Where has the free campsite been relocated to at Wuruma Dam?

Sunwater relocated the campsite at Wuruma Dam, QLD to near the dam wall and spillway, 2.6 km south of the old site. Recreational day use at the foreshore and boat ramp will continue. 

The GPS coordinates for the new designated camping site are: 25 11 48.9 S 150 59 24.5 E

Why the change?

The change is due to health and safety of dam visitors and employees, as well as increasing space, especially during peak periods.

The new site provides 40 designated, equally sized, clearly marked camping spaces on flat terrain away from trees and the foreshore, for free. It opened March 11, 2019, but you can camp at old bush camping area near the boat ramp until April 1, 2019.

No bookings are required and you are restricted to maximum stays of three weeks in any four week block. 

What facilities are there?

  • A toilet block (two male and three female)
  • Scenic look-out
  • Lake-side walking track
  • Picnic tables

What to bring when camping at Wuruma Dam?

  • There are no shower or BBQ facilities or treated water –  BYO drinking water and non-woodfired BBQs (open fires  are prohibited).
  • Generators must be low decibel and operated during daylight hours only.

Remember

  • The disposal of chemical toilet waste is prohibited – the nearest dump point is located in Eidsvold, opposite the Star Hotel.
  • Please use the rubbish bins provided – if full, please take rubbish with you and dispose responsibly.

Wuruma Dam was constructed across the Nogo River in the upper Burnett River Catchment for irrigation & town water supply for Eidsvold, Mundubbera and Gayndah.

Camping and recreational facilities at Wuruma Dam are provided in goodwill to the community. Sunwater has been working with North Burnett Regional Council regarding these changes, and invite your feedback. www.sunwater.com.au

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Photo of new designated camping site at Wuruma Dam
Photo of new designated camping site at Wuruma Dam

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