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St. Helena Island, Brisbane
(4.6/5 based on 240+ 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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  • From the moment you start your Day on the boat, you know this is going to be a great day out. The day is Funny, Informative, and presented with great re-enactments from the 'Guard and Prisoners' who d...  more »
  • After 5 years of going across to St Helena Island as a teacher it was wonderful to visit as an adult. The tour guides were wonderful with the students and equally as good with adults. You saw the ceme...  more »
  • An interesting day out. locals and tourists alike should go as it does have some interesting history. Nice lunch with a bottle of bubbly.