Paradise Tour

Ever wanted to know what if would feel like to be transported back 150 years? Well the team at 1770 LARC! Tours create this experience at least 3 times a week, on a specialised tour of Queensland’s first operating Lighthouse....

This month we are celebrating 25 years of LARCing. 1770 LARC! Tours first began operations in May 1994 and have since become one of the most well known icons here in the beautiful Town of 1770, showcasing the Bustard Head Lightstation and its surrounds. Visionary Des...

Before embarking on a tour, you always want to know what to expect. You’ll have a list of questions; what will we see? will I get wet? where do we stop? what should I bring? is this for me? And although our friendly LARCettes in...

Have you ever wondered what keeps us busy in LARC! Land? Year round, we roll from season to season and each brings new life and new activities for our LARCaholics to indulge in. And 2019 is an extra special year for 1770 LARC! Tours – the month...

We always welcome and love hearing feedback from our guests after they have come on tour to experience LARCing with us. Everyone has a very different view and perspective on what they see and experience on tour – especially the full day Paradise Tour. Even...

A lesson in LARC! Lingo Let's talk LARC! language. It is a thing. A real thing. Manufactured by the LARCman and his LARCtastic crew over the nearly 25 years of LARCing around!  This in-house language can only be experienced first hand on board one of our 4...

Rescues of Wildlife and Marine life Our caring and compassionate Skippers and Tour guides are always on the lookout for sick, injured or tired wildlife and marine life while on tour. As our Skippers and Tour Guides have actively been involved in many turtle, shorebird and wildlife...

June 2018 marked another achievement in the quaint seaside Town of 1770. 1770 LARC! Tours held an intimate celebration that included cake and bubbles to mark the special occasion. ...

Every evening from 1868, in a vigil unbroken for 118, years a light-keeper climbed the steps of the Bustard Head lighthouse and lit the lamp, ensuring safe passage for vessels navigating Queensland's dangerous rock and reef strewn coast. In 1986 the lighthouse was automated and over...