What do the swim courses look like?
Maps of the swim courses can be found here
. With paths that venture out into the deep blue waters and pass over vibrant reefs, these courses will be epic!
What’s your policy with event withdrawals and transfers?
Your Event Package (Swimmer or Supporter) is not refundable or transferrable.
When is the balance of my Swim Pack or Support Pack due?
The full balance is due at the time of purchase
Can I wear my wetsuit?
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 finisher's medal.
What is the minimum age to take part in the event?
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.
Am I responsible for any transportation?
- 7-day Bula Bus Pass
- Chartered ferries to Tivua island (Swim 1) and Malamala Beach Club (Swim 3)
- Chartered bus to Natadola Beach (Swim 2)
You may use your Bula Bus Pass to transport yourself to catch the ferries and to the Sofitel for the bus if you are staying elsewhere.
Airport transfers are not included and must be organized as part of your flights/accommodation bookings. View the Full Itinerary
I want to swim and make a family holiday out of it – can you help?
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.
How do I know I’ve secured one of the 200 swim event packs on offer?
If you’ve completed and submitted your entry form
and payment – you’re in! Yahoo!
When do registrations close for the 2018 event?
If not sold out prior, registrations for the 2018 event will close on Friday 17 August 2018 at 5pm.
How many meals does my registration cover?
Your registration covers five meals: Dinner 13/9, Lunch 14/9, Lunch 15/9, Lunch and Dinner 16/9. You are responsible for all other meals.
Will there be a 2019 event?
Yes, but dates have not been set for this event as yet.