1770 LARC! Tours

Adventure and Outdoors Tours

1770 LARC! Tours operate two pink amphibious crafts to explore the National Parks and pristine waterways bordering the Birthplace of Queensland – the Town of 1770 – in Queensland’s Southern Great Barrier Reef region. The ex-military Lighter Amphibious Resupply Cargo (LARC) vessels have the perfect capability to visit isolated beaches, cross sandbars and tidal creeks, access 35 metre dunes, and to climb the steep headland to the historic island lightstation of Bustard Head which has Queensland’s only operating lighthouse open to the public!

You’ll hear the tales of tragedy and triumph as early settlers and lighthouse keepers struggled to tame this remote wilderness. Experience the thrill of sand boarding down the towering dunes of Middle Island. Take a guided tour in the light keeper’s cottage, now a museum of artefacts and light station memorabilia. You will see some of the prolific wildlife that inhabits the area and you will gasp in awe at the spectacular panoramic views of this untouched paradise.

Facilities

Service Types

Adventure and Outdoors Tours Cruises, Sailing and Water Tours Cultural and Theme Tours Nature and wildlife Sightseeing Tours Walking and Biking Tours

Activities

Birdwatching Boating Camping Fishing Four Wheel Driving Swimming Walks

Fitness

Basic

Disabled Assistance

Disabled access available

Indigenous Culture

Indigenous experiences and/or cultural immersion Indigenous themes and/or interpretation

Membership

Queensland Tourism Industry Council Regional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation Visitor Information Centre

Accreditation

COVID Safe ECO Certified (Ecotourism) by Ecotourism Australia

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Surfing

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Sunrise

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