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.


12 Swim events
Coogee Jetty to Jetty Swim 24.5
image descriptionCoogee Beach WA

A unique opportunity for experienced open water swimmers, social swimmers, families and even beginners to take to the safe waters of Coogee Beach in WA's premier community open water swim. Bring your family and friends to join Daphne the Duck and her mates in the water.

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Hotel Rottnest Port to Pub 2021
image descriptionLeighton Beach WA

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.

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Mooloolaba Mile Ocean Swim 2021
image descriptionMooloolaba QLD

Taking place on the 21st of March 2021, the Mooloolaba Swim Festival takes place in beautiful Mooloolaba on the Sunshine Coast. The event offers a 1 mile ocean swim as well as a 3km and 800m course.  

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Bondi Splash n' Dash 2021
image descriptionBondi NSW

The Bondi Splash n' Dash is back on the 21st of March 2021 and is your chance to swim and run on world famous Bondi Beach in Sydney.

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Coffs Ocean Swims
image descriptionCoffs Harbour NSW

The Coffs Ocean Swims will take place on the 28th of March 2021.  

The Coffs Ocean Swims are a fun, charity fundraising event offering participants a choice of distances for both the novice and the more competitive with a 600m swim, 2000m swim and fun races for children.

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Coogee Island Challenge 2021
image descriptionCoogee NSW

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.

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The Aussie Ocean Swim
image descriptionMooloolaba Beach QLD

The Aussie Ocean Swim will take place on the 17th of April 2021.  

The Aussie Ocean Swim is an event that is open to both Surf Life Saving members and the public. It is a 2km ocean swim race that embodies the essence of fun and participation.

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The Cooly Classic Ocean Swim
image descriptionCoolangatta, Gold Coast QLD

The Cooly Classic Ocean Swim will take place on the 18th of April 2021. The event offers a 5km, 3km, 2km, 1km and a Junior Giants 1km swim.

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First National Kimberley Lake Argyle Swim 2021
image descriptionKununurra WA

Due to Covid-19, the First National Kimberley Lake Argyle Swim has been rolled over to 1 May 2021.

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Tilbury Classic Ocean Swim
image descriptionCulburra Beach NSW

The annual Tilbury Classic Ocean Swim is a community ocean swim event across the unspoilt and stunning headlands of Culburra Beach on the NSW South Coast. Held on Easter Saturday each year, the 1.

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Swim the Gold Coast
image descriptionCoolangatta Beach, Gold Coast QLD

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.

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Lorne Pier to Pub - VIRTUAL EVENT
image descriptionLorne Surf Lifesaving Club VIC

Celebrating an impressive 42 years in 2022, the Lorne Pier to Pub will take place on the 7th and 8th of January 2022. 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.

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