G-9HBY6MYM7Q 1770 LARC! Tours


Hours: 9am - 4pm daily

Experience the LARC! Travel amphibiously along secluded sandy beaches and pristine waterways of the Town of 1770, the Birthplace of Queensland.

For a trip you will never forget, jump aboard the pink LARC - an amphibious craft that will take you for a ride across deserted sandy beaches and pristine estuaries as you make your way to the isolated Bustard Head Lighthouse located within Eurimbula National Park. This is Queensland's only operating Lighthouse open to the public! You'll hear the tales of tragedy and triumph as early white settlers and lighthouse keepers struggled to tame this remote wilderness. You will have a guided tour in the light keeper's cottage, now a museum of artefacts and light station memorabilia. You will see some of the prolific wildlife that inhabits the area and you will gasp in awe at the spectacular panoramic view from the balcony of the historic Bustard Head Lighthouse. And on the way home, you can experience the thrill of sand boarding down the towering dunes of Middle Island. The LARC's (Lighter Amphibious Resupply Cargo Vessels) are named in honour of Sir Joseph Banks and Dr Daniel Carl Solander, the two eminent botanists who accompanied Lieutenant James Cook aboard the Endeavour on their voyage of discovery. Full day tour includes morning tea, lunch and an Aussie Billy tea.

Terms and Conditions

PLEASE CHECK IN 30 MINUTES PRIOR TO SCHEDULED DEPARTURE. Cancellations made by guest prior to departure date will incur a cancellation fee: - Cancellations with more than 48 hours notice given prior to departure incur 10% Cancellation Fee. - Cancellations with 24 to 48 hours notice given prior to departure incur 20% Cancellation Fee. - Cancellation or No Show on day of tour are 100% Non-refundable. - Cancellations made by 1770 LARC! Tours for unforeseen circumstances are fully refundable. Extenuating circumstances that require 1770 LARC! Tours or guest/s to cancel tours would result in credit vouchers issued for future travel. This policy relates to pandemics including COVID-19 and other extenuating circumstances. If you are unwell on your tour day you cannot travel. Community safety and peace of mind is paramount to 1770 LARC! Tours. Child rate 4 -14 Infant 0 - 3 Student - Valid Australian Student ID Holder. Concession - Valid Australian Seniors Card Holder. DUE TO AUSTRALIAN BUILDING STANDARDS CHILDREN UNDER 8 YEARS OLD ARE NOT PERMITTED TO ENTER BUSTARD HEAD LIGHTHOUSE. **NOTE: All our tours have minimum guest participation requirements and may be cancelled/transferred depending on the number of guests participating. In this event best efforts will be made to provide advance notice.