Welcome to Toowoomba We live and play under a big sky in Queensland, where it’s beautiful one day and perfect the next! A scenic 90-minute drive west of Brisbane CBD and you’ve arrived in Toowoomba, high above the surrounding country with a perfect mix of big city options and small town heart. This guide will help you find the spots the locals love, exploring urban artways and natural hideaways to your heart’s content, with plenty of great food and activities thrown in. With its cooler elevation, you can experience the diversity of our region from one of many stunning lookouts. You’ll discover broad waterways and bright sunflower farms, native forests and gorgeous escarpments, dotted with quaint hamlets and vibrant country towns, all waiting to be explored and rich with unique stories and envy-inducing photo ops to share with friends back home. Settled in the mid 1800s, Toowoomba grew out of lush agricultural land and generations of farmers continue to call it home today. Harvests of award-winning produce, including wines, olives, cheeses, meats and much more, are enjoyed the world over and loved by locals and visitors at our many farmers’ markets. Enjoy our crisp winters, colourful springs, gentle summers and golden autumns. Home to an exciting calendar of events, you’ll enjoy jazz in vineyards, long table culinary events, art trails, country festivals and of course, our iconic Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers, all reflective of the gorgeous scenery and community culture. You’ll find there really is something for everyone in our region. So come and find your Toowoomba, we can’t wait to meet you!
TOOWOOMBA & SURROUNDS VISITORS GUIDE 2019
Everything you need to help you make your visit to Toowoomba and the surrounding area perfect.