GOAT ISLAND SWIM
Labour Weekend 2023
Sunday 22 October
EVENT UPDATE FRIDAY 4:30 PM
We are sorry fellow swimmers. There has been
a road block and we can't run this event.
All those who have paid will be refunded.
Have a safe weekend wherever you are swimming!
This swim continues the ministry of Tracey McKinstry & team who started the Goat Island Swim with NZ Swim Safaris. We are keeping the swim on the Sunday of Labour Weekend to continue the tradition. Samoa Swim and Leigh Ocean Swimmers are proud to be co-working partners in The Goat island swim. The swim is a timed race in the first lap. The second lap is a safari experience around Goat Island.
Goat Island Reserve Carpark on the day
$10 late fee for on the day registrations
SWIM MAP CLICK HERE
Swim around Goat Island
1* Race lap 2km (timed), 9:30 am
1* Safari lap 2km, 10:40 am
Marker - A single marker will be placed
in front of the beach.
AN ALTERNATIVE COURSE WILL BE
USED IF REQUIRED
START / FINISH
9:30 a.m. on the beach at Goat Island - One wave
10:40 a.m. Safari lap - after the Timed race.
(Must exit the water to complete the race
and before starting the Safari)
Fit and able to swim unaided in open water
If you are unwell or sick, do not swim
Have no pre-existing health issues that will be a risk
to you in open water swimming in the open sea
Follow swim instructions.
Tow float is highly recommended for visibility and safety aid.
Flippers are allowed in the safari swim.
21 Oct, Online Entries close
8 a.m. Registration at Goat Island
9:15 a.m. Swim Briefing
9.30 a.m. Goat swim race (one wave)
10:40 a.m. - Sharp - Swim Safari lap
Add your name to the start list.
Samoa Swim Yellow / Yogi Fish cap
Refreshments at the finish - Water & fruit
Bring a picnic lunch and enjoy the day.
Swim Safari, pics Mike Cochrane, Oct 2020