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NZ Ocean Swim Series - Legend of the Lake

NZ Ocean Swim Series – Legend of the Lake

Sat, 17 Feb 2018

The Legend of the Lake, at Rotorua’s stunning Blue Lake adds a fresh new dimension to the New Zealand Ocean Swim Series.

Rotorua is the ultimate weekend destination and caters to the ‘Daring Adventurers’ and ‘Coffee Sippers’ alike. Make a holiday of it by booking in your accommodation early and you too can look forward to heading away for a weekend to remember!

Consisting of four different swim events, the Legend of the Lake provides a swim event for all ages and abilities:

  • ‘I’m Going Long’ 3.5km – a swim around the perimeter of the lake
  • ‘Step it Up’ 1km – around a triangular course, an achievable distance for individuals with swimming experience
  • ‘Give it a Go’ 500m – around a triangular course, a great introduction to open water swimming
  • ‘OceanKids’ 200m – a swim for children aged between 7-12 years old, consisting of a 200m shallow water swim, lined with Surf Life Saving NZ guards.

Event Date

Sat, 17 Feb 2018
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Type of event
lake swim
Course types
around the buoys
Swim lengths
200m, 500m, 1km & 3.5km
Swim series
New Zealand Ocean Swim Series


Blue Lake
Rotorua NZ
Rotorua, 3076 New Zealand
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Weather forecast

Feb 17

Clear throughout the day.
12am 21°C 2 m/s
1am 20°C 2 m/s
2am 18°C 0 m/s
3am 19°C 1 m/s
4am 20°C 1 m/s
5am 17°C 0 m/s
6am 22°C 1 m/s
7am 23°C 4 m/s
8am 23°C 3 m/s
9am 25°C 0 m/s
10am 26°C 4 m/s
11am 25°C 4 m/s
12pm 26°C 6 m/s
1pm 26°C 5 m/s
2pm 25°C 4 m/s
3pm 25°C 4 m/s
4pm 25°C 4 m/s
5pm 24°C 4 m/s
6pm 23°C 3 m/s
7pm 23°C 0 m/s
8pm 22°C 2 m/s
9pm 22°C 3 m/s


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