Mt Coot-tha Forest

Sir Samuel Griffith Drive, TOOWONG, QLD 4066


Mt Coot-tha Forest is just 15 minutes drive from the city. It is Brisbane's largest natural area, with more than 1,500 hectares of open eucalypt forest.

The forest forms the south-eastern part of Brisbane Forest Park. These two areas make up a 30,000 hectare forest that extends well into suburban Brisbane and features spectacular views, seasonal creeks and waterfalls.

Approximately 370 animal species live in Mt Coot-tha Forest, including a number of rare and threatened species like the powerful owl. Other animals you can see while you're exploring the forest include goshawks, eagles, wrens and robins as well as possums and bats.

Visitor facilities in the forest include picnic facilities. From the Mt Coot-tha Lookout you can enjoy sweeping views of the city, Moreton Bay, Stradbroke Island and the southern ranges. The lookout also has a restaurant, cafe and gift shop.

Mt Coot-tha Forest is located 5km west of Brisbane's central business district. You can get to the Mt Coot-tha Forest from Sir Samuel Griffith Drive or Gap Creek Road, Mt Coot-tha. Limited parking is available.


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Sir Samuel Griffith Drive, TOOWONG, 4066, QLD, Australia

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