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Stanley is located in the north western part of Tasmania in Australia. According to the 2016 census, Stanley had a population of 553.

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By car[edit]

Map of Stanley (Tasmania)

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 if you want to see the amazing beaches, capes and bluffs along Tasmania's north coast, also known as The Great Nature Trail.


  • 1 The Nut State Reserve, The Nut Summit Cct. The main attraction of Stanley and a flat-top volcanic plug with views of the town and Rocky Cape National Park. The Nut can be viewed from all over Stanley.


Take a chairlift up to the Nut for stunning views of Stanley and Tasmania's North West. Look out into the blue waters of the Bass Strait.


Souvenirs are available in the visitor centre of The Nut.


The Sailor's Cove is a good place to eat after 5pm.

  • 1 Stanley Dockside Cafe, 6/8 Wharf Rd, Stanley. Th-M 9:30AM–3:30PM. A small cafe with a nice open view of the ocean.
  • 2 Post Sealers Cove Restaurant, 2 Main Rd. W-Su 5–8:30PM. A small restaurant shop serving Australian cuisine.




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