Coogee to Bondi Ocean Swim

Coogee to Bondi Ocean Swim, Bondi Beach 2012

Jump in and experience the joy of swimming in the open ocean from Coogee Beach to Bondi Beach Australia!  Challenge yourself and do the swim in your personal best time or cruise along taking in all the gorgeous bays on the way. With celebrations of your achievement at the finish, it’s a perfect day to get out there and be a part of something special.

First run in 2002, the Coogee-Bondi swim follows a glorious course, one that rightly can regard itself as “epic”, without risk of hyperbole. It leaves Coogee, threads between Wedding Cake Island and the headland, skirts Clovelly, around Shark Point, traipses along the cliff towards Bronte – albeit without touching the beach – then heads out around Mackenzies Point and into Bondi. It’s a stunning, spectacular course, just perfect for those left-side breathers who missed all the scenery on their way from Bondi to Bronte or Tama to Cloey.


Event & Entry Details

- Entries open only to individual swimmers (no teams) and does not permit accompanying paddlers.

- There will be bag transportation from Coogee to Bondi, to take your gear for you from start to finish.

- Swim is capped at 300 entrants, so don’t leave your entry too long. You may miss out.

- The event will be patrolled on the water by professional Council Lifeguards.

- Strategically placed buoys along the course will add assistance to guide swimmers safely along the coast line so that they avoid swimming into rocks or swimming too far out to sea (a maximum 200m from the shore line at any point in time).

- Online entries will remain open until midnight , Monday April 23 2012.

- A $100 late entry fee (cash only) applies to all swimmers entering after the online entries close. Late entrants must contact the Race Director Joanna Kyriazakos on 0437374715 or email to arrange a late entry. There will be no entries accepted on race day.

- Please download the entry form to check complete event information before entering online. Download here.


Event timing

Wed 25 April 2012

Registration: 6:30am-8am
Race Briefing: 8:15am
Race Start: 8:30am
Race Entry: $75


Contact Details

Race Director: Joanna Kyriazakos

Phone: 0437 374 715


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