There are plenty of tours and activities in Agnes Water and 1770 to experience during your stay. Click on the local businesses today to book, or read further for more information:
Book a full day cruise to Lady Musgrave Island on the Southern Great Barrier Reef. Includes snorkelling, glass bottom boat ride, guided island tour, semi-submersible, underwater observatory, fish feeding, food, drinks & more. No stinger suit is needed. Introductory and certified dives, reef fishing are available to enhance your Southern Great Barrier Reef experience. For bookings and detailed information on the tour – Click Here
Full day or afternoon. The full day LARC tour is an amphibious adventure, travelling along the coastline of Eurimbula National Park while experiencing an informative commentary on abundant wildlife, birds and history of Bustard Bay – crossing four tidal creeks, before driving up the steep climb to the historic Bustard Head Lightstation. The one hour afternoon cruise takes in the magic of Round Hill Creek and Eurimbula National Park with its wildlife and magnificent views of Round Hill Head and the coastline. It is the perfect way to experience the delights of 1770 and the thrill of our unique amphibious vessels. For bookings and detailed information on the tour – Click Here
Unforgettable 3 hour scooteroo chopper tour of the Town of 1770. Join our “bikie gang” and experience the fun of one of the top 5 tours on the East Coast of Australia. Bike, helmet, leather jacket and tattoos supplied. For bookings and detailed information on the tour – Click Here
Phone 07 4974 7029. ONLINE DISCOUNTED SPECIALS – The Ultimate island camping adventure includes 2 joyflights with a beach landing on Middle Island. A well equipped camp kitchen and tents are already erected. Opportunity to experience snorkelling, fishing, kayaking, swimming, explore caves on a tropical island with a small group of castaways (maximum 15). RELAX…No shops, no cars, no roads, Limited solar power. For bookings and detailed information on the tour – Click Here
3 hour Learn to surf lessons on Queensland’s most northern safe surfing beach. No stinger suit required. Includes instructors, surfboards, rashie vest, certificate & lots of FUN. Meet at the surf shop 10am. Available every day. Only $17. For bookings and detailed information on the tour – Click Here
Goolimbil Walkabout Tour – BRAND NEW TOUR!
Departs Tuesdays and Fridays: 9:30am – 11:30am
After 14 months of research, planning and development, 1770 Larc Tours have launched a brand new tour in the Town of 1770, the Goolimbil Walkabout!
Enjoy a theatrical experience with the Goolimbil guides and learn about the wonderful culture that lived here sustainably for tens of thousands of years. Get an authentic Indigenous hunting, gathering and tasting experience of a lifetime! Go back to a time that pre-dates the arrival of Lt James Cook in the Town of 1770.
Travel on the Larc on the Goolimbil Walkabout tour across the beautiful Round Hill Creek, to the coastline of Eurimbula National Park, where you will disembark and take a bush-walking tour with the skipper and an Indigenous guide – Click Here
All the kayak tours are guided and begin with a description of safety and paddling techniques and there is no experience necessary. Join Liquid Adventures on a fully guided Sea Kayak adventure around the spectacular 1770 headland and conservation reserve. Try your skills at Kayak Surfing, get up close and personal with dolphins and turtles, visit James Cooks first landing point or just cruise and marvel at the variety of secluded beaches and coves. For bookings and detailed information on the tour – Click Here
Flights depart daily to Lady Elliott Island Eco Resort on the southern great Barrier Reef from Bundaberg and Hervey Bay. Experience the thrill of flying over the reef, then snorkelling this pristine environment. – Click Here
Captain Cook, Aboriginal culture & history, bush foods, bush medicines. Educational and fun guided tour. Small groups only. Passionate, knowledgeable guides, local Wildlife spotting in their native environment, learn about Australian history & culture, hear stories of Captain Cook and his connection to Town of 1770, lots of laughs, boomerang throwing. For bookings and detailed information on the tour – Click Here
Hire a bike and explore the Discovery Coast at your own pace. Fun for everyone. Helmet, lock and informative map are supplied. Hire for half or full day. Adult and children’s bikes available. – Click Here
It is very easy to learn, great fun and a gentle full-body workout while walking on water … 1770 SUP has put together tours in a pristine environment that offer a wide range of conditions, from flat, calm water to several levels of wave action. View many different species of birds and wildlife in the unique mangrove environment that is easily accessible with these fabulous toys, perhaps paddle alongside dolphins and impressive eagle rays and maybe even catch a crab for dinner. Discover the natural beauty of Mother Nature and yourself in it. For bookings and detailed information on the tour – Click Here
Tour our coastline around Agnes Water & Town of 1770 with Kitesurf 1770 who has so many options to offer in terms of kitesurfing tours and downwinders, from one day to several days with camping. Individual lessons including all equipment provided. From beginners to extreme kite surfers. For bookings and detailed information on the tour – Click Here
1770 Distillery is a small boutique distillery specialising in unique liqueurs which are produced from local products. Located in the beautiful town of 1770/Agnes Water, birthplace of Queensland.
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Full Day Fishing Charters, Half day and 3/4 day. Private charters also available. 5 person maximum, unique fishing experience!
Fishing 1770 now has a brand new 7.4 metre boat the Clayton Galant.
Fishing Offshore 1770 now also offers trips out to the reef to go snorkelling, spear fishing, diving and picnic cruises to the islands.
All food, drinks, bait & tackle and snorkelling equipment included! Availability for only 5 people on the boat.
*Diving equipment is not provided.
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The Lady Elliot Island Southern Great Barrier Reef day trip is the only one of its type in Australia.
The visit allows you to view one of the most pristine sections of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef from the air as well as from above and below the water all in one day.
SOUTHERN GREAT BARRIER REEF DAY TRIP – ex Hervey Bay or Bundaberg
Day Trip & Scenic Flight to Lady Elliot Island from Hervey Bay (Fraser Coast) or Bundaberg
SPECIAL ONLINE PRICES – Adults $335, Children $185 (3-12 years)
- Return scenic air flights
- 7 Hours for you to explore the island and southern great barrier reef
- Orientation Island tour
- Guided reef walk tour at low tide (tide dependent)
- Glass bottom boat/guided snorkel tour
- Buffet Lunch (hot & cold buffet)
- Fish feeding in the lagoon fish pool
- Use of snorkel equipment (mask, snorkel, fins)
- Snorkelling lesson in the Resort Pool (if required)
- Use of Day Guest Facilities (Storage Lockers $15.00 deposit refundable & $5.00 key hire fee is required, Showering Facilities, Towels, Reef Walking Shoes)
- Environmental Management Charge
FROM HERVEY BAY (FRASER COAST) AND BUNDABERG
Normally AU $345.00 per adult AU $195.00 per child (3-12yrs)
- Cannot be combined with other packages or specials
- Child age is 3-12 years inclusive
- 10kg luggage limit on all flights to/from Lady Elliot Island
- All activities are subject to weather and tide conditions
- Travel insurance is strongly recommended
Flights depart daily from Hervey Bay/Fraser Coast and Bundaberg.
Cancellation conditions apply
The day visit begins from the Gold Coast or Brisbane with a early pickup from your hotel. We take to the air with Seair for a scenic coastal flight to Lady Elliot Island, a true coral cay on the Southern Great Barrier Reef, overflying Fraser Island.
Flights depart Hervey Bay and Bundaberg at approx 8:10am.
Once on the island you can take a guided tour on one of our glass bottom boats, snorkel amongst the most amazing coral formations and marine creatures, hand feed fish in the lagoon or take a guided reef walk with one of our knowledgeable guides.
Come face to face with turtles, colourful coral and schools of reef fish. The coral gardens surrounding the island are also a breeding and feeding area for the giant “kites of the reef” – manta rays. Many of our past guests have been fortunate to swim with these amazing creatures.
Hosted by our trained guides throughout the day, you will experience the best the reef has to offer before enjoying a delicious buffet lunch.
Our day visit departs from Lady Elliot for the Gold Coast or Brisbane at 2.15pm, arriving back at your hotel at approximately 5pm.
Day visit departs from Lady Elliot to Hervey Bay and Bundaberg at 4pm.