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Spring Bluff Railway Station Gardens

Spring Bluff Station Gardens 59 McCormack Drive, Spring Bluff, QLD, Australia

Heritage-listed Spring Bluff Railway Station is home to over 150 years of railway history and beautifully landscaped gardens that will stop you in your tracks! The springtime garden exhibit is absolutely stunning with thousands of petals putting on a magnificent display through an array of poppies, ranunculi, stocks, snap dragons, petunias and many more other annuals bursting into colour under the warm sunshine.


Peacehaven Botanic Park

Peacehaven Botanic Park 56 Kuhls Rd, Highfields, QLD, Australia

Peacehaven Botanic Park is set in the leafy suburb of Highfields, 15 minutes drive north of the Toowoomba CBD. The park is home to more than 200 different species of native plants and scores of birds and wildlife.


Gumbi Gumbi Gardens

University of Southern Queensland 487 West Street, Toowoomba, QLD, Australia

The garden was designed in close partnership with respected Historical Elders from Toowoomba and Elders of the Jarowair people. Featuring more than 100 plant species, the garden displays an extensive array of Indigenous flora used by the local Aboriginal communities for a range of purposes, including food and medicine.


Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery Gardens

Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery Gardens 221 Anzac Av, Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia

Friday 1st until Saturday 30th Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery is a heritage-listed cemetery filled with local history and nostalgia, surrounded by beautiful gardens.


Picnic Point

Picnic Point 164 Tourist Road, Toowoomba, QLD, Australia

Perched atop the crest of the Great Dividing Range is Picnic Point. The panoramic 180 degree views will take your breath away, stretching out over the valley to surrounding mountain, the deep gorges below and the world heritage area of the Scenic Rim.


Newtown Park & Queensland State Rose Garden

Newtown Park 147 Taylor Street, Toowoomba, QLD, Australia

One of Toowoomba's premier parks and a must-see location with three main feature areas including the award-winning Queensland State Rose Garden, a children's playground and barbecue area, and sports ovals with croquet lawns and cricket pitches. A number of pathways link across the park alongside a collection of murals, plaques and rest areas dotted throughout for the enjoyment of park users


Queens Park Floral Displays

Queens Park - Botanic Gardens Cnr Lindsay & Campbell Street, Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia

Queens Park has retained the charm and character common to 19th century public parks and botanic gardens, putting on a special show for her visitors during Carnival. Spread across 25 hectares, Queens Park is something to behold, with bright flower beds, large canopies of stately trees and acres of expansive green lawns, plus two playgrounds to delight the kids and an off-leash area that keeps the local dogs very happy.


Japanese Garden Ju Raku En

Japanese Gardens 487 - 535 West St, Toowoomba, Qld, Australia

One of the most beautiful and peaceful parks in Toowoomba is the University of Southern Queensland's Japanese Garden. ‘Ju Raku En’ roughly translates to mean 'to enjoy peace and longevity in a public place' and was opened on 21 April 1989.

Boyce Gardens

Boyce Gardens 6 Range Street, Toowoomba, QLD, Australia

Friday 1st until Saturday 30th - 9:00am - 4:00pm Boyce Gardens are simply stunning. They were named after Leslie and Margaret Boyce who established the garden in 1930. In May 1969, the Boyce family gave the estate to the University of Queensland in trust, for educational purposes and to preserve and maintain the gardens andContinue reading →


Twilight Tours

Laurel Bank Park 50 Hill Street, Toowoomba, Qld, Australia

Enter the twilight zone and discover the secret world of the parklands by night. This is your chance to see and hear from the experts about the darker side of plant life in a one-hour nocturnal tour of Laurel Bank Park. Throw the spotlight on some shady characters from far off places like English and Spanish oaks, Gingko trees and Japanese maples. Track down exotic and rare species and find out what goes on behind the scenes to create our picture-perfect park.


Ferris Wheel

Queens Park - Upper Lindsay Street, East Toowoomba, Australia

For a blooming marvelous view over the Botanic Gardens get on board the Ferris Wheel! The Ferris Wheel is a truly wonderful way of seeing the floral-filled Botanic Gardens from above. You’ll find the Ferris Wheel adjacent to the Botanic Gardens (rest assured, you can see the flowers from the top!)

$4 – $8

Toowoomba Exhibition Gardens

Help us celebrate our 50th anniversary from 15-24 Sept, as we open five beautiful, well-established private home gardens for your viewing pleasure. Not only will you get to see exquisite plants, trees and design features, you'll also be supporting a good cause. All proceeds from this event are distributed to five charities of the gardeners' choice.

$5 – $20

The Chronicle Garden Competition

The Garden City is home to thousands of passionate gardeners who work year-round transforming their private gardens into stunning floral showpieces. The Chronicle Garden Competition offers visitors the opportunity to visit the beautiful gardens that have been entered. There are so many amazing gardens to explore you’ll need The Chronicle Garden Competition Guide and map. Look for it in Friday 15 Sept edition of The Chronicle newspaper. Copies can be purchased from our Info Hubs in Queens Park Botanic Gardens, Laurel Bank Park or at the Toowoomba Visitor Information Centre, 86 James Street, Toowoomba.

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Sideshow Alley

Queens Park - Frogs Hollow Cnr Margaret & Hume Streets, Toowoomba, qld, Australia

Head over to lower Queens Park, for thrill seeking rides, fairy floss, dagwood dogs and shows bags! Have a shot at winning a top shelf prize at one of the sideshow games or take in the bird’s- eye view upside down from the heart stopping 360 degree ride. Presented by Storage King.