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Captain Cook 1770 Festival, Seventeen Seventy, Agnes Water
Captain Cook 1770 Festival
Captain Cook 1770 Festival
Captain Cook 1770 Festival
Map of Captain Cook 1770 Festival

Captain Cook 1770 Festival
Seventeen Seventy, Gladstone Area

23 - 24 May

07 4974 7570
0458 491 770


The 22nd Annual Captain Cook 1770 Festival commemorates the landing of Lieutenant James Cook on 24 May, 1770 at Bustard Bay.

The award winning festival will be held in its new location at the SES Grounds at 1770 caters for the whole family with live entertainment, market stalls, art show, Indigenous dancing and exciting amusement rides, with a spectacular fireworks display on Saturday night.

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The re-enactment of Cook landing is a special highlight of the festival which this year will be held on the Friday night prior to the Festival at the Air Sea Rescue Park (1770 Foreshore).

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Property Details


  • Access Without Assistance for the Disabled
    Non-assisted Access
  • Child Activities
    Child Activities
  • Entertainment
  • Kiosk
  • Medical Facilities
    Medical Facilities

Other Information

Children are welcome.

There are toilet ramps and car parking for guests with a disability.

How To Get There

Follow the Bruce Highway to Miriam Vale. Turn off and head for Agnes Water/Seventeen Seventy. Follow the Captain Cook Drive to the SES grounds where there will be a bus to transport you to and from the festival.

Event Dates

23 - 24 May

Frequency: Annual

Entry Costs

EntryCostValid From 
Adult$10.00   23 - 24 May   Children under 12 free


SES Grounds

Captain Cook Drive
Seventeen Seventy
Queensland Australia 4677

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