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
Macquarie Bondi to Bronte Ocean Swim - VIRTUAL EVENT
image descriptionBronte NSW

The Bondi to Bronte is one of Sydney's and Australia’s most iconic ocean swims. In 2020 the event will go virtual offering three distances; 500m, 1km or 2. 2km. Take place anywhere and track your chosen distance, whether its your local beach, lake or a pool.  

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Christmas 10K Swim - 2020
image descriptionCoogee Beach WA

Perth's only fully paddler-accompanied 10km swim staged on a large, uncongested 3. 3km circuit course at beautiful Coogee Beach. Official qualifier for RCS and P2P events or simply have fun and take up a challenge the week before Christmas.

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Captain Christie Classic Ocean Swim
image descriptionGerringong NSW

The 1. 8km Captain Christie Ocean Swim Classic takes place on the first Sunday in January in Gerringong, New South Wales.

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Lorne Pier to Pub
image descriptionLorne Surf Lifesaving Club VIC

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.

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Danger Ocean Swim
image descriptionTorquay Front Beach VIC

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.

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Portsea Swim Classic
image descriptionPortsea VIC

The Portsea Swim Classic will be held on the 23rd 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.

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Noosa Summer Swim Festival 2021
image descriptionNoosa Heads, Sunshine Coast QLD

Taking place on the 20-21 February 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.

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Rottnest Channel Swim 2021
image descriptionRottnest Island WA

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.

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Mooloolaba Swim Festival 2021
image descriptionMooloolaba QLD

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.

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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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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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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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Featured event
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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