At Sandcastles 1770 Motel and Resort awake to the glorious sunshine and take on whatever the day presents, surf on the north facing Agnes Water point.
Nestled alongside the north facing beach of Agnes Water and protected by a natural headland, the beachfront Sandcastles 1770 Motel and Resort will soon be recognized as one of the most beautiful, idyllic and desirable holiday locations on Queensland's Discovery Coast.
Fish or swim in the year round warm waters, dive amongst the colourful coral on The Southern Great Barrier Reef or take a stroll in a nearby national park.
Step outside to a world of lush vegetation and crystal clear waters complemented by natural art and a small village of shops. Enjoy the pure remoteness and ultimate tranquillity that this region has to offer. This really is living in the lap of luxury.
At Sandcastles 1770 you have the choice of a short stop over in our new, air conditioned motel suites accommodating up to 4 adults or for a longer stay our luxuriously furnished, fully self contained, studio or 1-6 bedroom Beach Home Apartments.
Designed to integrate with the sub tropical vegetation and climate, Sandcastles 1770 lives and breathes with the changing nature of the picturesque Town of 1770/Agnes Water.
Space, functional modern architecture and integration with the environment have been the three principals guiding the design of Sandcastles 1770 at Agnes Water.
Enjoy breakfast or lunch from the menu of Beans (licensed) Cafe, with Kahuna's Bar & Grill located downstairs.
With a conference room large enough to seat up to 100, and packages available for a small business function to a wedding reception, with catering available from Kahuna's Restaurant or Beans Cafe.
Located 400 metres from Queensland 's most Northern surf beach and approximately 5 kilometres from Bustard Bay , where Captain James Cook made his second landfall in Australia , of May 1770.
With that Agnes Water/ Town of 1770 is known as the 'Birth Place Of Queensland', located along the stretch of sub-tropical surf coastline between Bundaberg and Gladstone it is one of the closer points of departure for a visit to the Great Barrier Reef .
Flying: Catch a flight to either the Fraser Coast, Rockhampton, Bundaberg or Gladstone, then it's your choice to either hire a car or jump on a Greyhound bus.
Driving: From the South follow the signs to Bundaberg, after passing through the town of Childers on the Bruce Hwy. from which you follow all the signs to Agnes Water/1770… From North you take a left off the Bruce Hwy. at Miriam Vale and follow the signs to Agnes Water/1770.
Coach: Greyhound Australia run daily between Bundaberg and Agnes Water/1770.
Train: Train or Tilt train stops at Bundaberg, Gladstone and Miriam Vale. (The Tilt Train is a fast and comfortable way to travel.)
- Disabled Friendly
- Guest Laundry
- Guest Parking
- Guest BBQ
- Tour Desk
- Conference Facilities
- Meeting Room
- Kitchen Facilities
- Internet Access
- King Beds in Rooms
- Iron in Rooms
- Hair Dryer in Room
- Non Smoking Rooms
- Fridge (Large)
- A/C Rooms
- Alarm Clock
- Cable TV
- Tea/Coffee Facilities
Sandcastles 1770 Resort Agnes Water Information Summary
Sandcastles reception has the convenience of a tour desk, to help you any bookings for our fabulous tours on offer here in Agnes Water/1770. Town of 1770 Marina is your first point of call to access the Southern Great Barrier Reef where a fabulous snorkeling full day tours leaves from to Lady Musgrave Island aboard the Spirit of 1770. The marina is only 5 km from Sandcastles1770. Other popular tours include the Amphibious LARC - full day tour travelling along remote national park beaches crossing 4 estuaries, sandboarding & visiting the historical Bustard Bay Lighthouse. Or have a go at the ever popular Thundercat - this adventure is for adrenalin inspired fun - wave jumping, biscuit rides or for the not so adventurous partake in an eco tour. The list goes on with Kayak tours & hire, Kite surfing & lessons, Bike Hire, Dive tours amongst some of the best reef & wreck dives on the east coast, play golf at our beautiful 32 par course, Fishing trips for full or half day or take a Scooteroo Tour on a chopper (mini Harley) & watch the sunset at 1770. Please ask our cheery & helpful reception staff for further information or to make a reservation for you.
South From Brisbane follow the Bruce highway north all the way until Childers - do not head for Gin Gin as this route is an extra 75kms. Slight left onto the Isis Highway following signs to Bundaberg. Once in Bundaberg continue past airstrip, just past hospital, turn left at the information center onto Don Tallon Bridge. Follow to round-about & turn left following the signs all the way to Agnes Water/1770 approximately 120km. North From Gladstone/Rockhampton travel towards Miriam Vale along the Bruce Highway. Turn of at Miriam Vale for Agnes Water/1770. Turn left at Fingerboard Roadhouse for Agnes Water/1770. Drive right into Agnes Water Township. Turn left at service station (only one) Sandcastles 1770 is approximately 550mtrs on the right hand side
large conference room seating up to 50 Air-conditioned,wireless internet, white board, catering food & beveridges. Availabel from 9am- 12pm mid-night
kahuna's surf Bar & restaurant - family friendly restaurant plus pizza bar Shade's cafe for scrumptious breakfasts & lunch
While you're staying with Sandcastles you can enjoy our large resort swimming pool & spa or take a 100m stroll directly onto our beautiful main beach. Relax having breakfast or lunch at our on-site cafe 'Shades' & indulge in a tasty dinner or have a few beverages at our on-site Restaurant & Bar 'Kahunas'.