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Picnic Point Toowoomba

For a great day out with the kids, Picnic Point Toowoomba is chock full of great things to see and do.

Picnic Point is a beautiful heritage-listed park perched on the crest of a prominent bluff on the top of the Great Dividing Range. It has long been a favourite with locals and day-trippers seeking stunning panoramic views, beautiful forest scenery and a fantastic place to picnic. The kids will delight in playing beneath the ancient trees and running around the manicured parklands. Make sure you check out Picnic Point on your next trip to Toowoomba!

Things to see and do at Picnic Point

Picnic Point is more than just a park – check out this great list of things you can’t miss on your visit to this beautiful part of Toowoomba.

Fantastic Panoramic views from Picnic Point Lookout

For stunning views of the Great Dividing Range and the Lockyear Valley, you cannot go past Picnic Point Lookout. Witness the Australian bush at its most beautiful, from a bird’s eye view.

Manmade waterfall

Set in Picnic Point’s magnificent parklands is this fantastic manmade waterfall. The kids will love it and it makes for great photos.

Great café and restaurant with stunning views and delicious food

If you haven’t bought supplies for your picnic, Picnic Point Café and Restaurant is the best place to stop. Enjoy a coffee, an ice cream, or a delicious meal and get those energy levels up for bushwalking.

Amazing, tranquil bushwalks

Toowoomba is certainly spoilt for choice with scenery, but Picnic Point offers some of the best. With many trails to nearby waterfalls and Table Top Mountain on offer, there’s sure to be something to suit every fitness level. Get out there and enjoy what nature has to offer!

Perfect picnic spot

You won’t find a better picnic spot than Picnic Point – the clue is in the name! With stunning views, beautifully manicured parklands and barbeque facilities available, you’ll be visiting again and again.

Kids playground and miniature train

Kids will adore the playground and the miniature train. The train only runs on weekends though, so keep that in mind to avoid disappointment!

Yowie spotting

Yowies are mythological beasts resembling giant ape-like men – and Toowoomba is said to be home to a few! A recent spotting by a bushwalking local will make for an exciting expedition with the kids.

For more great ideas of what to see and do in Toowoomba, check out Families Magazine!

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Janine Mergler

Janine Mergler is a veteran Queensland teacher, graduating from QUT with a BEd majoring in Social Sciences. After many years in the classroom, Janine moved on to academia. She has proudly trained new generations of teachers in her role as a lecturer at Queensland University of Technology Faculty of Education. She has also worked in the Queensland Government as an education specialist, developing education resources and delivering community awareness programs to help families conserve water. Currently she is the owner and editor of Families Magazine, a publication specifically targeted at parents who value a quality education for children.  Janine leads a team of professionals who write about family lifestyle, early childhood, schools and education information and family-friendly events.

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