Toowoomba Tourism

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Toowoomba (nicknamed 'The Garden City' and the 'Queen City') is a city in the Darling Downs region of Queensland, Australia. It is located 125 km (78 mi) west of Queensland's capital city Brisbane by road. The estimated urban population of Toowoomba as of June 2015 was 114,622.A university and cathedral city, that hosts the Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers each September and national championship events for the sports of mountain biking and motocross. There are more than 150 public parks and gardens in Toowoomba. It has developed into a regional centre for business and government services. It is also referred to as the capital of the Darling Downs. It is the sixteenth-largest city in Australia, the sixth largest in Queensland, after Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast, Townsville and Cairns. Toowoomba is the most populous inland city in the country after the national capital, Canberra.


A place in Australia, Toowoomba is an interesting place to visit, given its unique culture, history and character. A gripping city on its own right, Surfers Paradise also deserves a visit. Attractions in Surfers Paradise include Dreamworld Theme Park, Planet Chill, Infinity. A vacation to Toowoomba can typically be of 1-2 days. Immerse in the spirit of the city and you'll not miss your home.

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Facts and Stats for Toowoomba*

  • Pollution Statistics in Toowoomba

    Know the pollution level of Toowoomba before you plan your visit.

    • Water Pollution 6.25 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 6.25 (Very Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 6.25 (Very Low)
  • Toowoomba: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Toowoomba for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Toowoomba.

    • Burglary and Theft 44.64 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 37.5 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 44.64 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 34.62 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 46.43 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 40.38 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 44.64 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 55.36 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 62.5 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 46.43 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 42.86 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 36.54 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 51.79 (Moderate)
  • Living in Toowoomba - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 55.19 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 93.74 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 3.02 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 81.94 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 4.59 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Toowoomba

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Toowoomba

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.09 USD
    • International Movie per seat 11.57 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 46.78 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 96.15 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 68.24 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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