Australia has some of the most stunning beaches and coastlines in the world. Whether you are just getting into swimming, looking for an event for your kids or you are a seasoned veteran looking for your next challenge, find your next ocean swim in Australia on My Next Challenge.
14 Swim events
The annual Great Adventures Green Island Ocean Swim is set to make a splash with competitors taking on the 1. 5km and 3km swims, as well as a shorter 500m distance swim.
The Barge2Beach ocean swim is a 2km swim from a barge to the shore. The swim is run alongside the Hervey Bay 100 triathlon.
The Coogee Island Challenge ocean swim event incudes the 2. 4km Island Challenge which circumnavigates Wedding Cake Island, a 1km Splash and Dash inside Coogee Bay and an 800m Junior Dash.
The Bondi to Bronte is one of Sydney's and Australia’s most iconic ocean swims. Starting at Bondi Beach, swimmers finish their journey at Bronte SLSC, the world’s first Surf Life Saving club.
The 1. 8km Captain Christie Ocean Swim Classic takes place on the first Sunday in January in Gerringong, New South Wales.
Celebrating an impressive 41 years in 2021, the Lorne Pier to Pub will take place on the 9th of January 2021. The swim is a 1. 2km ocean swim from Lorne Pier and finishing on the foreshore in front of the Lorne Surf Lifesaving Club house.
Celebrating its 23rd year, the 2021 Danger Ocean Swim Series will be held on Saturday the 16th of January. The Danger Ocean Swim Series at Pt Danger (Torquay Front Beach) is one of the biggest and most popular open water swims in Victoria.
The Portsea Swim Classic will be held on the 16th of January 2021. Just 90km from Melbourne, the Portsea Swim Classic is one of Victoria's largest ocean swims. The event offers the 1. 5km Classic course as well as the 2.
Taking place on the 30-31st January 2021, the Noosa Summer Swim is a bucket list event for any keen ocean swimmer. Held at stunning Noosa Heads on the Sunshine Coast, the festival program offers distances for every ability, from junior events to a new 5. 0km marathon distance.
Set the date in your diary for one of Western Australia’s iconic events, the Rottnest Channel Swim. This 19. 7km open water swim from Cottesloe Beach to Rottnest Island will take place in 2021 on the 20th of February.
Taking place on the 6-7 March 2021, the Mooloolaba Swim Festival is a weekend long swimming festival in beautiful Mooloolaba on the Sunshine Coast. The event offers 2. 5km and 1 mile ocean swims as well as shorter courses.
The Hotel Rottnest Port to Pub will return on the 20th of March 2021 after the 2020 event was cancelled due to Covid-19. The 19.
Due to Covid-19, the First National Kimberley Lake Argyle Swim has been rolled over to 1 May 2021.
Taking place on the 29th of May 2021, Swim the Gold Coast is Australia’s newest Marathon Swim for teams and individuals. The 21. 5km course spans the length of the Gold Coast, from Coolangatta Beach in the South, to the skyscrapers of Surfers Paradise in the North.