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Luxury, Romantic and Boutique Accommodation in Toowoomba, Golden West & Southern Downs

The Great Dividing Range provides a stunning backdrop to Toowoomba and the welcoming townships of the Golden West and Southern Downs. Dotted with picturesque vineyards and delightful historic villages, come here to slow down and enjoy the crisp, clean air. Take some time to explore Toowoomba’s notable gardens, the beautiful Bunya Mountains and the dramatic Granite Belt wine region. The whole area is packed with history and overloaded with natural beauty, not to mention stunning accommodation, making it a superb travel choice.

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Looking for excuses to visit Toowoomba? Clear blue skies, crisp mountain air and miles of stunning natural scenery are usually enough to draw people to the breathtaking Golden West and Southern Downs. It's all within your grasp thanks to our handpicked Toowoomba accommodation.

The historic city of Toowoomba is the region’s heart and home to heritage architecture, wide open spaces and gorgeous views over Lockyer Valley.

Toowoomba is a 90-minute drive from Brisbane, making it perfect for overnight stops or longer getaways. It is perched 800 metres above sea level on the edge of the Great Dividing Range. This elevation gives Toowoomba a distinctive and refreshing microclimate, with four distinct seasons and cooler nights that make an appealing escape from sultry summers on the state’s coast.

Australians love their food and wine, and Toowoomba is a favourite among connoisseurs of regional cuisine. The town’s bustling dining scene celebrates the diverse local produce, ranging from richly marbled steaks to luscious cheeses and olive oils. Its beautifully preserved heritage buildings and pretty tree-lined streets provide a charming backdrop for your morning coffee. Shoppers can get their fix at the local boutiques or country stores.

The Great Bunya Drive winds through rich, fertile farmlands, charming country villages and the extraordinary Bunya Mountains National Park. The park has scenic walking tracks, cool waterfalls and the largest remaining Bunya Pine rainforest in the world.

Wine lovers should detour through Queensland’s Granite Belt and spend some time in Stanthorpe. The rich soil and elevated position – 1000 metres above sea level – make it perfect for growing grapes and fruit. There are more than 45 tasting opportunities at vineyards, wineries and cellar doors.

Bushwalkers love venturing to the Southern Downs to explore the granite rock landscapes and spring wildflowers at Girraween National Park. The nearby Boonoo Boonoo, Bald Rock and Sundown National Parks also offer spectacular walks and dramatic views of the region. With its appealing climate, charming towns and lengthy list of things to do, this region will suit many types of holiday makers. Drink in the scenery, browse the antique stores and finish your day with a dinner of delicious local food and wine.

Discover our collection of Golden West, Southern Downs and Toowoomba accommodation and plan a getaway to remember. For stays further afield, check out our luxury, boutique and romantic accommodation in Queensland.

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