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A great walk, scenic, fabulous for un-powered craft and good walking tracks

The dam is a great place to swim,kayak or walk. There are safe places for children to play and some... read more

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Walk, Ride, Run, Swim, Canoe

Great spot to enjoy nature at its best. Easy to find! Heaps of parking, Clean facilities, Maps and... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
Mooloolaba, Australia
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Mooloolah Connection Rd, Mooloolah Valley, Queensland, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday

The dam is a great place to swim,kayak or walk. There are safe places for children to play and some great mountain bike tracks close by.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank leebondy
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Great spot to enjoy nature at its best. Easy to find! Heaps of parking, Clean facilities, Maps and information readily available. Visit Summer or Winter. Relax or get active, it’s all here to enjoy!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank H1083OEanthonys
Reviewed 22 March 2018

We came looking for Mooloola River National Park and never found it, so when we past a sign for Ewan Maddock Dam and in desperate need of a walk, we drove down the road – which is a bit unsealed at the end – but...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank annettelaurie
Reviewed 11 March 2018

Visited recently for the first time, I was amazed at the beauty and serenity of the place. One thing though, "dont forget the Aeroguard" !!

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank PassportToFreedom
Reviewed 27 November 2017

Great place for a get together and a swim if the weather permits. Picnic areas overlook water and BBQs are clean and easy to operate. Bit of a walk from car park where facilities and bins are located. Good walking tracks and the boardwalk area...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank atd290489
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

We decided to do our 5 km walk here at the Dam. Magic - walking beside the dam - beautiful scenery of the Glasshouse Mountains in the distance. Well maintained and it is not strenuous at all. You can swim in an marked area or...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank D736DSlindah
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Just lovely, a little hard to find but will definitely return. Great bird life and beautiful vistas.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank dideecg
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Nice spot for a family picnic. Please remember the mozzie repellent - it is near a standing bidy of water.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Ryan M
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Well signed pathways through forest and wetlands. Horse float parking and designated paths for horse riding. Dogs allowed on a lead. I saw kayakers on the dam, looked like a beautiful spot for a paddle. So quiet! A lovely spot for a morning walk, with...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank neena_19
Reviewed 12 June 2017

We enjoyed walking around the dam. Didn't make it all the way to the end has we did a lot of the side tracks. Round trip for us was 20kms and approx 5hrs walking. Loved the views of the dam and the bush walks. It...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Marisap746
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Carol K
25 January 2017|
Response from 7276gb | Reviewed this property |
Seqwater's website says dogs must be on a leash.
Carol K
24 January 2017|
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Response from Darren D | Reviewed this property |
Answer is NO. Dogs to remain on leash, or leave dogs at home. I'd like to see this rare opportunity to allow dogs in a place like this, to not be ruined by others that do not follow the signs at entrance.