This picturesque island in Moreton Bay has a turbulent history as the site of Queensland's first penal settlement. Tour the stone ruins for fascinating insights into 19th century life.
In Moreton Bay, off Brisbane, accessible by boat from Manly or New Farm.
- Picnic tables (some sheltered)
- No camping
Highlights and announcements
Enjoy a virtual tour of a colonial-era prison—see the island stockade from the air, and learn about a notorious prisoner—all without leaving your seat!
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