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Phillip Island Penguin Swim Classic

Phillip Island Penguin Swim Classic

The Phillip Island Penguin Swim Classic are 2km and 800m open water swims completed within the Cowes foreshore of Phillip Island.

This event is suited to athletes of all ages and experiences as there both swims tide assisted within the Western Port bay.

Phillip Island Penguin Swim Classic 2018 Dates, 2km / 800m Swim Event

Hosted and sponsored by the Bass Coast Summer Series, the Penguin Swim Classic is a fun-filled event held in January each year. There are two races; the first being a 2km distance which starts from Sanders Street in Silverleaves. The second is an 800m fun swim starts closer to Cowes and both swims finish at the Cowes foreshore inside the pier.

Children aged 15 and above can take part in this event. As Cowes Beach is not affected by the strong off-oceanic currents, this is a safe haven for swimming and other beach activities.

If coming as a spectator, then come and explore the wonderful seaside setting which boasts a tranquil atmosphere with adjacent streets lined with chains of restaurants and shops.

Maps of past races has been included below. These will be updated when the current race map is made available. Find your Phillip Island accommodation near to this event by clicking on our link below.

Schedule

TBA - February 2018

Event Times

7:00am: Race Centre Opens
8:30am: Bus Transfer to Start Line Commence
10am: Race Centre Closes
10am: Competitor Race Briefing - 2km and 800m start lines
10:30am: 2016 Phillip Island Penguin Swim Classic and Fun Swim Start
12:30pm: Race Presentations

Venue

Cowes Beach

Address

Sanders Road
Silverleaves, VIC

Prices

Pre-Entry
- Adult Individual Event: $50
- Adult Classics Combo: $90
- Child: $30
- 800m Fun Swim (Adult): $50
- 800m Fun Swim (Child): $30
Enter on the day of event
- Adult Individual Event: $60
- Adult Classics Combo: $100
- Child: $35
- 800m Fun Swim (Adult): $60
- 800m Fun Swim (Child): $35

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