Dam was constructed in 1997 for town water storage and irrigation
purposes. It is located approximately 50 km west of Mackay
on a well sealed road.
In fact you would almost pass it if you were going to Eungella
It has a surface area of 1040 hectares, an average depth
of 14.2 meters and holds 147 500 mega litres of water at
Local fish stocking group Mackay Area Fish Stocking Assn
(MAFSA) stock Sooty Grunter
and Barramundi here and have
set up their own community hatchery to breed Sooty Grunter.
A Stocked Impoundment Permit (SIP) is required to fish at
A horse power limit no longer applies to boats on Teemburra
Dam, however no water skiing is allowed.
A single lane concrete ramp is provided.
There is no camping allowed at the dam.
Accommodation is available at nearby towns, see Accommodation
index for details.