Stanley, Tasmania, Australia

Stanley is a quaint sea town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Travelling west, Stanley is the second-last major township on the north-west coast of Tasmania. Today Stanley is a tourist destination and the main fishing port on the north-west coast of Tasmania.

The most distinctive landmark in Stanley is The Nut, an old volcanic plug discovered by the explorers Bass and Flinders in 1798, who officially named it Circular Head. It has steep sides and rises to 143 metres with a flat top. It is possible to walk to the top of The Nut via a steep track.

Things to see and do

* The Nut
* Highfield House
* Penguin & Platypus Tours
* Seal Cruise
* Water Wheel Creek

Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency – Australian Dollar (AUD)
Language – English
Population – 260 approx
Time – GMT plus ten hours
Electricity - 2 angled pins and 1 flat pin centered below Australian style
International Country Telephone Code – 61

Travel Links – The only way to get into Stanley is by car. The nearest major city is Burnie, and give yourself 3 hours to get to Stanley

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