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Australia Swimming Events

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NOV24
Bondi Splash N DashBondi Beach, New South Wales, AU

Summer is just around the corner and Bondis favourite swim, run event is back for its 5th year on 24th Nov. It's time to get fit, focused and challenge yourself on the iconic golden sand with a fun festival atmosphere that only Bondi can provide. So far the event has proudly raised over $28k to support local kids at Waverley Action Youth Services (WAYS).

Whatever your ability, whatever your age, this is your chance to make your mark on our country's most famous stretch of sand. The 1km run | 1km swim | 1km run is as suitable for newcomers as it is for seasoned athletes.

All participants that enter the Bondi Splash n Dash will receive $10 off entry to the Sydney Harbour Splash. Your unique discount code can be found on your Bondi Splash E-Ticket, what are you waiting for?!

If you love the splashin but hate the dashin this year you can take on our brand new 2km ocean swim. Great for rookie swimmers looking to achieve a goal of swimming in the ocean, also challenging for the old sea dogs that want something new and exciting, that will challenge their skills.

AUD $20 - AUD $60
Splash N Dash • Bondi Splash 2000 • Other • Junior Splash N Dash
Bondi Splash N Dash
JAN26
Swimland Great Australia Day SwimDendy, Victoria, AU

This is the Great Australia Day Swim. An awesome event set at Middle Brighton Pier.

Take your pick of Ocean swim distances - 200m, 300m, 650m, 1.4km & 2.5km!

2500m Open Water Swim • 1400m Open Water Swim • 650m Intermediate Swim • 300m Junior Dash (10-15) • 200m Junior Dash (8-9)
Swimland Great Australia Day Swim
FEB10
North Bondi Classic Ocean SwimSydney, New South Wales, AU

Welcome to the North Bondi Classic Ocean Swim - a flagship Australian swimming event.

Take your pick between a 1km and 2km course with record crowds cheering you on.

2k • 1k
North Bondi Classic Ocean Swim
NOV17
Open Water Swim Series – BusseltonBusselton, Western Australia, AU

Stop whining about boring weekends and start "wine-ing!"

Considered the capital of the Margaret River region, you're sure to have a grape time at Round 2 in Busselton on Saturday 17 November! After your swim, you'll be a short drive from the wine region and from an abundance of world-class natural attractions.

Town Beach is not only known for its beautiful waters and white sand, but swimmers will also be alongside the iconic Busselton Jetty.

500 m • 1.25 km • 2.5 km • 5 km
Open Water Swim Series – Busselton
DEC29
Open Water Swim Series – MullalooMullaloo, Western Australia, AU

Join us for the final swim of 2018 at beautiful Mullaloo Beach.
This event will test even the strongest of open water swimmers, with five-course lengths ranging from 500m right up to the marathon distance of ten kilometres.

10 km • 5 km • 2.5 km • 1.25 km • 0.5 m
Open Water Swim Series – Mullaloo
FEB3
Open Water Swim Series – ShorehavenAlkimos, Western Australia, AU

You're sure to have a great time at Shorehaven!

The swims kick off at 8:00 am and with so many awesome open water swimmers in one place, we're sure you'll never want to leave! Peet will offer fun beach games and activities, so make sure you bring your friends and family along for this unique round! Don't miss out on swimming in round 9 at Shorehaven on Sunday 3 February 2019.

There are 500m, 1.25km, 2.5km & 5km swim distances available.

500 m • 1.25 km • 2.5 km • 5 km
Open Water Swim Series – Shorehaven
FEB9
Open Water Swim Series – Koombana BayVittoria, Western Australia, AU

The last regional round of the 2018/19 season and a must swim new venue!

On Saturday 9 February 2019, the Open Water Swim Series will for the first time ever be held at the picturesque Koombana Bay.

Swim with the dolphins in the sheltered bay, enjoy the beach facilities at Koombana Bay and stay the night to experience everything Bunbury has to offer in what will be the biggest weekend of open water swimming in the South West.

5 km • 2.5 km • 1.25 km • 500 m
Open Water Swim Series – Koombana Bay
FEB16
Open Water Swim Series – CottesloeCottesloe, Western Australia, AU

Lonely Planet named Cottesloe the second best beach in the world for families - we beg to differ.

Not only is Cottesloe one of Perth's most iconic locations, the Cottesloe Open Water Swim proudly presented by Westpac on Saturday, February 16th is a great opportunity to bring your family and friends together for an unforgettable day at the beach, with distances from 500m to 5km, there's something for everyone!

Cottesloe's crystal clear waters make for an amazing swim, so make sure you sign up today!

5 km • 2.5 km • 1.25 km • 500 m
Open Water Swim Series – Cottesloe
MAR2
Splash n Dash FestivalNorth Wollongong, New South Wales, AU

A fun celebration of sand, surf and beach fitness on the beautiful Illawarra coast.

Weve put together a program of events experiences, including ocean and harbour swim, swim-runs, beach runs and community events that the whole family, of any age, can participate in.

Illawarra's picture perfect North Wollongong Beach and historic boat harbour, (an easy 80k south of Sydney) set the perfect landscape...

Big Aqua • Kids Aqua • Mini Aqua • 800m Swim • 400m Swim • 2k swim • Other
Splash n Dash Festival
DEC26
Point Leo Swim ClassicPoint Leo, Victoria, AU

Welcome to the The Point Leo Swim Classic at Point Leo Beach.

Take your pick between the 200m, 400m, 1.2km, 2.5km & 5km ocean swims. An awesome swim and a great day out.

5k • 2.5k • 1.2k • 400 mt • 200 mt
Point Leo Swim Classic
DEC1
OFFICIAL PARTNER
3 Points Challenge & Ocean SwimNorth Curl Curl, New South Wales, AU

One of the most unique and iconic events on the calendar - take your pick between an ocean swim or the epic 3 beach swim run.

This event gives you the opportunity of a 2km ocean swim, and/or a biathlon involving 300m swims at North Curl Curl Curl, South Curl Curl and Freshwater, separated and joined by runs along the beach and footpaths. It's a mini tour of the lower northern beaches - a one of a kind and an awesome experience.

AUD $30 - AUD $75
True Mile • Cure Cancer Quarter Mile • 3 Points Challenge
3 Points Challenge & Ocean Swim
DEC28
OFFICIAL PARTNER
Rock2Ramp Ocean SwimAnglesea, Victoria, AU

Welcome to the 2018 Burson Rock2Ramp Ocean Swim at Point Roadknight beach, Anglesea. This is an awesome swimming event, with a carnival like atmosphere.

The Burson Rock2Ramp Ocean Swim consists of three events:
- 2.5km Swim
- 1.2km Swim

Banana Boat SwimKids Series:
- 100m Swim/Wade for 7 & 8 year olds
- 200m Swim for 9 & 10 year olds
- 300m Swim for 11 & 12 year olds.

ENJOY!

AUD $15 - AUD $55
2.5k • 1.2k • 300m (11 & 12 Year Olds) • 200m (9 & 10 Year Olds) • 100m (7 & 8 Year Olds)
Rock2Ramp Ocean Swim
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What you need to know about swimming

Swimming races and open water swimming events generally tend to be between 1—10km in length, however, more challenging swims can be up to 80km long. Swims over 10km are classed as Marathon Swims, These events take place in lakes or in the sea, often with a great atmosphere and a festival vibe. If you’re just starting out, get some practice in a pool first, temperature and choppiness are factors to consider before diving in.

From a quick dip in Dorney lake to mastering the Windermere One Way, we’ve collected some of the best open water swimming races below. If you’re feeling adventurous and want to throw in some other disciplines, you can check out our pages on Swimrun & Triathlon too.

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