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Things To See On Your Holidays To Saint Helena

Apr 27, 2008
St. Helena Island is the only Island with a holy name in Moreton bay. This island anchors a sorrow past and has a name of being a colonial prison. Unlike the other vivacious tourist spots Queensland St. Helena Island bring tears rolling down the cheeks to see the sufferings of the prisoners.

It is located 4 kilometres from the mouth of Brisbane River. St. Helena Island is one of the most historic places that has preserved the national park, the first of its type in Queensland. This Island is also known as the Hell hole of the pacific and the Queensland inferno.

The highlight of St. Helena Island tour is the Ghost tour where the tourists enjoy the tour of St. Helena during the night. The ranger led tours at weekends and on public holidays are also a tourist attraction.

Not just this, the island caters to the desires of all the tourists from a quiet river stroll to sky diving. Towards the north of Moreton island lays the Aarhus dive site. It is 50 meters long. The entry in to dive site is free.

The Alma park zoo in Brisbane city is filled with exotic and endangered animals and is a place well worth visiting at St. Helena Island. The Fortitude valley at Brisbane city is known to have one of a kind fashion. Visitors rush to this area as it offers free entry to the tourists.

The Anzac square War memorial at Brisbane City is very unique for its ideally set peaceful surroundings. The entry is free for all the tourists. The Araucaria Eco tours offers Australia's most comprehensive zoologist designed wild life tours and entry to them is very reasonably priced.

For the tourists comfort there are many restaurants that offer a perfect place by providing intimate dinner parties, cocktail bars, a la carte dinners and a lot more to make the tourists stay comfortable and entertaining. There are also many car hire companies that offer the tourists an easy way to get around the country.

In addition to this there are also tours available that can be booked and enable you to spend a three hours relaxing visit to all the culturally significant areas of the St. Helena Island. The local airline assists the tours with its 24 hour service.

In a nutshell, the tourist spots of St. Helena Island are pretty attractive to entice the visitors with its variety of activities and commutation support to the visitors. Travelling not only entertains but it can also be educational and an eye opener to various hidden facts. With all the sites and attraction St. Helena Island is worth visiting.

Many holiday makers now come back here year after year and many stay in self catering holiday accommodation. There are some great holiday villas and self catering holiday apartments available to rent.
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Andrew Gibson is MD of Direct Holiday Bookings. It is one of the fastest growing on line holiday home rental websites.To see an example of why Direct Holiday Bookings is growing so rapidly have a look at Property for holidays in Saint Helena
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