Lake Dunn


Known locally as The Lake, this freshwater lake 68kms north-east of Aramac is a popular camping, bird watching and water sports location.

Lake Dunn, more commonly known as The Lake, is a freshwater lake 68km north-east of Aramac and a popular camping, bird watching and water sports location. The drive to The Lake encompasses a single lane bitumen road through a variety of different types of terrain including part of the Aramac Range. Follow the signs to The Lake (not the property Lake Dunn) to the camping area.

Lake Dunn's Aboriginal name is pajingo bola, meaning "Big Fella Waterhole" and is 3.21km long and 1.6km wide. It was named after James Dunn, who was a head stockman at Mt Cornish Station and discovered it when he tracked a mob of cattle there.

Lake Dunn is a birdwatchers paradise and is home to over 80 different species of birds. It is also an excellent fishing spot for Golden Perch (yellowbelly) and Black Bream.

Lake Dunn is perfect for swimming, water-skiing, windsurfing and sailing and is an ideal camping and picnic spot. Other facilities include waterfront holiday huts, tennis courts, an airstrip, camping ground with power, toilets and hot and cold showers.

For Cabin hire, please contact The Lake on 07 4651 0565. Cabins sleep five persons and have a refrigerator and electric kettle. Bring your own crockery, cutlery, bedding and food. Barbecues are available.

Locals and visitors, please be advised that you MUST now phone prior to camping at Lake Dunn by telephoning 07 4651 0565.

Camping fees
Powered: $15 per night, per vehicle
Unpowered: $10 per night, per vehicle

No daily fee required.

270 Ballyneety Road, Aramac QLD 4725

07 4651 0565