Welcome to the Shipwrecks, Sealers and Scientists on Macquarie Island Internet Project - a site designed by students and educators for students and educators.

The site contains stories about Macquarie Island in three journals:

The Shipwreck Watch
The Sealers‚ Shanty
The Science Observer

You can also:

read information about this marvelous subantarctic island by visiting our

Information Hut

play games and test your knowledge about Macquarie Island by trying out our


or read about some Macquarie Island


Teachers can also find ideas for classroom:

Classroom Activities

based on the Shipwrecks, Sealers and Scientists of Macquarie Island.

Wrap up, take care and enjoy yourself!


"The time has come, the Wreckers said,
to talk of many things-
Of shoes - and ships - and sealing facts -
Of cabbages - and kings -
And a headless female figurehead
And subantarctic winds."

(with apologies to Lewis Carroll - The Walrus and the Carpenter.)