Lake Tinaroo

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  • Address: Lake Tinaroo Queensland, Australia, Cairns
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 03:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Water Body, Family And Kids, Water Sport, Boating

No trip to Cairns is complete unless you spend at least a day in Lake Tinaroo. Just one and half hour driving distance away from Cairns, the lake looks heaven with the fast flowing river playing as a perfect backdrop for its eternal beauty. The tropical rainforest covering the land adds up to its beauty. Visitors and locals from all over Australia come here to enjoy activities like:

  • Camping
  • Swimming
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Water skiing
  • Wind surfing
  • Sailing
  • House boating 

Among all these activities, fishing is the prominent one. This is because, the lake is considered as the best Barramundi fishing in the world. Apart from these activities, it is a nice place to enjoy family picnic on the bank. 

Lake Tinaroo Travel Tips

  • Resorts are there to stay by.
  • Nice place for weekend trips.
  • Guided tours are arranged by the resorts.

Entrance Ticket Details For Lake Tinaroo

  • Entry is free.

How to Reach Lake Tinaroo

  • By Car

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  • Lake Tinaroo Address: Lake Tinaroo Queensland, Australia, Cairns
  • Lake Tinaroo Timing: 24-hrs
  • Lake Tinaroo Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Lake Tinaroo(preferred time): 11:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Lake Tinaroo: 03:00 Hrs
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  • 12.07% of people who visit Cairns include Lake Tinaroo in their plan

  • 44.44% of people start their Lake Tinaroo visit around 2 PM - 3 PM

  • People usually take around 3 Hrs to see Lake Tinaroo

Monday, Wednesday and Thursday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Lake Tinaroo

People normally club together The Bat Hospital Visitor Centre and Platypus Park while planning their visit to Lake Tinaroo.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

Lake Tinaroo Reviews & Ratings

  • Beautiful lake and helpful people running the tourism stuff there, however the fishing was terrible. We were catching fish religiously but for two days straight we must of pulled in over 50 catfish... Literally no other species could be caught.

  • Fantastic place to go Camping, water skiing and fishing!

  • Great place to stay beautiful view

  • Not worth the travel Google maps takes you to completely the wrong please some poor bloke ms back yard in fact. Hardly any water and not much to see at the dam wall.

  • Lovely clean place fabulous for families.

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