Lady Musgrave Island Travel Guide

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    Town of 1770
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    Birds on Lady Musgrave.
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    Lady Musgrave Island
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Lady Musgrave Island Things to Do

  • Lady Musgrave Cruises.

    Lady Musgrave Cruises – Visit wonderful Lady Musgrave and experience a lagoon in the middle of the Coral Sea with stunning turquoise aqua blue clear waters and enjoy snorkeling amongst the tropical fish and coral. Take a walk around the small island and just go turtle watching or bird watching.MV Spirit of 1770 – 20ft catamaran – bookings available...

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  • Fishing

    You are allowed to fish in the lagoon but after viewing and feeding the fish, one is reluctant to throw out the fishing lines.The fish really start to trust you.........anyway, we had more fun just throwing in some bread to them. Mostly, the sucker fish will hang around the boats looking for some tucker.

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  • Glass bottom boat viewing.

    Spirit of 1770 has permanent glass viewing boats moored to pontoons at Lady Musgrave.Guests of 1770 have the opportunity to take a free tour of the lagoon and view the coral and many variety of fish species. All equipment is supplied.

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  • Snorkelling

    Snorkelling .All snokelling gear is supplied by "Spirit of 1770" boat cruise. You have the opportunity of snorkelling off the pontoon into the crystal clear aqua waters. If self exploring Lady Musgrave Island is absoluely perfect for snorkelling as the coral reef is gorgeous.The calm waters of the lagoon make this a perfect snorkelling experience.

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  • Kayaking and Canoeing

    Kayak Hire – Located on the waterfront in the town of 1770. This is the perfect place to kayak or canoe as the rich diversity of the protected waters makes this an enjoyable outdoor activity.

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  • 4WD Driving.

    Pick up a 4WD from Bundaberg and explore beautiful Eurimbula National Park and Deepwater National Park. Discover all the little gems along this amazing coastline.

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Lady Musgrave Island Transportation

  • Spirit of 1770

    MV Spirit of 1770 – 20ft catamaran – bookings available in the tourist information centre of the marina of 1770. Tel – 1800 63 1770Camping is allowed on the island – permit is required. 1800 63 1770. Great Barrier Reef – All cruises leave from 1770 marina to the Southern Great Barrier Reef. The cruise visits Fitzroy Reef Lagoon and Lady Musgrave...

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  • Day Cruise to Lady Musgrave Island

    There is 2 possibilities from departing:- Port of Bundaberg- Town of 1770.From Port of Bundaberg two vessels are operated. The cruise NOT departs every day!

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Lady Musgrave Island Shopping

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    by Openseas Updated Oct 6, 2007

    Angus Waters has a small village which has almost everything one would need to buy.

    There is a Post Office, small supermarket, chemist, butcher, newsagent, cafes and restaurants.

    ATM machines can be found at this village.

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Lady Musgrave Island Warnings and Dangers

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    by Openseas Updated Sep 28, 2007

    Sailing or cruising into Lady Musgrave can be extremely difficult. You do need to have an excellent GPS on hand to navigate your boat or yacht through the reef.

    DO NOT attempt coming into Lady Musgrave Lagoon at nighttime as it can be extremely dangerous due to the coral reef and having limited visibility would cause major difficulties.

    There are Red and Green beacons marked for the entrance into the lagoon.

    It takes approx 7hours sailing time from Bundaberg. If you leave around 8am you will reach Lady Musgrave around 3pm, and be safely anchored by 5pm.

    Its best to be anchored close to the island to avoid any winds.

    High tide is the best time to navigate your way through the reef to the lagoon.

    Coast Guard radio number is 16.

    Related to:
    • Sailing and Boating
    • Diving and Snorkeling
    • National/State Park

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Lady Musgrave Island Off The Beaten Path

  • Fitzroy Reef - snokeling paradise

    If you have a yacht or boat it takes a few hours to sail from Lady Musgrave Island. However, there is no island just a lagoon inside the stunning reef. A perfect place to snorkel or dive in Australia.From The Town of 1770 the reef jet leaves around 8am on Tuesday/ Thursday and Sunday.Costs Approx $120.00AUD.

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  • Heron Island

    Heron Island can be reached from Gladstone. The Reef Aventurer leaves from Gladstone marina and costs approx $130.00 The little gem of an island is really a must do and see. For more info contact this webpage. www.voyages.com.au

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