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Recreational Facilities

Recreational facilities damaged following Tropical Cyclone Debbie

Please be aware that TC Cyclone Debbie resulted in some damage to the SunWater managed recreational facilities at Eungella Dam. Please refer to the details in the below table. We apologise for any inconvenience and will update the information below as the facilities are restored (last updated 27 February 2018).

Dam

Location

Details

Eungella Dam

Near Mackay

  • Eungella Dam Rd, between the intersection with Mount Barker Road to the dam spillway, is currently closed. As a result of this closure, the Eungella Dam picnic area and BBQ facilities are inaccessible and therefore closed
  • The camping area is open
  • Treated water is NOT available. Please bring your own drinking water
  • The boat ramp is open

Recreational facilities overview

Recreational facilities are available at some SunWater dams and weirs. The table below provides general information about facilities and activities available at these locations.

To help ensure you have a safe and enjoyable visit to SunWater's dams and weirs, please read the Safety tips when visiting a dam information brochure.

Please note that approval is required for the use of SunWater land for any event or function other than normal day visitor activities in approved recreational areas. Events or functions include, but are not limited to fishing competitions, swimming areas, rowing competitions, boating or skiing competitions or displays, community events, weddings or other organised activities.

Facilities provided by councils

 

Council

Website Address

Ben Anderson Barrage

Bundaberg Regional Council

www.bundaberg.qld.gov.au

Boondooma Dam

South Burnett Regional Council

www.southburnett.qld.gov.au

Callide Dam

Banana Shire Council

www.banana.qld.gov.au

Cania Dam

North Burnett Regional Council

www.northburnett.qld.gov.au

Chinchilla Weir

Western Downs Regional Council

www.wdrc.qld.gov.au

Claude Wharton Weir

Bundaberg Regional Council

www.bundaberg.qld.gov.au

Coolmunda Dam

Goondiwindi Regional Council

www.coolmundacaravan.com.au

Glebe Weir

Banana Shire Council

www.banana.qld.gov.au

Glenlyon Dam

Border Rivers Commission

www.brc.gov.au

Isis Balancing Storage

Bundaberg Regional Council

www.bundaberg.qld.gov.au

Jack Taylor Weir

Balonne Shire Council

www.balonne.qld.gov.au

Jones Weir

North Burnett Regional Council

www.northburnett.qld.gov.au

Kirar Weir

North Burnett Regional Council

www.northburnett.qld.gov.au

Mary River Barrage

Fraser Coast Regional Council

www.frasercoast.qld.gov.au

Mingo Crossing

North Burnett Regional Council

www.northburnett.qld.gov.au

Neil Turner Weir

Maranoa Regional Council

www.visitmaranoa.com.au

Paradise Dam

North Burnett Regional Council

www.northburnett.qld.gov.au

Teemburra Dam

Mackay Regional Council

www.mackay.qld.gov.au

Tinaroo Falls Dam

Tablelands Regional Council

www.trc.qld.gov.au

 

Facilities provided by SunWater

 

Boat Ramp

Parking

Road Access

Lookout

Picnic Tables

Rubbish Bins

BBQ's

Toilets

Camping Area

Treated Water

Beardmore Dam

  Parking Road Access Lookout Picnic Tables Rubbish Bins BBQ Toilets    

Bjelke Petersen Dam

Boat Ramp Parking Road Access Lookout Picnic Tables Rubbish Bins BBQ Toilets    

Burdekin Falls Dam (visitor info)

Boat Ramp Parking Road Access Lookout Picnic Tables Rubbish Bins BBQ Toilets Camping Area
Camping Area
Treated Water

Coolmunda Dam

Boat Ramp Parking Road Access Lookout Picnic Tables Rubbish Bins BBQ Toilets   Treated Water

Eungella Dam (visitor info)

Boat Ramp Parking Road Access Lookout Picnic Tables Rubbish Bins BBQ Toilets Camping Area
Camping Area
Treated Water

Fairbairn Dam (visitor info)

Boat Ramp Parking Road Access Lookout Picnic Tables Rubbish Bins BBQ Toilets   Treated Water

Fred Haigh Dam

Boat Ramp Parking Road Access Lookout            

Julius Dam

Boat Ramp Parking Road Access Lookout Picnic Tables Rubbish Bins BBQ Toilets    

Kinchant Dam (visitor info)

Boat Ramp Parking Road Access Lookout Picnic Tables Rubbish Bins   Toilets    

Kroombit Dam

  Parking Road Access Lookout            

Leslie Dam (visitor info)

Boat Ramp Parking Road Access Lookout Picnic Tables Rubbish Bins BBQ Toilets Camping Area
Camping Area
Treated Water

Peter Faust Dam

Boat Ramp Parking Road Access Lookout Picnic Tables Rubbish Bins BBQ Toilets    

Wuruma Dam (visitor info)

Boat Ramp Parking Road Access Lookout Picnic Tables Rubbish Bins   Toilets Camping Area
Camping Area