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Go Back in Time—events calendar

\"Fort Lytton at Night". Photos: Steven Browne, Queensland Government; Adam Creed, Queensland Government.

The Go Back in Time program offers exciting and innovative ways to visit and experience some of the premier heritage sites in Moreton Bay. For further information, please contact Fort Lytton National Park on (07) 3393 4647 or email .

Events in Fort Lytton National Park
Event Activity description Times available Run by Duration

Cost

(includes GST)

"Fort Lytton at Night"

A lost story from the Great War

Download the promotional flyer (PDF, 789K)

A unique promenade theatre performance, using sound and light, to bring the colonial fortifications to life. At the same time, you will be transported back in time and around the world, following the story of decorated WWI hero, Raymond Augustus Stanley (born and bred in Brisbane, who served at Gallipoli and the Western Front).

First date for 2019: 9 Feb

Further dates and times available upon request.

Bookings essential, call (07) 3393 4647.

Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS)

75 mins

Adult: $30

Concession: $25

Groups of 15+: $20

Not suitable for children under the age of 12.

Bookings essential, call (07) 3393 4647

“Holding the Fort!”

Holiday Program

 

“Holding the Fort!” is set in and around a real historic fort.

It is a hands-on activity-based program run by professional actors, using drama to engage children in real learning and great fun.

Suitable for children 6-12 years.

2019:

10am-12.30pm

9, 10, 11, 16, 17, 18 April

2, 3, 4, 9, 10, 11 July

24, 25, 26 Sept

1, 2, 3 Oct.

Bookings essential, call (07) 3393 4647

Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS)

2.5 hours

Children: $9, no charge for carers.

Suitable for children aged 6-12.

Bookings essential, call (07) 3393 4647

Sunday guided tours of fortifications, quarantine station and museums

Let our guides take you through the historic ruins of Fort Lytton. Hear the stories that make this place special.

Morning and afternoon tea available.

Between 10am and 4pm Sundays and most public holidays, starting Sunday 20 Jan 2019.

First tour at 10.30am and last tour at 1.45pm.

Fort Lytton Historical Association 90 mins Free
Weekday guided tours of fortifications, quarantine station and museums

Let our guides take you through the historic Fort Lytton. Hear the stories that make this place special.

Morning and afternoon tea available.

Weekdays open for groups by appointment only.

Contact Fort Lytton National Park on (07) 3393 4647 for further information.

Fort Lytton Historical Association or QPWS rangers 90 mins

Adult: $6.65

Child: $3.65

Concession: $3.65

Cannon firing Hear the big guns roar as the historic 64 pounder cannons are fired.

3 Feb, 28 April, 2 Jun, 4 Aug, 12 Oct, 13 Oct, 10 Nov, 1 Dec.

Firings at 11am, 1pm & 2pm.

Colonial re-enactment groups from Brisbane Garrison Battery and “A” Battery Queensland Permanent Artillery. N/A Free.
The Spanish Flu at Lytton – 100 years on Commemoration of the very first death of Spanish flu in Queensland. Historic reenactments, chamber music, guided tours of Lytton Quarantine Station and more 28 April

Canon firings at 11am, 1pm and 2pm.

QPWS, Fort Lytton Historical Association, Brisbane Metropolitan Bands. N/A Free

Remembrance Sunday

Join us to remember the Armistice Day that ended WWI with canon firings, live music, guided tours and more.

10 Nov.

Live music from 10am, cannon firings 10:55am, 1pm and 2pm.

QPWS, Fort Lytton Historical Association, Brisbane Metropolitan Bands. N/A Free.
Activities in St Helena Island National Park
Activity Activity description Times available Boat trip Run by Duration Cost
Commercial tours Commercial operators run day and night trips to St Helena Island. All guides are accredited by QPWS.

Bookings required.

For all information including prices call:

Brisbane Cruises—(07) 3630 2666 or 0407 500 843.

Cat o’ Nine Tails Cruises—1300 438 787.

Yes Commercial guides N/A Price on application
Ranger guided tour of St Helena Island Guided tour of the prison ruins, buildings, museum and cemeteries.

Ranger guided tours Saturdays and Sundays when rangers are available. For further information call (07) 3393 4647.

Exact time weather dependent.
No* QPWS ranger 90 mins

Adult: $8.05

Child: $3.65

Concession: $3.65

Family: $23.00

* Ranger guided tours of St Helena Island: visitors must provide own transport to the island.

Last updated
11 January 2019