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Agnes Water & 1770


Located at the southern end of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, our two coastal towns are well known as a holiday destination to satisfy the whole family.

Agnes Water & 1770 offer pristine beaches, lovely bush walks and an extensive range of wildlife. Everyone is here to help you have an enjoyable holiday.

Things to Do

There’s always something to do at Agnes Water. The pristine, north-facing Agnes Beach makes for ideal surfing conditions.

There’s also plenty of rock pools to explore with the kids. Fishing enthusiasts will be in their element with some of the best fishing the East Coast has to offer.

There are plenty of tour operators in the local area, offering a wide variety of activities – from day trips to Lady Musgrave Island & Lagoon, to kite surfing and yoga – it’s all here at Agnes Water.

  • Miles of secluded golden beaches
  • Queensland’s most northern surf beach
  • Great fishing – rock, surf, estuary & reef
  • Onsite Holidays Cafe with amazing beach views
  • Gorgeous picnic grounds
  • Local skate park
  • Golf course & driving range
  • Plenty of local tours & activities

Our Beachfront Location

Activities & Local Attractions
LARC Tours

As you arrive in the Town of 1770 look to your left and you will see two big pink boats with wheels, behold the LARC’s!

They provide a truly unique amphibian adventure, travelling the coastlines of Eurimbula National Park and the waterways of Bustard Bay to the isolated Bustard Head Lighthouse, the first lighthouse to be built in Queensland.

1770 Reef

The Southern Great Barrier Reef is the official start of one of the world’s greatest wonders. Boasting colourful coral cays, authentic seaside Town of 1770 and island jewels.

The Southern Great Barrier Reef provides a pristine and picture perfect getaway to experience what the reef has to offer.

1770 Liquid Adventures

Are you ready for a real kayak adventure?​ At 1770 Liquid Adventures they offer small scale personal experiences. There is something to do for everyone. Explore 1770’s spectacular waterways by kayak and you will experience nature at its finest.

The Town of 1770/Agnes Water is the only place on the east coast of Australia, where you can watch an ocean sunset from a kayak. They offer guided kayak tours and kayak hire at affordable prices.

1770 Distillery

1770 Distillery was established as a Boutique Distillery to utilise the locally grown fruits of the area and to provide a unique experience for both locals and tourists.

It was John’s dream to have a distillery and that is what led both John & Debra to the beautiful seaside Town of 1770 / Agnes Water in Queensland.

They’re open Wednesday – Monday 10am to 5pm.

1770 Creek2Reef

Catering for all different kinds of activities on our accommodating 10.3 Cougar Cat boat BULLETPROOF. Want to go fishing? They do full day and ¾ day charters out at the reef.

Sunset cruises can be enjoyed on the beautiful Round Hill Creek. You might want to camp on Lady Musgrave Island… They also do scenic charters to Pancake Creek, surfing charters or any other charters that interest you! You can charter the whole boat for the day for your choice of activity.

1770 Shuttle
  • Group bookings
  • Tour and Activity transfers
  • Airport and Rail transfers
  • Events and Bus hire
  • Wedding services

Discovery Sunset tour 1770 – Daily starts 3.5 hours before sunset.