Updated click here for 7 February 2020 levels

Lake Tinaroo dam current water level – latest news 20 July 2019

Within just 5 minutes drive from your Yungaburra accommodation at Blue Summit Hideaway Villas, you’ll have easy access to Lake Tinaroo via the Tinaburra Boat Ramp with public toilets, BBQ areas, shady trees, undercover picnic tables and childrens adventure playground etc.

Lake Tinaroo is currently at 94.8% capacity making for excellent skiing, fishing for barramundi and other fish species, bird and wildlife spotting and other water activities.

Lake Tinaroo dam and Tinaburra Accommodation:

We are located just 5 minutes drive from Tinaburra on Lake Tinaroo dam and you’ll love our luxurious spa villas, studio apartment and 3 bedroom executive spa villa located right in the heart of Yungaburra.  Click here for the accommodation information

For more accommodation around Yungaburra including lakefront executive holiday homes click here:  http://www.yungaburraaccommodation.com.au

Lake Tinaroo, Tinaroo Dam and Tinaburra Fishing Update  July 2019

What species of fish are in Lake Tinaroo dam:

Barramundi, Archerfish, Bony Bream, Eel-Tailed Catfish, Mangrove Jack, Mouth Almighty, Northern Saratoga, Sleepy Cod, Silver Perch, Snub Nosed Gar, Sooty Grunter and Redclaw Crayfish.

Tinaroo Dam is stocked by The Tableland Fish Stocking Society Inc. The dam is stocked with barramundi and sooty grunter. In 2017/18, 54,550 barramundi were stocked from SIPS permit sales. A total of 380,272 barramundi have been stocked in Tinaroo Dam from SIPS.   Tinaroo Dam is well known for its big barramundi.  There are also some big mangrove jack in the dam that were stocked as part of a research stocking trial.


Tinaroo Dam is located just north of Yungaburra on the Atherton Tableland. There are no vessel restrictions on the dam. The dam is popular for fishing and watersports. Boat, kayak, canoe and stand-up paddleboard hire is available Yungaburra – ask us at reception where. The facilities at the dam at Tinaburra 5 minutes drive from Yungaburra include toilets, barbeques, picnic tables, kids playground and boat ramp. The dam is surrounded by a network of trails suitable for walking, hiking and mountain biking.

To access the latest dam / lake levels, click this link or on the image and then click on Mareeba / Dimbulah to access Tinaroo Falls Dam level in real time.

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Following 5 photos taken at the Tinaburra Boat Ramp, Lake Tinaroo at 90% capacity:

The Afghanistan Avenue of Honour is located adjacent to Tinaburra Boat Ramp.