Free Camping

Lake Proserpine

Lake Proserpine is situated 30 minutes inland from Proserpine and is an ideal spot for water sports and freshwater fishing. Lake Proserpine is renowned as home to 1m plus barramundi which can be fished all year round! Each year, the Lake is restocked with over 20,000 barramundi fingerlings.

We have recently upgraded the recreational facilities at Lake Proserpine, including toilet blocks and shower camping amenities to activate the area and drive tourism market. Free 72-hour lakeside camping is permitted.

Access upgrades have also been completed with three new pontoons and a jetty installed for ease of access for boaties.

Other upgrades at lake Proserpine include new surfacing and line-marking at carparks, new BBQ areas, extra bins and concrete slabs replaced in the recreation area.

Download Lake Proserpine's camping rules and regulations.

To find out what is in store for Lake Proserpine view the Recreational Masterplan.