from their eatery menu, take away, or buy fresh seafood to cook back at The French House.
Adventure is close by!
Hold a snake at the Serpentarium.
Within five minutes of The French House you can find yourself at the Serpentarium Wildlife Park, an indoor reptile exhibit, presenting exotic captive bred reptiles like the impressive black anaconda! Our tip? Make sure you plan your trip around their daily keeper presentations and reptile interactions that occur at 1pm.
Enjoy the trail off road with Tas 4×4 Tours.
From the comfort of their Toyota Land-Cruiser,you’ll get to experience the road less traveled around the east coast and its surroundings. Choose from half, full day or completely custom tour packages.
Sail away with Bay of Fires Eco Tours
To experience the Bay of Fires at its finest you have to jump on a boat! All tours allow you to take in white sandy beaches, aqua clear waters, hidden bays and striking headlands of breathtakingly beautiful coastline.
Chase waterfalls at St Columba Falls
At more than 90m St Columba is one of Tasmania’s highest and most impressive waterfalls, making it well worth the 30 minute trip from St Helen’s.
Take a long walk along the beach
If you want to spend your days at the most perfect accommodation in St Helens Tasmania (AKA The French House) lounging at nearby beaches we don’t blame you! That is what St Helen’s is famous for. When it comes to beaches these are a few of our favourites;