St. Helena Island Day Trips Just Minutes from Brisbane

Across Moreton Bay and back in time and see those black chapters of Australia’s colonial history brought to life on our award-winning family day tours.

One of the St Helena Theatre Troupes multi skilled performers will accompany you on a history adventure. From the Aboriginal beginnings to the Nineteenth Century prison settlement, you’ll be regaled with a number of sometimes sad but often funny stories. For parents looking for day trips with kids, there’s nothing better. Our island day tours will wow them with the colourful history of the island, while giving them a great education in pre-Federation Australia.

Take time out for a picnic lunch then complete the prison adventure before boarding the Cat o Nine Tails for a return ferry trip back to Brisbane and the Twenty-first Century.

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A beautiful and historically important part of Queensland

With a history spanning encompassing a century and a half of European settlement and thousands of years of Aboriginal use, St Helena Island offers something for everyone. Whether you’re a history buff of any stripe or just interested in seeing a stunning national park just four kilometres from the heart of the Brisbane CBD, we have an unforgettable time in store for you.

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Speak to our staff to find out how we can tailor one of our tours to you or your group. Browse our range of trips below, or contact our office on 1300 438 787 or via email at