Our aim is to gather and record local history before it is lost

Heritage tours

Heritage Tours

The Wynnum Manly Historical Society is involved in, and conducts, affordable heritage tours to places in South East Queensland throughout the year. These tours are open to members and visitors.

Wednesday, 20 September 2017 – Brisbane River cruise to the Bremer River junction

Cruise the Brisbane River to the mouth/junction of the Bremer River passing Indooroopilly Island, Lone Pine, Seventeen Mile Rocks and the suburbs of Westlake, River Hills and the Moggill Car Ferry. Wonderful mansions and new developments feature on this scenic cruise.

This cruise is only run a few times each year as it is subject to tidal restrictions.

Cost is $65.00 which includes the cruise, morning and afternoon tea, BBQ lunch and an informative commentary from the boat’s skipper.

The cruise commences at Mowbray Park, East Brisbane at 9.15am and returns to Mowbray Park at approximately 3.30pm.

Bookings are now being taken. Should you wish to join us, please let Jill know 3393 3208 or library@wmhs.org.au. You can also put your name down on the list in the Resource Centre or at the next General Meeting.

Upcoming Events

Jul
20
Thu
7:30 pm Hemmant Cemetery by Tania Burgess @ Wynnum Ambulance Museum Auditorium
Hemmant Cemetery by Tania Burgess @ Wynnum Ambulance Museum Auditorium
Jul 20 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
One of our members, Tania Burgess, has been undertaking a university project where she is looking at causes of death for people buried at Hemmant Cemetery pre 1920.  Come along and hear Tania talk about[...]
Sep
20
Wed
all-day Brisbane River cruise to Bremer ...
Brisbane River cruise to Bremer ...
Sep 20 – Sep 21 all-day
Join us on a Brisbane River cruise up to the Bremer River.  This cruise is only offered a couple times of year due to tidal restrictions.  Morning tea and lunch are provided on board. The[...]
Sep
21
Thu
7:30 pm Rogues, rascals and the occasion... @ Wynnum Ambulance Museum Auditorium
Rogues, rascals and the occasion... @ Wynnum Ambulance Museum Auditorium
Sep 21 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Our wonderful Brisbane City Council local history librarian, Kate Harbison, is going to be amusing us with stories of rogues, rascals and the occasional saints.

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