The power station was commissioned in 1999, and was developed in line with principles of environmentally sustainable development. Its location in Lake Koombooloomba in Far North Queensland's Wet Tropics World Heritage Area finally put into use infrastructure established when the dam was constructed in 1960. The original dam design allowed an outlet for use by future hydroelectric development. This outlet has been used to release water for Stanwell's Kareeya Hydroelectric Power Station. The water from Lake Koombooloomba is what makes white water rafting on the Tully River possible all year round.
Children are welcome.
Camping is available at the boat ramp on the shores of Lake Koombooloomba, there are no toilet facilities on site.
Campsite bookings are not possible.
Tully Falls Road is signed "Not suitable for Caravans".
All waste must be removed on departure.
Water levels should be checked by phoning 07 4052 7400 Cairns Office, Maritime Safety Queensland during office hours as skiing and size of permitted outboard motors vary with the amount of water in the Lake.
As this is a World Heritage Area, no dogs are allowed.
How To Get There
From Ravenshoe, follow Tully Falls Road to the end.
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