Welcome to the Swimland Great Australia Day Swim on Monday, January 26 2015

Events in 2015:


  • 1400 m Open Water Swim – a clockwise course around the Middle Brighton pier and breakwater from the pier to the Finish gate on the beach
  • 5 Km Open Water Swim – a more challenging course around a marked circuit, finishing around the breakwater to the beach
  • 650 m Intermediate Swim – a shorter course from the Northern end of the Royal Brighton Yacht Club marina to the beach
  • Swimland Junior Dash – a 300 m swim from the landing on the Middle Brighton Pier to the beach for 10-12 YO’s, and a shorter course for 8 and 9 YO’s
  • The event concludes with The Brighton Challenge invitation relay, from the beach in front of the Yacht Club

Click above for more information and course maps for each event and click here for information on entertainment, food, awards, random prizes and the free raffle ticket for 5 nights at the Sheraton Resort, New Caledonia and return airfares for all Open Water competitors.

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Raffle prize

The first prize in the GADS 2015 raffle is a trip for two to New Caledonia with 5 nights accommodation... Read More →

Early Bird Entry prizes

The winners of our random draw for Early Bird entrants, donated by XOSIZE ACTIVE are XOSIZE ACTIVE Wetsuit Margaret Hall... Read More →

Our new Patron – John Bertrand AM

Americas Cup winner, Olympic yachtsman and President of Swimming Australia, John Bertrand AM has joined us as Patron. ‘A Great... Read More →

Entries open November 1’st

Bookings for GADS 2015 open on November 1. Watch for the Early Bird Prize Offer – sponsored by XOSize... Read More →

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Southern FM 88.3 will broadcast live from the Swimland Great Australia Day Swim from 8 AM until Noon on Monday ...

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Looking GREAT. Bayside Council has done a great job of cleaning Middle Brighton Beach. They will be back again early on Monday Morning ...

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