Advancetown (Hinze Dam) is situated 10km west of Nerang
on Queensland's Gold Coast.
It is one of the Average sized impoundments in South
East Queensland with a surface area of 970 Ha.
Hinze Dam has been stocked with Golden Perch, Silver
Perch, Saratoga, Mary River Cod and Australian Bass.
Banded Grunter have been illegally introduced &
are a constant annoyance to bait anglers. Banded Grunter
should be destroyed if caught here.
there are no Boney Bream present, forage species,
many fish are prone to surface feeding which makes
this a fantastic fly fishing destination.
permit to fish Hinze is required and can be obtained
from the local rangers.
are only allowed to use electric outboard motors on
There is no camping permitted at Lake Advancetown.
There are various accommodation options available
locally. See Accommodation
page for details.