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Queensland Explore Centre - Toowoomba


Toowoomba Visitor Information Centre specialises in providing personalised service and local knowledge to assist visitors to explore the vibrant and historic Toowoomba region. Complementing our advice service; the Centre showcases local produce and talented artisans; with a range of local gifts, mementos and refreshments. The inspiring ‘Queenslander’ building is based on a late 1800’s style Toowoomba house; and features stained-glass motifs of the ‘Toowoomba’ violet; which you can best enjoy by coming inside.

Please note: The Queensland Explore Centre - Toowoomba will be closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day.


Opening Hours:

Mon- Fri: 9.00am – 4:00pm | Saturday & Sunday: 10:00am - 2:00pm


RESIZED Explore Queensland Centre Toowoomba 

What We Offer:

  • Travel information & itinerary planning
  • Accommodation, dining and attraction advice
  • Brochures, maps & self-guided tours
  • Seasonal information – where to find the best flowers, fishing, autumn leaves and more!
  • Local produce, souvenirs and refreshments
  • Interactive Virtual Reality experience
  • Free Wi-Fi and recharging station
  • Free car, coach and caravan parking
  • Water station & pet parking for your furry friends
  • Picnic areas, BBQ and playground
  • Public toilets
  • Wheelchair accessible facilities


Top 10 things to do around the region:

1. Experience Toowoomba’s four seasons at our beautiful parks and tree-lined streets.
2. Visit Toowoomba’s themed gardens; Queensland State Rose Garden in Historic Newtown Park; our authentic Japanese stroll garden ‘Ju Raku En’ and Gumbi Gumbi Garden featuring Indigenous flora used by local indigenous communities.
3. Walk our region’s picturesque escarpment walking trails with views from the Great Dividing Range, and National Parks.
4. View our 80 exciting street art murals throughout Toowoomba city‘s streets and laneways.
5. Go treasure hunting at one of the region’s many antique and second-hand stores.
6. Shop the regional markets for the freshest local produce and artisan handicrafts!
7. Visit Toowoomba’s amazing playgrounds; catering for toddlers to pre-teens of all abilities.
8. Explore our historic stories by taking fascinating self-guided walks around Toowoomba’s heritage precincts.
9. Immerse yourself in Darling Downs history at unique locations; from ancient Aboriginal ceremonial sites; to haunted buildings; to Queensland Museum’s Cobb+Co Museum campus.
10. Enjoy local produce and country hospitality from boutique laneway cafes, welcoming country pubs, multicultural restaurants and local gourmet produce outlets.

Contact us:

Phone: 07 4688 6950 or 1800 331 155
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Website: www.visittoowoombaregion.com.au