Lake Paluma


Lake Paluma Dam Access Road will be closed temporarily while remediation works are done to grade and repair the road surface to ensure the dam and campsite continue to be accessible. The dam and campsite will be inaccessible during these works. Access to the camping grounds will reopen to the community on Saturday 30 October 2021, a week earlier than initially planned.

Closure dates: Tuesday 5 October 2021 to Friday 29 October 2021

Book your next stay!

You must book your campsite, limited spots available.

Lake Paluma is nestled among our world heritage-listed wet tropics rainforest. Access to Lake Paluma is approximately 12 kilometre north of the township of Paluma.

The offers unique opportunities for day visitors and campers to spend time in a biologically diverse rainforest environment.

Camping at Lake Paluma

Lake Paluma is a popular camping destination. There are a limited number of camp sites available and you must have a booking. Without a booking you are not guaranteed a camp site.

Council Rangers patrol the area daily. People who camp without a booking will be fined.

Camp sites must be vacated by midday on the day of departure.

Schools and large groups are encouraged to use Magar Yamba, the large group camping area.

Maps of Lake Paluma

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Lake Paluma Camping MapLake Paluma Water Based Activities