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Wivenhoe Dam

Brisbane Valley Road, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Relaxing drive

Love going to Wivenhoe dam for the drive. We like to stop at the Fernvale bakery on the way. Prefer... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Ipswich, Australia
Perfect for a Sunday Drive from Brisbane

My family had a small farm around the area, so I grew up coming out here on weekends and holidays... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2017
Kelly B
Brisbane, Australia
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“sunday drive” (5 reviews)
“pie shop” (3 reviews)
“picnic area” (4 reviews)
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Brisbane Valley Road, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Love going to Wivenhoe dam for the drive. We like to stop at the Fernvale bakery on the way. Prefer to do the drive mid week as the road is not as busy. Weekends there's more motorist doing the similar drive especially motorbikes that are...More

Thank v_milham
Reviewed 7 June 2017

My family had a small farm around the area, so I grew up coming out here on weekends and holidays. It's a lovely spot, only about an hour from Brisbane. It can get very hot and dry in the summer, but it's lovely in the...More

Thank Kelly B
Reviewed 23 May 2017

I love learning more about were the water all connects to and comes from when I look at Brisbane city, this is a very clean beautiful dam, good for a quick look, I think there may be camping and fishing in certain areas but best...More

Thank Resfeber122
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Great for afternoon picnics , fishing but you need a licence, and has some very basic camp sites. The region has some nice walks and secenic areas and quaint little town ships . Not much of a place if flooded though...

Thank Therealtruth2014
Reviewed 24 April 2017

great day trip, peaceful location during week not sure on weekends, good roads, stop in at Fernvale for best pies

Thank natthetraveller770
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We had an awesome time with family & friends. The new park & play area with BBQ is great. The cafe has some exciting options for lunch and coffee. The setting was peaceful and quiet, we played a lot as the playground catered for kids...More

Thank gopalbharath
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

It's a great family and friend activity place. Sadly you don't can bring your pets with you. Great place to go for the day swimming are other water activities

Thank Stan V
Reviewed 18 March 2017

The lake is huge, allowing for endless hours of paddling and discovery of different parts of it. Rich birdlife on the lake contributes to the experience. Facilities at he Captain Logan Camp include camping, plenty of parking for day trippers. However, this is the only...More

Thank G A
Reviewed 6 March 2017

This is a very well maintained picnic area, with BBQ's, good parking and lots of shelter. Its a credit to the people who maintain it.

Thank Mark Q
Reviewed 23 February 2017

I have been to this place a couple of times. The drive to the place is long but there are many places to stop on the way, especially a good pie shop. There are a lot of places to sit around to have a picnic...More

Thank tania_prestidge
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Patrick M
4 January 2017|
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Response from manamiss | Reviewed this property |
Hi sorry for the late reply I have been traveling around.No sorry you can not take dogs
Boyet B
29 March 2016|
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Response from Harold C | Reviewed this property |
Nets are permitted, however THE fun of fishing is the act. I strongly recommend you use a line, relax and enjoy all Wivenhoe has to offer in terms of fun fishing.
Boyet B
29 March 2016|
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Response from WayneP290 | Reviewed this property |
No - cast netting etc. is banned in fresh water dams in Queensland. Refer to the somerset fishing website for further details on size & catch limits etc. You can have four pots / cannister traps etc. per person though.