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Queensland’s largest inland city, Toowoomba, seamlessly blends country charm with CBD amenities.

Aptly known as the Garden City, you’ll find Toowoomba bursting with vibrant gardens and luscious parklands sitting atop the Great Dividing Range while being flanked by the Bunya Mountains National Park, Crows Nest National Park and Ravensbourne National Park.

Sunshine Coast to Toowoomba PDF

DAY 1: Sunshine Coast to High Country Hamlets

[APPROX. 201 KM / 2 HRS 45 MINS]
Take the State Route 85 to depart the Sunshine Coast via Kilcoy. After ascending the Great Dividing Range, make a stop at the Pechey Distilling Co. in Crows Nest, then grab lunch at The Curly Carrot, also in Crows Nest. Stay at any of the accommodation in High Country Hamlets micro-region.


DAY 2: High Country Hamlets to Toowoomba

[APPROX. 77 KM / 1 HR 5 MINS]
Continue on State Route 85 to enjoy a scenic walk at Ravensbourne National Park before heading to Toowoomba. Check into a hotel in the heart of town and spend 24 hours exploring Toowoomba’s impressive laneway art and the Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery, café scene and wine bars before you call it a night.


DAY 3: Toowoomba to Sunshine Coast

[APPROX. 221 KM / 2 HRS 56 MINS]
Start your day with sunrise views of the valley from Picnic Point on the escarpment. Enjoy a walk in Queens Park and the Botanic Gardens, followed by a hearty country pub lunch before returning to the coast via Gatton, taking a detour to explore the Queensland Transport Museum before continuing onto Esk.

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Acknowledgement of Country

Southern Queensland Country Tourism acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the lands and waterways that run through these regions. We pay our respects to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elders past, present and emerging.