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Carnarvon Gorge Mini Break

Location: Toowoomba, QLD | Type: Itineraries

Address:
Toowoomba, Queensland 4350


Website: www.bigskycountrydrives.com.au

Journey Distance 1451 Km

Journey Info

This four day journey from Brisbane explores the Garden City of Toowoomba, and experience it's parks, gardens and cafe culture, before adventuring west via Chinchilla and Roma to Carnarvon Gorge National Park. Here you can explore the oasis in the semi-arid heart of Central Queesland with it's gorges, rainforests, and Aboriginal rock art. Stay at local accommodation so you can experience the sights and sounds of the National Park at night before embarking on the journey via Dalby to Brisbane.

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Website: www.bigskycountrydrives.com.au

Brisbane to Toowoomba

Picnic Point

Follow the Warrego Way to Toowoomba, the Garden City. Make your first stop the popular Picnic Point Lookout and take in panoramic views over Main Range and Lockyer Valley. Wander the immaculately tendered floral gardens of Queens Park and see Australia’s finest horse-drawn carriages at the nearby Cobb and Co Museum. Explore Ju Raku En, Australia’s largest Japanese stroll garden and discover Toowoomba’s thriving café culture and foodie scene.

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Toowoomba to Carnarvon Gorge National Park

Carnarvon Gorge

Drive west via Chinchilla and Roma to Carnarvon Gorge National Park, an oasis in the semi-arid heart of Central Queensland. See spectacular sandstone gorge vistas, ancient rainforests and well-preserved Aboriginal rock art on tracks, classified to match bushwalking experience and fitness. Explore the beautiful Moss Garden walk with its splendid waterfall backdrop, ferns and mosses. By day, see kangaroos and wallabies around the picnic area and at night spot night echidnas and listen to the call of yellow-bellied gliders, owls and the bush stone curlew.

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Carnarvon Gorge to Brisbane

Roma

Begin with an early departure from Carnarvon Gorge for a big day of travel to Brisbane. Stretch your legs in Roma then continue on to Miles. Discover the rare tropical waterlily found at Chinaman’s Lagoon or stroll back in time along a streetscape from yesteryear. Travel via Dalby back to Brisbane.

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