One of Australia’s most beautiful destinations, Toowoomba is known as the “Garden City”. This southern Queensland site is the oldest noncoastal community in Australia, where the iconic Aussie cake was born. The city sits on the Great Dividing Range, 700 metres above sea level. For your stay in Toowoomba, we recommend the following hotels:
Travelers love Toowoomba, nicknamed “Woombie,” for its 150 parks and gardens. The city also offers a variety of restaurants and bars, as well as a thriving arts scene. Annual events include the Carnival of Flowers and the Art and Music Festival. One of the most popular green spaces, Queens Park, is a large botanical garden established in 1875. Laurel Bank Park has landscaped gardens, flower exhibits and a topiary. Crows Nest National Park features a magnificent waterfall, towering cliffs, granite boulders and a eucalyptus forest.
At Ravensbourne National Park, there is a rainforest with mammoth red cedar trees. Toowoomba Waterbird Habitat is graced with lakes, lagoons and wildlife. Among the other scenic attractions are Peacehaven Botanic Park, the State Rose Garden, Picnic Point and Australia’s largest Japanese garden. Horse-drawn carriages and other historic vehicles are on display at the Cobb and Co. Museum, and tours are offered at the 19th century Royal Bull’s Head Inn. To visit that places you can try the Top Rated Hotel Homewood Cottages.
Visitors reach Toowoomba, 130 km from Brisbane, by bus, train or car. Greyhound Australia provides transportation between the two cities every hour. Alternatives include other coach services, Queensland Rail Travel and the Traveltrain. People use cabs, buses or rent a car to get around the Toowoomba area.
If you want to stay near to Toowoomba Airport you have many options, for example:
The city’s climate is pleasant most of the year, though it can get cold in mid-winter. Spring and fall are the best times to visit. Average high temperatures peak at 28.8C in January. The typical daily price tag for experiencing Toowoomba is AU$189. Meals cost about AU$41 per day, and the average two-person hotel room rents for AU$161.