FULL-SCALE SURF LAKES UNDER CONSTRUCTION IN QLD:
We are well into construction of our first full-scale Surf Lake on private land near Yeppoon, Capricorn Coast (QLD). Completion is scheduled for around mid-2018, with live demonstrations to media and potential licensees to commence soon after. When completed, this facility will be privately operated. We are working on a plan to open to the public at a later stage.
Tech specs for Full-scale Demo site:
- Lake Size: 200m long x 150m wide
- Maximum Depth: 10m (33ft) at core
- Water Volume: Circa 60ML
- Number of Outer Breaks: 8 (4 lefts and 4 rights)
- Number of Learner Breaks: 3
- Maximum Wave Height: 2.4m (face height)
- Water type: Freshwater
Over the last two years, Surf Lakes has built 3 prototypes. Below are images and videos from the 1:5 scale prototype which was constructed in 2017.