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Brisbane Lookout Mount Coot-tha
Brisbane Lookout Mount Coot-tha
Map of Mt Cootha
Sir Samuel Griffith Drive
Mt Coot-tha Lookout
Mount Coot-tha
Queensland 4066 Australia

Mt Cootha
Mount Coot-tha, Brisbane Area

Free Entry

07 3369 9922

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As you step out onto the observation deck at Brisbane Lookout Mount Coot-tha, the panoramic views of Brisbane City stretching out to Moreton Bay and around to the distant mountains greet you. These spectacular views are only a short drive from the city centre. At night, the city lights and star-lit skies are spread before you.

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Set amongst beautifully manicured gardens and nestled in the natural bushland of Brisbane Forest Park, is the Summit Restaurant and Bar, Function Centre, Kuta Cafe, Gift Shop and Observation Deck. Interpretive facilities pointing out well known Brisbane landmarks are located on the observation deck.

Around the vicinity of the Lookout, there are also a handful of bushwalks for the walking enthusiasts. Take the Aboriginal Track down to Slaughter's Falls and keep your eye out for some original Aboriginal art. Mt Coot-tha is also scattered with picnic areas fully equipped with gas barbecues.

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Property Details


  • Access With Assistance for the Disabled
    Assisted Access
  • Cafe
  • Car park
    Car park
  • Parking for the Disabled
    Disabled Parking
  • Picnic Area
    Picnic Area
  • Public toilet
    Public toilet
  • Shaded Area
    Shaded Area
  • Sheltered Area
    Sheltered Area
  • Toilet facilities for the Disabled
    Disabled toilet
  • Viewing Platform
    Viewing Platform


  • Mountain Biking
    Mountain Biking
  • Walking

Open Times

The Lookout is open at all times. The Summit Restaurant is open daily from 1130 till late and from 0800 for Sunday breakfast. The Kuta Cafe is open 0700 to 2300 Sunday to Thursday and until midnight on Friday and Saturday nights.

Other Information

Children are welcome. A children's menu is available at both the Kuta Cafe and Summit Restaurant for children under 12.

All areas of the Brisbane Lookout and facilities are accessible by wheelchair. Disabled parking is located at the entrance of the top car park and disabled toilet facilities are also provided.

Pets Allowed:
Yes. Pets are only allowed on leash and if well behaved. Pets are not allowed within the Summit Restaurant and Kuta Cafe. Guide Dogs are the exception.

Entity Facilities

Summit Restaurant - open Queensland designed offering a la Carte menu of contemporary Australian cuisine. Intimate dinners to group functions catered for.

The Summit Restaurant and Bar offers a menu of contemporary Australian cuisine with an extensive wine list. Take a seat on the open deck or venture inside, where terraced seating allows everyone the same breathtaking views. The Summit also offers two private dining areas for functions or corporate events. Take a historical walk, with the timeline of photos from the venue over the last century and see how the facilities have changed. Being a heritage listed building, particular features from the original building are still evident.

General Comments

The Kuta Cafe, located adjacent to the Summit offers a more relaxed and casual venue for visitors. Choose from a selection of freshly made sandwiches, hot meals or cakes, coffees and alcoholic beverages. Dine on the sun drenched terrace or inside where floor to ceiling glass doors allow you to take in the sights. Remember to take a browse through the Gift and Souvenir Shop before you leave.

How To Get There

Access from Brisbane City - head west via Milton Road to Western Freeway roundabout and then follow the directional signs to Mount Coot-tha lookout.

Free Entry

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