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Beach2Beach swim

Sun, 24 Mar 2019

Venture down to Tasmania to take part in the Beach2Beach at Kingston Beach.

The fun open water is suitable for all ages and abilities and takes place south of Hobart.

One of the most picturesque oceans swims on offer; the Beach2Beach runs from Blackmans Bay Beach to Kingston Beach, taking swimmers on a 2.5km course passed beautiful cliffs and over kelp forests.

While in Tassie explore the other fantastic sites and activities Australia’s southern most state has to offer, including markets and the famous MONA.

Swim courses

The Beach2Beach is a 2.5km open water event commencing at Blackmans Bay.

Athletes swim along a stunning coastline and over kelp forests to Kingston Beach, where the race concludes.

The event is perfect for ocean swimmers of all abilities and is considered one of the most beautiful open water swims in Tasmania.

As it is one of the last ocean swims for the summer season, the water temperature has had a chance to warm up for competitors.

While you’re there

There is so much to see and do in Hobart, so take the weekend to explore the beautiful city.

The Salamanca Market in Hobart is a must-see and is open every Saturday. With more than 300 stalls, the market attracts visitors for food and music – fresh fruit, organic vegetables, local buskers and more.

A cruise to MONA also needs to be on the cards. The Museum of Old and New Art is located within the Moorilla winery and features some of the world’s infamous and thought-provoking contemporary art.

Enjoy a beautiful, fresh Japanese meal at The Glass House on Brooke Street Pier or a tasty steak at Rockwall Bar and Grill in preparation for the big race.

Travel and parking


Event Date

Sun, 24 Mar 2019
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Type of event
ocean swim
Course types
point to point
Swim lengths
Swim series
Tasmanian Ocean Swim Series


Blackmans Bay Beach
Blackmans Bay TAS
Blackmans Bay,Tasmania7052Australia
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Weather forecast

Mar 24

Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
12am 18°C 2 m/s
1am 18°C 2 m/s
2am 18°C 2 m/s
3am 17°C 2 m/s
4am 17°C 2 m/s
5am 17°C 2 m/s
6am 17°C 2 m/s
7am 16°C 2 m/s
8am 16°C 3 m/s
9am 16°C 2 m/s
10am 17°C 3 m/s
11am 18°C 3 m/s
12pm 19°C 3 m/s
1pm 20°C 4 m/s
2pm 21°C 4 m/s
3pm 22°C 4 m/s
4pm 22°C 4 m/s
5pm 22°C 4 m/s
6pm 21°C 3 m/s
7pm 19°C 3 m/s
8pm 18°C 3 m/s
9pm 17°C 4 m/s
10pm 17°C 5 m/s
11pm 16°C 5 m/s


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