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St. Helena Island, Brisbane

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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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  • My partner and I booked a day tour to this island with Cat O Nine Tails Cruises and enjoyed every minute of it! Great value tour with lunch and boat transfer included! The tour was very entertaining a...  more »
  • Searing heat but thoroughly enjoyed the trip (March 2017). The crew & guides are wonderfully entertaining and knowledgeable. I would not hesitate to recommend this tour.  more »
  • Great visit very informative and interesting, just was not prepared for the five kilometre walk around the island in 33 degree heat and lunch could have been better with the ability to have been able ...  more »