10 Best Airbnb Vacation Rentals In St Helens, Australia - Updated 2024

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Situated on Tasmania’s northeast coast, St Helens — considered the largest town in the area — offers many natural attractions for visitors. St Helens overlooks the majestic Georges Bay, which is famous for chartered fishing. Here, anglers may get the chance to catch some yellowfin tuna, marlin, or albacore. Since this town is one of the largest fishing ports in the state, expect an abundance of fresh seafood restaurants, such as The Wharf Bar & Kitchen.

Offering a mild temperate climate, the summer season is the perfect time to visit St Helens. Stop by the Bay of Fires, known for its clear blue waters and unique orange boulders. For a more active pursuit, head to St Helens Mountain Bike Trails.

Looking for a place to stay in this charming town? Scroll down for the best Airbnb vacation rentals in St Helens, Australia, and make new memories.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on April 14, 2024.

1. Colchis Creek Townhouse (from USD 85)

Those who like spending time outdoors will love staying at Colchis Creek Townhouse, as it offers easy access to fun activities such as fishing and mountain bike riding. It is also close to many restaurants and cafes, so you can indulge in delicious meals and drinks.

The vacation rental is spread across two floors to allow more space and privacy. In the downstairs area, there is a well-equipped kitchen, lounge, and laundry facilities, as well as two bedrooms. Meanwhile, the upstairs includes a full bathroom, another bedroom, and a seating area. There is also a charming patio, which comes with barbecue facilities.

Stayed at this property?
St Helens, Tasmania, Australia
21.75 km (13.6 mi) from Bay of Fires Conservation Area
232 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire townhouse 3 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
house well designed great kitchen living area beautiful bathroom's up stairs and down
the house was very clean and comfortable
a very clean stylish comfortable home with a strong eco-focus
this is a well appointed and clean house with comfortable places to relax after a day of activity
the house was spacious clean and had everything we needed for a comfortable stay
extremely clean and well stocked with kitchen bathroom and laundry essentials
the hosts were quickly responsive
crystal was a good host and everything went smoothly
the hosts are very quick to respond to queries and to offer help when needed
the check-in process was smooth and crystal was very helpful and responsive whenever we had questions
crystal was super responsive and also knowledgeable about local facilities and hire places
great comfortable spot within walking distance to town
great place it is a short walk to the main street
great central location squeaky clean
quiet and peaceful while being close to the shops
glorious beaches and turquoise seas all within 15 min drive plus miles and miles of walking trails
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2. The Bay Shanty (from USD 111)

The Bay Shanty is a classy cottage ideal for a medium-sized family. Upon roaming around the rental, you will notice fresh plants in most rooms, along with traditional decor, allowing you to live a true cottage life. The bedrooms boast comfy king-size beds for a peaceful sleep. If you’re with your little one, entertain them by reading a children’s book or letting them play with some toys — both of which are provided by the host. A travel crib is also available.

Staying here gives you access to lovely beaches and shops. After a long day exploring St Helens, rinse off with a warm shower in the bathroom after throwing your clothes in the washer.

Stayed at this property?
St Helens, Tasmania, Australia
23.21 km (14.5 mi) from Bay of Fires Conservation Area
703 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cottage 3 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beds were very comfortable
the king sized bed was so comfortable with a fantastic shower
comfortable beds beautiful linen
bed was super comfy with gorgeous linen bedding
very comfortable beds and linen
very clean and tidy
super clean and very spacious
beautiful clean and homely place to stay
comfortable and clean bedding
a very clean home with all you need and more
our hosts were easy to contact and nothing was an issue
fantastic communication from the host beautiful little place
cameron & jacqueline were extremely responsive to our needs
location was great and very close to everything
cute little house in a great location that was a comfortable and well equipped
great location and comfy beds
the location is brilliant with georges bay right across the street
fantastic great little place close to town
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3. Cove_Shack (from USD 123)

Bask in the sun peering through the many windows of Cove Shack East Coast, a gorgeous cottage with a warm and inviting atmosphere. This 1957 rental is newly renovated, but its traditional charm is still present in some of the spaces. The fully equipped kitchen lets the designated chef whip up a meal with no worries. Both bedrooms feature high-quality linen and room-darkening shades guaranteeing uninterrupted slumbers.

Head out to the front deck with a pergola, the perfect spot to take in the views and even spot some birds. A wood-burning fireplace is also available indoors to keep you warm and toasty.

Stayed at this property?
St Helens, Tasmania, Australia
21.99 km (13.7 mi) from Bay of Fires Conservation Area
158 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cottage 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a comfy bed full kitchen quality furnishings a sunny deck and lovely garden
i wasn’t expecting such a calming interior and grounds or the quality of the furnishings and bed linen
very comfortable and the most stunning little place
gorgeous little place to stay with lovely interiors really comfortable linen and great book and magazines to read
spotlessly clean and had everything we needed
very comfy beds and clean surrounding
perfectly clean and presented home best in tassy
it was immaculately clean has everything you need comfortable and inspiring interiors
it’s clean cosy and a great spot to unwind after a day of exploring
thank you maryanne for being so helpful
maryanne is a delightful and attentive host and the property is truly stunning
maryanne was very helpful
it was an ideal location to explore the region
lovely house in great location
amazing property in a super location
beautiful and peaceful location we loved our stay at maryanne's shack
great location to explore the surrounding areas
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4. Halcyon Days (from USD 122)

As suggested by the name, Halcyon Days provides the utmost tranquility to its guests. This home is situated in Halcyon Grove, which is a quiet area in St Helens. The famous Georges Bay is just a short walk away from the property if you are up for some fishing.

This vacation rental offers a queen-size bed and two single beds, along with a crib for your little one. One of the best features of this home is the large deck at the back, offering stunning views of the bay and gum trees. Pets are welcome here, and the fenced yard is where they can roam around freely.

Stayed at this property?
Saint Helens, Tasmania, Australia
24.07 km (15.0 mi) from Bay of Fires Conservation Area
120 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
well equipped and comfortable with a lovely view of the water
the bed is very comfy and the balcony is such a treat for sunny days
such a great house we felt super comfortable and so enjoyed our stay - so much natural light
comfortable house well set up with everything we needed
clean & tidy place
meticulously clean & super comfortable
great and very clean space
very clean inside and tidy secure back yard for dog
the place is clean warm and cozy
matt was a great host and went above and beyond
enjoyed our stay here and matt was a very helpful host
matt is a super responsive host
easy to book accommodation and the property manager was very helpful and easy to communicate with
matt is always helpful and very responsive
very quiet location and easy to find
a comfortable stay in a good location
great location easy to walk to water side walking path good set up for the pooch
great location even nicer than i expected
lovely location and beautiful shack very enjoyable stay
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5. The Surveyor's Cottage (from USD 135)

Be transported back in time with this rental’s lovely vintage decor. Built around 1832, The Surveyor’s Cottage is a history enthusiast’s dream vacation destination. Receive plenty of natural light indoors, thanks to the Georgian windows. Moreover, with antique furnishings, high ceilings, and modern conveniences, this cottage offers the best of both worlds.

The lounge area boasts a wood-burning fireplace, which you can light up when you want to keep warm. The host also provides fire lighters and a basket of wood for your convenience. The best part? Upon your arrival at the cottage, you will be greeted with a free gin and tonic!

Stayed at this property?
St Helens, Tasmania, Australia
22.0 km (13.7 mi) from Bay of Fires Conservation Area
107 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cottage 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the cottage was comfortable and well appointed
we had a very comfortable 2 nights in the surveyor’s cottage
could not fault the comfortable bed wifi clean bathroom hot shower functional kitchen location and fireplace
spotlessly clean with comfortable bedding highly recommend
it was very clean and had so much character we thoroughly loved it
paul was really responsive and helpful
paul is a good host and very quick with responding to any questions
the hosts thought of all the details - such a sweet place to stay
great central location in st helens
great central location and very historic
we loved the location so close to all the local shops
the location was great close to restaurants cafes and local supermarkets
great location walking distance to restaurants cafes and shops
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6. HumBug Bunkhouse (from USD 273)

Witness the beauty of Georges Bay when you choose HumBug Bunkhouse as your base for your holiday in St Helens. A short drive away from the property will take you to biking trails, as well as cafes where you can savor some local delicacies and even wines. Upon heading back, you can soothe your tired muscles in the nine-person cedar hot tub overlooking the lovely bay.

You may also make use of the pizza oven, available for free for the first two nights. Additionally, there’s an enclosed camp kitchen outdoors where you can dine while relishing the fresh breeze.

Stayed at this property?
St Helens, Tasmania, Australia
20.48 km (12.8 mi) from Bay of Fires Conservation Area
291 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible
Farm stay 9 Beds 9 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 9

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the view is sensational and the fire pit and community kitchen is great
the beds were super comfy and loved the hot tub
brilliant views comfortable and unique accomodation we were 5 adults - and fitted easily into the area
the outdoor dining/camp kitchen area worked great for young kids with clear pull down screens
the hot tub was excellent after a long day travelling and over breakfast we loved the kookaburra serenade
the property was very clean and well looked after
clean and tidy great spot loved the stay
rowan was a great host
rowen the host was lovely and went above and beyond to ensure we had a wonderful weekend
rowen is a great host and there when you need him very organised
great spot amazing views host was super friendly and helpful
rowan was friendly and easy to communicate with
beautiful location and kitchen was well stocked
close to the shops and to beautiful beaches
stunning location it has everything you would need on site
wonderful place to stay wish we could stay longer
this is a stunning place to stay
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7. Beautiful getaway with outdoor area (from USD 118)

Look forward to a serene stay in this beautiful property in St Helens. The white-washed interiors and a mix of neutral colors make the place more inviting. The living area is equipped with comfy seating arrangements, a streaming-enabled HDTV, and a cute coffee table. This charming space leads to a furnished outdoor area. The kitchen is fully equipped. However, you may also head outdoors and make use of the barbecue facilities.

Child-friendly amenities such as a travel crib and highchair are provided for your convenience. Both on-site and street parking are offered for free.

Stayed at this property?
St. Helens , Tasmania, Australia
23.96 km (14.9 mi) from Bay of Fires Conservation Area
834 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 3 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
tastefully presented and clean
great stay place was clean and comfortable and was easy to find
fantastic location very clean and tidy accomodation
very clean and comfy and close to the bay of fires
also a fantastic responsive host
spent a night loved it great hosts
host gave local recommendations which we ended up following where we experienced some amazing places
great location with just a short drive to the shops
amazing stay in a perfect location for a relaxing getaway
the location is amazing with a beautiful walk along the water only a few metres away
mandy’s house is simply beautiful very close for walking to restaurants and small supermarket
maddy’s place was in a great location we loved the walk down to the water
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8. Corymbia Lodge (from USD 102)

Have a fantastic time at the lovely Corymbia Lodge. Suited for families, this traditionally styled home is where everyone can indulge in fun times. While you’re here, visit the Bay of Fires, which is just a short drive away from home. This rental is also ideal for business travelers as it provides Wi-Fi and easy access to St Helens’ central business district.

After work, treat yourself to a pampering session by soaking in the bathtub or enjoying a hot shower. As for entertainment, the rental also offers a gaming console and books, among other amenities.

Stayed at this property?
Saint Helens, Tasmania, Australia
22.17 km (13.8 mi) from Bay of Fires Conservation Area
398 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 4 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
everything you need for a comfortable stay including chocolates and some breakfast provisions
very cozy and comfortable loved that we could walk easily to town to local cafes and supermarkets
the accommodation environment is quiet and clean
the house was warm and welcoming very clean and plenty of space
super stylish clean extra towels beautiful gardens close to town
very pleasant stay well appointed everything you need and very clean
comfortable clean well appointed house in a great location
susan was a fantastic host
susan was a great host
susan was a very considerate host
amazing host this holiday house has much character and very relaxing
susan is a great host we had a great stay
the location is perfect right near the water and walking distance to the town centre
centrally located in town near by the bay and peaceful parks
great location within walking distance to amenities
very close to the water and a short easy walk to the town centre
a very peaceful location & in walking distance to shops & cafes
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9. Mimosa Holiday House (from USD 195)

Escape to luxury and comfort in Mimosa Holiday House, a spacious hilltop rental providing stunning views of the town and Georges Bay. The open-plan living area upstairs boasts a wood stove and comfy seating areas. It also leads to a tastefully furnished balcony, an ideal place to just sit back and relax while enjoying a glass of wine with your loved ones.

The well-equipped kitchen lets you cook up a storm while admiring the views. At the back of the house, there is also a yard and patio, offering even more space to spread out and have fun.

Stayed at this property?
Saint Helens, Tasmania, Australia
23.5 km (14.6 mi) from Bay of Fires Conservation Area
94 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 4 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the view from the balcony was lovely and it was a great place to have breakfast
fantastic harbour views and super cozy it felt like home
kitchen was well equipped to cook up meals good coffee machine
kitchen had everything we needed and lovely duvets kept us nice and warm
lovely open plan area upstairs comfortable amenities with heaps of room to expand downstairs as well
very clean and comfortable
very clean and comfortable
clean and very peaceful
the house was very clean & cozy
the property was clean and well appointed
thanks matt for being a great host
it was perfectly situated for exploring the surrounding areas and matt was very responsive to our questions
a great location and stay
great house in great location
great house in a fantastic location
the location and outlook is just great
location was excellent about a 10 min walk to centre of town
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10. Family-friendly home with included breakfast (from USD 120)

A hassle-free and memorable stay awaits at this home. It boasts a scrumptious continental breakfast served daily, made out of the finest Tasmanian ingredients, and offering an authentic dining experience. If you want to cook for yourself, the rental provides a fully equipped kitchen with a breakfast bar. Besides fast Wi-Fi and valley views, this property allows up to two pets to come with you and enjoy the trip.

This home is also within proximity of beaches, hiking trails, and restaurants, allowing you to explore the surrounding area with ease.

Stayed at this property?
St Helens, Tasmania, Australia
23.74 km (14.8 mi) from Bay of Fires Conservation Area
176 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 3 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it’s the little things like the bathroom and breakfast supplies coffee pods and throw rugs
the beds were very comfortable and the outside veranda with undercover bbq offered a lovely bush land outlook
the continental breakfast was a real treat
such as breakfast provisions beach towels coffee pods complimentary biscuits
kitchen was great with everything you need and the provision of a light breakfast was thoughtful
lovely place super clean and relaxing
thanks for a great stay julie very clean and tidy house
the house was very clean and tidy and very well presented
comfortable and clean would definitely stay again
beautiful home and exceptionally tidy
julie’s home was lovely and she was a very warm host
a wonderful stay julie has thought of absolutely everything you need the perfect host
julie was so responsive and easy to deal with from start to finish
fantastic accommodation great value for money and a fantastic host
the location was perfect with easy access to the beach town and mountain bike tracks
superb location positioned near furneaux restaurant an easy walk into st helens and drive to binalong bay
we loved the high location above town with the beautiful outlook across the paddocks
a fabulous place to stay and explore the region
great place to stay we loved it
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A beach getaway awaits you in St Helens

From scenic cycling trails to jaw-dropping beaches, St Helens offers attractions that make it a top choice for a summer vacation. This Tasmanian town is also an ideal destination for anglers and promises a great seafood adventure. Don’t want to wait any longer? Check out the above-listed Airbnb vacation rentals and pick one now!

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