Agnes Water & 1770

Where the surf meets the reef

Activities To Do & See In Agnes Water and 1770

There’s swimming, surfing, kayaking, fishing, snorkelling, dive trips to the Great Barrier Reef and shipwrecks to explore! Trips to Lady Musgrave Island on the Great Barrier Reef.

Local Events

Watch The Sunrise & Sunset at 1770 Lookout

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One of only three places on the East Coast of Australia where you can watch the sunrise and sunset over the water.Sunset times and Sunrise times

Agnes Water & 1770 Markets

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Held on the second and fourth Sunday of each month at the SES Grounds, located between 1770 and Agnes Water. Often has local dog wash service.Dates and Details


1770 Creek 2 Reef

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From sunset tours to offshore reef charters, offering a friendly fun atmosphere & an experience you will never forget. From the excitement of deep sea fishing to sipping wine or enjoying a cold beer on one of our sunset cruises along the beautiful Round Hill Creek.

Agnes Water Skate Park

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Grab your BMX bike, skateboard, scooter or roller blades and enjoy our skate bowl on Springs Road, just down the road from the museum.

Bike Hire

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Explore Agnes Water and 1770 on Queensland’s Discovery Coast by bicycle. When you hire a bike you will see, hear, smell, touch and taste the beauty of the Birthplace of Queensland at your own pace. Riding with friends or family is lots of fun in Agnes Water.

Agnes Water Tennis

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Coaching Juniors from 4 years along with Court Hire, Fun and Fitness Classes, Group & Private Lessons and Adult Social Tennis

Ride The Larc

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1770 Environmental Tours operates two Lighter Amphibious Resupply Cargo vessels with a capacity of 32 passengers each. These fascinating vessels, equally at home on land or sea were originally built for military use, predominantly for transporting troops and equipment in and around coastal areas

Scooterroo Tours

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An AWESOME 3Hr Motor Bike Tour where YOU RIDE our WICKED Chopper Motor Bikes and see ALL of the World Renowned Tourist Destinations of Agnes Water & 1770 in Queensland, Australia during one AWESOME afternoon as part of our “Bad Ass” Biker Gang !

1770 Reef - Great Barrier Reef Eco Tours

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Lady Musgrave Island and Lagoon is the only Island and lagoon combined in the outer Great Barrier Reef where the big vessels enter the Lagoon. It’s a true coral cay on the Outer Southern Great Barrier Reef.

Liquid Adventures Kayak Tours & Hire

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Liquid Adventures is a well established kayak business. We have been operating in the Agnes Water area for well over 10 years and offer guided Kayak tours and Hire at affordable prices. Our experienced guides will show you the best this areas has to offer.​ You can cruise at a relaxed pace, discover new places, surf a wave on your kayak, spot dolphins or follow in Captain Cooks footsteps.

Lazy Lizard Surf School

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Our all inclusive half day learn to surf adventure will take you to the most pristine tropical beginner friendly surf beaches in Queensland. Our highly experienced male & female accredited coaches combined with the most successful and easiest surfing tuition, guarantees you will be standing up in no time. Our access via a sub tropical rainforest walk to a pristine learn to surf area means no crowds and gentle, safe, beginner friendly conditions. With brand new surfing equipment in our all inclusive package, 1 on 1 instructor to student beach and in water training and small group numbers, the keen to learn surfer is assured of the number 1 and most fun surf lesson in the area – GUARANTEED!

Learn to Surf Reef 2 Beach

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Queenslands best surfing location & surf school only $17 for 3 hours professional surf coaching. Reef 2 Beach have tutored over 20,000 people to surf. Back Packer travelers from all over the world have experienced learning to surf on un-crowded beaches with great wave conditions. Reef 2 Beach surf school is the original and the best surf school offering all its students a 10% discount on surf wear purchased from Reef 2 Beach Surf Shop giving people the opportunity to take home not only great memories but something to remind you of the experience of both learning to surf at Agnes Water beach and the great friends that you enjoyed the day with.

1770 Stand Up Paddle

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Stand up paddle surfing is a traditional Hawaiian sport which promotes balance, strength and general fitness. It is excellent for surfers and non-surfers alike, as it provides an isometric workout that strengthens your core muscle groups, while giving you a fun and exciting way to view the stunning waterways of 1770.

Agnes Water/1770 Bait & Tackle

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The Towns of 1770 and Agnes Water provide the visiting fisherman with a huge selection of fishing options. Anything from rock fishing for large pelagic species such as Mackeral, Tuna, GT’s, Golden Trevally as well as the occassional Sailfish and small Black Marlin. Estuary fishing for Mangrove Jack, Barramundi, Queenfish etc to some of the best offshore fishing available. Offshore species include Coral Trout, Red Emperor, Sweetlip, Snapper and the list goes on

Hooked On 1770 Adventure Tours

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Hooked on 1770 Adventure Tours offer both full and half day offshore fishing charters, catering to both the individual fishermen and group bookings. There are many deep water reef areas within 15 nautical miles of 1770, and these are our prime fishing grounds.

Town of 1770 Golf Course

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Experience the serenity of the Seventeen Seventy 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 Seventeen Seventy.

1770 Bowls Club

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Liquid Adventures is a well established kayak business. We have been operating in the Agnes Water area for well over 10 years and offer guided Kayak tours and Hire at affordable prices. Our experienced guides will show you the best this areas has to offer.​ You can cruise at a relaxed pace, discover new places, surf a wave on your kayak, spot dolphins or follow in Captain Cooks footsteps.

Horizons Kangaroo Sanctuary

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Horizon Kangaroo Sanctuary is a institution dedicated to the rehabilitation and release of orphaned joeys.In the Sanctuary kangaroos are free, and most of them have been reintroduced to the wild again.Come and visit us and live an experience like no other.

Places To Visit

Agnes Water Rocks

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A large range of crystals, mineral specimens, opal, metaphysical tools, gemstone carvings, gemstone and silver jewelry, singing bowls and more at affordable prices.

Agnes Water Historical Museum

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We celebrate the landing here by Lt James Cook with copies of journals, logs, charts, a model of HM Bark Endeavour, and much more.

The Captain Cook Monument

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A cairn commemorates the first landing of the “Endeavour” in Queensland at Bustard Bay. It stands on the site where one of Cook’s crew carved the date on a tree near where they came ashore.

1770 Distillery

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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.

Restaurants and Bars

Holidays Cafe

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Our cafe is located within the Agnes Water Beach Holiday Park. We love to provide healthy meals and treats to guests of the park and all our friendly locals.

The Tree

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Tree Bar takes pride of its fine dining and meeting point in the Town of 1770. With the acquisition of a full hotel licence and a state-of-the-art kitchen we are now providing patrons with the best wine and beer selection in the area as well as the most enjoyable dining experience.
Using fresh local seafood and locally grown produce, our chefs have only the finest ingredients to work with.

Saltwater Cafe

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Captain Cook Drive in the 1770 Campground in Town of Seventeen Sevenity

Cafe Discovery

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Round Hill Road in the Agnes Water Central Shopping Centre

Cody’s Place

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Agnes Street near the entrance to the town's main beach

Getaway Garden Cafe & Boutique

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Corner of Springs Road and Bicentennial Drive

Drift & Wood

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Stroll up from a walk along the pristine beachfront for a refreshing drink and bite to eat at Drift & Wood Restaurant, nestled in Sandcastles 1770 Motel & Resort on Captain Cook Drive in Agnes Water.

Plantation Bar and Restaurant

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Captain Cook Drive between Agnes Water and 1770 in Lagoons Resort & Spa

Agnes Water Tavern

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Round Hill Road across from the Agnes Water Central Shopping Centre

Massage & Relaxation

Fragrant Earth

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As you enter the store you will be greeted by our beautiful friendly and helpful staff. Our Services include:Relaxing, Remedial & Therapeutic, Massage, Deep Tissue Massage & Hot Stones, Reiki & Therapeutic Reflexology, Rejuvenating Organic Facials, and Relaxing Waxing.

ShearGold Massage & Reiki

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Experience the pain relief of Deep Tissue Massage ironing out those knots and tight muscles. Whilst in a relaxed state due to the warmth of the Universal Life Force Energies being received by Reiki Energy conducted through your Therapists hands. On booking two or more people, included in this service is the crystal foot spa. Whilst one is being massaged, another can relax their feet in a warm bath of aromatherapy oils and polished crystals.

Anjea Day Spa

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Anjea Day Spa is a place where caring is personalized and life is celebrated. From the moment you enter our sanctuary you will feel a wave of calm wash over you. At Anjea you will be suspended in pure tranquility, where muscle tension and the mind’s concerns simply melt away leaving you to emerge refreshed, balanced and energized.

Walking Tracks

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Chinaman's Beach

Chinaman's Beach

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A nice little beach that you can walk up and down on. Great for watching sunrises or the full moon rise.

1770 Headland And Lookout Walk

1770 Headland And Lookout Walk

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This trail starts from the parking area at 1770 Headland and goes to and from the lookouts, Approximately 15 minute and is an easy walk. Spectacular views of the Town of 1770 and the sandbars that form Bustard Bay.

Discovery Trail

Discovery Trail

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Park your vehicle at the Community Centre, which is located at the rear of the Museum on Springs Road, Agnes Water. Alternatively, it is a short 1 kilometre walk from the centre of Agnes Water. The Discovery Trail map is located in the Parking area at the Museum (make sure you visit – it’s just $3 entry!). The trail meanders through bush to the Agnes Water Lookout and takes approximately 25 minutes round trip. The lookout overlooks Agnes Water Beach and Workman’s Beach. Spectacular scenery and breathtaking views.

Paperbark Forest Board Walk

Paperbark Forest Board Walk

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The Paperbark Tail walk is an easy 15 minute loop opposite the entry to Springs Beach, Agnes Water. The Paperbark Trail has stepping stones, a wooden boardwalk and is home to some of the most spectacular Paperbark Trees and many creeping vines, butterflies and many amazing wonders! Allow some extra time for all of the photo stops.

Red Rock Trail

Red Rock Trail

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This trail is located south of Agnes Water. A reasonable level of fitness is required for this track as there are some steep inclines. Take water with you. Follow Springs Road travelling south for 3.2 kilometres enter the sandy track on the left, which is opposite the Reedy Creek Reserve sign. Follow the track for 800 metres and park near the trees. Lock your vehicle and take your valuables with you. The walking track consists of a boardwalk, sand, beach and stepping stones. The beaches and the scenery are superb! You may even sight turtles and a dolphin or two. The track is to the right as you enter the beach and to Red Rock will take a good hour of walking or several hours if you wish to stop, view the scenery or take a swim. Two housing estates Rocky Point and Sunrise at 1770 are located in this area. There are signs that indicate “Private Property” – entry is not permitted…. please respect people’s privacy.

Agnes Water Main Beach

Agnes Water Main Beach

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A great place to surf of the point of Agnes Water!
The beach trail is 5.5 kilometres long, great for walking at low tide. Enter via the foot bridge near the parking area at Tom Jeffery Park at Agnes Street. Look out for pretty seashells, washed up coral from the iconic Great Barrier Reef, dolphins, turtles and large schools of fish.