Welcome to the Swimland Great Australia Day Swim on Tuesday, January 26 2016


Swim Events:


  • 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

New in 2016:

Swimmers can enter and compete in the 650m and 1400m Open events for both an individual and a team award – at no additional entry fee

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 all Open Water competitors for 5 nights at the Sofitel Resort, Fiji with return airfares.

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2016 Great Australia Day Swim Video

Check out highlights of the Swimland Great Australia Day Swim 2016 on Brooksy’s latest video.... Read More →

Raffle winners

First Prize: Trip for two to Fiji. B Baddeley Second Prize: Accommodation/ meal package.Paul Brent Third Prize: Meal voucher.J Lewellyn-Jones... Read More →

Late entries

Standard online entries have closed but our website will accept Late Entries at the on-the-day price until Noon on January... Read More →

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