Maddock is one of many smaller Dams on Queensland's Sunshine
It is situated approximately 5 km south east of Mooloolah,
Ewen Maddock Dam has a surface area of 370 hectares and holds
16 700 ML of water at an average depth of 4.5 meters.
was built across Addlington Creek, a trubutary of the Mooloolah
River, in 1973 to supply the fast growing region with town
There is no public camping area at Ewen Maddock Dam.
There is a group camping site on the eastern side of the lake.
Camping, caravan parks & hotel/motel sytle accommodation
is available locally, see Accommodation
index for details.
Fishing is restricted to bank angling or paddle/wind powered
canoes, kayaks or boats.
There is a gravel launching area between the water intake
tower and the spillway.
Other access points are provided at the western end of the
saddle dam and a couple of kilometers north west along Mooloola
propellor driven vessels should be used here due to the noxious
weed, Cabomba. Propellors cause the weed to break up and spread
any further enquiries contact the Caloundra City Council on
(07) 5491 0200.
Children play ground, toilets, picnic tables, walking trails
and gravel launching areas are provided.
Gates are open from 6:00am to 8:00pm with a $50 fee to be
let out if you stayed too long.
Ewen Maddock Dam Fishing & Stocking Association
PO Box 115
Caloundra, Q. 4551