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.


How to get here


From the South

Traveling on the Bruce highway from Brisbane, take the turn off to the left to Bundaberg just after Apple Tree Creek. Drive through Bundaberg and take the turn to the left at the visitors information centre, then follow the signs to the Town of 1770 and Agnes Water, approximately 120 kms from Bundaberg.

From the North

Traveling on the Bruce Highway, turn left at Miriam Vale (just south of Gladstone) and then follow the signs to the Town of 1770 and Agnes Water.

Drive times:

 Brisbane   >>
 6hrs   518kms 
 Hervey Bay  >>  3hrs  222kms
 Bundaberg  >>  1.5hrs  117km
 Gladstone  >>  1.5hrs  124kms
 Rockhampton  >>  2.5hrs  225kms
 Airlie Beach  >>  8.5hrs  706kms

Are you an RACQ member?

RACQ Members can pre-purchase discounted attraction tickets through

Optional Transportation

Rail – Tilt train/ Sunlander Daily – Ph: 1800 872 467

Bus – Ph: 1300 473 946

Lady Musgrave Bus Bargara/Bundaberg return Daily Great Barrier Reef Cruises Ph: 1800 63 1770

Car Hire -

  • Hertz   Ph: 1300 132 607                    
  • Avis     Ph: 136 333                   
  • Budget Ph: 132 727       
  • Eurocar Ph: 131 390


     Map reproduced with the kind premission of RACQ



    Queensland Rail Travel operate to Miriam Vale with coach connections with Agnes Water/1770 bus hire 0403423829 or taxi 0417749000 to the Town of 1770 - Agnes Water. Queensland Rail Travel Holidays also have holiday packages available for Discovery Coast. For bookings call 1800 872 467 or visit


    QantasLink operates daily schedule services form Brisbane to Bundaberg, Gladstone and Rockhampton. For Bookings call 13 13 13 or visit


    Greyhound operates daily from both north and south into the town of 1770 - Agnes Water

    The Town of 1770 - Agnes Water provide shopping & commercial facilities, butcher, baker, Bendigo Bank, post office, fuel station, newsagent, hairdresser, health and beauty salons, tattooist, tavern, several cafes, swim and surf wear shops, home wares, hardware, library, Visitor Information Centre plus real estate agents. Agnes Water also has a Police Station and a few kilometres before the town on the main road is a Medical Centre & Ambulance Station.

    The Town of 1770 is a blend of a holiday & residential community on the inlet shores. The inlet includes a marina for the water based excursions - tour booking office, bait and tackle, a deli store and cafe. 1770 also boasts 2 restaurants with gorgeous views.

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