About the resort
Park facilities, fishing, boating, watersports and regional surrounds
Ski Season, Boating, Motorbikes
Watersports, boating and motorized vehicles
Good Hope welcomes boating and watersports on the lake, including wakeboarding, water skiing, inflatable biscuits, jet skis and boats. Please bring all saftey gear with you. The water skiing season is operational to a water level of 35% (minimum). To assist with water conservation, please keep our waterways clean and take all rubbish homes with you. Should you require a map of Burrinjuck Dam and the main river channel please see reception. Wakeboarding teams and ski clubs are welcome to train here, please enquire with reception.
Motorbikes and quad bikes are allowed to be riden on the lake flats during the quieter winter months and when the water level is low – please make reception aware of your bikes upon park entry.
Boat launching from the boat ramp is available, even when the water level is variable. There is a car park next to the ramp for your vehicle. View the Park Rules here.
Dogs and pets are strictly on application
As you will see by the sign at the front gate, dogs and pets are only on application. Dogs are prohibited to Day Visitor guests at certain times of the year therefore must at every visit and will be charged $15 per visit per full day. ONLY caravan site holders and licenced house site owners may have one or two all year round without charge.
To gain approval you will need to meet a certain criteria, please find that here.
Fishing and types of fish
The different type of fish you can expect to catch in Lake Burrinjuck are Yellow Belly, Cod, Silver Perch, Red Fin, Carp and also but not often Trout. There are some great fishing spots along the edge of the water and scenic areas to anchor your boat in peaceful, relaxing surrounds. Fishing licences can be obtained from reception, please enquire.
Safety Warning: If any member of your party fail to return from a day boating and you are concerned, the Burrinjuck Boat Rescue Squad is on-call 24-hours a day, please contact reception as soon as possible. Do do not attempt to search after dark. To view the rules and regulations of Freshwater Recreational Fishing in NSW, click here.
Functions and Parties
Whether it be birthdays, bucks days, fishing clubs, christmas parties, New Years Eve parties, university excursions or work functions, we welcome your party or function however it MUST be on application to Good Hope Resort reception, as conditions apply and our strict noise curfew of 10pm applys for the comfort and enjoyment of the surrounding guests.
Read about the Noise Curfew and Dangerous Behaviour rules here.
Bait For Fishing
Live Worms Sold For Fishing
Good Hope Resort long time resident Steve sells live worms for fishing in Lake Burrinjuck. Please contact reception or call Steve on his mobile. Worms are $10 a tub of 40.
Phone: 0429 701 685
Liz and Don Richardson
Good Hope Resort is owned and operated by Liz and Don Richardson. They can be seen in reception or around the park, and are happy to answer any of your questions or enquiries. Please let them know if you see something that requires attention around the park, as well as loud/disruptive/intoxicated park guests. We aim to ensure the safety and comfort for all our guests, at all times.
The region and its surroundings
Good Hope region, Yass township and surrounds
The region has plenty to see and do, with long walks, hikes and winding roads to ride your bicycle.
Just down the road from Good Hope Resort are the Wee Jasper caves and the Murrumbateman & Canberra district wineries are also only 20 minutes away. In Yass town, there are some fabulous art galleries, great local shops and produce, local farmers market (once a month), restaurants, supermarket and historical landmarks. Also for a great day out, take a day trip to the Yass Golf Club – we can arrange group transport from here, please contact reception. Canberra, the nations capital, is also only 45 minutes drive away.