Baroon ( Baroon Pocket Dam ) - Montville / Maleny
in 1988 on Obi Obi Creek, Lake Baroon ( Baroon Pocket Dam ) has
a surface area of 400 ha, an average depth of 15 metres and holds
some 60 000 ML of water. Its primary use is for town water supply
for Maroochy & Caloundra. It is situated 7 km NE of Maleny
& 5 km SW of Montville.
Stocked species include Bass, Golden Perch & Mary River Cod
as well as the naturally occurring Eels, Tandans & Spangled
The Obi Obi Gorge below the dam is one of the few remaining places
where Mary River Cod are maintaining a wild population. The taking
of Mary River Cod is totally prohibited both in Baroon Pocket
Dam (Lake Baroon) and in Obi Obi Creek, Obi Obi Gorge.
lead sinkers are allowed in Lake Baroon.
No combustion engines are allowed on Lake Baroon however electric
motors are allowed on dinghies but not on canoes. A maximum of
10 electric powered dinghies are allowed on the water at any one
boating permit of $5/day or $50/year is required & are available
No camping at Lake Baroon is permitted.
accomodation available in Montville & Melany.
Stocked Impoundment Permit on-line - QDPI&F
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