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Our Agnes Picks



We love supporting small businesses and other local attractions, accommodation and food venues and
know how hard it is searching for places when visiting a new area!


So, we have listed a few of our faves below for you to check out...

Places to eat...


"Come visit us for premium gelato made with QLD milk. We use real ingredients and keep them as local as possible. With 30+ flavours including vegan options, your tastebuds will be happy!"


"Delicious food for the whole family with the best view in Seventeen Seventy. Who doesn't love fish and chips! Located at the 1770 Marina.


"In Trip Advisor's Top 10% of Restaurants/Cafes Worldwide. Cafe Discovery is a fully licensed cafe/restaurant located in the heart of Agnes Water.

Come in 7 days for breakfast or lunch.

Dinner from 5:30 Thur-Sat."


"At Round Hill Road, we aim to make great pizzas with the freshest ingredients, our doughs are made in house & rolled daily. Hand picked ingredients ensure we have the best tasting flavours. Enjoy your pizza at any of our picnic tables or pull up a stool out the front."


"Set in a peaceful, tropical garden setting, Getaway Garden Cafe serves up dishes prepared with fresh, local ingredients, as well as fresh juices, loose leaf teas and delicious barista-made Campos coffee.

An attraction for locals, tourists and 1770 Resort guests, our Agnes Water cafe is renowned for its table service, desserts that are freshly made on the premises, and our love for using fresh, local ingredients."

Places to stay...

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"The 'Traveller's Rest 1770' is a nature campground surrounded by native bushland with walks to explore.  After a picturesque drive into Agnes Water you arrive at this quiet and peaceful bush camp. The perfect place to set up camp, away from all the hustle and bustle but close enough to explore the entire Discovery Coast . Plenty of campsites available with new facilities as well as a holiday home with spa."

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"I've often wondered if heaven exists, now I don't really care, I'll just stay here! Located in Agnes Water, Gibson's Pet Friendly Accommodation cater for the Pet Friendly Family - meaning all the accommodation we offer are fully self contained, pet friendly, securely fenced, clean, modern, affordable and ideally located. Whatever your budget, Gibson's Pet Friendly Accommodation are the favourite for families, groups or couples looking for a private getaway."


"Beachfront luxury on the Southern Great Barrier Reef. Situated directly in between the pristine sea side towns of Agnes Water and 1770, an idyllic location with easy access to the superb sites of the Discovery Coast and Lady Musgrave Island. The calming energy of this unique untouched paradise instantly brings peace when encountering such a sense of space. The rolling waves and ocean air cleanses and rejuvenates the mind and soothes the soul. Surrounded by nature reserves, witness local kangaroos grazing as the sun sets and illuminates the sky with dreamy dusty hues of pink and purple."


"Stay within an award-winning, 250 hectare beach-front residential estate where nature is both respected and celebrated. Enjoy the peace and privacy of your own holiday home amongst lush bushland, with full access to world-class facilities including two 25m ocean-facing horizon pools, barbecue pavilions, a shaded children's wading pool, playground, volleyball and basketball courts."


"1770 Getaway on Queensland’s Discovery Coast is a relaxing boutique retreat and café.

Set on four acres of lush tropical gardens and pristine beaches, 1770 Getaway is the perfect place to relax and revive. Take a dip in our resort-style pool, immerse yourself in Australian fauna and flora, wander along secluded white sandy beaches, and enjoy Lady Musgrave Island tours at the tip of the majestic southern Great Barrier Reef."


"Located on the Discovery Coast at the southern end of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, our two coastal towns are well known as a holiday destination to satisfy the whole family. Agnes Water & 1770 offer pristine beaches, rain forest & bush walking trails plus an extensive range of wildlife. Everyone is here to help you have an enjoyable holiday."


"Our gorgeous family home offers the perfect place to relax, unwind & explore the twin towns of Agnes Water & 1770. Whale Song captures everything & more you are looking for in a luxury beach-side holiday. Perfectly located, with just a 2 minute stroll to the popular Main Beach surf, easy walks to cafes, restaurants & shops. Beautifully furnished with many spaces to chill out, whether pool side, on the deck or around the large stone kitchen bench. Ideal for families with children or couples."

Places to play...

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"The Town of 1770/Agnes Water is the only place on the east coast of Australia, where you can watch an ocean sunset from a kayak. Agnes Water and the Town of 1770 are part of the Southern Great Barrier Reef- where great begins! Here, you can discover untouched and pristine nature, secluded beaches and plenty of fun. If you are looking for something to do while visiting our area, you have come to the right place. Are you ready for a real kayak adventure?​ At 1770 Liquid Adventures we offer small scale personal experiences. There is something to do for everyone."


"Visit the Town of 1770 and Agnes Water in the Southern Great Barrier Reef region of Queensland for the ideal getaway and join us for a tour on our pink amphibious LARCs! We provide a selection of fun and unique amphibious tours aboard our famous pink LARC!’s, exploring beautiful secluded beaches in the Southern Great Barrier Reef Region and visiting remote National Parks. As we make our way up the coastline of Bustard Bay we love to share our extensive knowledge of fascinating historical facts and enhance our passengers awareness of the abundant local wildlife."

Places to pamper...


"Providing beauty services for more than 20 years. Including but not limited to: Special Occasion Make Up, CustomTanning, Caronlab Waxing, Refectocil Tinting, CND Manicure, CND Pedicure, Gel Polish, CND Acrylic Enhancement and Removal."


Step into our coastal oasis and let us transport you to the Mediterranean with our luxurious boutique salon located in Agnes Water. Sip on a cocktail, unwind, and let us pamper you with our expertise in hair.

At Watermark Hair, we are the masters of beachy blondes and balayage. Our passion is to bring you effortless, high-end hair that lasts. We pay close attention to every detail to create the perfect, unique blonde just for you.

We believe in constantly elevating our craft, which is why we never stop learning. From the latest training to workshops, we stay ahead of trends and techniques to bring you the best.

Your hair's health is our top priority, which is why we use low-tox hair colour. As exclusive stockists of O&M, we believe "Hair colour is a health choice."

Our commitment to the environment is unwavering. As proud members of Sustainable Salons, we are dedicated to reducing our impact, repurposing and recycling 95% of our salon waste.

Getting married...

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"Imagine you are cared for whether your vision includes privacy or a larger celebration of love & life. Beachside, Garden, Private Home, Chapel & Resort Ceremonies - Individually created. Penelope is a Celebrant who resides in Agnes Water - Southern Great Barrier Reef, and who retains close connections with the Mornington Peninsula Victoria. Resident within Agnes Water means that I actually live here, however will travel by arrangement. Providing services with Dignity, Integrity Respect & Character."


"Hi, I am Mia,I love stories. I always have. The backstories, the hopes for the future.The relationships. The dramas and the comedies.Send them all my way. I’m an observer, a noticer of moments often unnoticed, and an organiser of all memories that are sacred and true."


"H&M Productions is a professional photography and film business providing promotional services to business clients, as well as aerial mapping and inspection services.   We were originally founded in the Eastern Highlands of Zimbabwe in May 2016, after moving there in 2015, and are now currently back in Australia and based in Agnes Water, Central Queensland."

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