Category : 1770

Gladstone Region 1770 Festival 2019 - banner

This year’s Gladstone Region 1770 Festival will be held on the 24th to 26th of May, 2019. It will be a very fun-filled weekend! The festival is held annually on the weekend closest to May 24th, the date Lt. James Cook landed in Bustard Bay in the year 1770. For more information about the event, […]

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Channel 7 recently broadcast this segment. We just spotted it on social media so thought we’d post it here too 🙂 It was a busy school holidays for the Town of 1770, with visitors travelling from across Queensland to experience something unique. Video credit: www.7plus.com.au/news

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The TODAY Show will be broadcasting live from 1770 this Spring

Wow, exciting much!! So this is happening!  The TODAY Show is coming next week!! As you can imagine, our community is eagerly awaiting their arrival… and so am I! We’re just SOO jolly super-excited to be able to give The TODAY Show team a BIG 1770 and Agnes Water heart-felt community welcome… and ALSO help them unwind […]

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Ruth Geck who owns 1770 Marina cafe surprised soliders in Dubai with boxes of Anzac cookies this week

A local lady named Ruth Geck who owns 1770 Marina cafe surprised her daughter, Monique, who is in Dubai, with boxes of Anzac cookies this week. FOUR kilograms of Anzac Cookies mind you! We heard about this during this weekend so felt compelled to quickly write about it here in our blog. The delivery brought […]

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Goolimbil Walkabout Tour - Town of 1770

After 14 months of planning and hard work, local tour operator, 1770 LARC! Tours have just announced they will be commencing their “first of its kind” indigenous guided tours of local 1770 national parks. This is the first time visitors will have the opportunity to explore native coastal bushland with indigenous hunter gatherer tour guides […]

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