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Toowoomba's Carnival of Flowers

Toowoomba's Carnival of Flowers

Since 1950, Toowoomba has greeted Spring with an infusion of colour and creativity not only in private gardens but also the town’s magnificent parks and gardens. Come and delight your senses in the Garden City as there is no better "blooming place"!

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5 days



  • Take a twilight walk through Laurel Bank Park, illuminated by fairy lights

  • Visit Private Gardens and Parklands in the Carnival of Flowers festival

  • Visit the Peacehaven Garden at Highfields

  • Stroll through the Spring Bluff Railway Station and Gardens


  • Ensuite accommodation – twin share basis

  • Taxi home pickup and return within the Hunter and Central Coast areas*

  • Pickup and return locations throughout the Hunter and Central Coast

  • 13 quality meals

  • Traveller’s Refund Guarantee*

  • Entries and attractions as shown

  • Modern luxury tour coach

  • Experienced Coach Captain and attentive Tour Hostess

  • Robert’s Famous Homemade Morning Tea



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Day 1 L, D

The Hunter - Coffs - Coffs Harbour
Travel from the Central Coast and the Hunter, meeting your fellow passengers over morning tea, before continuing the journey north. Enjoy lunch on the way, and arrive into Coffs Harbour late afternoon for our overnight stay.

Day 2 B, L, D

Coffs Harbour - Toowoomba
Travel along the coastal road to Nerang before heading through the Lockyer Valley, making our way to Toowoomba. On arrival, settle into our accommodation for the next two nights.

Day 3 B, L, D

Exhibition and Prize Gardens, Queen’s Park
A local garden expert will guide you on a full day tour of the beautiful private and public gardens. Morning tea will be on top of the range overlooking the Lockyer Valley and Toowoomba City at Picnic Point, before visiting more exhibition gardens and the category prizewinners including Best Annuals, Best Waterwise and Good Neighbours. Visit St Luke’s Anglican Church where the Toowoomba Floral Art Group put on a magnificent floral display. Drop into the hall and see a range of arts and crafts by local artisans and enjoy St Luke’s beautiful gardens. After lunch stroll through the stunning Queen’s Park with its large floral array. Tonight we enjoy a guided Twilight Tour of Laurel Bank and Scented Garden Park by torchlight. Enjoy the fairy lights and discover the secret world of the parkland by night.

Day 4 B, L, D

Spring Bluff Railway - Armidale
Start the day with a visit to the historic Spring Bluff Railway Station and gardens, walk along the station and stroll through the picturesque gardens. Visit the Peacehaven Garden at Highfields for morning tea and then travel along the New England Highway arriving in the Granite Belt town of Stanthorpe, for lunch. Continue on through Glen Innes before reaching Armidale for your overnight stay.

Day 5 B, L

Armidale - The Hunter
Travel down scenic Thunderbolt’s Way stopping in the lovely township of Walcha, viewing its unique outdoor sculpture gallery and impressive craft shop. The journey continues over the Great Dividing Range with breathtaking views, before reaching Gloucester. Arrive in the Hunter mid afternoon.

B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

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88 Hoskins Street, Sandgate QLD 4017, (PO Box 357, Sandgate, Qld, 4017)

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