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Go Back in Time—events calendar

"Fort Lytton at Night". Photos: Steven Browne, Queensland Government; Adam Creed, Queensland Government.

The Go Back in Time program offers exciting and innovative ways to visit and experience some of the premier heritage sites in Moreton Bay. For further information, please contact Fort Lytton National Park on (07) 3393 4647 or email .

Fort Lytton National Park Activity description Times available Boat trip Run by Duration Cost

"Fort Lytton at Night"

A lost story from the Great War

Download the promotional flyer (PDF, 323K)

A unique promenade theatre performance, using sound and light, to bring the colonial fortifications to life. At the same time, you will be transported back in time and around the world, following the story of decorated WWI hero, Raymond Augustus Stanley (born and bred in Brisbane, who served at Gallipoli and the Western Front).

Friday evenings and every 1st Saturday in the month—6.30pm for a 7pm start. Performance finishes at 8.15pm.

No

QPWS*

 75 mins 

Adult: $30

Concession: $25

Groups of 15+: $25

Not suitable for children under the age of 12

Bookings essential call (07) 3393 4647

Alternative evenings can be booked for groups of 15+.   

Fort Lytton 1916 Commemorative Tours

The tours recall the men and women of the AIF who travelled around the world to Gallipoli and the Western Front.

10.15am to 11.45am

April 25.

Bookings essential on (07) 3393 4647

No QPWS* 90 mins

Adult: $6.25

Child: $3.45

Concession:

$3.45

Sunday visits to fort ruins, quarantine station and museums

Let our guides take you through the historic ruins of Fort Lytton. Hear the stories that make this place special.

Morning and afternoon tea available.

10am to 4pm Sundays and most public holidays.

First tour at 10.30am and last tour at 1.45pm.

No Fort Lytton Historical Association 90 mins Free
Weekday visits to fort ruins, quarantine station and museums

Let our guides take you through the historic ruins of Fort Lytton. Hear the stories that make this place special.

Morning and afternoon tea available.

Weekdays open for groups by appointment only.

Contact Fort Lytton National Park on (07) 3393 4647 for further information.

No Fort Lytton Historical Association or QPWS* rangers 90 mins

Adult: $6.25

Child: $3.45

Concession: $3.45

Family: $19.55

Cannon firing Hear the big guns roar as the historic 64 pounder and 6 pounder cannons are fired.

11 & 12 June
7, 8 & 9 Aug
4 Dec.

Firings at 11am, 1pm & 2pm.

No Colonial re-enactment groups from Brisbane Garrison Battery and “A” Battery Queensland Permanent Artillery. N/A Free (apart from 11 & 12 June History Alive, more information below)

Holiday program: Holding the Fort!

Download the promotional poster (PDF, 2.6M)

Set in and around a real historic
fort, Holding the Fort! is a hands-on
activity-based program run
by professional actors, using
drama to engage children in
real learning and great fun.

10am to 12.30pm

June: 28, 29 & 30.

July: 5, 6 & 7.

Sept: 20, 21, 22, 27, 28 & 29.

Bookings essential, call (07) 3393 4647.

No QPWS* 2 hr 30 min $8.75 per child
History Alive

History Alive is a multi-period re-enactment event presented by the Queensland Living History Federation.

History Alive is a unique timeline event, with re-enactment and living history groups from the Roman Legions through to the Vietnam Era and everything in-between.

So come and immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of the past in one of Brisbane's best kept secrets.

9.30 am to 4.30 pm

June: 11 & 12.

No

The Queensland Living History Federation (Inc)

Two day event

Family (2 adults and up to 4 children):
Day pass: $45
Weekend pass: $60

Adult:
Day pass: $15
Weekend pass: $25

School age children:
Day pass: $10
Weekend pass: $15

Concession:
Day pass: $10
Weekend pass: $15

Children under 5:
Free

Groups of 15+: group rates available

Tickets available online in 2016.

St Helena Island National Park Activity description Times available Boat trip Run by Duration Cost
Commercial tours Commercial operators run day and night trips to St Helena Island. All guides are accredited by QPWS*.

Bookings required.

For all information including prices call: Brisbane Bay Tours—0431 332 468.

Brisbane Cruises—(07) 3630 2666 or 0407 500 843.

Cat o’ Nine Tails Cruises—1300 438 787.

Kayak Brisbane—0400 164 471

Yes

Commercial guides

NA Price on application
Ranger guided tour of St Helena Island Guided tour of the prison ruins, buildings, museum and cemeteries.

Ranger guided tours Saturdays and Sundays when rangers are available. For further information call (07) 3393 4647.

Exact time weather dependent.
No** QPWS* ranger 90 mins

Adult: $7.55

Child: $3.45

Concession: $3.45

Family: $21.50

* QPWS (Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service)

** Ranger guided tours of St Helena Island: visitors must provide own transport to the island.

Last updated
26 July 2016