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Best Beaches from Tourism Australia lists the Top 20 Beaches in 2022.

Ultra-swims contains swims 10Km or more plus Historic swims.

Cold Water  contains Iceberger or Cold Water swimming clubs (below 14c) or Winter season swimming clubs.

Open Water Calendar provides a list of all the Open Water Events around Australia, and is also available by states:  QLD  NSW  VIC  TAS  SA  WA

Map Categories

Use the map tile icon on the map to select a category. The following are our Map marker categories;

Surf Life Saving Clubs 

Open Water Swim Events 

Swimming Pools 

Rock Pools 

Cold Water or Winter swimming 

Water holes or Lakes 

Ultra-Swims or Historic 

Linked sites

These are our related link sites: - tracks swimmers sea temperature readings in set locations directly from their smart watch via Strava. - Swimming perspectives and journeys waterlog. Please contribute your own articles. - the Victorian Open Water Swims Book by Don Warner. A limited print production in 2021, we have only a few copies left to order. - a few items for sale for swimmers at our SquareUp merchant site.

Happy Swimming

"It is good for the soul and cheaper than psychoanalysis", writes Al Alvarez about cold water swimming in Pond Life.