Tours and Activities

It is hard to go past Agnes Water when planning your next trip away. The Lonely Planet Guide has listed Agnes Water as one of the top 10 destinations in Queensland and there are many flocking to discover why. The area simply encapsulates paradise, whether it is a relaxing holiday that you long for or a more adventurous holiday, Agnes Water can accommodate. A select list of activities and things to do in the area has been provided below:

Activities and Things to Do

  • 4 wheel driving
  • National Parks
  • Walking tracks
  • Great Barrier reef cruises
  • Golf
  • All year round swimming
  • Surfing in the Northern most Surf Beach
    on the East Coast of Australia
  • Snorkelling
  • Diving
  • Deep Sea and Estuary Fishing
  • Kayaking

Tours Available

Lady Musgrave Cruises

Travel with Lady Musgrave Cruises to the Outer Great Barrier Reed and experience one of the seven natural wonders of the world. A vast, calm turquoise lagoon, with white sandy beaches and native Pisonia forest completes the picture of Lady Musgrave Island and coral lagoon the only navigable lagoon of its kind on the Great Barrier Reef.


Take a ride on the amphibious LARC for a journey across pristine waterways and deserted beaches to experience the same coastal perfection that greeted Lieutenant Cook in the Year 1770. Take either the full day tour the Bustard Head Light House or the 1hr Sunset cruise.

1770 Liquid Adventures

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.

A relaxed Sunset Kayak tour around 1770 waterway and headland. Introduction to surf kayaking and includes wine & Nibblies.

1770 SUP - Stand Up Paddle

1770 SUP is owned & operated by legendary waterman & pioneer of Stand Up Paddle in Australia, Chris de Aboitiz.

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.

We offer lessons, tours & board hire to help you learn this unique sport, and supply paddles and specialised stand up paddle boards for all skill levels. 1770 SUP offers advice & sales of new boards & can even hire out boards out to help you choose the right board for you or simply to use whilst on holiday.


Fishing Offshore 1770

Specializes in Reef and Offshore fishing on the Southern Great Barrier Reef.

Based out of the Town of Seventeen Seventy & Agnes Water, you will be fishing out of a comfortable 10 Meter, wide bodied, Cougar Cat.

We will quickly have you out on the fishing grounds targeting a wide range of fish, such as Red Emperor, Coral Trout, Spangled Emperor, Spanish Mackerel tusk fish husser.

Our goal is to make your day as simple and enjoyable as possible. We supply our customers with quality Shimano fishing gear, to ensure that big one won't get away! Our team will happily tie your knots and bait your for you. All bait & tackle is supplied onboard.

Book with confidence, knowing that fishing 1770 will be an experience you will never forget.

Fish 1770

Half or Full day fishing charters in a choice of prime fishing grounds all within 15 nautical miles of the 1770 Marina.

Reef 2 Beach Surf

Where better to try something new than at Australia’s most northern surf beach.

Reef 2 Beach Surf runs a surf school every day of the year bar Xmas day. You get an hour lesson with dedicated professional surf coaches, run under the auspices of Surfing Queensland. The coaches are fully trained and do their best to get you standing on a board in the lesson. The surf here is gentle and the beach is safe, you couldn’t find a better place to learn.

Lazy Lizard Surf School

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.

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