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Top 5 things to do with kids in Toowoomba – fun and frolic

Travelling with kids is always exciting but be warned that their entertainment is pivotal if you want to have a good time. The best part is, in Toowoomba you are guaranteed plenty of such kiddy fun.

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Serendipity Farm

Serendipity Farm

For the little ones nothing quite beats the up-close and personal interaction that they can experience with the animals of Toowoomba at the city's popular serendipity farm. This quaint yet charming farm in the city is adorned with a series of cute and cuddly animals which includes adorable lambs, clucky chickens, friendly donkeys and even camels and pigs. Enjoying the company of human's day in and day out; these animals have become acclimated to their presence and even seem to enjoy the company of little children. However, a couple of hours with these sweethearts and you will realize that they are not quite as hale and hearty as usual. In fact, the Serendib farm houses the sick or injured livestock that are usually rejected by farms through no fault of their own. So enjoy the added benefit of visiting a program that serves a worthy cause and spend time with these amazing species that are ready to love you no matter what.

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Cobb and Co Museum

Cobb and Co Museum

Now kids don't generally fancy museums but if it is the Cobb and co, they are sure to have one amazing time. This museum home to the National Carriage Collection comprises of around 50 vintage horse drawn vehicles including carts, sulkies, buggies, wagons and omnibuses all of which are accompanied by plenty of educational information. Anything with wheels the boys will love and hence the Cobb and Co Museum has undoubtedly become a favorite destination among the young boys visiting Toowoomba. Apart from all the edutainment highlighted in the museum, this attraction also includes a Coach Stop Play Area which has a series of exciting play equipment, informative children's books, a play carriage and a life size replica steed.

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Darling Down

Darling Down

For a wilder touch of animals in Toowoomba visit the city's popular Darling down zoo that includes the famous ferocious inhabitants which are bound to give quite the kick to the little ones. Interestingly enough the zoo is split into continental sections and features the African, South American, South-east Asian and Australian regions with particular species from each of these areas. In addition to all the fascinating species housed here, the zoo is also home to the only white lion in all of Queensland. Other highlights of the zoo include an exciting python display and a big cat feeding session which is particularly ferocious to watch.

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Rowdy Rascals

Rowdy Rascals

It might be nearly 100 km away from the city but this is one adventure park that you would certainly want to take your kids to. This state-of-the-art indoor children's play centre in addition to guaranteeing your child's safety is packed with plenty of fun activity such as massive slides, deep ball pits, padded climbing frames, jumping castles, ride on cars, swings and so much more. You can be sure that this will keep those busy bodies of yours thoroughly occupied.

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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary

Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary

A holiday to Australia is not complete without spending time with the nation's most favorite cuddlable species; the Koalas. Although the Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary is an hour's drive away, most motels in Toowoomba like the Country Comfort Toowoomba Highfields can organize the trip for you.