Event Type
Swim Distances


Course Type
Swim Start Times
  • 8-9:15am - Registration open @ Nowra-Culburra SLSC (Google Map)
  • 9:30am - Mandatory pre-swim briefing
  • 10:00am - 1.9km swim start @ Culburra Beach, north side of headland(Google Map)
Swim Pricing
  • 1.9km swim - $50
Minimum Age

13-15-years-old - Require Surf Rescue Certificate


Culburra NSW, Australia

Other Event Info


All swimmers must report to the registration desk at the surf club to collect their swim cap and be allocated their competitor number prior to the compulsory briefing.

Compulsory briefing

All swimmers must attend the compulsory briefing at 9:30am at the surf club.

Start location

The start of the swim is on the beach to the north of Penguin Head (the headland), behind the surf club. The walk is approx 500m and the start line is near the beach entry stairs on the corner of Haven Street and Allerton Avenue.

Swimmers will walk to the start from the surf club, following the briefing.

Final information on the course will be given at the briefing.

Bag drop

Bags can be left upstairs in the surf club which will be monitored by a club member.


There will be a presentation at the surf club following the completion of the swim by all swimmers.


Wetsuits may be worn, though competitors assisted by swim aids will be ineligible for age category prizes.

Entry requirements

  • Acceptance of an entry is at the discretion of the Swim Committee
  • Entries are restricted to persons who have adequately trained for the event
  • 13 to 15-year-old entrants must hold a Surf Rescue Certificate or have prior approval from the Swim Committee
  • All competitors must wear the provided swim caps, follow the designated course and obey all directions of the Water Safety Patrol during the event
  • A swimmer's physical condition is their own responsibility. There will be Surf Lifesaving crafts patrolling the course
  • It is compulsory to have your name checked off at the completion of your event, even if you did not complete the course to assist with the accounting of all competitors
  • All decisions of the Swim Committee will be considered absolute and final including the right to cancel the event
    due to weather conditions or other safety considerations.
Refund & Cancellation Policy

The organiser of this event, Nowra-Culburra SLSC, is a registered charity. This event is a major fundraiser for the club, and all proceeds go towards providing its volunteer lifesaving services to the community.

Cancelling your entry

  • Should you wish to cancel your entry, for any reason, at any time, the following applies:
  • Refunds are not available, your entry fee will be donated to the club

Event cancellation

Should the event be cancelled due to poor and/or dangerous ocean conditions, or Government-mandated health restrictions, the following will apply:

  • Entries will not be refunded
  • The organiser may, at their discretion, choose another date for the event in the same season and rollover entries to the new date
  • Should another date not be found within the same season, the event will be deemed to be cancelled, and there will be no refunds.

The organiser thanks you for your understanding and support.

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