Day cruise passengers will travel in Airconditioned Comfort
onboard our 17 metre Jetboat MV Discovereef
Scuba Diving, Afternoon Reef Fishing and Camping Transfers are currently unavailable.


Town of 1770 and Agnes Water

Located on the magical, sun drenched stretch of sub-tropical surf coastline north of Fraser Island and south of the Whitsunday's, 1770 - Agnes Water can be accessed by road, rail and air.

1770/Agnes Water is the birthplace of Queensland a truly historical town.

See where Captain Cook landed for the first time in Queensland. Enjoy the un-spoilt beauty of 1770 which has changed little in 200 years. 1770 adjoining Agnes Water offer the last most northern 5km surf beach.

The towns of 1770 and Agnes Water offer the discerning traveler a piece of paradise.

The long, golden sand beaches are an ideal place to while away holiday moments, enjoying the natural beauty that surrounds this majestic location.

Magnificent estuaries, rocky headlands, pristine estuaries, magnificent ocean views, coastal rainforests, National and Marine parks encircle Seventeen Seventy and Agnes Water providing endless places to explore. It is the closest point of access to the Southern Great Barrier Reef.

Dramatic sunsets set the scene and are best watched while enjoying refreshments at one of the local restaurants or watch the sunset from the deck on the return journey to the marina.

Things to Do

There's so much to do & see in Agnes Water & the Town of 1770, Queensland, Australia.

With a range of activities and accommodation there is something to suit everyone's budget, timeframe and special interests such as snorkeling and Great Barrier Reef exploring in the protected Fitzroy Reef Lagoon or Lady Musgrave Island, surfing, scuba diving, Experience un-spoilt beaches, estuaries, Bustard Head Bay and lighthouse, fishing, kayaking, relaxing, dining, walking, 4WD, and exploring.

The friendly laid back nature of the locals coupled with a coastal village feel makes the Town of 1770 and Agnes Water the ideal place to relax. It offers an off the beaten track experience without having to leave the sealed roads.

The towns of 1770 and Agnes Water enjoy weather that is near perfect all year round - enjoy warm, dry, sunny winters and the summer temperatures rarely exceed 32 degrees Celsius. Over 300 days of sunshine are experienced annually.

Treat yourself to a holiday in a destination that only a few people have discovered - you won't want to leave!

Town of 1770~Agnes Water...where the surf meets the reef...Southern Great Barrier Reef

Discover the Town of 1770 & Agnes Water here


Aeriel View of Agnes Water and Town of 1770

Tourist Information Center  


Things to Do

  • Explore the coastline or just do a relaxing walk along the beautiful beach
  • Indulge in the quiet charms of Agnes Water and 1770
  • Have a sunset picnic on any secluded part of the beach
  • Hike pristine rain forests in the two nearby National Parks
  • Try a variety of water sports
  • Surf Queensland’s most northern and warmest northern surf beach
  • Snorkel and dive the Southern Great Barrier Reef and Lady Musgrove Island
  • Fish the fantastic estuaries and beaches or take an offshore charter
  • Take a full day or sunset tour    
  • Chill out by the pool or have a BBQ by the pool at your accomodation  
  • Relax with a massage in your apartment
  • Take a scooter tour of the town
  • Play a round of golf ....

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