The first known European to sail to Australia was Dutchman Willem Jansz, who landed on the shores of the Gulf of Carpentaria in 1606. However, it is believed that the Portuguese were the ones who first saw the continent, even though no records of this still exist.
The first known European ship to come to Australia was the Duyfken, commanded by Dutch trader Willem Jansz, in 1606.
Elizabeth Macarthur came by ship to Australai. She was on one of the ships in the 2nd fleet.She came with her husband to help along with the affairs of her husband, John Elizabeth Macarthur came to Australia in 1789 as part of the second fleet, she was not on the first fleet. She did arrive with her husband and they estabished a farm at Parramatta.
He was looking for a route to India, he went around the southern tip of Africa. I don't believe he made it , the crew came down with scurvy
By sailing ship. RB
he came on the first fleet ship Alexander
They came on a ship
The Duyfken was a Dutch ship, and is believed to be the first European ship to arrive on the continent of Australia. In 1606, Dutch explorer Willem Jansz, commanding the Duyfken, became the first recorded European to set foot on Australia's shores, doing so on the western shore of Cape York Peninsula.
There was only one means of transport to get to Australia in Oxley's time, and that was by ship. Oxley first came to Australia in 1802 on the ship "Buffalo" as master's mate. After a few years he returned to England, but came back to Van Diemen's Land in 1806 when he commanded the ship "Estramina". After returning to England, he was promoted to first lieutenant, and returned once more to Australia on the H.M.S. Porpoise.
The ship that discovered Australia was called the Duyfken and came from Holland. This Dutch vessel sighted Australia's coast in 1606.
The Duyfken, captained by Dutch explorer Willem Janszoon/Jansz was the first recorded ship to arrive in Australia. On 26 February 1606, Jansz became the first known European to land on Australia's shores at the Pennefather River, near the present-day town of Weipa, on the western coast of Cape York Peninsula.
Before air mail they came by ship.
The first honeybee arrived in Australia aboard the ship "Isabella" in 1822.