1770 YHA

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  • Getting here by train

    The hostel is located 61 km to Miriam Vale. Coach connections or taxi available to the Town of 1770 - Agnes Water.

    Getting here by bus

    Our Courtesy Bus meets you at the Greyhound Stop in Agnes Water. Phone hostel during reception hours. Pick up from the Premier Bus Stop is available on request, fees apply.

    Nearest airport

    Bundaberg Airport is 132 km from 1770 YHA, Gladstone Airport is 130 km from 1770 YHA.



    Turn left at the Caltex Service Station into Captain Cook Drive, approximately 950 meters you will see a large coral pink building with our 1770 sign above the entrance.


    Around the hostel

    Main attractions

    • Agnes Water Surf Beach
    • Lady Musgrave Island
    • Great Barrier Reef
    • Castaway Survivor Island
    • Pristine National Parks

    Nearby facilities & attractions

    • LARC Amphibious Adventure 
    • Angels Water 
    • Fishing
    • Snorkelling 
    • Scuba Diving Tours
    • Biking
    • Canoeing/Kayaking
    • 4WD Tours
    • Cycle Paths
    • Bushwalking/Hiking
    • Horse Riding Tours
    • Surfing
    • Wild Life Spotting
    • Golfing
    • Reef Trips

    Find us...

    Address: 12 Captain Cook Drive
    Agnes Water, QLD 4677
    Email: 1770@yha.com.au
    Phone: 07 4974 7200
    Hostel Manager: Elizabeth and Ross Davis
    Payment: MasterCard, Visa

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  • 1770 YHA

    Welcome to 1770 YHA, Agnes Water where there is so much to do in this area for backpackers! Why not chill the beans in our groovy hostel which offers a range of activities in a beautiful area. 

    Our hostel has a fully equipped outdoor kitchen, outdoor and indoor seating areas if you want to plan your trip north or south or would like to share stories and socialise, we have a pool table, ping pong table, games room, swimming pool, free Wi-Fi, free breakfast and so much more to offer.


    • Sleeps 98 guests
    • Multi-share dorms
    • Double/Twin rooms
    • Ensuite rooms
    • Group bookings


    • Air conditioning
    • Barbeque
    • Courtesy Bus
    • Disabled Access
    • Games Room
    • Internet
    • Parking
    • Reading Room
    • Surf Board
    • Swimming Pool
    • Television
    • Tour Desk
    • Wi-Fi


    • I.E Tours
    • Cruises
    • Markets
    • Museums
    • Cycling
    • Shopping
    • Fishing
    • Snorkeling
    • Surfing


    85% customer rating, based on 139 Reviews
    • Handy location, 5 min walk to beach & shops, beautiful part of the world & brekky provided! The YHA have all walks and information on notice board!
      Jennifer G July 2017
    • Great hostel! Very friendly staff and good atmosphere
      Sally H August 2017
    • I enjoyed my stay at 1770 Agnes Water YHA. The staff is really friendly and gives lots of advise on what to do. I recommend using the bikes and go to the paperback forest
      Claire B May 2017
    • Good location with friendly staff at reasonable cost. Unit booked was very clean. Have stayed at hostel (units only) on several occasions. Proximity to beach is great.
      Melinda S March 2017

    Find us...

    Address: 12 Captain Cook Drive
    Agnes Water, QLD 4677
    Email: 1770@yha.com.au
    Phone: 07 4974 7200
    Hostel Manager: Elizabeth and Ross Davis
    Payment: MasterCard, Visa

    Opening times

    Hostel Open all year

    8:00am to 8:00pm

    If you are planning on arriving outside of these hours, please phone the hostel to make alternative arrangements.

    Check in from 1:00pm daily
    Check out until 10:00am daily

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    Things to do in Agnes Water

    Visit Lady Musgrave Island to snorkel, dive or fish the Great Barrier Reef; Castaway Survivor Island Adventure; Cheapest Surf Lessons on the East Coast; Experience the LARC Amphibious Adventure, across four tidal creeks to view abundant wildlife and join the authentic indigenous hunter to gather and taste bush tucker, an experience of a lifetime; Ride the Paddle Boards in the beautiful Estuary of The Town of 1770; taste the local seafood at the local restaurants and cafes; If you have a car drivers licence you will be able to tour the hinterland of Agnes Water on “the original and best chopper ride in Australia” on a Scooteroo, dress up in your flamed leather jacket, flamed helmets and put on your ‘stick-on’ tattoo for a three hour biker experience, see kangaroos and wallabies and then ride along the ocean to the historic Town of 1770 where a spectacular sunset over the water awaits.

    There are bushwalks through the National Parks and viewing platforms overlooking the headlands of Agnes Water and The Town of 1770, a beautiful surf beach to touch up your tan and swim in the magnificient crystal clear waters of the Agnes Water surf beach

    Night Life: Agnes Water Tavern

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    FREE things to do in Agnes Water

    1. Take a walk through pristine rainforest and take in the spectacular views from a hilltop lookout.
    2. Sunset & Sunrise. 1770 is famous for wonderful sunsets and is only one of four places on the East Coast of Australia where you can watch the sun rise and set over the ocean.
    3. Agnes Water Main Beach, Queensland’s most northern surf break with direct beach access. Clear blue water perfect for swimming, snorkelling and sunbathing, all-year round.