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Fort Lytton National Park Brisbane

Fort Lytton National Park. Photo credit: Ellie Jamieson © Queensland Government

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Walking in Queensland National Parks is a fun way to be healthier and happier, and to share special times with family and friends. Photo credit: Ellie Jamieson © Queensland Government

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

    "Fort Lytton at Night" – A lost story from the Great War

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

    Times and dates: available upon request.
    Bookings essential, call (07) 3393 4647

    Duration: 75 mins

    Cost:

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

    Fort Lytton Lantern Tour

    Activity description: 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.

    Times and dates: available upon request.
    Bookings essential, call (07) 3393 4647

    Duration: 75 mins

    Cost:

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

    Captain Harris reminisces

    Activity description: This is a “go back in time” experience, exploring the fortifications of historic Fort Lytton whilst recalling the momentous events of WWI.

    Times and dates:
    25 April 10.15am–11.45am
    Bookings essential, call (07) 3393 4647

    Duration: 90 mins

    Cost: Free – Suitable for families.

    Sunday guided tours of fortifications, quarantine station and museums

    Activity description: 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.

    Times and dates:
    Sundays and most public holidays.
    First tour at 10.30am and last tour at 1.45pm.

    Duration: 90 mins

    Cost: Free

    Weekday guided tours of fortifications, quarantine station and museums

    Activity description: Let our guides take you through the historic Fort Lytton. Hear the stories that make this place special. Morning and afternoon tea available.

    Times and dates:
    Weekdays open for groups by appointment only.
    Contact Fort Lytton National Park on (07) 3393 4647 for further information.

    Duration: 90 mins

    Cost:

    • Adult: $6.95
    • Child: $3.80
    • Concession: $3.80

    Remembrance Sunday

    Activity description: Join us to remember the Armistice Day that ended WWI with guided tours and more.

    Times and dates:
    13 November 2022
    Remembrance Day details to be confirmed

    Cost: Free

    Activities in St Helena Island National Park

    Commercial tours

    Activity description: Commercial operators run day and night trips to St Helena Island. All guides are accredited by QPWS .

    Times available: For information and bookings, call:

    • Brisbane Cruises—(07) 3630 2666 or 0407 500 843
    • Cat o’ Nine Tails Cruises—1300 438 787

    Boat trip: Yes

    Cost: Price on application

    Ranger-guided tours of St Helena Island

    Activity description: Guided tour of the prison ruins, buildings, museum and cemeteries.

    Times available:
    Saturdays and Sundays when Rangers are available (times are weather-dependent).
    For further information call (07) 3393 4647.

    Boat trip: No – visitors must provide own transport to the island.

    Duration: 90 mins

    Cost:

    • Adult: $8.40
    • Child: $3.80
    • Concession: $3.80
    • Family: $24.30