Stanley, North West Tasmania
The historic township of Stanley lies at the base of the Nut, an extinct volcano, and was created when the Van Dieman Land Company settled there around 1824. Currently the town depends upon tourism and commercial fishing. The protective port allows easy access to Bass Strait.
With a maritime climate, Stanley is at the end of a 5 kilometre peninsular jutting out into Bass Straight and is the closest Tasmanian point to the Australian mainland. The town has an average temperature hovering around 15 degree celsius in winter and mid 20’s in summer.