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St. Helena Island, Brisbane

Categories: Ferries, Islands, Transportation, Nature & Parks
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4.7/5 based on 220+ reviews on the web
Originally used as a colonial prison, St. Helena Island is now a national park and heritage-listed island. See ruins of several prison buildings and old convict settlements. Explore the remains of butcher’s shop, bakery, and the spring in the center to learn about the island’s reputation as a self-sustained model prison. As part of Moreton Bay, the island is home to many migratory birds and an important bird area. Explore by yourself, or go on a historic tour, including a ghost tour. Bring sunscreen and water. To visit St. Helena Island and get the most from your holiday in Brisbane, create itinerary details personal to you using our Brisbane travel itinerary maker.
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  • I had a great time visiting St. Helena Island. From Brisbane, it is easy to take the train to Manly, and the walk from the train station to Manly's marina is very easy (although more signs pointing to...  read more »
  • If you are a lover of history, then this is the place for you. Be sure to take a guide if you just want to learn something you have it hard. As for me, for me, it was not particularly interesting so I decided to withdraw from here early because the Sun was hot enough. Take food and water with them.
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  • Have travelled the world but lived in Brisbane all my life and have never been to St Helena. Incorporated a visit to the Island to experience it's historical past when I had a 2 night get away in Manl...  read more »
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