Brisbane experiences

Mount Coot-tha

Mount Coot-tha is a bush land reserve that lies approximately five kilometres from Brisbane’s Central Business District. The area is completely non residential and is included among the Taylor Range.

Mount Coot-tha

Visitors travel to Mount Coot-tha to gaze upon the panoramic views it offers of the city from the Mount Coot-tha Lookout point. During the day the lookout offers views of the city, Moreton Bay, D’Aguilar Range and the Glasshouse Mountains. At night the lookout offers amazing views of the city lights.

The base of Mount Coot-tha offers Brisbane’s Botanical Gardens where flocks of ducks await their early morning feedings. The flora and planetarium are popular among tourists and residents of the city.

Mount Coot-tha

Walking and hiking throughout the nature trails are popular activities in the bush land reserve. The tracks wind through the gardens and end up near JC Slaughter Falls which is a family friendly picnic area. Bush walking is a popular event in the region.

Near the top of Mount Coot-ha there are a number of transmitting towers that are used as signals for local radio and television stations. Flashing lights from the towers can be seen throughout the city and provide warnings to low-flying planes. Hot air balloons are often seen at sunrise flying over the region.

The Summit Restaurant and Kuta Cafe are on Mt Coot-tha.

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