Toowoomba & the Darling Downs

Toowoomba and the Darling Downs encompass lush agricultural land and sophisticated small-city living. The region sports four beautiful seasons, produces sumptuous food, hosts a crop of highly regarded vineyards and specialises in romantic boutique accommodation, as well as offering spectacular sites for camping and caravanning. Outside the city limits lie the regions gorgeous National Parks – Crows Nest, Ravensbourne and the Palms National Parks, all have walking tracks, picnic areas and BBQ’s.

The regions vineyards operate cellar door experiences not to be missed. The cooler mountain terrain and local commitment to gourmet food and excellent wines is a traveller’s delight. Organic produce, acclaimed restaurants, olive groves and magnificent public gardens make Toowoomba and the Darling Downs the perfect stop on your road trip. Known as the Garden City, Toowoomba is easy on the eye and exciting on the palate, you’ve found the right place for a day of indulgence. Notable local watering holes in the region include: the Spotted Cow, the Bull & Barley Inn, Rudd’s Pub, the Farmers Arms, the Goombungee Pub and Millmerran Tavern.