Local Attractions, 1770 and Agnes Water, QLD

1770 tours

Larc! Tours

The Larc! Tour and accommodation package is a great way to spend your relaxing Agnes Water holiday discovering the beauty that Queensland has. The Larc takes guests on a spectacular beach and ocean journey over the vast sandy beach shores and crystal clear waters. You will experience the same breathtaking grandeur that welcomed explorer James Cook over two centuries ago.

This unique holiday adventure travels along the coastline of Eurimbula National Park while you experience informative commentary on the abundant wildlife and history of Bustard Bay. While on the tour you will cross four tidal creeks, before four-wheel driving up the steep climb to the historic Bustard Head Light Station.

This award-winning Queensland Larc! holiday tour includes:

  • morning tea
  • breath-taking scenery and panoramic views
  • interpretive tour through the Bustard Head Light Station, the head lightkeeper’s cottage and the light station graveyard
  • picnic lunch with traditional billy tea, coffee and Larc! juice
  • Australian wildlife
  • historical and environmental commentary
  • sand-boarding down the towering dunes of Middle Island and across the water (if you want!).

To book or for further information please contact the crew of Captain Cooks Holiday Village on 07 4974 9219.

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Scooter Roo Tours

You can’t come to the town of 1770/Agnes Water and not ride a scooter – jump aboard a powerful 50 cc scooter and explore this magnificent area. Or maybe take a four-wheel drive tour into our local Deepwater National Park, a truly great adventure.

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1770 Bowls Club

Visitors and new members welcome. Men’s/women’s/mixed bowls played every Saturday, Sunday and Tuesday at 1 pm, nominations by 12.30 pm. Roll up every Friday 1 pm – neat casual attire, free coaching available, licensed bar.

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1770 Liquid Adventures

Affordable activities, including guided estuary and ocean kayaking, and 4WD National Park Tours. Beach Hire also available, for kayaks, canoes, catamarans and surf skis, located on the foreshore at 1770, discover the beauty of 1770 on your own.

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Fitzroy Reef

See the greatest colour on the Great Barrier Reef. Snorkel over pristine coral reef in a safe lagoon. Immerse yourself in the amazing beauty of Fitzroy Reef, internationally renowned for its colourful display of hard and soft corals, diverse marine life and crystal clear water.

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Lady Musgrave Island and Lagoon

Cruise in sheer comfort aboard the Spirit of 1770 for only 75 minutes and enjoy a full day exploring the wonders of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef. A magnificent coral cay, it is truly pristine tropical paradise. Discover turtles and mantra rays all year round and humpback whales in season. For bookings contact reception.

Queensland Sunset

Sunset cruise on the Larc

As the sun approaches the horizon signalling the end of another beautiful day, experience the peaceful solitude and changing moods of our tropical paradise. It is the perfect way to enjoy the delights of 1770 and the thrill of our unique amphibious vessels.

Great Barrier Reef, Queensland

Dive 1770

Scuba dive the Southern Great Barrier Reef with Dive 1770. Enjoy diving on some of the most pristine coral reefs in the world.


Bluanya Charters 1770

MV Spirit of Bundaberg is our overnight or extended charter vessel. It departs Town of 1770 in the Sothern Great Barrier Reef for fishing, diving, snorkelling, surfing and exploring.

1770 golf club

Town of 1770 golf course and driving range

Experience the serenity of the town of 1770 golf course. Set on 68 acres and surrounded by natural bushland and wildlife it offers a unique relaxed atmosphere close to the magnificent coastline of Agnes Water and town of 1770.