Top things to do in Mawson Station

Sports in Mawson Station

Australia Day Regatta

Local traditions include an Australia Day regatta of homemade wind-powered boats, held every summer when the sea ice breaks out. Station members in inflatable boats retrieve those that sink, capsize or take off in t…
Notable Building in Mawson Station

Weddell Hut

One of the few surviving buildings from ‘old’ Mawson is the small wooden Weddell Hut, the second building constructed at the station. Also known as ‘the Carpenters’ Hut,’ it was originally erected at Heard Island.
Cemetery in Mawson Station


The station's small cemetery contains the graves of men who died in 1963, 1972 and 1974.