Fort Lytton National Park Brisbane

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Go Back in Time—events calendar

The Go Back in Time program offers exciting and innovative ways to visit and experience some of the premier heritage sites in Moreton Bay. For further information, please contact Fort Lytton National Park on (07) 3393 4647 or email fort.lytton@des.qld.gov.au

Events in Fort Lytton National Park
Event Activity description Times and datesDuration

Cost

(includes GST)

"Fort Lytton at Night"

A lost story from the Great War

Download the promotional flyer (PDF, 788.7KB)

A unique promenade theatre performance, using sound and light, to bring the colonial fortifications to life.

  • Dec 2020 booked out
  • 2021 dates to be confirmed

Bookings essential,
call (07) 3393 4647

75 mins

  • Adult: $30
  • Concession: $25
  • Groups of 15+: $20
  • Not suitable for children under the age of 12.

Fort Lytton Lantern Tour

Experience a family-friendly guided tour of the fort by lantern light. Step back in time to the year Fort Lytton defended Brisbane from enemy attack.

Dates and times available upon request.

Bookings essential,
call (07) 3393 4647

75 mins

  • Adult $15
  • Child $10
  • Suitable for all ages.

“Holding the Fort!”

Holiday Program

‘Holding the Fort!’ is a hands-on program run by professional actors, using drama to engage children in real learning and great fun.

2021 dates to be confirmed

Bookings essential,
call (07) 3393 4647

2.5 hours

  • Children: $9.55
  • No charge for carers
  • Suitable for children aged 6–12
Sunday guided tours of fortifications, quarantine station and museums

Let our guides take you through the historic ruins of Fort Lytton. Hear the stories that make this place special.

Morning and afternoon tea available.

Temporarily suspended in 2020.

Sundays and most public holidays.

First tour at 10.30am and last tour at 1.45pm.

90 mins Free
Weekday guided tours of fortifications, quarantine station and museums

Let our guides take you through the historic Fort Lytton. Hear the stories that make this place special.

Morning and afternoon tea available.

Temporarily suspended in 2020.

Weekdays open for groups by appointment only.

Contact Fort Lytton National Park on (07) 3393 4647 for further information.

90 mins
  • Adult: $6.75
  • Child: $3.70
  • Concession: $3.70
Cannon firing Hear the big guns roar as the historic 64 pounder cannons are fired.

2021 dates to be confirmed

Firings at 11am, 12 noon and 1pm.

N/A Free
Brisbane Open House

Explore Fort Lytton Historic Precinct and Lytton Quarantine Station.

Next date to be confirmed

N/A Free

Remembrance Sunday

Join us to remember the Armistice Day that ended WWI with canon firing, guided tours and more.

2021 Remembrance Day details to be confirmed

N/A Free
Activities in St Helena Island National Park
Activity Activity description Times available Boat tripDurationCost
Commercial tours Commercial operators run day and night trips to St Helena Island. All guides are accredited by QPWS .

For information and bookings, call:

Brisbane Cruises—(07) 3630 2666 or 0407 500 843.

Cat o’ Nine Tails Cruises—1300 438 787.

Yes N/A Price on application
Ranger-guided tours of St Helena Island Guided tour of the prison ruins, buildings, museum and cemeteries.

Temporarily suspended in 2020.

Saturdays and Sundays when Rangers are available (times are weather-dependent).

For further information call (07) 3393 4647.

No* 90 mins
  • Adult: $8.20
  • Child: $3.70
  • Concession: $3.70
  • Family: $21.35

* Ranger guided tours of St Helena Island: visitors must provide own transport to the island.

  • There are currently no park alerts for this park.