Admire sweeping panoramic views, enjoy a relaxed picnic or barbecue, and take a peaceful bushwalk at this iconic day-use area.
- Conventional vehicle
- Electric/fuel barbecue (free of charge)
- Lookout (constructed)
- Picnic tables
- Toilets (flush)
- Wheelchair access (may require assistance)
Stand atop the lookout and enjoy spectacular 180-degree views over D'Aguilar Range to the Glass House Mountains, and east across Samford Valley to Moreton Bay and the bay islands.
Named in the 1920s after the Lord Mayor of Brisbane, William Alfred Jolly, this is the oldest formal lookout on the range.
Enjoy a scenic stroll along the Egernia circuit or longer Thylogale walking track—keep your eye out for kookaburras, goannas, currawongs and wallabies.
Getting there and getting around
Jollys Lookout is in the South D'Aguilar section of D'Aguilar National Park, about 28km from Brisbane's city centre.
Access roads are sealed and suitable for conventional (2WD) vehicle.
- From the Brisbane suburb of The Gap, take Mount Nebo Road (tourist route number 8) to Walkabout Creek Discovery Centre.
- Continue north-west along Mount Nebo Road for another 16km to the Jollys Lookout turn-off.
- Drive up to the Jollys Lookout car park to access the day-use area and lookout.
There are wheelchair-accessible car parks and toilets. Assistance may be required to access picnic facilities and toilets.
Before you visit
Jollys Lookout is open 24 hours a day
Check park alerts for the latest information on access, closures and conditions.
For more safety information see Visiting D'Aguilar National Park safely.
- Planned burn closures - Mount Nebo, Gold Creek and Mermaid Mountain areas 27 May to 8 June 2023
- Planned Manorina trailhead upgrade 14 April to 31 July 2023
- Diana's Bath Road - partial closure 12 December 2022 to 30 June 2023
- Camp Mountain access road closed due to landslip 5 July 2022 to 30 June 2023
- Temporary road closure Jacky Creek area Mount Mee Section 14 February to 30 June 2023
- Mt Mee - Mill Rainforest walking track closed due to storm damage 5 January 2021 to 30 June 2023