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Organ Pipe Coral

Organ Pipe Coral is a SOFT coral that just happens to have a calcium carbonate outer skeleton that forms just like the pipes found at Lady Musgrave Island.

Whats New!

Whats New! 1770reef's Reef Jet! Yes she has arrived at the 1770 Marina our new vessel to take you to your dream destination. What is Your favorite destination Lady Musgrave Island The Town of 1770 is the closest access to Lady Musgrave Island and the outer Great...

Have you wondered how Lady Musgrave Island was created

How was Lady Musgrave Island Created? Believe it or not, the “land” that forms the Great Barrier Reef is the remains of sediments of the Great Dividing Range (Australia’s largest mountain range). It extends over 2500 kilometres along the coast line of Queensland. Wow...

We are the Closest access to the Reef!

Lady Musgrave Island – Gateway to the Southern Great Barrier Reef. 1770reef provides you with the closest access to Lady Musgrave Island being just a short boat trip out fro the Town of 1770  to Lady Musgrave Island, Reef and Lagoon. The Town of 1770/Agnes Water is...

Bundaberg Qld

The town of Bundaberg in Queensland is approximately one and a half hours drive from Town of 1770

Finding Nemo at Lady Musgrave Island

We all love “Nemo” at Lady Musgrave Island The Great 8!  Number #3 on the list of Great 8 are our beautiful Clown Fish and notably well known around the world “Nemo”.  Boy or Girl? All Clown Fish are born. These very social fish live together with a dominant female....

Are there Whales out near Lady Musgrave Island – Yes

Humpback, Dwarf Minke, False Killer, Killer, Short-Finned Pilot, Sperm and various Beaked Whales can all be seen in the Great Barrier Reef and around Lady Musgrave Island in season.  With the Humpback Whale being the most commonly sighted species of whale on the Great Barrier Reef.

Giant Clam

The Giant Clam is found at our very own Lady Musgrave Island Lagoon part of the Southern Great Barrier Reef, with the Giant Clam earing its spot at number 5, alongside the likes of Whales, Manta Rays, Clown Fish, Sharks, Potato Cod, Maori Wrasse and Turtles.

Top 100 Bucket List with news/experienceoz

#23 Queensland top 100 Bucket List with news/experienceoz #23 - Snorkel the Lady Musgrave Island lagoon Where is it? 80km north-east of Bundaberg, QLD Host to the Great Barrier Reef's largest lagoon and one of the best overall budget options for those looking to get a...

Baby Turtles Hatching

Turtles Hatching Marine turtles have nested on parts of the Queensland coast for thousands of years. To watch a marine turtle nest is to experience one of nature’s truly wonderful rituals. A marine turtle can be between 30 to 50 years of age before it begins to breed...

Pristine Water of Lady Musgrave Island

Lady Musgrave Island lagoon has the most beautiful pristine blue water. How smooth is the water Lady Musgrave Island Lagoon is surrounded by a Coral Wall to form a lagoon to snorkel in.  This provides  calm swimming pool like water to snorkel in which makes it great...

Seafood Festival + Reef Tour

Have a weekend away in July, enjoy the 1770 Fresh Seafood Festival on July 28th and then a Tour to the Southern Great Barrier Reef on Sunday the 29th July. 1770 Fresh Seafood Festival The 1770 Fresh Seafood Festival will be held on the 28th July 2018 from 10am The...

Departure times to Lady Musgrave Island

Tour Times 1770reef times are available from the office daily.  Departures and Arrivals are from the 1770 Marina Jetty.  Your check in time will be emailed to you when your booking is confirmed, this is allows you time to let the staff know that you have arrived and...

Turtle Rescue

Turtle Rescue https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=go55uUCVA38&feature=youtu.be Turtle Rescue, Our Island guide Marcus Webber taught our passengers aboard how the correct way is to recuse a Upturned Turtle on the bank. Our beautiful old Turtle was found upturned way up the...

Snorkel the Southern Great Barrier Reef

Come aboard our catamaran for an intimate Lady Musgrave snorkeling, exploring and glass bottom boat experience. Here are more details about your snorkeling experience with us.

Key Facts about Sun, Turtles, and Reef at Lady Musgrave Island

The smell of Salt air, Sun and the prestine blue waters of Lady Musgrave Island part of the Southern Great Barrier Reef make this destination truly beautiful. With Turtles swimming by your side and glass bottom boat viewing topped with a Guided Island walk.