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Less than 8km from the Agnes Water Beach Club, lies the coastal wonderland of Seventeen Seventy—a haven of hidden treasures waiting to be discovered. Named after Captain Cook’s historic landing, this enchanting destination beckons with a promise of natural beauty and thrilling outdoor adventures. Get ready to immerse yourself in a world where pristine beaches meet lush trails, and every step is a journey into paradise.
Seventeen Seventy opens its arms to visitors with a breathtaking coastal environment that is nothing short of awe-inspiring. Surrounded by crystal-clear waters and the invigorating scent of eucalyptus from the bushland, this town is a sanctuary for marine life and water-based activities. As you explore, let the symphony of diverse birdlife be the soundtrack to your coastal escapade.
Feel the wind in your hair and the freedom of the open road as you embark on a scenic bike journey from Agnes Water to Seventeen Seventy. Whether you bring your own wheels or rent a bike from Kanga Tours, the 8km ride is a visual feast of lush landscapes and coastal panoramas. Families with little adventurers will find the well-maintained bike path perfect for scooters and kids’ bikes—a safe and enjoyable ride for everyone.
Strap on your hiking boots or throw on your comfiest sneakers because Seventeen Seventy’s walking trails are calling. The Butterfly Walk in the Joseph Banks Conservation Park is a must-experience 1.2km trail, weaving through the lush hinterland and along the pristine coastline. Abundant butterflies in the autumn months add a touch of magic to your stroll.
Dive into the calm, turquoise waters of Seventeen Seventy, a haven for swimmers seeking tranquility. With gentle waves, it’s perfect for little ones and those desiring a therapeutic swim. Take it a step further and hire a stand-up paddleboard, gliding across the tranquil waters not only will you be treated to awe-inspiring coastal views, but you might also find yourself in the midst of a wildlife spectacle. Keep your eyes peeled for playful dolphins, sea turtles and sting rays gracefully navigating their underwater kingdom and schools of fish darting beneath your board. It’s a unique, beginner friendly opportunity to connect with nature and create lasting memories of the vibrant marine life that call Seventeen Seventy’s waters home.
The marina at Seventeen Seventy is not just a port; it’s a gateway to maritime adventures. Whether you’re a seasoned sailor or a first-time boater, the open waters await your exploration. Join a boat tour to nearby islands like Lady Musgrave or Lady Elliot, rent a kayak for scenic estuary paddling, or hop on a Larc eco-tour to uncover the diverse ecosystems and history that make Seventeen Seventy special.
As the day winds down, head to the Rusty Pelican at the 1770 Marina. Indulge in mouthwatering fish and chips, sway to live music on select afternoons, and bask in the ambiance as the sun dips below the horizon. Capture the moment with a selfie under the iconic 1770 heart—an unforgettable end to a day filled with coastal wonders.
Seventeen Seventy awaits, where every adventure is a brushstroke on the canvas of a vibrant coastal masterpiece. So, pack your sense of wonder and get ready for a journey into the heart of paradise.
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