Lady Musgrave Cruises
Hours: Reservations Office Booking Office, 1770 Marina: 7:30am - 8:15am. Boarding, 1770 Marina: 8.00am for a 8:30am departure.
Choose 1770's Premier Day Cruise vessel the "Spirit of 1770" for a Day Cruise to Lady Musgrave Island and Coral Lagoon on the Great Barrier Reef. Operates daily from the Town of 1770 Marina.
DAY CRUISE INCLUSIONS: * All day snorkelling from our spacious floating pontoon within the Lagoon. * Enter our underwater observatory and meet our resident fish, face to face. * Enjoy a glass-bottom boat ride and view Turtles and Manta Rays. * Venture to the Island for an interpretive Island walk through the Casuarina and Pisonia Forest that is home to thousands of migratory seabirds. You will also discover the white coral sand beaches which are a major nesting area for endangered sea turtles. * Feed the colourful variety of marine life. * Partake in some introductory or certified scuba diving. We offer world-class Outer Reef wall dive sites for certified divers. * Enjoy a spot of reef fishing for your own catch, on our purpose built high speed fishing vessel. Bookings are essential for the reef fishing as seats are limited. * Enjoy a Tropical Buffet Lunch with prawns, as well as Morning and Afternoon Tea. * We provide quality snorkelling and fishing equipment, floatation vests, and sunscreen . * Wetsuits available to hire for $10 each and optical masks to hire for $10 each.
Lady Musgrave Island offers everyone a unique and inspiring experience with friendly personalised service. The crew look forward to seeing you aboard the "Spirit of 1770". Lady Musgrave Island and Lagoon is a true coral cay, the sheltered crystal clear waters offer spectacular snorkelling and coral viewing. Lady Musgrave Island is a tropical paradise abundant in Pisonia forests and bird life. Join us aboard our 22m fastcat the"Spirit of 1770" for a fun-filled day exploring the wonders of a living reef eco-system and the colourful variety of marine life it has to offer. We moor alongside our floating pontoon Reef Santuary, having such a superb infrastructure allows you the freedom to be as relaxed or adventurous as you like, the choice is yours!
Our unique area is rich in both history and natural attractions and offers a true Queensland holiday experience. The Town of 1770 is only 1.5 hr south of Gladstone, 1.5 hr north of Bundaberg and 45 mins from Miriam Vale off the Bruce Highway. There are direct flights to Bundaberg and Gladstone, private airstrip in 1770, car hire and daily Greyhound, Premier bus services to Agnes Water/1770 townships. We offer a daily bus service from Bundaberg & Bargara to the 1770 Marina, only $30per adult and $15per child return. Why not catch the bus and relax and take in the beautiful scenery of our area.
Be sure to travel with us in Whale season as we see Whales almost everyday frolicking beside the vessel. Turtles migrate from Lady Musgrave Island so we gaurantee you a turtle sighting daily in the lagoon. Enjoy our daily Reef Fishing and suprise yourself by catching your dinner! (Please note: Reef Fishing is weather permitting). Please ask our friendly reservations staff about our Family and Group Rates.