The Town of 1770 / Agnes Water is an idyllic escape for backpackers
1770 / Agnes Water
Unspoilt serenity, pristine coral reefs, magnificent views are a few reasons why backpackers come to this Queensland Town.
The two towns are linked by kilometres of beautiful beach fronting on to the Coral Sea. Offering access to the Great Barrier Reef, boasting the northernmost surf beaches in Queensland and complete with the laid back village atmosphere beach lovers seek, 1770 is an idyllic escape for backpackers.
Surrounded by National Parks and hinterland beauty, the Discovery Coast has been luring newcomers since Captain Cook stepped ashore in 1770, lending the Town of 1770 its name. Local accommodation ranges from budget to resorts, motels and self contained units, to seaside properties with million dollar views. It is impossible to miss the regions physical beauty, and it isn't just skin deep. Scratch the surface of the Discovery Coast and uncover your own relaxed sub-tropical paradise.
Since an access road was completed several years ago, The Town of 1770 has become Australia's latest coastal destination for Backpackers. They still retain much of their seaside village charm.
With The Great Barrier Reef, surf beaches and surrounded by National Parks & palm forests, Backpackers are now discovering what Australians had as an underground-getaway for many years.
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