The first time we went to Agnes Waters and the Town of 1770 on the Queensland coast was about thirty years ago. Agnes Waters is the last decent surf beach heading north, and consequently the first heading south. We lived at Emu Park then, and anyone from there or the rest of the Capricorn Coast who wanted to surf some good waves needed to travel the three or more hours to Agnes. The reason Agnes Waters has the first decent surfing waves heading south is because The Great Barrier Reef stops the ocean swells reaching the shore from there north.
The drive from the Bruce Highway alone was more than an hour on a gravel road to a beautiful beach with a few shacks and a shop. I wish it was still the same. [Read more...]