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Plan your Visit

Getting here

Fort Lytton Historic Military Precinct is located in Fort Lytton National Park in the Brisbane suburb of Lytton, about 14km from Brisbane’s CBD.

The best way to find us is to take the Lytton/Wynnum exit from the Port of Brisbane Motorway, then follow the brown “Tourism” signs to Fort Lytton National Park.

There is plenty of parking and free of charge.

Public Holiday Hours

Fort Lytton is Closed for the Christmas to New Years period (25th December to 1st January), and Good Friday.

Fort Lytton is open on most Public Holidays from 10:00am to 4:00pm

Please Note

  • We recommend you always check this website for any updates before visiting Fort Lytton.
  • The National Park gate closes at 4pm, all visitors must exit the site before then.

Opening Hours

Monday – Saturday: Closed
Sunday : 10:00am to 4:00pm

Fort Lytton National Park

160 South Street, Lytton 4178 QLD

During your Visit

Guided Tours

Fort Lytton offers Guided tours, However these are subject to weather and guide availability. The Tours start at 10:30, 11:30, 12:45, and 1:45.
Self-Guided Tours are encouraged and Free maps are available


Accessible toilets are readily available, but the grass pathways used for sections of the guided tours may make the use of wheelchairs or strollers difficult.

Food & Drink

The Fort Lytton Visitors Centre offers both hot and cold beverages, and accepts both cash and EFTPOS. The visitors centre offers small goods, such as packets of chips or biscuits, please note we do not serve any meals.
While open fires are not permitted, you may bring a gas stop for cooking,


Fort Lytton does not offer any cloaking or storage of personal items

Conditions of Entry

Fort Lytton is a National Park and therefore,

  • Pets are not permitted anywhere with in the Park or Military Precinct
  • No Smoking on national park grounds
  • All Visitors must exit the park by 4pm