Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers (Brisbane roundtrip)

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    4 days, 3 nights
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    4 days
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    3 nights
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    1 October 2024
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    4 October 2024
  • Includes accommodation + meals + touring
  • See award-winning gardens and public parks with like-minded gardening enthusiasts
  • PLUS A ride on the Downs Steam Tourist Railway, an Empire Theatre tour and more!

The Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers Festival is a garden lover’s delight. The festival is a celebration of flowers as well as all things spring. See stunning award-winning gardens and view splendid displays in the public parks.


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  • 3 nights’ accommodation in Toowoomba
  • 3 x full cooked breakfasts, 4 x lunches & 3 x dinners
  • Visit Parklands and Private Gardens
  • Twilight Tour - Laurel Bank Park
  • See Picnic Point Gardens
  • Wander around Queens Park
  • Wander the Japanese Garden ‘Ju Raka En’
  • Guided Tour by the Creators of Brindabella Country Gardens
  • Guided Tour of the Empire Theatre
  • Guided Tour of Cobb & Co Museum
  • Visit Downs Steam Tourist Railway & Museum
  • Visit the heritage listed Spring Bluff Station
Your fare excludes:
  • Travel insurance & airfares



Day 1 - Tuesday 1 October 2024

Departing Brisbane, we set off for the Toowoomba Region located at the Top of the Great Dividing Range. Toowoomba is known for its preserved Victorian-era and traditional historic Queenslander architecture, historic churches and stunning gardens. Enjoy lunch at Picnic Point, perched on the edge of the escarpment with views over the Lockyer Valley before visiting a mix of gardens and parks.

Included Meals: Lunch & Dinner
Accommodation: Comfort Inn Grammar View

Day 2 - Wednesday 2 October 2024

Begin with a tour of the Empire Theatre, a Heritage listed theatre complex in the City Centre. Marvel at the stunning detail and architectural features during a comprehensive behind the scenes tour by an experienced guide. Later there will be time to stop and smell the flowers in Queens Park, where the colour and fragrance will delight your senses and your camera lens. Later enjoy a guided tour of the Cobb and Co Museum before lunch in the café.

This evening, a highlight of the tour is sure to be the Twilight Tour of Laurel Bank Park. Track down exotic and rare species and find out what goes on behind the scenes to create this picture-perfect park.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accommodation: Comfort Inn Grammar View

Day 3 - Thursday 3 October 2024

This morning we begin with a visit to Brindabella County Gardens, for a tour led by the creators of this Internationally-award winning garden. You will be amazed by the 4 acres of gardens which offers roses, rhododendrons, cherries, bluebells and blossoms throughout the year. After lunch, we will visit more of the larger Country Gardens, where you will admire the precision in planning and planting to ensure the displays are at their peak for the Prestigious Garden Competition and to share their beautiful gardens with visitors each year.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accommodation: Comfort Inn Grammar View

Day 4 - Friday 4 October 2024

Today we visit the Ju Raku En Japanese Gardens, translated to mean "enjoying peace and longevity in a public place". Next visit the Downs Steam Tourist Railway and Museum before lunch and one last garden visit. See the beautiful Spring Bluff Railway Station, another Heritage-listed site located on the main railway line between Toowoomba and Ipswich. See the stunning array of poppies, ranunculus, snapdragons, petunias and many other annuals bursting into colour before making our way back to Brisbane.

Included Meals: Breakfast & Lunch

Please note the above itinerary is subject to change without notice.

Dates and Prices


One date only - 01 – 04 October 2024

  • $1,719 per person twin share
  • $2,089 per person single traveller

Call us today on 1300 414 198!



Comfort Inn Grammar View
Comfort Inn Grammar View is a 4 Star property proudly boasting one of the Premier Locations in Toowoomba. Situated in quiet, tree-lined Margaret Street it’s an easy stroll to just about everything Toowoomba has to offer, including the City’s Business Centre, the ever-popular Empire Theatre, Cobb & Co Museum, and the Queens Park Botanical Gardens.

We pride ourselves on our clean and comfortably appointed rooms with 5 Star Posturepedic beds, fully stocked Minibars and Tea and Coffee Making facilities. The majority of rooms have large glass sliding doors opening out onto the gardens and pool area, providing a private oasis.

All rooms have large Flatscreen TV’s with Free Foxtel and Free Unlimited Wi-Fi.  



Day 1 – Depart Brisbane Coach Terminal Roma Street, Platform 10 (Parkland Cres, Brisbane) at 9am – Please arrive by 8:45am

Day 4 – Arrive Brisbane Coach Terminal Roma Street between 3:45pm and 4pm subject to traffic conditions on the day. Please note the times are a guide only and the tour operator does not take responsibility if flights are missed due to traffic delays.

Special dietary requirements cannot be guaranteed as these are up to each individual venue of the tour operator does not have control. 



Travel at 60 and supplier booking conditions apply.

Minimum of 20 passengers required for tour to proceed.

Non-Refundable deposit of $300 per person is required within 7 days of booking.

Final payment due no later than Friday 9 August 2024.

Supplier Cancellation policy

In the event of cancellation the following charges are applicable:

  • up to 46 days prior to departure, non refundable deposit retained
  • 45 days or less prior to departure, 100% of fare retained.
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