See and Do
Take a refreshing dip with plenty of room to stretch out in our salt water Swimming Pool.
Those who don't jump will never fly! Reach the sky and bounce around on our big Jumping Pillow.
Come out and find the finest local purveyors and producers of local food. You'll feel good about being part of something bigger. Saturdays 7am–12pm
Picnic Point Lookout
The lookout at Toowoomba's Picnic Point is heritage listed and the parkland surrounding this popular area comprises of 160 acres high on the crest of the Great Dividing Range.
Cobb & Co Museum
Discover the natural and cultural history of Toowoomba and the Darling Downs at the Cobb+Co Museum nearby at 27 Lindsay Street. Open from 10am to 4pm daily.
One of the most visited and beautiful parks in Toowoomba is the Ja Raku En Japanese Garden at the University of Southern Queensland and is open daily from 6am to dusk.
Darling Downs Zoo
The Darling Downs Zoo is a family favourite with four separate park areas representing and featuring animals from Africa, South America, South East Asia and Australia.
Old Toowoomba Court House
The Old Toowoomba Court House is heritage-listed and located at 90 Margaret Street. It was built from 1861 to 1864 and was also known as the Old Toowoomba Goal Wall, Austral Museum and De Molay House. The former Courthouse has aesthetic visual streetscape because of the mature camphor laurels, bluestone kerbs, Queens Park and many grand 19th century houses.
On the corner of Margaret & Neil Streets is The Strand Theatre building which is the oldest in Australia still operating. This gem of a building was added to the Queensland Heritage Register in 1992 and turned 100 years old in April 2016.
Preston Peak Winery
The closest winery to BIG4 Toowoomba Garden City Holiday Park is Preston Peak Wines, a family owned boutique wine business and only a 20 minute drive to nearby Preston.
Brasserie Inbound Toowoomba Railway Station
Enjoy dining in Toowoomba’s historic railway precinct. A perfect setting for a mid-week breakfast, nostalgic lunch or dinner by the fire.
Table Top Mountain
The views are worth the walk! Get back to nature with a bush walk of Table Top Mountain. If busting out the calories isn’t quite your idea of fun, take in mountain views from nearby lookouts.
Picnic Point Cafe and Restaurant
Feel the sun on your face as you enjoy the chance to destress and reconnect with your loved ones. Not only are the views spectacular but so are the floral gardens that surround this unique setting for a cosy café and restaurant.
Located in the heart of Toowoomba’s CBD, nestled down a hidden laneway you’ll find The Chelsea. A great option for an early dinner or late-night snack.
The Bakers Duck
When you’re next in Toowoomba, The Bakers Duck is a must try. Known for its sourdough bread and pastries, experience this beautiful local bakery that has a modern a fresh feel.
Queens Park and Botanic Gardens
Can’t make it to the Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers? You can still enjoy the magnificent gardens, minus the crowds.
From music, dance, children’s performances, film and comedy
– you can see it all at the Empire Theatre.
Gips Restaurant Toowoomba
Located in one of Toowoomba’s most historical buildings, Clifford House, in what used to be the grand old home’s billiard room, Gips Restaurant is a favourite amongst repeat visitors and locals.
Dog friendly cafés in Toowoomba
We know your dog is a special member of your family and that’s why they are welcome at our park. When you visit Toowoomb a they don’t have to just stay in park. With so many dog friendly cafes options leaving your fur baby at home is not an option!
DIY Local Toowoomba Pub Tour
If you missed Brewoomba our annual beer festival don’t despair – you can still enjoy some of the best Queensland pubs all within 30 minutes of our park. We’ve collated four of the best.
First Coat Arts Trial Toowoomba
Take to the streets of Toowoomba and take in the amazing work of various local artists. You’ll be amazed by colourful wall art throughout our city.
Leslie Dam water sports and fishing
A local favourite for fishing, head to Leslie Dam for an afternoon or morning out. Located south of our park just an hour’s drive away, pack your fishing rod and try your luck!
Toowoomba Salt Cave
Have you ever experienced a Salt Cave? Try it during your next visit with us. Salt Therapy is a method many athletes use to soothe muscles and help speed up recovery. It’s also extremely relaxing. You can also enjoy massage and Tai Chi classes.
Bunnyconnellen Olive Grove & Vineyard
Described as rustic, country bliss in the High Country just north of Toowoomba – Bunnyconnellen Olive Grove & Vineyard is the perfect place to visit on a girls day out from our park. Try first hand their delicious, locally produced food and wine.
Located just 40 minutes from our park – Lake Cooby is a top choice to visit during your next stay. Recreational facilities are open in two areas of the Lake; Loveday Cove and the Dam Wall Picnic Area. Enjoy boating, windsurfing, fishing and bush walking, however swimming and dogs are not permitted, so best to enjoy during a stay without your four-legged friends.