Leg 11: Aurere to Brisbane
< 2015 Australia
In late April 2015, Hōkūleʻa departed the Pacific Ocean for the first time in history and voyaged from Aotearoa (New Zealand) to Australia. In early May 2015, Hōkūleʻa and her crewmembers made landfall in Sydney and sailed along the coast visiting significant environmental and cultural sites until reaching her final Australian destination of Darwin. On Leg 11, Hōkūleʻa sailed from Aurere, Aotearoa, to Brisbane, Australia.