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 this
There is no camping permitted at Lake Advancetown. There
are various accommodation options available locally. See
page for details.
Hinze Dam Water Level - BOM
Water Level Guage
Dam (Lake Advancetown) Water Level Graph