Fishing at Lake Borumba

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You can fish from your vessel or along the shore of the designated recreation area. Much of the land surrounding the lake is private property. Accessing private land to fish is not permitted.

Remember the lake is home to an abundance of wildlife. It’s very important to ensure that all rubbish, especially fishing line and hooks, are disposed of properly to avoid serious harm to wildlife.

Fishing permits

You must have a fishing permit for this lake. Make sure you know the recreational fishing rules and regulations in Queensland, including size, take and possession limits. 

Please check the Fisheries website for rules and regulations, along with other useful tips and recommendations.

Opening Times

This site is open to the public seven days a week, from:

  • 5.30am to 6.30pm (September – April)
  • 6.00am to 5.30pm (May – August)
What to bring

Please bring your own drinking water supplies, as water provided is suitable only for cleaning, washing hands etc.

Safety Information

The lake is home to an abundance of wildlife. Please dispose of all waste and rubbish, especially fishing line and hooks, properly to avoid serious harm to our catchment creatures.

Accessing private land to fish is not permitted.

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BBQs and Picnics at Lake Borumba

BBQs and Picnics at Lake Borumba

The recreation area at Lake Borumba is located off Yabba Creek Road and includes picnic tables, shelters, barbeques and toilets.

Potable (drinking) water is not available at the recreation area or campground, please bring sufficient drinking water supplies for your visit

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Canoeing at Lake Borumba

Electric boating at Borumba Dam

Electric boating at Borumba Dam

There is a boat ramp at the Day Use Area.

Vessels are only to be operated from the designated boat ramp. 

Please keep a safe distance from other lake users. 

All activities on Seqwater lakes are covered by the Boating Regulations set by Maritime Safety Queensland (msq.qld.gov.au).

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Rowing at Lake Borumba

Fuel powered boating at Lake Borumba

Fuel powered boating at Lake Borumba

Fuel powered boating is permitted on Lake Borumba.

To access the lake, there is a boat ramp located at the Day Use Area. Vessels are only to be operated from the designated boat ramp.

Please keep a safe distance from other lake users. All activities on Seqwater lakes are covered by the Boating Regulations set by Maritime Safety Queensland (msq.qld.gov.au).

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Kayaking at Lake Borumba

Stand up paddling at Borumba

Water skiing from Lake Borumba Day Use Area

Tubing from Lake Borumba Day Use Area

Wakeboarding from Borumba's Day Use Area

Jetskiing from Lake Borumba Day Use Area

Jetskiing from Lake Borumba Day Use Area

Lake Borumba is one of the few Seqwater lakes which allow jet skiing.

When skiing at Lake Borumba, you must comply with all relevant rules. All activities on Seqwater lakes are covered by the Boating Regulations set by Maritime Safety Queensland (www.msq.qld.gov.au).

Do not launch, retrieve or beach on land around the lake, other than at the signed, designated recreation area.

Keep a safe

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Sailing at Lake Borumba

Shoreline fishing at Cooloolabin Dam

Walking trails at Cooloolabin Dam

Walking trails at Cooloolabin Dam

Cooloolabin Dam has a lovely walking trail on the peninsula close to the recreation area. In addition, the recreation area serves as the head of a trail through the adjacent Mapleton National Park. The trail uses local roads and the fire-trail network for mountain biking, horse riding and walking.

For your safety, and for the safety of others, please obey all signage on the trails, including give

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Mountain biking at Cooloolabin Dam

Picnicking at Cooloolabin Dam

BBQs and Picnic at Wappa Dam

Picnic at Spillway Lookout Recreation Area

Canoeing at Northern Recreation Area

Canoeing at Northern Recreation Area

Access from boat ramps at Southern and Northern Recreation areas.

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Electric boating from Northern Recreation Area

Electric boating from Northern Recreation Area

Electric powered boating is permitted on Lake Baroon.

There is a boat ramp located at the Northern Recreation Area. Vessels are only to be operated from the designated boat ramp.

Please keep a safe distance from other lake users. All activities on Seqwater lakes are covered by the Boating Regulations set by Maritime Safety Queensland (msq.qld.gov.au).

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Stand up paddling at Northern Recreation Area

Kayaking at Lake Baroon (Northern Recreation Area)

Rowing at Lake Baroon (Southern Recreation Area)

Fishing at Northern Recreation Area

Fishing at Northern Recreation Area

You can fish from your vessel or along the shore of the designated recreation area. Much of the land surrounding the lake is private property. Accessing private land to fish is not permitted.

Remember the lake is home to an abundance of wildlife. It’s very important to ensure that all rubbish, especially fishing line and hooks, are disposed of properly to avoid serious harm to wildlife.

Fishing

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Sailing at Lake Baroon (Southern Recreation Area)

Sailing at Lake Baroon (Northern Recreation Area)

BBQs and Picnics at Northern Recreation Area

Rowing at Lake Baroon (Northern Recreation Area)

Electric boating at Southern Recreation Area

Electric boating at Southern Recreation Area

There is a boat ramp at the Southern Recreation Area of Lake Baroon.

Vessels are only to be operated from the designated boat ramp. 

Please keep a safe distance from other lake users. 

All activities on Seqwater lakes are covered by the Boating Regulations set by Maritime Safety Queensland (msq.qld.gov.au).

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Kayaking at Lake Baroon (Southern Recreation Area)

Canoeing at Southern Recreation Area

Swimming at Baroon's Southern Recreation Area

Swimming at Baroon's Southern Recreation Area

The designated swimming area is marked with buoys on the water.

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Fishing at Southern Recreation Area

BBQs and picnics at Southern Recreation Area

Walking trails at Baroon Pocket

Stand up paddling at Baroon's Southern Recreation Area

Martin Williams Walk, Baroon Pocket

Electric boating at Lake Macdonald Park

Electric boating at Lake Macdonald Park

There is a boat ramp at Lake Macdonald Park.

Vessels are only to be operated from the designated boat ramp. 

Please keep a safe distance from other lake users. 

All activities on Seqwater lakes are covered by the Boating Regulations set by Maritime Safety Queensland (msq.qld.gov.au).

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Stand up paddling at Lake Macdonald

Mountain biking at Lake Macdonald Dam

Canoeing at Mary River Cod Park

BBQs and picnic at Mary River Cod Park

Fishing at Mary River Cod Park

Horse riding at Lake Macdonald

Electric boating from Mary River Cod Park

Electric boating from Mary River Cod Park

There is a boat ramp at Mary River Cod Park.

Vessels are only to be operated from the designated boat ramp. 

Please keep a safe distance from other lake users. 

All activities on Seqwater lakes are covered by the Boating Regulations set by Maritime Safety Queensland (msq.qld.gov.au).

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Kayaking at Mary River Cod Park

Rowing at Mary River Cod Park

Sailing at Mary River Cod Park

Walking trails at Lake Macdonald Dam

Stand up paddling at Jabiru Park, Lake Macdonald

Canoeing at Jabiru Park

Bird watching at Lake Macdonald

Fishing at Jabiru Park

Kayaking at Jabiru Park

SIMILAR ACTIVITY SITES NEARBY

Shoreline fishing at Cooloolabin Dam

Fishing at Northern Recreation Area

Fishing at Northern Recreation Area

You can fish from your vessel or along the shore of the designated recreation area. Much of the land surrounding the lake is private property. Accessing private land to fish is not permitted.

Remember the lake is home to an abundance of wildlife. It’s very important to ensure that all rubbish, especially fishing line and hooks, are disposed of properly to avoid serious harm to wildlife.

Fishing

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Fishing at Southern Recreation Area

Fishing at Mary River Cod Park

Fishing at Jabiru Park