Town of 1770 / Agnes Water is a twin town area in coastal Queensland, Australia. It is an extremely relaxed place and is the northernmost surfing spot in east coast Australia. Agnes Water / Town of 1770 has less than 2,000 residents.
Nevertheless, there are plenty of Agnes Water / Town of 1770 hostels. The quality is extremely good and the prices reasonable, you'll be paying a bit over 20AUD for a dorm bed. Most Agnes Water / Town of 1770 hostels will help you arrange your activities (surfing, 4x4 drives, boat trips to the Great Barrier Reef and so forth). There are several good surfing beaches near the town area, and the Captain Cook memorial statue is something to see too.
The town's atmosphere is something you have to experience yourself: absolute relaxation. Many backpackers get stuck in the town for months, working for one of the Agnes Water / Town of 1770 hostels or doing some other odd jobs. This is a very good option if you want to save some more travel money before continuing on your trip. You can easily spend days and days by the sea, enjoying the nature and relaxing.
There is no official airport in the town. The closest airport to the town is located in Hervey Bay, which is about 1.5 hours drive to the south. Most people arrive via one of the bus services (Greyhound is one which includes Town of 1770 / Agnes in their route), or with a car (rental or owned). The town is situated about 50km east of Bruce Highway, the main highway in east coast Queensland.