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.
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.