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Ocean Swims Calendar › Ocean Swims Australia

With around 50,000km of spectacular coastline, complete with islands, stunning beaches and fringing reefs, you’ll find millions of places to ocean swim around this island continent. From World Heritage-listed national parks to beaches where you won’t see another person; whichever way you experience this stunning coastline, you’ll soon discover why it is an integral part of the great Australian ocean lifestyle.

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July 2017

Fannie Bay Swim Classic

2 July 2017
Fannie Bay Fannie Bay NT
Fannie Bay,Northern Territory820Australia

The Fannie Bay Swim Classic is an ocean swim at Fannie Bay in Fannie Bay, NT. There are 1.2km & 2.1km swim distances available.

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Magnetic Island to Townsville Open Water Swim

31 July 2017
Picnic Bay Beach Magnetic Island QLD
Magnetic Island,Queensland4819Australia

The Magnetic Island to Townsville Open Water Swim is an ocean swim at Picnic Bay Beach in Magnetic Island, QLD. There are 8km swim distances available.

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August 2017

Green Island Ocean Swim

27 August 2017
Green Island Beach Green Island QLD
Green Island,Queensland4871Australia

The Green Island Ocean Swim is an ocean swim at Green Island Beach in Green Island, QLD. There are 1.5km & 3km swim distances available.

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September 2017

Hervey Bay Pier 2 Pub

10 September 2017
Hervey Bay Torquay QLD

The Hervey Bay Pier 2 Pub is an ocean swim at Hervey Bay in Torquay QLD, QLD. There are 500m, 1km & 3km swim distances available.

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Four Mile Beach ocean swim

10 September 2017
Four Mile Beach Port Douglas QLD
Port Douglas,Queensland4877Australia

Port Douglas is famous for its beautiful tropical climate and crystal blue Coral Sea and the fabulous Four Mile Beach plays host to a great range of ocean swim distances from 500m to 6.4km (4 miles).

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October 2017

Forries Island ocean swim

14 October 2017
Forresters Beach Forrester Beach NSW
Forrester Beach,New South Wales2260Australia

The annual around Forries Island ocean swim at Forrester’s Beach is a 3km ocean swim on NSW’s Central Coast and is part of the Coke Memorial Charity Surf Festival. 1.5km & 300m also available.

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November 2017

Great Barrier Reef swim at Heron Island

4 November 2017 to 8 November 2017
Heron Island Beach Heron Island QLD
Heron Island,Queensland4805Australia

The Great Barrier Reef swim at Heron Island is arguably one of the most beautiful ocean swims in the world. In the idyllic waters of tropical Queensland, the last weekend of October is dedicated to ocean swimming with events from Friday to Sunday.

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Narrabeen ocean swim challenge

4 November 2017
Narrabeen Beach Narrabeen NSW
Narrabeen,New South Wales2101Australia

The Narrabeen ocean swim challenge is one of the shorter events on the ocean swim circuit, and one that can really get people hooked on the sport.

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Whitehaven Beach ocean swim

12 November 2017
Whitehaven Beach Whitsunday Islands QLD
Whitsunday Islands,Queensland4802Australia

Set in one of Australia’s most beautiful locations, on a beach with the whitest sand you’ll ever step on, the Whitehaven Beach ocean swim provides the most idyllic ocean swim on the planet.

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Cook Community Classic, Cronulla ocean swim

18 November 2017
South Cronulla Beach Cronulla NSW
Cronulla,New South Wales2230Australia

The Cook Community Classic is a day out at Cronulla for the family, with two swims available on the day: a 1km swim and a 2km swim, as well as a beach soccer tournament, a community carnival, fundraising raffle, gala charity dinner, and even a pollie paddle.

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Sunshine Coast spring swim at Mooloolaba

19 November 2017
Mooloolaba Beach Mooloolaba QLD

Head to Mooloolaba Beach on the Sunshine Coast for the perfect mix of entry level and long-distance swims to kick off spring.

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Dawny To Cockatoo swim

19 November 2017
Dawn Fraser Pool Balmain NSW
Balmain,New South Wales2041Australia

The Dawny to Cockatoo Swim is a chance to dive into Sydney’s history. The crux of the swim is the lap around Sydney’s UNESCO world-heritage listed site, Cockatoo Island.

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Toowoon Bay ocean swim

25 November 2017
Toowoon Bay Beach Toowoon Bay NSW
Toowoon Bay,New South Wales2261Australia

The Toowoon Bay Ocean Swim is a perfect excuse to get out of the city for a day and enjoy the beauty of NSW’s Central Coast. There are three swims in total with 400m for the kids and 1km & 2km options for adults.

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Sri Chinmoy National Capital Swim

26 November 2017
Lake Burley Griffin Molonglo Valley ACT
Molonglo Valley,Australian Capital Territory2611Australia

The Sri Chinmoy National Capital Swim is a lake swim at Lake Burley Griffin in Molonglo Valley, ACT. There are 9km swim distances available.

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December 2017

Swim Thru Rottnest

2 December 2017
Thomson Bay Rottnest Island WA
Rottnest Island,Western Australia6161Australia

The Swim Thru Rottnest is an ocean swim at Thomson Bay in Rottnest Island, WA. There are 500m & 1.6km swim distances available.

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North Curl Curl 3 Points Challenge & ocean swim

2 December 2017
North Curl Curl Beach Curl Curl NSW
Curl Curl,New South Wales2099Australia

North Curl Curl Beach is the host of a one-of-a-kind event, comprising of three very different challenges: The 3 Points Challenge, a 2km ocean swim and the Invitational Dash for Cash.

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Coogee to Bondi – 5 beaches ocean swim

9 December 2017
Coogee Beach Coogee NSW
Coogee,New South Wales2034Australia

A rare, but becoming increasingly popular, 5km ocean swim that spans five of Sydney’s eastern beaches: Coogee, Clovelly, Bronte, Tamarama and Bondi. Limited to 300 swimmers.

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Point Leo Swim Classic

26 December 2017
Point Leo Beach Point Leo VIC
Point Leo,Victoria3916Australia

The Point Leo Swim Classic is an ocean swim at Point Leo Beach in Point Leo, VIC. There are 200m, 400m, 1.2km, 2.5km & 5km swim distances available.

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Anglesea Rock2Ramp

28 December 2017
Point Roadknight Beach Anglesea VIC

The Anglesea Rock2Ramp is an ocean swim at Point Roadknight Beach in Anglesea, VIC. There are 1.2km & 2.5km swim distances available.

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January 2018

Danger 1000 Ocean Swim

6 January 2018
Torquay Front Beach Torquay VIC

The Danger 1000 Ocean Swim is an ocean swim at Torquay Front Beach in Torquay VIC, VIC. There are 1km & 2.5km swim distances available.

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