Heritage Attractions Wynnum - QLD Tourism

HERITAGE WYNNUM

Heritage Wynnum provides a comprehensive QLD Tourism profile for you to find your business in your local Wynnum 4178 area. The information presented is the most recent available and updated regularly.

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Cat O' NineTails

4/82 Bay Terrace, Wynnum QLD 4178

St Helena Island is Queensland’s most historic island. This beautiful National Park is located four kilometres from the mouth of the Brisbane River and for more than 60 years was home to hundreds of society’s outcasts, for here stood colonial Queensland’s foremost maximum security prison for men. The Island is rich in history and has a fascinating and colourful past.Tours to the Island operate all year long and we offer Day tours or Night Ghost tours conducted by members of the St Helena Theatre Troupe.

Visit St Helena Island Penal Establishment for Men, by day… or for the more adventurous try the ‘Secrets of St Helena – Ghost Tour’ (Night Tour). Enjoy the scenic views as you cruise to St Helena. Tour the old prison and enjoy our picnic lunch in the Superintendent’s Gardens. Our qualified actors/tour guides will entertain you with fascinating stories about the lives of those poor inmates of St Helena.

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St Helena Island

4/82 Bay Terrace, Wynnum QLD 4178

St Helena Island is Queensland's most historic island. This beautiful National Park is located four kilometres from the mouth of the Brisbane River and for more than 60 years was home to hundreds of society's outcasts, for here stood colonial Queensland's foremost maximum security prison for men. The Island is rich in history and has a fascinating and colourful past.

Cat-o'-Nine Tails Cruises have been operating educational and historical tours to St Helena Island since 1982. Our modern 17 metre catamaran, Cat-O'-Nine-Tails, takes only 30 minutes to reach the Island from Brisbane's bayside suburb of Manly.

Tours to the Island operate all year long and we offer Day tours or Night 'Secrets of St Helena' conducted by members of the St Helena Theatre Troupe.

These tours won the prestigious Queensland Tourism Award for Heritage and Cultural Tourism in 1998.