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Lake Awoonga

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Fabulous morning exploring Lake Awoonga in a very comfortable and well maintained 4.2m 15hp boat... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Christine H
Perth, Australia
via mobile
What a pleasant surprise

Could not believe the outstanding facilities and well maintained areas on the banks of this... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2017
Linda C
Rowville, Australia
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“Hire boat”
5 Sep 2017
“A pristine place - but wasted opportunity”
Benaraby, Queensland 4680, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Fabulous morning exploring Lake Awoonga in a very comfortable and well maintained 4.2m 15hp boat. Saw loads of wildlife. Do yourselves a favour and support a local small business- you won’t be disappointed! Thanks Nudge 👍

Thank Christine H
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

A pity the water board has done such a good job with the recreation facilities here, but has neglected the great business opportunity to open the cafe that is sitting idle. The visitor information centre is also not being utilised. People would flock to a...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Could not believe the outstanding facilities and well maintained areas on the banks of this spectacular lake. We will definitely be back.

Thank Linda C
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

We stopped off here to try our luck at catching a Barra. The fish had all been released here as fingerlings and how they have grown we caught and released several around the 75cm. Good spot to stay if you get the chance.

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Reviewed 20 August 2016

The whole area is very Clean & Tidy. All the amenities & Attractions are Very Good & I would recommend to area to anyone.

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 19 April 2016 via mobile

A lovely spot to visit for a picnic or BBQ. Take a walk or soak up the views. There is a climbing structure for the kids and apparently you can swim and fish all year round.

Reviewed 30 March 2016

this was my first visit to this beautiful lake, Lake Awoonga is the water source for Gladstone with a dam just around the corner from the bay where we were staying. This lake is beautiful and the facilities around the edge were top notch too,...More

Thank Tallegirl
Reviewed 6 January 2016

This is a large reservoir that is known for good fishing and has a camping area plus a boat rental concession. Swimming is allowed but a bit weedy near shore.

Thank seafare74
Reviewed 27 December 2015

We travelled to Awoonga Dam with our family to enjoy a cool dip. It is a nice relaxing area that has toilet facilities and playground for the children. There are also various sporting equipment such as jet-skis for hire should you be more daring.

Thank Barbara M
Reviewed 28 November 2015

Australia trip 2005, Was a day visit, worth the stop on a road trip views and scenery are just outstanding here. They have a really nice campsite here as well, and you can rent boats etc to go out, hiking and biking trials.

Thank Lee D
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