lake maroon


Most people from Brisbane and the Gold Coast and the Sunshine Coast have never heard of Lake Maroon!  Experience a weekend, or a week, or more, in the midst of the beautiful Boonah and Scenic Rim area - and enjoy magic views of Lake Maroon and experience the unique Scenic Rim scenery and Australian wildlife amidst quality camping and holiday house accommodation at Lake Maroon.  

Just an easy one and a half hour drive from the coast.

Phone Brian or Vicki - 07 5463 6256 - for detail and pricing.  Make your visit to Lake Maroon memorable!


The Lake Maroon Experience

During your stay at Lake Maroon Holiday Park, in the fabulous Scenic Rim, near Brisbane and the Gold Coast, take advantage of the great fishing that Maroon Dam has to offer.

Stocked Fresh Water Fish Species
Maroon Dam is stocked with:-
1.   Australian Bass
2.   Golden Perch (Yellowbelly)
3.   Silver Perch
4.   Mary River Cod

Fly Fishing / Lure Fishing / Bait Fishing
Maroon Dam is one of South East Queensland's best freshwater fly and surface fishing destinations, with the best times being early morning and late afternoon.

During the middle of the day, deeper diving lures, soft plastics and lipless crank baits are effective, so too is live bait such as shrimp, freshwater yabbies and worms.

Focus areas are the structured regions of the dam, such as the dead timber in the water and rocky point areas.

Compact Freshwater Fishing Impoundment Near Brisbane & Gold Coast
Maroon Dam has a surface area of 350 hectares.

Petrol and Electric Motors
Petrol outboard motors are permitted on the Scenic Rim's Maroon Dam.

Electric motors will also easily allow you to cover the key fishing areas of the dam from Lake Maroon Holiday Park.

Exclusive Launching Area
Lake Maroon Holiday Park provides an exclusive launching area onto the dam for all guests.

Fishing Permits
Maroon Dam comes under the Stocked Impoundment Permit Scheme.

Fishing permits can be purchased on-line at
A weekly permit costs less than $8.00.  Annual permits are also available.

Cancellations and Refunds
We have a strictly "NO REFUND" policy for cancellations for bookings which have been made for Christmas, Easter, and other public holidays.  Outside of Christmas, Easter, and other public holidays, where a holiday house, cottage, cabin or campsite booking is to be cancelled, a credit may be given depending upon the circumstances.  Monies paid for bookings are not normally refundable, and will only be refunded in cases of genuine hardship or genuine misfortune.  For example, changes in weather or changes in events to be held will not be regarded as a legitimate reason for a refund.  Bookings may be carried forward upon request, provided the revised date is not a public holiday.

Office Hours
8.30 am to 5.00 pm.

Proprietors:  Brian & Vicki Clayton

535 Burnett Creek Road,
Maroon QLD 4310
P O Box 22, Boonah, Qld, 4310
Tel: (07) 5463 6256

ABN 18829511046