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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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  • Look there's nothing else on the island, but it is a part of our Brisbane history and I find it fascinating to step back in time here. We can't move forward without learning about our past. Here's you...  more »
  • I did this tour last year and thoroughly enjoyed it, very informative and rich in brisbane's history... dont wont to spoil it for first timers however its a Brisbane must do... 
  • Heaps of walking on this tour but if you need a lift there is a little bus that will take you to each spot. Lots of fun with the staff putting on shows, funny, interesting and we certainy learned heap...  more »