26 Best Brisbane Lookouts - In and Around the City Story

By Loredana Elena


26 Best Brisbane Lookouts - In and Around the City Story

If you are looking for a free, fun, or romantic way to spend your evenings or 2 days in Brisbane,... Read more

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Kangaroo Point Cliffs Lookout

Kangaroo Point Cliffs Lookout is a picturesque part of Brisbane. The cliffs give you 180-degree views along the river. Towards... Read more

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Kangaroo Point Cliffs Park

Above, I recommended visiting the lookout at Kangaroo Point. Just north, along the river's edge, is Kangaroo Point Cliffs Park.... Read more

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Mount Coot-Tha Summit Lookout

Arguably the most popular and well-known lookout in Brisbane, Mount Coot-Tha comes highly recommended! It is situated in the western... Read more

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Clem Jones Promenade, South Bank

Located within South Bank, along the river, is Clem Jones Promenade. It is a beautiful footpath that can take you... Read more

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River Quay Green, South Bank

On the southern end of the Clem Jones Promenade is a small but beautiful open park area - River Quay... Read more

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Highgate Hill Park

Highgate Hill Park is located in the inner-city suburb of Highgate Hill, which is south of South Bank. The park... Read more

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Eildon Hill Reserve

This park is found in the Brisbane suburb of Windsor. The reserve is quite large. The main attraction is a... Read more

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Mount Gravatt Outlook

Residing within Toohey Forest Park, the Mount Gravatt Outlook offers stunning views of the city. The outlook is best accessed... Read more

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Bartley's Hill Lookout

Bartley's Hill Lookout can be found in Ascot. It is a 10-minute drive from the previously recommended Eildon Hill Reserve... Read more

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New Farm Riverwalk

New Farm Riverwalk is a pedestrian way that hangs over the Brisbane River. It provides fantastic views, at water level,... Read more

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Wilson's Outlook

Located just above Howard Smith Wharves is Wilson's Outlook. It is situated in a small park that has a children's... Read more

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Howard Smith Wharves

In late 2018, the area of Howard Smith Wharves was redeveloped and brought to life! The site is now a... Read more

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Eagle Street Pier

A popular area of the city among locals is Eagle Street Pier. This is a bustling bar, nightclub and, restaurant... Read more

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Goodwill Bridge

The bridges that connect South Bank and Brisbane offer some of the best views of Brisbane. The Goodwill Bridge is... Read more

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Victoria Bridge

Victoria Bridge connects cars and pedestrians from Queen Street in the Central Business District to the centre of South Bank.... Read more

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Kurilpa Bridge

Located at the start of the CBD when arriving from the western suburbs, Kurilpa Bridge is a pedestrian and bike-only... Read more

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Brisbane City Hall Clock Tower

This lookout is found at Brisbane’s City Hall. The clock tower stands at 64 metres tall and is a popular... Read more

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O’Reilly’s Tree Top Walk

O’Reilly’s Tree Top Walk is found in Lamington National Park and offers fantastic views of the Lamington Ranges. The treetop... Read more

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Sir Thomas Gaffney Lookout

This lookout is located in the Chapel Hill area of Brisbane within Green Hill Reservoir Park. The Sir Thomas Gaffney... Read more

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Francis Lookout

The Francis Lookout is one of the best lookouts near Brisbane and is located in the Corinda neighbourhood. This lookout... Read more

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Tamborine Rainforest Skywalk

The Tamborine Rainforest Skywalk is found at Tamborine Mountain, an hour outside of Brisbane. The skywalk covers 1.5 kilometres and... Read more

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Governors Chair Lookout

The Governors Chair Lookout is situated about an hour and a half from Brisbane in Main Range National Park. The... Read more

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Glass House Mountains Lookout

This lookout is situated in Glass House Mountains National Park. This is another fantastic lookout near Brisbane, located about an... Read more

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Camp Mountain Lookout

The Camp Mountain Lookout is located within D’Aguilar National Park in the Moreton Bay Region of Brisbane. You can reach... Read more

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Falls Lookout

The Falls Lookout is another unique lookout location in D’Aguilar National Park found on the Mount Mee forest drive. To... Read more

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Mapleton Falls Lookout

Mapleton Falls Lookout is a lookout near Brisbane that is found in Mapleton National Park. You can reach the lookout... Read more


In Summary

That rounds out this list of the best Brisbane lookouts with amazing views. If you live in Brisbane or are... Read more