Lake Somerset

Somerset, Queensland

Things to do

Lake Somerset

NRMA Lake Somerset Holiday Park is located on the shores of the Somerset Dam, the calm flat waters make it the ideal location for those who love water sports especially waterskiing and wakeboarding. The area is also recognised for the high quality of its Bass fishing, often described as the best in Australia!

Yowie Park

The friendly and idyllic rural town of Kilcoy is about 10km from NRMA Lake Somerset Holiday Park and boasts a combination of rolling farmland, recreational lakes, rugged mountains and beautiful forests.


We are in the perfect spot to set up camp and do some stargazing. Bring along your camera and stay up all night and watch the wonders of the night sky.


Kilcoy Golf Club is situated only 1.5 hours north west of Brisbane, nestled just north of NRMA Lake Somerset Holiday Park. This course offers up a challenging 9 hole country course on undulating terrain with great facilities and packages for the perfect country golf getaway.

Helicopter Tours

Discover Ipswich and its surrounds – the Scenic Rim, Lockyer Valley and Somerset Region – with Pterodactyl Helicopters. Just a stone’s throw from the Brisbane CBD, these areas offer fantastic countryside, ranging from undulating plains and rugged mountain ranges to picturesque dams, rivers and lakes.

Hot Air Ballooning

Floating Images offers a 1 hour city and country hot air balloon rides experience including a restaurant champagne breakfast. They have been operating for over 11 years and adore floating above the heritage city of Ipswich, and the Scenic Rim and Somerset countryside.

Australia Zoo

Located just 60 minutes from NRMA Lake Somerset Holiday Park on Steve Irwin Way, it is the home of some of Australia’s most unique and amazing wildlife, as well as some remarkable animals from overseas

Exchange Hotel

You can relax and enjoy one of their 10 tap beers or ciders whilst soaking up the old world charm of the hotel, taste some of the mouth watering meals all made from local produce, or just hang out with the locals and enjoy a good yarn.