By using this website you agree to our cookie policy
Hero
Hero
Hero

Danger Swim Series

IconSuggest an edit

See any improvements? Be the first to make this page better.

Celebrating its 22nd year, the Danger Ocean Swim Series will be held on Saturday 4th January 2020. The Danger Ocean Swim Series at Pt Danger (Torquay Front Beach) is one of the biggest and most popular open water swims in Victoria.

There are three race distances incorporated into the Danger Ocean Swim Series – 500m, 1km and 2.5km – attracting around 2000 competitors, with ages ranging from 9 to 75 years.

Review summary

5
2 Reviews
  • Course
  • Organisation
  • Atmosphere

T

Tam K
"This was my first time swimming Danger Swim Series .It was well organised and a..."

E

Eloise W
"What a great location... perfect swimming conditions, course is wellMarked ..."
See all reviews

How to enter the Danger Swim Series

  1. Icon

    More Dangerous 2.5 Swim

    Swim 2.5km
    AUD $48–AUD $53
    Event passed
  2. Icon

    Danger 1000 Swim

    Swim 1km
    AUD $48–AUD $53
    Event passed
  3. Icon

    Danger 500 Swim

    Swim 0.5km
    AUD $48–AUD $53
    Event passed

Danger Swim Series routes

Icon

Danger 500 Swim – is a great opportunity for junior competitors and beginners to ocean swimming to test their skill and fitness. It is a great introduction to ocean swimming under strict supervision of those who are competent swimmers. The safe swimming course is a shortened version of the Danger 1000 course.

Danger 1000 Swim – the popular, signature swim which attracts competitors of all ages and abilities.

More Dangerous 2.5 Swim – the distance adds a challenge for the more competent swimmer aged 14+yrs, all competitors swim in the male or female open category. Starting the day, this is the 7th year for this event.

Swimmers are encouraged to take part in one or all events

Event Details

Raceday Logistics

More Dangerous 2.5 Swim

  • Male – 9:00 am
  • Female – 9:10 am

Danger 500 Swim

  • First race – 10:30 am

Danger 1000 Swim 

  • First race – 11:30 am

Danger 1000 Swim Age Groups 

  • Male & Female 12-14 – 11:30 am
  • Male & Female 15-17 – 11:35 am
  • Male & Female 18-29 – 1:20 pm
  • Male 30-34 – 12:55 pm
  • Female 30-34 – 12:55 pm
  • Male 35-39 – 12:45 pm
  • Female 35-39 – 12:50 pm
  • Male 40-44 – 12:30 pm
  • Female 40-44 – 12:40 pm
  • Male 45-49 – 12:20 pm
  • Female 45-49 – 12:25 pm
  • Male 50-54 – 12:10 pm
  • Female 50-54 – 12:15 pm
  • Male 55-59 – 12:00 pm
  • Female 55-59 – 12:05 pm
  • Male 60-64 – 11:50 am
  • Female 60-64 – 11:55 am
  • Male & Female 65-69 – 11:45 am
  • Male & Female 70+ – 11:40 am
Icon
FAQs

Note:

Staggered start times may vary depending on the number of entrants in each category and the conditions on the day.

Category starts may be combined depending on the number of entrants in each category and the conditions on the day.

The Open event is the last start, which is an approximated time only. Announcements about starting times will be made on the day.

Questions & answers

Find out more from members of the community who did it last year, or those already signed up.

0 questions • 0 unanswered

Danger Swim Series weather forecast

Partly cloudy throughout the day.

24°C
Predicted highs
14°C
Predicted lows
IconLight breeze possible, up to 7mph

Meet the organizerIcon

Are you the organizer? Claim this page

Jan Juc SLSC

Verified organizer

View websiteExternal Link Icon
Jan Juc SLSC

Top contributors

Members of the community who’ve improved this page and contributed to its accuracy.

Be first to contribute.

Danger Swim Series reviews (2)

5 out of 5 stars

  • Course
  • Organisation
  • Atmosphere
  • Did the Danger 500 Swim in 2019

    This was my first time swimming Danger Swim Series .It was well organised and a lot of fun. Location of event was fantastic & I wish there were more open water events held at Cosy Corner. I also swam the 1000.
  • Did the More Dangerous 2.5 Swim in 2019

    What a great location... perfect swimming conditions, course is wellMarked cant wait for next year
IconSomething missing?

We're rebuilding our event pages and would love your input. Please suggest anything you would like to see on this page.

Get race results and photos

This event has passed. Congratulations to all the participants. Get race results and photos.


© Let's Do This 2020