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Burdekin Falls Dam / Lake Dalrymple. Ravenswood. Qld

Located around 80 km south of Ravenswood lies one of Qld's largest lakes.

Dam Facts
The Burdekin Falls Dam was constructed across the Burdekin River in 1987 for irrigation.
It has a surface area of 22 400 hectares, an average depth of 8.3 meters and holds 1 860 000 mega-litres of water at full capacity.
Tributaries of Lake Dalrymple include the Burdekin River, Sellhiem River, Suttor River and the Rollston River.

Fish found in Lake Dalrymple include: Eels, Archerfish, Sooty Grunter, Sleepy Cod, Longtom, Leathery Grunter, Golden Perch, Silver Perch, eel tailed catfish, fork tailed catfish and Barramundi.
Only Barramundi are stocked regularly, the remainder have self sustaining populations. There are also Redclaw crayfish present.
* A Stocked Impoundment Permit (SIP) is required to fish Lake Dalrymple / Burdekin Falls Dam.

Lake Dalrymple is open to all boating activities. No restriction apply.
Concrete boat ramp provided.

Public facilities include: picnic areas, wood BBQs, picnic tables / shelters, toilets and cold showers.

Camping permitted at holiday park.

Related topics
Water Level Link
Purchase Stocked Impoundment Permit on-line

Lake Dalrymple Map

Burdekin Dam Map

Click on map for larger printable version

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Burdekin Falls Dam / Lake Dalrymple Water Level Guage & Graph
Burdekin Falls Dam Water Level

Burdekin Falls Dam Map


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