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Camping

At Lake Awoonga camping is permitted only at the Lake Awoonga Caravan Park (or on the other side of the lake at the Boynedale Bush Camp). To book a camp-site, cabin or an onsite van at the Lake Awoonga Caravan Park telephone (07) 4975 0155.

BBQs & Campfires

Sheltered picnic and BBQ areas are located throughout the Lake Awoonga Recreation Area. No fires are to be lit outside of designated fireplaces.

Disabled Access

Lake Awoonga has specially designated parking bays, and selected picnic areas that are accessible to the disabled. Visitors with special needs are advised to contact Grounds and Catchment on 0419 661 482 prior to arrival so that they can reserve appropriate facilities. Disabled toilet access is available at Ironbark Gully and Riverston Bay.

Walking Trails

The two walking trails suit people of different fitness levels. Around 25% of Australia’s bird species can be found in the Lake Awoonga region, and a leisurely walk may provide you with a good viewing vantage.

Camping

At Lake Awoonga camping is permitted only at the Lake Awoonga Caravan Park (or on the other side of the lake at the Boynedale Bush Camp). To book a camp-site, cabin or an onsite van at the Lake Awoonga Caravan Park telephone (07) 4975 0155.

BBQs & Campfires

Sheltered picnic and BBQ areas are located throughout the Lake Awoonga Recreation Area. No fires are to be lit outside of designated fireplaces.

Disabled Access

Lake Awoonga has specially designated parking bays, and selected picnic areas that are accessible to the disabled. Visitors with special needs are advised to contact Grounds and Catchment on 0419 661 482 prior to arrival so that they can reserve appropriate facilities. Disabled toilet access is available at Ironbark Gully and Riverston Bay.

Walking Trails

The two walking trails suit people of different fitness levels. Around 25% of Australia’s bird species can be found in the Lake Awoonga region, and a leisurely walk may provide you with a good viewing vantage.

Things to do

Fish

Fish

Fish for barramundi (and other fish) all year round

Picnic

Picnic

Enjoy a picnic or barbecue

Swim

Swim

Go swimming with family or friends

Sports

Sports

Go sailing, canoeing or skiing

Hiking

Hiking

Saunter along one of the landscaped walking trails

Photography

Photography

Photograph the wonderful wildlife or go bird watching (around 25% of Australia's bird species can be found in the region)

Boating

Boating

Explore the beauty of Lake Awoonga by boat

Relax

Relax

Sit back, relax and take in the lovely landscapes and sensational scenery.

Events at Awoonga Dam

Whether you or your Club would like to hold an event at the Recreation Area, or on or around the lake itself, GAWB is happy to discuss your options.

Please complete an Application to Hold Event at Lake Awoonga and submit it to GAWB at least 3 months before your planned event.

Please note that if your event is an Aquatic Event, application must also be made to Maritime Safety Queensland:

Maritime Safety Queensland (MSQ) Main Website    |    MSQ Information regarding Aquatic Event Applications 

     |     MSQ Information regarding COVID-19 Checklists and Protocols 

No dogs or cats allowed at the Lake Awoonga Recreation Areas.