St Helena Island National Park Brisbane

The fascinating history of St Helena Island is at your fingertips

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! Photo credit: © Queensland Government

Photo credit: © Tourism and Events Queensland

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.

Learn moreGetting there

Park facilities

  • Lookout
  • Picnic tables (some sheltered)
  • Toilets
  • No camping
  • Walking

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