SWIM "THE RIP"
POINT NEPEAN TO POINT LONSDALE
NEWS FLASH - Final date to book your swim for the 2020 season is 6th December!!
"The Rip" is a bold, iconic 3.2km bucket-list swim across the entrance to Port Phillip Bay, the gateway to Melbourne, Australia. Steeped in history, It is one of the most magnificent, exciting and unpredictable waterways in the world. You can swim it safely with us.
Each “Rip Swim” crossing is done in a group of 6 swimmers. You will have a dedicated kayaker supplied by us. You will need to swim together. Water temperatures range from 14 - 17 Celsius and you can wear a wetsuit if you need to.
RIP SWIM UPDATE: November 11
Our February 11 closing is now full. Your only chance to swim “The Rip” this season is to book in for the 11th January swim. You need to do this by the 1st of December.
Join our training sessions atSt Kilda beach from 7.45am - 9am, every Saturday morning. Read more here - or book in below. You can also pay at the beach on the morning.
We are excited to announce the launch of our new Rip Swim Club. If you are passionate about your open water swimming and looking for more adventures this is the place for you. Looking for help with swimming programming? Need advice about how to improve your technique? The Club has it all… Read more here
Watch the video from the 2018 event - shot by James Lauritz and Darryl Whitaker