Roughly 520 kilometres away from the capital city of Brisbane, the district of Agnes Water is situated within the local government area of Gladstone Region. Middle Island, Dromedary Mountain and The Dome are located nearby. Other geographical features close by include Rocky Point, Monument Point and Round Hill Head. There is also a visitor information centre located on Round Hill Road. The area is serviced by one primary school, catering for children up to year 7. Tourists usually flock to the beach, which stretches across 5.5 kilometres.