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Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers

Thursday 15th to Monday 19th September 2022

Since its inception in 1949, the Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers has flourished and is now an iconic Queensland event.

On 21 October 1950, the Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers commenced with a street procession that stretched three miles in length. Led by a bullock team and watched by a crowd estimated to be 50,000 strong, it was a resounding success.

Attendance across the 10-day event has skyrocketed in recent years with 294,000 attendees recorded at the 2019 event.

Day One:

Pick-ups commence by 05:00 we then e head North, we stop for the infamous Port Bus morning tea at Coffs Harbour. Yes, it is all about the food as our next stop is at the Woodburn Riverview Park for a picnic lunch. Arriving on the Gold Coast we take a visit/tour of The Light Horse & Field Artillery Museum. Arrive and check in to Cotswold Motor Inn for the next four nights. Tonight, dinner is at the Wilsonton Hotel around 19:00.

Includes Door-to-door pickup, Port Bus morning tea, Port Bus picnic lunch, entry tour museum, dinner & accommodation.

Day Two:

After breakfast, we start our day with a local guide onboard for a two-hour tour around some of the most amazing gardens and Toowoomba. We head out Meringandan Hotel lunch before a visit/tasting at Holland Wines. Back to Cotswold we have time to relax, freshen up before our Twilight tour of Laurel Bank Park. Tonight’s dinner is at The City Golf Club Inc.

Includes: Breakfast, two-hour onboard guide tour, lunch, tastings, twilight tour, dinner & accommodation.

Day Three:

After breakfast we head out to Darling Down Zoo. Lunch today will be at the zoo. Heading back to Cotswold you will have a couple of hours free time before we leave for our progressive dinner at 17:00. Hope you have not eaten too much today? First up are starters at Cobb+Co Museum. Mains will be at Encores at the Empire. Finally, dessert is at The Rock.

Includes: Breakfast, entry to the zoo, lunch, 3-course progressive dinner, and accommodation.

Day Four:

After our late night, we have a slower start to our morning departing at 09:50 for The Barn & Scotty’s Garage for a visit/tour and lunch. Back into Toowoomba Railway Station to board our train to Spring Bluff Railway. A visit to Peacehaven Botanic Garden before we head back to Cotswold. Dinner tonight is at Muller Bros.

Includes: Breakfast, visit, tour & lunch, Spring Bluff train ride, garden visit, accommodation & dinner.

Day Five:

Breakfast and then time to check out around 07:30 as we head for home. Roadside coffee stop at Helensvale. Lunch is at the RodnReel Hotel. Our final coffee n comfort stop is at Boambee before drop-offs commence from the Donut around 17:30.

Includes: Breakfast, entry to zoo, lunch, 3-course progressive dinner, and accommodation.

Duration: 5 Days & 4 Nights

$1,770 twin | $2,108 single

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