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Enjoy the estuary at Seventeen Seventy.

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Camping right on the beachfront at 1770 Camping Grounds.

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Welcome to some of the best diving on the Great Barrier Reef. From wreck dives, drop-off lagoons, manta rays, pelagics, and much, much more!

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Wine and dine at the great restaurants, cafes and bars in Agnes Water-Seventeen Seventy.

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Welcome to some of the best diving on the Great Barrier Reef. From wreck dives, drop-off lagoons, manta rays, pelagics, and much, much more!

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Snorkel or dive the Great Barrier Reef with great tours offered from Seventeen Seventy and Agnes Water.

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Bring your kayak or hire one and enjoy the pristine waterways.

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Ride the LARC on the Paradise Tour to Bustard Head or take the Sunset Cruise just for the afternoon!

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Lieutenant James Cook, on 24 May 1770, went ashore near Round Hill Head with a party of men in order to examine the country.

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Captain Cook 1770 Festival featuring Gooreng Gooreng welcome dance.

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Agnes Water-Seventeen Seventy offers resort accommodation from which you, your family and friends can experience the many tours and excursions offered throughout the area.

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Unique beachfront accommodation in the town of Seventeen Seventy.

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Enjoy a unique shopping experience in Agnes Water-Seventeen Seventy.

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Overnight and offshore fishing trips available from Seventeen Seventy-Agnes Water.

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See the greatest colour on the Great Barrier Reef. Snorkel over pristine coral reef in a safe lagoon.

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See the greatest colour on the Great Barrier Reef. Snorkel over pristine coral reef in a safe lagoon.

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DISCOVER the Town of 1770~Agnes Water

Queensland's most northern surf beach - Agnes Water Longboard is held each March here.

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

The towns of 1770 and Agnes Water offer the discerning traveller 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, coastal rainforests, National and Marine parks encircle Seventeen Seventy and Agnes Water providing endless places to explore.

Dramatic sunsets set the scene and are best watched while enjoying refreshments at one of the local restaurants.

DISCOVER the unique aspects 1770 and Agnes Water offer...
  • The closest point to access to the Southern Great Barrier Reef
  • The northern most surf beach on the East Coast of Australia
  • One of only three places on the East Coast of Australia that a sunset is experienced over water
  • Year round swimming in crystal clear waters
  • A vacation in a town with a number for a name!

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, Riding the LARC, a pink amphibious vehicle that experiences unspoilt 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

 
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