Click on the Buttons below for more information on the History of Sweers Island.
Read about the book
'Sweers Islands Unveiled', which explains who Salomon Sweers was, and how the Dutch put Australia on the map before Captain Cook
was even born!
Download a copy of Prof. Peter Saenger's 'Sweers Island History Notes.'
Download a copy of Prof. Peter Saenger's article 'Sweers Island: changes over two hundred years since Flinders' visit.'
Download a copy of the Australian Geographic Society article on Sweers Island.
Visit the website of the Royal Geographical Society of Queensland website for info on their 2002 Scientific Study.
Visit the website of the Tall Ship 'Windeward Bound' which you can join as crew, and experience what sailing would have been like
for sailors in the 1800s.
(Thanks Ahmad, for the cute round icons!)