Mount Coot-tha Lookout, Brisbane

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The Mount Coot-tha Lookout provides panoramic views of Brisbane and its environs. Bus tours often stop here, and you can easily reach the Lookout with Bus 471 from the city. Signs point out key landmarks to give you a lay of the land, and you can eat at either the cafe or restaurant should hunger strike. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Mount Coot-tha Lookout by using our Brisbane tour planner.
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  • October 11, 2017
    We went during school holidays. Parking was terrible. It was really hard to find somewhere to park. It was quiet a walk for someone to the lookout. Would be difficult for the elderly or someone with m...  more »
  • October 11, 2017
    Everyone should visit Mnt Coot-tha and see the Botanic Gardens there as well as look out to see the view over the city. It is a wonderful location on a sunny day. I really enjoyed it.  more »
  • October 11, 2017
    My fave way to get to the lookout is to park at the Slaughter Falls carpark and then do the short walk up the track to the lookout. If you're not into walking, there is a carpark up at the lookout too...  more »
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  • September 7, 2017
    Awesome hike, up a beautifully mountain, to be rewarded with an amazing view of Brisbane CBD and all its surroundings. View stretches on as far as the eye can see. Also, the smoothies were unbelievably delicious. Prices of food and drinks is pretty expensive, but when there's only one Cafe at the top, I guess they can charge what they want. View is definitely worth checking out on a beautiful, clear, day.
  • August 20, 2017
    Great views of Brisbane and surrounds. Bring your guests. Other cities have better lookouts and attractions, but this is Brisbane and this is pretty good while you're here. So do yourself a favour and go once a year to remind yourself how pretty our city is!
  • April 10, 2017
    Superb view. Must do for overseas visitors to Brisbane. Great view. Parking can be a bit hard, but enjoy the walk. Medium priced cafe and a higher priced restaurant gives enough choice. Watch out for speed traps 2/3 up the mountain! Besides, you shouldn't speed - esp. as it's a tourist place with heaps of pedestrians and cyclists.
  • August 8, 2017
    The view over the city is a must for first time visitors. Be aware that it is a hot spot so can get very busy quickly. Plan ahead for amazing sunrises or walk from the base to make sure you can get a spot.
  • July 30, 2017
    Great place with a great view of Brisbane city. Nice place to have lunch or just relax with a coffee. The gift shop is a bit expensive and the restaurant food is great but again a bit pricey for what you get.

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