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Reef Snorkelling

Endless opportunities for marine life encounters. Including turtles, manta rays, reef sharks and tropical fishes.

Reef Scuba Diving

Dive into our reefs with our Scuba Diving! Safe adventures for all skill levels.

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Glass Bottom Boat Tour

Friendly crew share the raw beauty of this natural wonder through glass-bottom boat viewing.

Turtle Viewing

Daily turtle encounters are an everyday norm.

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Full Guided Island Walking Tour

Experienced eco-tour guides interpret the fascinating ecosystems underneath the island forest canopy.

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Explore The Wildlife & History

Holding our eco-tourism certification, we are grateful for the opportunity to maintain an accessible and sustainable tour operation.

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See The Reef from the Glass Bottom boat

Friendly crew share the raw beauty of this natural wonder through glass-bottom boat viewing.

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Snorkel the reef

An amazing experience you will want to have on your bucket list! Say “That’s so totally cool, dude!” when you swim with these majestic water-loving turtles! Or count how many different types of fish and coral you can find!

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This tour/trip would have to be up there with one of the most amazing days we have had. The crew were absolutely awesome, the food was delicious and plentiful. Saw the most amazing underwater scenery while snorkelling. Lady Musgrave is majestic. Would definitely recommend doing this trip.

Marianne Lucke

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Fully catered and hot drinks are available all day.


Our most commonly asked questions from our valued customers

What time does the Lady Musgrave Island Tour depart?

Our departure times change daily with the tidal conditions.

Please check your confirmation email or contact our friendly team to reconfirm your departure time.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us.

How long are the Full-Day Tours?

Depending on the tides, which generally control when we can enter back into 1770, a Full-Day Tour is approximately 8.5 – 9 hours.

What will I see snorkelling?

While we cannot guarantee what encounters you will have snorkelling, there is a large amount of sea and bird life you may get to see!

From whales, turtles, a range of reef fish, island birds and more, you will have a wonderful sightseeing experience!

You can also keep an eye on our Facebook & Instagram to see what current sightings we have had.

Do you provide lunch/tea?
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Yes. Lunch, morning tea and afternoon tea are included. Dietary requirements can be catered for with prior notice given. 

What to bring on your full-day tour?
  • Swimwear
  • Towel
  • Sunglasses
  • Reef Safe Sunscreen
  • Hat
  • Footwear that you don’t mind getting wet (thongs are fine)
  • Warm clothing
  • Reusable coffee cup
  • Water bottle
  • Sea Sickness Medicine (We do not sell sea sickness medicine, we recommend purchasing some before arriving – Find Local Chemists)


  • Wetsuit 
  • Your own snorkel equipment 
Do I need to hire or bring my own equipment?
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We provide snorkel equipment and floating devices free of charge, so you don’t need to worry about bringing your own. 

For your convenience, we offer the following equipment for hire.

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Wetsuits: You can rent wetsuits for $10 each for the day. you can hire a wetsuit by speaking to one of our friendly staff members on the boat at the gallery.

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Hire Underwater Camera (Comes with water proof case)

Underwater Cameras: You hire an Underwater Camera for $50 that come with an SD card you can keep and take home. You can easily hire the underwater camera online when you book your adventure or speak to one of our friendly staff members on the boat at the gallery. Please note that once you sign out your camera from the gallery, no refunds are allowed. 

Will I get seasick?

If you’re not accustomed to being on the water, there’s a strong chance you might experience motion sickness, even on a calm day. The journey to Lady Musgrave Island and Lagoon involves crossing open ocean, so we suggest all guests take precautions to prevent seasickness.

We are not permitted to sell sea sickness tablets, we recommend purchasing some from the chemist before checking in. Find Local Chemists.

What if I want to snorkel all-day? 

Please let our staff know when you check in or leave a note when you book online.

Do I have to stay in the water all the time when snorkelling?

No, during designated snorkelling time, guests are able to hop in and out of the water as the they please. Some people like to come back to the boat to warm up and head out exploring again.

Are there options for individuals with special requirements?

Yes, we strive to make our tours accessible to all visitors, including those with special requirements.

We are dedicated to making your experience as comfortable as possible. While our vessel does not have a ramp or alternative seating, we do provide a disabled toilet on board for your convenience. If you or anyone in your party has sight or vision impairments, special requirements, or is an inexperienced swimmer, we offer an extra guide to assist throughout the tour. Additionally, our vessels are equipped to accommodate prams and strollers.

Please note that these needs must be communicated prior to booking your tour to ensure we can accommodate you effectively.

If you have any concerns or questions about accessibility, please contact us in advance so we can ensure your experience is enjoyable and comfortable. We are committed to providing a welcoming and inclusive experience for all our guests.

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About & History of 1770 Reef Eco Tours

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Island Camping & Local Accommodation

Fully catered and hot drinks are available all day.

Accessibility & Sustainability

Fully catered and hot drinks are available all day.

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