Surf Lakes Yeppoon has lodged transformative $187m plans to develop it Yeppoon Road site as Central Queensland’s premier outdoor recreational and active tourism hub.
The $122 million first stage of the project would include a skate park, scuba hola, overflow lake, junior playground, solar farm and tourist park with 52 cabins and 60 campsites
Stage two is proposed to have 100-bed short-term accommodation, 75-bed boutique hotel, village green, as well as an inflatable water aqua park and cafe/restaurant.
Renowned planning and design company, Place Design Group, which was behind the $36m Rockhampton Riverbank revitalisation and $53m Yeppoon Lagoon, lodged the plans this week with Livingstone Shire Council.
If approved, the first stage is expected to add about $39 million to the local economy and create 349 jobs in the development phase.
About Surf Lakes Holdings Ltd
Surf Lakes 5 Wave technology is the world’s first multi-break surf park, where 5 different levels of waves are created simultaneously. This allows for surfers of all abilities to surf during the same session, something no other wavepool tech is capable of. And with up to 2,400 waves per hour, operators can mazimise their return on capital, as well as generate revenue from corporate groups, competitions, events and more. The possibilities are endless!