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Googong Dam and Water Treatment Plant Tour


Googong is our largest dam, holding over 119 million litres of water! On this tour you’ll learn about the dam itself, how the community can protect water quality and the types of recreation allowed on the foreshore. We’ll also teach you about the processes at our water treatment plant, including how we supply water to the ACT, Queanbeyan and Googong township. 
Please note: Tours to the Googong Water Treatment Plant are only available when the site is operational.

How long is this tour? 

This tour takes approximately 55 minutes. 

How many people can attend? 

Googong Dam Tours are suitable for ages 12 years and up.

Tours to the Googong Water Treatment Plant is suitable for secondary college (10-12), tertiary students, Industry, and community groups.

Each tour can have up to 30 participants. There must be a minimum of 10 participants otherwise it will be cancelled.

Student groups and all participants under 16 years require supervision (e.g., teacher or lecturer) ratio of 1:15 (one supervisor per 15 students). 

Visitor Requirements

Your safety is important to us. All participants must wear required apparel of full-length pants, full-length long sleeves, and enclosed flat shoes to visit our operational sites. Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) of high vis vests and safety glasses will be provided. 

What do I need to know before joining the tour? 

Please review the content below to help plan your tour.

How do I make a booking? 
To book one of our exciting tours, please click the button below and follow the prompts. Our Community Engagement Officer will be in touch to finalise your booking. 

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Please note: All tours are subject to site operational requirements and staff availability. 


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For general queries, you can contact us directly at or call us on 02 6248 3111 and select option 3.