Toowoomba Locality Guide

Location Description

As Queensland's largest inland City, Toowoomba retains country charm with a growing urban coffee culture and street art scene. Also known as the Garden City, Toowoomba is home to hundreds of parks and gardens as well as the iconic Carnival of Flowers spring event.

Top Sights

Queens Park:

From tree-lined avenues and woodlands to open space sporting ovals, all-abilities playgrounds, and barbecue and picnic facilities, the parkland has lots to offer. A variety of community events are hosted at Queens Park with the internationally renowned Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers and its signature Festival of Food and Wine. 

Cobb+Co Museum:

The Cobb+Co Museum is part of the Queensland Museum Network and home to the National Carriage Collection. 

Picnic Point Lookout: 

Located at the highest point of Picnic Point Parklands near the cafe/restaurant area, this lookout area features a long, curved retaining wall that acts as a promenade for visitors to soak in the distant views and snap some sensational photos. 


There are a number of local shopping centres including: Clifford Gardens Shopping Centre, Toowoomba Plaza, North Point Shopping Centre, The Ridge Shopping World, The Range Shopping Centre, Wilsonton Shopping Centre, Grand Central Shopping Centre and many more. 

There are a variety of cafes and restaurants in the CBD and surrounds. 

There are two cinemas in the Toowoomba CBD - Events Cinema located at Grand Central Shopping Centre and The Toowoomba Strand located on the corner of Neil and Margaret Street. 


Toowoomba Bus Services are provided by TransLink.


The local hospitals are:

Toowoomba Base Hospital 

St Vincents Hospital 

St Andrews Hospital  

Primary Schools 

Local Primary Schools include: 

Darling Heights State School 

Fairview Heights State School 

Gabbinbar Primary School 

Glenvale State School 

Harristown State Primary School 

Middle Ridge State School 

Newtown State School

Sacred Heart Primary School 

St Thomas More's Primary School 

Toowoomba North State School 

Wilsonton State School 

Secondary Schools

Centenary Heights State High School 

Harristown State High School 

Toowoomba State High School

Toowoomba Flexi School 


Toowoomba is well serviced by sporting facilities. Ranging from Hockey, Netball, Basketball, Touch Football, Rugby Union and League. 

Visitor Information Centre

86 James Street, South Toowoomba

Contact Information: 1800 331 155