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Mount Coot-tha Lookout

1012 Sir Samuel Griffith Drive | Brisbane Lookout, Mt Coot-Tha, Brisbane, Queensland 4066, Australia
3369 9922
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1012 Sir Samuel Griffith Drive | Brisbane Lookout, Mt Coot-Tha, Brisbane, Queensland 4066, Australia
3369 9922
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Good view of Brisbane CBD, St Lucia and can even see Mt Tamborine from here. Early morning and night view are probably the best.

Thank Cwern2014
Reviewed 3 days ago

A great place to go for a beautiful night view over Brisbane. Day time is also worth the view and you can also sit and have a bite to eat or have a coffee up there . The Summit restaurant is a lovely place for...More

Thank Alibobble4
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This lookout is amazing at night! Never been during the day so I can’t comment on that, but truly amazing of a night time. Note it’s freezing during winter so take a blanket if you plan on being there for a while, the lil cafe...More

Thank Debz M
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a must see for anyone visiting Brisbane . Also for long term Brisbanites to meet up again with an old acquaintance, Mt Cootha.This has been a regular meeting spot for couples of all ages for over half a century. Anyhow that is a...More

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 6 days ago

Easy to get to and worth the spectacular view over the city. There is a cafe up top so you can relax and enjoy the view.

Thank Andrea G
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great place to go either day or night to see a fantastic view of Brisbane be careful on the drive as its a windy road. There is a cafe and restaurant at the top summit or you can just enjoy the view....More

Thank Jackie B
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love going to the Lookout as the Brisbane skyline is changing so quickly. Great to grab a cold drink or ice cream, have a beer on the lawns, or really push the boat out with an evening meal with sunset.

Thank Nina P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Easy to find, plenty of free parking, good cafe. Good meeting place for people coming from different directions. Stunning views.

Thank Barry E
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a great location to view the city by night, loved picking out locations we recognized. Also we witnessed a storm from up here and the lightening was spectacular. I highly recommend going up to view a storm when it is not right upon...More

Thank Jill G
Reviewed 1 week ago

All 250 deg view of greater Brisbane, The coffee and scone house/shop on top is a delight, took my mother there some time back and she just love it, brought back memories for her when she was a child, The drive is a little adventurous...More

Thank John C
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Atashin Z
20 September 2017|
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Response from Nilani D | Reviewed this property |
Hi Atashin, lookout is at the summit where the restaurant is. Down below is the forest. You can park on the road between the summit and where the hiking trails start. There are hikers and cyclists on the track. If you are... More
25 July 2017|
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Response from Marijkedol | Reviewed this property |
Bus route 471. See Translink Route 471 Taxi's between $22-$31. Also check out Uber.
16 July 2017|
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Response from CGCarlaJG | Reviewed this property |
The lookout is great for photo opportunities etc. but the botanic gardens are much nicer for the landscape. The gardens are only a few minutes drive from the lookout so you can easily do the look out, botanic gardens and... More