25 - 26 May
The Captain Cook 1770 Festival has been an annual event for 20 years, commemorating the landing of Lieutenant James Cook on 24 May, 1770.
The award winning festival is held on the enchanting foreshores of Seventeen Seventy between Bundaberg and Gladstone and caters for the whole family. The re-enactment of Cook landing is a special highlight of the festival along with the street parade, live entertainment, market stalls, art show, children's art space, Indigenous dancing and exciting amusement rides.... more
In the evening there is a fireworks display from the sandbars showering over the beautiful Bustard Bay. What makes the festival so great is the friendly people and relaxing atmosphere.... less
Children are welcome.
There are toilet ramps and car parking for guests with a disability.
The festival won the 2006, 2007 and 2008 Zonal Tourism Awards for 'Most Significant Event'. In 2008 the Festival was also inducted into the Tourism Hall of Fame for the Rockhampton, Gladstone and Bundaberg Tourism Regional Area.
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.
25 - 26 May
|Adult||$5.00||25 - 26 May|
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