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

Events in 2016:

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  • 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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16Feb

View all past results

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Our website now has a link to all results since the first Great Australia Day Swim in 2010. Click the... Read More →
27Jan

Raffle results

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The winners: #1 Trip for Two to New Caledonia, donated by Brighton Travelworld J Bryant – Brighton #2 A Night... Read More →
29Dec

Raffle prize

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The first prize in the GADS 2015 raffle is a trip for two to New Caledonia with 5 nights accommodation... Read More →
18Nov

Early Bird Entry prizes

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

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Early showers on Australia Day didn't seem to be a problem. 1,000 swimmers registered for the event. Thanks for your support, which enabled us to raise $50,000 for Rotary charities supporting disadvantaged children and youths ... See MoreSee Less

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