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Picnic Point Cafe and Restaurant

Toowoomba, Toowoomba Area

Visitors to Picnic Point enjoy the scenic backdrop of majestic mountain views, floral gardens and the exquisite ambience at Picnic Point Cafe and Restaurant.

The yummy menu changes with the seasons. Dine al fresco on the terrace or inside by the window. By day the cafe offers efficient counter service. At breakfast you may expect freshly made waffles, at lunch the options range from a light snack to a full meal. Friday and Saturday nights the Cafe stays open for dinner. Chefs special operate in the evenings. Enjoy a drink at dusk on the terrace, a special spot to see a full moon rise.

Located in the heart of Picnic Point Park and surrounded by beautifully landscaped gardens, this venue is perfect for your next function. Picnic Point is uniquely equipped to cater to the needs of business, weddings and events at every level.

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164 Tourist Road
Toowoomba, Toowoomba Area
Queensland
Australia

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Bunnyconnellen Olive Grove and Vineyard

Crows Nest, Toowoomba Area
Free Entry
Bunnyconnellen ('convivial pleasures') is a niche 'paddock to plate' gourmet food business producing award winning premium quality extra virgin olive oil (EVOO), table olives, olive related products, fine wine and other gourmet foods. All products are showcased at the rustic Cellar Door and are available for tastings and sampling each Sunday between 10am and 4pm. Enjoy innovative but simple food amongst the vines and olive trees and walk amongst the abundance of flora and fauna that makes up the gardens, followed by a game of croquet, boules, picnic, or a stroll down to the dam. The gardens and Cellar Door lend themselves to an elegant country wedding venue with a little glitz but much passion. Also available is 'The Studio' an old farm building renovated to include the necessities of life whilst retaining simple charm and character. Ideal for couples, it consists of a small kitchen, en-suite, living space, pot belly stove, music system and two porches, one of which has a barbecue.

Cowboy Up Trail Riding

Multiple Locations
From AU$60 - 180
Cowboy Up Trail Riding offers you the experience to ride the 'Cowboy Way' on their friendly good natured Quarter Horses. In comfortable western saddles, you will have a relaxing ride through a working cattle property. Trails will take you through picturesque country where wallabies, wild deer and native birdlife thrive. From rolling hills you will witness magnificent views of surrounding mountains and farmland. All rides are fully guided and you can choose from a one hour ride, two hour ride (includes coffee and cake), half day cattle muster or half day ride (includes light lunch). One of their specialities is the Sunset Ride which takes a couple or party of friends on a 45 minute ride then leaves them alone, with a bottle of sparkling wine and a cheese platter, to enjoy the sunset on their beautiful property before being picked up by vehicle and taken back to the homestead. A great way to propose or celebrate your anniversary! Your hosts, Peter and Gill Gould have over 30 years experience with horses and are great teachers - particularly if you haven't ridden before or if you haven't ridden for a long time. Bookings are essential.

Holland Wines

Crows Nest, Toowoomba Area
The vineyard and cellar door are located in a rural setting one and a half kilometers from the centre of Crows Nest on the Blackbutt Road. Look for the sign above the front gate. Holland Wines operates not only a small vineyard on the property, but provides a number of pleasures for your enjoyment. The Cellar-Door for example is located in the midst of an extensive garden featuring a variety of flowering natives and wildlife including peacocks and a variety of colourful native birds. The Cellar-Door contains a well stocked gift shop, the largest display of Arnott Biscuit Tins on public viewing in Australia. Wine tasting is free and the large variety of wine flavours on sale means there is at least one flavour to suit your liking. Prices are very competitive and some free delivery can be arranged. For your pleasure you can also arrange for morning and afternoon tea, or perhaps a finger-food lunch by booking in advance. Under the wisteria covered pergola or umbrellas on the lawns are favourite places to partake of these treats. Parking spaces for all vehicles is available, and buses are welcome.

Empire Theatre

Toowoomba, Toowoomba Area
Free Entry
Toowoomba's Empire Theatre is a heritage listed art-deco venue that provides a wide variety of performing arts for every taste. The Empire is Australia's largest regional performing arts complex and stages world class shows from leading national and international performers as well as showcasing a wealth of local talent. Whether it is popular music, ballet, comedy or any live performance, the lavish art-deco styling of the venue combined with its state of the art technology makes for a magical and memorable experience. The Empire Theatre also offers historical tours and attracts many visitors each year. The complex is also a popular choice for conferences and events, including weddings, offering a unique experience to guests.

Spring Bluff Railway Station

Spring Bluff, Toowoomba Area
Free Entry
Spring Bluff Railway Station is a heritage listed site located on the main railway line between Ipswich and Toowoomba. Its significance stems from 150 years of railway history and the attraction of its landscaped gardens. In 1914 Queensland Railways launched a garden competition to encourage railway staff to beautify the stations and grow vegetables. The gardens are now beautifully maintained and have won awards in the Carnival of Flowers competition over many years. The grounds are open for visitors all year round to enjoy a picnic or barbecue or perhaps a visit to the Spring Bluff Cafe for coffee and treats. Spring Bluff Railway Station has been the venue for many weddings over the years and the quaint country-feel to the Station lends itself to being one of the most romantic outdoor wedding venues in the Region. It's a beautiful spot for wedding photos too! Whatever the reason for visiting Spring Bluff Railway Station - picnic, coffee at the cafe, family outing, wedding, or just relaxing in the peaceful surrounds - they'll guarantee you'll want to come back for the Spring Bluff experience.

The Woolshed at Jondaryan

Jondaryan, Toowoomba Area
From AU$13 - 13
The Woolshed at Jondaryan is a wonderful place to stay or visit. Located just 40 kilometres west of Toowoomba, the Woolshed offers caravan, camping or cabin accommodation, a modern Cafe Restaurant and the Woolshed Museum. Enjoy a self guided tour through the original buildings and historic shearing shed. They have events throughout the year including an Easter Family Weekend, the Jackie Howe Festival in September and New Year's Eve at the Woolshed. If you choose to stay at the Woolshed, enjoy easy access to the Bunya Mountains, Dalby, Toowoomba and Oakey. Open daily, admission to the Museum grounds is an additional charge upon check-in. Either stay in a self contained cabin or the pet friendly caravan park with fantastic facilities including great amenities, dump point, a coin operated laundromat, a bush kitchen with barbecues, open fire pit and refrigeration. The Woolshed at Jondaryan is a great place to hold an event whether it's a country wedding, a conference or a birthday party! The Woolshed has a range of wedding packages available. Guests dine in the woolshed building itself and enjoy delicious meals prepared on-site.

USQ Artsworx

Toowoomba, Toowoomba Area
Free Entry
USQ Artsworx enables and delivers accessible arts and cultural experiences in regional Queensland. Artsworx presents an annual season of high quality, innovative and challenging artistic and cultural experiences which showcase emerging artists from the University of Southern Queensland and professional guest artist, in collaboration with a range of community and corporate stakeholders. The season incorporates the annual Shakespeare performance; the McGregor Summer, Winter and Spring workshops; an exhibition series; a film series; cabaret and comedy; children's theatre; and an assortment of music and theatre productions. For further information about individual events and costings, visit the website.

Cobb+Co Museum

Toowoomba, Toowoomba Area
From AU$12.5 - 12.5
Cobb+Co Museum is part of the Queensland Museum and is home to the National Carriage Collection which features nearly 50 horse-drawn vehicles and galleries showcasing the natural and cultural history of Toowoomba and the Darling Downs. But that's just a part of what's on offer at this interactive Museum, there's plenty more to see, hear and touch! You can follow the clues, meet intriguing characters and play the interactive games in the new National Carriage Collection Gallery, play in The Coach Stop and the Cobb's Coffee Shop Play Pit, touch a range of natural history objects and specimens from and cuddly animal furs to delicate snake skins and spiky echidna spines, participate in the free daily Have A Go sessions or join in the hands-on fun at the annual Have A Go Festival and get the behind the scenes story and join a daily guided tour. Why not sign up for a creative workshop? At Cobb+Co Museum you can craft items that you will be proud to show off and even give as gifts. Workshops range from blacksmithing and silversmithing to leadlighting and millinery. There are also unique handmade gifts for sale in the Museum Shop.

Picnic Point Cafe and Restaurant

Toowoomba, Toowoomba Area
  • Free WiFi
Visitors to Picnic Point enjoy the scenic backdrop of majestic mountain views, floral gardens and the exquisite ambience at Picnic Point Cafe and Restaurant. The yummy menu changes with the seasons. Dine al fresco on the terrace or inside by the window. By day the cafe offers efficient counter service. At breakfast you may expect freshly made waffles, at lunch the options range from a light snack to a full meal. Friday and Saturday nights the Cafe stays open for dinner. Chefs special operate in the evenings. Enjoy a drink at dusk on the terrace, a special spot to see a full moon rise. Located in the heart of Picnic Point Park and surrounded by beautifully landscaped gardens, this venue is perfect for your next function. Picnic Point is uniquely equipped to cater to the needs of business, weddings and events at every level.

Ravensbourne National Park

Ravensbourne, Toowoomba Area
Free Entry
For many years, Ravensbourne National Park was a traditional stop over for Aboriginal people on their way to and from bunya festivals in the Bunya Mountains. Today, visitors come to admire rainforest remnants, majestic Sydney blue gums and more than 80 bird species, including green catbirds and vulnerable black-breasted button-quail. Under the rainforest's dense canopy, orchids and elkhorns thrive. Picnic at either Blackbean or Cedar Block day-use area and explore the park's five short tracks (the longest is two hours). Near Cedar Block's self-guiding walk, Gus Beutel lookout gives panoramic views of the Lockyer Valley and Scenic Rim. On other tracks, watch for red-tailed black-cockatoos in the she-oaks and listen for the ringing calls of paradise riflebirds. Lorikeets and fairy-wrens are also often seen. Bring wood to enjoy a barbecue at either picnic area. There is no camping on-site. Stay at nearby Crows Nest National Park, at Cressbrook Dam or in nearby towns.
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