St Helena Island National Park, Brisbane

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Originally used as a colonial prison, St Helena Island National Park 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. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to St Helena Island National Park and many more Brisbane attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Brisbane trip planner .
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  • An enjoyable trip out to the island . The re-enactment of the penal island was great and very interesting. The walk around the island is quite long and my wife, who has difficulty walking found it tir...  more »
  • It used to be a colonial prison. It was a great place to explore the island while listening to the explanations. It's a great place to stay if you're looking for a place to stay. If you're not sure about this place, we recommend that you take a tour of the island while listening to the explanations.
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  • Fascinating island just a few kilometers off Wynuum foreshore. Listed for heritage reasons, the park includes early prison ruins, remnants of past agricultural activities and a small museum. Regular tours run from Manly Boat Harbour allowing access to the National Park.
  • Great day out. So much history. No so much fun for young kids, but teens and above s high old love it
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