|Mount Coot-tha is a mountain located in the city of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. It is located approximately 7 kilometers (4.3 mi) west of the city center and is considered a part of the Western suburbs of Brisbane. The mountain is known for its scenic views of the city, and it is a popular spot for hiking, picnics, and nature walks. The summit of Mount Coot-tha is home to the Brisbane Botanic Gardens, which offers a variety of plants, gardens, and walking trails. The mountain is also home to the Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium, which offers a variety of astronomical shows and exhibits. The Mount Coot-tha Lookout offers a panoramic view of the city, including the CBD, the Botanic Gardens, and the surrounding suburbs. The mountain is easily accessible by road or by the Mount Coot-tha Busway. The summit of the mountain can also be accessed by the Mount Coot-tha Summit Lookout and the Brisbane Botanic Gardens via the Mount Coot-tha Road.