Bound for South Australia 1836

In 1836 nine ships set sail from England to establish the Province of South Australia.

175 years later, in 2011, you can relive those amazingĀ  journeys across thousands of miles of ocean as the passengers and crew make the journey of a lifetime.

Bound for South Australia is a digital re-enactment of those nine voyages made between February and December 1836. It uses the recorded journals and letters of the people on the vessels to trace their journeys and to recreate their experiences.

In weekly episodes you will meet the people, share the dangers of their voyages across treacherous seas and feel the hopes, fears and excitement they experienced on their way to the new province of South Australia.

The first ships set sail from this website on 22 February 2011.

Make sure you are on board!

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