Wetsuits are optional – but we strongly suggest you won’t need it. The water temperature averages a minimum of 24 degrees at this time of year. Please note that people wearing wetsuits will be excluded from the age group or overall competition but will receive a finishers medal.
Simple – click here. The first 200 swimmers and the first 100 supporters to complete the entry form and pay their $495 deposit will be winging their way to Ocean Swim Fiji.
10 years for the 1km and 12 years for the 3km. All swimmers must be competent swimming their entered distance in the open water. Age is as at the start date of the event. Younger swimmers with exceptional ability may be accepted at the sole discretion of the Event Director Scott Rice.
Our travel team have managed to secure great rates through our event partners which will be passed on to everyone attending the event. Contact the Ocean Swim Fiji team here to arrange your booking.
Absolutely. The event runs from Thursday evening 13th of September to the early morning of Monday 17th. You could choose to arrive into Fiji a few days prior and/or stay a few extra days after to get the swim/holiday balance that’s right for you. Make contact with our travel team and completely customise your swimcation.
Absolutely! We have 100 supporter’s packs available here which allows your family to travel with you out to the islands. Failing that an event hub will be set up at Sofitel Fiji Resort & Spa where they can keep up to date while lying poolside if they’d prefer. Contact the Ocean Swim Fiji team here for unbeatable travel packages thanks to our event sponsors.
Everything is pretty relaxed in Fiji and so will we be, but if you’re still in the water swimming 45min after the start of the 1km and/or 2 hours after the start of the 3km we’ll need to give you a quick lift into our boat so you are nearer to the finish line to finish.
If you’ve completed and submitted your entry form and paid the NZD$495 deposit – you’re in! Yahoo!
To join registered swimmers at all of the swim locations, attend functions, enjoy lunches and dinners and many other exclusive benefits you’ll need to purchase one of our 100 supporter packages. If you’d prefer to laze by the hotel pool in Denarau and do your own thing you are still more than welcome to come to Fiji with your swimming companion but will not be able to enjoy the benefits of a Supporters Package.
Best have a read of the question above first to help here. Children between the ages of 4 – 15 years (as at the day of the event) are NZD$599. Children under 4 years old (as at the day of the event) are free.