Things to do
To protect the cultural values of the site, camping is not permitted at Fort Lytton National Park.
Brisbane offers a wide range of holiday accommodation. For more information see tourism information links.
The Go Back in Time program provides exciting and innovative ways to visit and experience some of the premier heritage sites in Moreton Bay. A wide range of activities and events are available, including annual festivals, cannon firings and guided tours of colonial prisons, forts and quarantine stations.
The program has a strong educational focus, with many activities using theatre-in-education techniques designed to engage students' imagination. To ensure a high quality program, all school activities and tours are accredited and developed in conjunction with Education Queensland.
Caltex Australia is a proud sponsor of the theatre-in-education programs at Fort Lytton National Park.
The fort is open every Sunday and most public holidays. You can walk around Fort Lytton with a guided tour or at your own pace. Fort Lytton is closed to the general public on weekdays but group tours can be arranged. Admission fees are payable for weekday tours.
- See opening hours for more information.
- Take a virtual tour of Fort Lytton captured with Google Street View Trekker.
- Take a virtual tour of the Lytton Quarantine Station grounds captured with Google Street View Trekker.
A picnic area is provided by the banks of the Brisbane River. If you plan to have a barbecue, please bring a portable gas barbecue, as open fires are not permitted in the park.
Visit the museum to discover more of Fort Lytton's stories and the exhibition ‘Going to the gums’, which tells the story of the Peel Island Lazaret. Fort Lytton National Park includes Lytton Quarantine Station.
- Commemorative Defence Force event at Fort Lytton on 1 August 2021 22 July to 2 August 2021