Event Cinemas Grand Central

Level 3 Grand Central Shopping Centre, Margaret St, Toowoomba

4638 0879

For session details and online bookings, visit the Event Cinemas website.


BCC Cinemas Toowoomba Strand

Cnr Margaret & Neil Sts, Toowoomba
4639 3861

For session details and online bookings, visit the Event Cinemas website.

Darling Downs Zoo

Gatton-Clifton Highway Pilton

4696 4107

Open daily (except Christmas Day) from 9am – 4pm

Waterbird Habitat

Alderley & McKenzie Sts, Toowoomba

Waterbirds & bird hides

Wildlife Rescue, Rehabilitation & Education Assoc.

391 Stevens Rd, Murphys Creek

Carers of 120-150 native animals, educational talks available for groups.

Open to visitors by appointment only, contact 07 4630 5208 or 0407 028 540.

For more information, visit their Facebook page.

Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery

531 Ruthven St, Toowoomba

4688 6652

Tuesday to Saturday 10.30 am – 3.30 pm, Sunday 1pm – 4pm

Free entry

Visit the Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery website.

Art Frenzi Art Factory

575-577 Ruthven St, Toowoomba (next to Hanna’s Department Store)

07 4638 9041

0403 864 000

Open: Tuesday to Friday 9am – 5pm, Saturday 9am – 4pm

Experienced guidance provided by in-house artist Maryika Welter

A place of expression or application of creative skill and imagination, typically in a visual form such as painting. You be the artist! No previous painting ability required

Toowoomba Company of Archers Inc.

Warrego Highway (5km from Airport) Turn off 500m past new bypass

4634 4586

0418 718 194


A qualified instructor will supply you with suitable equipment with which you can progress at your own pace

All ages

Outdoor & Indoor archery

Criterium Track

Toowoomba Showgrounds, 30 Harvey Rd, Glenvale

131 872

Available to cyclists of all skill levels

Free for public use (not available if the track has been booked for a special event

A notice board at the venue will indicate when open/closed

Bicycle Hire – Jonny Sprockets

103 Russell St, Toowoomba

07 4564 9615

Phone ahead to book or send message via Facebook even on weekends

Toowoomba Cycle Route Maps

Toowoomba Loops

131 782

www.tr.qld.gov.au (Facilities & Recreation > Recreational Cycling)

Toowoomba Escarpment Bushwalks

Jubilee Park

131 872

www.tr.qld.gov.au (Facilities & Recreation > Recreational Cycling > beginners guide to mountain bike riding)

Escarpment Bushwalks

Various Locations

1800 331 155

For more information, please refer to the Walks & Trails Handout

Fishing & Camping in Queensland’s Western Downs

Various locations

1800 331 155

For more information, please refer to the Fishing & Camping in Queensland’s Western Downs Brochure


Various National Park Brochures

Tick Tock Escape Room

12 Russell St, Toowoomba 4350

07 5461 2183

Real-life escape game waiting for you!

Family, friends and corporate events

iPlay Toowoomba

Grand Central Shopping Centre, Margaret St, Toowoomba 4350

4512 6500

For the little kids and the little kids at heart, age is no limit at this arcade, iPlay is sure to have something to entertain anyone.

Boyce Garden & Rainforest

6 Range St, Toowoomba 4350

4632 3737

Open daily 9am – 4pm

Brindabella Country Garden

Cnr New England Hwy & Quinland Rd, Highfields 4352

4696 8440

Open Thursday to Saturday 9am – 4pm

Open Sunday 9am – 1pm

Gumbi Gumbi Gardens

USQ, West St, Toowoomba 4350

07 4631 2627

The Gardens honour the First Peoples of Australia and symbolise the pathway to recognition

Laurel Bank Scented Gardens

Toowoomba Parks & Recreation

Herries St, Toowoomba 4350

131 782

Japanese Garden

Off West St through USQ, Toowoomba 4350

4631 2627

Group Tour Bookings available

Peacehaven Botanical Gardens

56 Kuhls Rd, Highfields 4352

4630 8667

Queens Park Garden

Cnr Lindsay & Campbell Sts, Toowoomba 4350

131 782

Spring Bluff Railway Station

Murphy’s Creek Rd, Toowoomba 4350

4688 6883

Contact Claire McGovern for more details

The State Rose Garden in Newtown Park

Holberton St, Toowoomba 4350

0429 115 140

Contact Lorraine for more details

Borneo Barracks Golf Club

New England Highway, Cabarlah

4696 6396 (Pro Shop)


Phone to make an appointment

Open to public (driver’s license ID needed)

Members only with guests allowed

Eustondale Golf

88 Euston Rd, Toowoomba 4350

4630 2220 (Pro Shop)


No booking required

Toowoomba Golf Club

Rowbotham St, Toowoomba 4350

4635 4182 (Pro Shop)


Phone to make an appointment

Social players welcome

The City Golf Club

254 South St, Toowoomba 4350

4635 4800 (Pro Shop)


Phone to make an appointment

Social players welcome

Cowboy Up Trail Riding

160 Rocky Gully Rd, Emu Creek

4698 4772

All rides include tuition and well trained Quarter Horses using top quality equipment. Helmets provided

Appointment required

Splendacrest Stables

2 Geitz Rd, Preston

0438 309 458 – Jay Randall

Lessons from $50 by appointment

Guided trail rides from beginner to experienced riders

Lake Cooby

North of Toowoomba through Highfields

4688 6540

Toowoomba’s Three Lakes

Lake Cressbrook

North of Toowoomba towards Crows Nest

4688 6540

Toowoomba’s Three Lakes

Lake Perseverance

North of Toowoomba towards Crows Nest

4688 6540

Toowoomba’s Three Lakes

Lion’s Train – Happy Harry

Lion’s Park playground at Picnic Point (leaves from near the rocket)

Operates Sundays 12-3pm weather permitting

Miniature Railway Lemway Park, Kearneys Spring

Lemway St, Toowoomba 4350

4635 5248

Operates 3rd Sunday 11am – 4pm, weather permitting

Highfields Pioneer Village

73 Wirraglen Rd, Highfields 4352

4696 6309

Operates last Sunday of the month 10am – 2:30pm and additional special events

DDMRC Inc Museum & Display Building

Toowoomba Showgrounds, Glenvale Rd

4638 0397


Meetings: Wed 7:30pm and Sat 2:30pm

Carbethon Folk Museum & Pioneer Village, Crows Nest

New England Highway, Crows Nest

4698 1776

Thur 10am – 3pm, Sun 1 – 5pm

Public Holidays 10am – 3pm

Other times by appointment

Cobb + Co Museum

27 Lindsay St, Toowoomba 4350

4639 1971

Book for school holiday activities

Downs Steam Tourist Railway & Museum

16 Cambooya St, Drayton

4630 2358


Open Tue, Thurs & Sat 10am – 2pm

Australian Army Flying Museum

Swartz Barracks, Museum Drive, Oakey QLD 4401

4577 7666

Open Wednesday to Sunday only 10am – 3pm

Guided tours – booking essential with 24 hrs notice required

Jessie’s Cottage

Jessie Lane, Murphy’s Creek

4630 5084

Sat – Mon 10am to 3pm

Jondaryan Woolshed

264 Jondaryan=-Evanslea Rd, Jondaryan

4692 2229

7 days

Main Roads Heritage Centre

2-22 Mutze St, Toowoomba

4633 2506

By appointment 10am – 4pm Mon to Fri

Pioneer Historical Village, Pittsworth

Pioneer Way, Pittsworth

4693 1997

Open weekdays 10am – 4pm. Other times by appointment

Pioneer Park, Dalby

17 Black St, Dalby

4662 4760

Open daily 8am – 5pm (4pm in winter)

Pioneer Park, Highfields

73 Wirraglen Rd, Highfields 4352

4696 6309

Open daily 10am – 4pm

Scotty’s Garage Museum & 1950s Diner (next to The Barn)

1709 Flagstone Creek Rd

4697 5334

Open Friday 10am – 3pm, Saturday & Sunday 8am – 5pm, other times by appointment

Fee for entry: Adults $8, Child (under 15years) $2, Family $20

Diner available to hire for venue


Southern Cross Museum / Highfields Pioneer Village

73 Wirraglen Rd, Highfields 4350

4696 6309

Open daily 10am – 4pm

Vintage Museum, Nobby

6 Tooth St, Nobby

4696 3376

Open Fri, Sat, Sun 10am – 3pm. Other times by arrangement


Yarraman Heritage Centre

26 Millar St, Yarraman

4163 8111

Open 7 days 9am – 3pm. Closed Good Friday & Christmas Day

Zuccolini’s Aerotec

Hangar H – Toowoomba Airport – off Greenwattle St, Toowoomba 4350

4633 1315

Free Entry

Open Mon – Fri 9am to 4pm. Closed weekends

Kindermusik (Music for children 0 – 7 years)

9/100 Hill St, Toowoomba

0488 776 565

Phone for class times

Kids Play Area – Highfields Tavern

Cnr Highfield & O’Brien Rds, Highfields 4352

4699 6000

Play area while parents enjoy a meal

Kids Play Room – Southern Hotel

893 Ruthven St, Toowoomba

4635 3311

Play area while parents enjoy a meal

Krazy Kids Play Area – Wilsonton Hotel

40 Richmond Dr, Toowoomba

4634 2033

Play area while parents enjoy a meal

Chipmunks Playland & Cafe

Shop 11, Bernoth Centre, 663-667 Ruthven St, Toowoomba

4613 0600


Indoor playground, on-site cafe, multiple ages zones: Baby (under 2), Toddler (under 5) & Main Zones (5-11 years)

Inflatable World

31 Spencer St, Harristown, Toowoomba

4635 9999


Term Hours: Sat & Sun 10am – 4pm, Mon 10am – 1pm

School Holidays: Mon to Thurs 10am – 3pm, Fri to Sun 10am – 4pm

Private Functions: After hours (please book)

iPlay Cafe & Play Centre

323 Ruthven St, Toowomba

4638 7477

Open 7 days 9am – 2:30pm

Alternate hours for school and public holidays

1 – 12 years old $9.50. Adults and 13 years & older FREE

Two party rooms for hire

Relax or be active – There’s a park for you

Various Locations

4688 6540

Please refer to Relax or be active for details

Skate Bowl: Blue Mountain Heights

Flynn Street, Toowoomba

Please refer to Toowoomba Pathways for details

Skate Bowl: City

Hume Street, Toowoomba (opposite Queen’s Park)

Please refer to Toowoomba Pathways for details

Skate Bowl: Lake Annand

Long St, Toowoomba

Please refer to Toowoomba Pathways for details

Skate Bowl: North Toowoomba

Cnr Hillside & Fanny St, Toowoomba

Please refer to Toowoomba Pathways for details

Skate Bowl: Northlands

Andrews St, Toowoomba

Please refer to Toowoomba Pathways for details

Skate Bowl: Wilsonton

Cnr Tor St & Wine Dr, Toowoomba

Please refer to Toowoomba Pathways for details

Bazinga Entertainment Centre

204 Herries St, Toowoomba

4632 9755

Lost World laser tag, glow in the dark lanes and arcade

Skirmish HQ: Paintball (Withcott)

Little Oakey Rd, Withcott (3km from Withcott Hotel – follow the signs)

4635 3917

0418 717 199

Sat & Sun Sessions: 9am – 11am, 12pm – 2pm, 3pm – 5pm

Must be over 15yrs to participate

Min. 6 or can join another group

Phone to make an appointment

Mokingjay Skirmish

Various Venues: Picnic Point Park every Sunday, Pittsworth Swagman’s Rest (check website)

0421 750 877

Outdoor Archery Tag

Outdoor Laser Tag

Ages: 7 – 70 years

Bookings online: www.mockingjayskirmish.com.au

Nomad Raceway Slotcars


Private Slotcar Track

Contact Peter at nomadman@bigpond.com

Milne Bay Aquatic Centre

Cnr Victoria & Herries St, Toowoomba

4637 1900

Open 5:30am to 9pm weekdays and 7am to 7pm weekends

Heated indoor & outdoor pools, waterslide, wave pool operates school holidays, toddlers pool

Tall Timbers Aquatic Centre

O’Brien St, Highfields 4352

4696 8592

Sep to Mar: M, T, W, F 5:30am – 7pm; Thurs 5:30am – 6:30pm; Sat 9am – 5pm; Sun & Public Holidays 10am – 6pm (1pm – 5pm in winter)

Toowoomba Table Tennis Assoc.

82A Herries St, Toowoomba

4632 2710

Comp Tues 7pm

Practice Mon & Thurs 7pm

Social Tue & Thurs mornings

Various Groups: children – veterans

Bazinga Entertainment Centre

204 Herries St, Toowoomba

4632 9755

Glow in the dark lanes, Lost World laser tag and arcade

Sunset Superbowl

Cnr South & Greenwattle Sts, Toowoomba

4634 0233

James Street Tennis Centre

219A James St, Toowoomba

4639 1874

Torrington Tennis Centre

584 Bridge St, Toowoomba

4633 3803

7:30am to 10:30pm

2 Synthetic Grass Courts, Clubhouse

Phone to book

Empire Theatre

56 Neil St, Toowoomba

1300 655 299

Phone for bookings

USQ Performing Arts Theatre

USQ, West St, Toowoomba

4631 1111

Phone for bookings

RACQ LifeFlight Hangar

Toowoomba Airport, McDougall St, Toowoomba

07 4592 5799

Weekday tours min. 5 people to max. 30 people

$10pp + $5pp morning/afternoon tea

Bookings required

Toowoomba Sightseeing

Departs Showgrounds & Information Centre

0447 070 635

Monday to Friday

Weekend group bookings only

Other special group tours available

Kath Dickson Community Toy Library

Harlaxton State School, Toowoomba (access via Lemos St)

4633 8400

For borrowing toys for holidays

Kloud9 Trampoline Park

Bernouth Centre, 663 Ruthven St, Toowoomba

4564 9686

School Term: Wed to Fri 4-8pm; Sat 10am – 8pm (Mini9iners 9-10am); Sun 10am – 5pm

School Holidays: Mon 10am – 7pm; Sun 10am – 5pm

Phone for bookings

KAPS (Kids Active Program) Hall Thorpe Sports

235 Herries St, Toowoomba

4638 7965

Please book for school holiday activities

Police Citizen’s Youth Club

219A James St, Toowoomba

4632 8316

After school activities available

Toowoomba City Library

Victoria St, Toowoomba

4688 6672

Book for school holidays

Toowoomba Pathways

Various Locations

1800 331 155

Please refer to Toowoomba Pathways

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