Fireworks at Boondooma.

Photo Barclay White / South Burnett Times
Fireworks at Boondooma. Photo Barclay White / South Burnett Times Barclay White

Numbers are up at the lake

DESPITE the heavy rain throughout the South Burnett on New Year's Eve Lake Boondooma's annual fireworks display was a success.

Assistant manager of Lake Boondooma Caravan and Recreation Park Ken Allen said there were a number of returning visitors watching the display.

"Every person I have spoken to enjoyed the fireworks,” he said.

"We had some of the rain but it didn't last very long.”

It has been busier at the park than in previous years according to Mr Allen with 1000 people staying at the park on New Year's Eve.

"It has been very busy for the past few days, the busiest it has been for a long time,” he said.

"I would say the numbers are definitely up from last year.

"A lot of families come out together and a lot that stayed here have stayed before so we have a lot of returning guests.”

Although despite the large number of people staying at the park Mr Allen said Easter was the busiest holiday period for them with up to 1400 people staying at the park.

"At Easter three quarters of the park is full,” he said.

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