Choose Potters Hotel for your next family holiday and enjoy an exciting array of activities with these great things to do with kids in Toowoomba!

Parks + Playgrounds

It’s no secret that Toowoomba is famous for it’s beautiful parks and gardens, but a lesser know fact is that these parks are also harbouring some amazing children’s playgrounds!

Right nearby us is the Laurel Bank Park playground with slides, nets, a small rock climbing wall and more.  Within Queens Park you’ll find several options including the Lindsay Street playground with wheelchair-accessible fort, textured dome climbing structure, huge accessible musical chimes, digger, slides and toddler swings. At the Margaret Street playground there’s a section for the younger children with a train, merry go round, swings and small slides, as well as an older kids adventure area with a seven-metre high climbing structure, a huge flying fox and a human-sized hamster wheel.

Museums + More

Cobb+Co Museum is an interactive and child friendly museum featuring interesting exhibits, a hands-on science area, play space in the middle of the cafe and much more.

DownsSteam Tourist Railway & Museum is a must-visit for anyone with an interest in trains, offering an impressive ranges of exhibits and restored trains to explore.

Toowoomba Live Steamers is a miniature railway that operates on the third Sunday of each month at Lemway Avenue Park in Kearneys Spring. Climb aboard and take a short ride along the 900m railway track.

Highfields Pioneer Village offers a glimpse back in time with more than 60 authentic buildings, multiple museums and more.Spring

Australian Army Flying Museum is located in nearby Oakey and contains over 20 aircraft flown by the Australian Army as well as related memorabilia. Walk inside a heavy-lift Chinook helicopter and get up close to a Blackhawk!

Darling Downs Zoo

Visit Queensland’s major regional zoo! Home to animals from across the globe including Africa, South-America, South-East Asia and Australia. There’s big & small cats, birds, primates, reptiles and wide variety of magnificent mammals to see. Onsite facilities include the zoo shop selling food, ice-creams and drinks or bring your own food and make use of the free to use BBQs and picnic area. Find out more at Darling Downs Zoo.

Enjoy the above family friendly Toowoomba activities and a whole lot more from your accommodation staying at Potters Hotel.  Our 2 Bedroom Apartments and Connecting King Rooms are a great option for your next family holiday to Toowoomba.

Image: Laurel Bank Park courtesy of Tourism and Events Queensland.