Last Updated Sep 2014
Commercial campground with lake side camping areas on the edge of Lake Maroon.
This is a good base for fishing from Lake Maroon (Yellow Belly, Cod, perch and eel-tailed catfish abound).
The dam is a stocked impoundment so a fishing licence is required all year. You can obtain a licence from the kiosk if you forget to get one before you arrive.
They hire kayaks, canoes and tinnies as well as fishing rods and some camping gear, so is also a handy spot for those wanting to try camping without buying all the gear. They even (for a fee) hire you a tent (and for an additional fee) erect it and pull it down for you. Makes for fuss free (although expensive) camping.
The camping area near the water has no powered sites, and has "eco loos". The camping area higher up has powered sites and is near the amenities block.
The kiosk sells the basics like bait, ice creams and fishing tackle as well as firewood.
Fires are permitted here, however you are not allowed to bring your own firewood, you must purchase it from the kiosk. They say this is to ensure only clean, nail free wood is used. At $25 per bag, they must do pretty well out of this.
There are also cabins on site which looked pretty clean and had water views as well as self contained units.
from $15 per person per night
Bookings can be made over the phone or internet.
The campground is on a first come first served basis. For bookings email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 07 5463 6121
There is usually drinking water available at this campsite. Please take care, it may still be advisable to boil water before drinking.
Fires may be allowed in built fire places. Please check local fire bans and rules.
Wood barbeques are available. Bring firewood and check firebans.
You are able to swim in the lake nearby.
There are fishing spots at or near this campsite.
There are canoeing and kayaking spots at or near this campsite
This campsite is accessable with regular 2wd vehicles.
664 Burnett Creek Road
Lake Maroon Q 4310
Take the Cunningham Highway,
turning South to Boonah at Yamanto.
From Gold Coast
Take the Beaudesert Nerang Road.
Lake Maroon is 25km South of Boonah, and
Camp Lake Fire is on Burnett Creek Road—
turn-off 3km after the Maroon Dam exit.
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