St Helena Island is a small island located in Moreton Bay, Queensland, Australia. It is located approximately 34 km (21 mi) north-east of the Brisbane central business district. The island is known for its rich history, as it was used as a penal colony from 1867 to 1932. Today, St Helena Island is a popular tourist destination, known for its natural beauty, rich history, and recreational opportunities. Visitors can take guided tours of the island’s historic buildings, including the prison and the church, and learn about the island’s past. The island is also home to a variety of wildlife, including bird species, as well as several hiking trails, picnic areas, and swimming spots.