Registrations are closed

Registrations are now closed. If you have any queries or are desperate to enter, email us as Thanks, Grant Siedle and The Rip Swim team


Rip Swim


Saturday, 3 February 2018


Point Nepean to Point Lonsdale, Victoria

Registration closes on:

Sunday, 28 January 2018 at 7:00 PM - (GMT+10:00) Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney

Rip Swim & Rip Race February 3, 2018

(contingency date 4th Feb - you must be available for both)*

TEAMS ARE FULL. RACE ENTRIES ONLY (unless you are joining an existing team)

Your entry fee includes:

  • An unforgettable experience
  • A unique competitors T-Shirt
  • A race cap
  • A personalised survivor's certificate
  • Option to purchase merchandise only available to swimmers
  • Attendance at the after party!


3 February, contingency 4th February  (maximum 100 swimmers)

To race, register as an individual but make sure you are able to swim fast enough to make it to the shipping channel (approx. 1500m) in less than 25 minutes - otherwise we may have to remove you from the water

Categories are: 15-34, 35-54, 55+ (Male and Female)

Places: You can only get a place (1st, 2nd 3rd) if you do NOT wear a wetsuit

We encourage all swimmers to try and swim without a wetsuit so it is a level playing field. We ask that you train to be acclimatised for water at about 18 Degrees Celsius.

Times: All race swimmers will get a time

GROUP - Please email us before you set up a new team

3 February, contingency 4th February

If you are a captain or part of a group, go ahead and set up your team, or search the team name and password and complete your registration along with payment. Use your code to get the captain's discount.

If you do not have a team, join our Facebook group to find swimmers - FACEBOOK RIP SWIM GROUP 


Event Registration (Refund) Insurance

(must be taken out at time of registering - cannot go back in and purchase)

As part of this entry process swimmers can add Event Registration (Refund) Insurance to their entry for an additional 10% of their entry fee. This policy provides cover against injury, illness, job loss, transport mishaps and many other exposures that could prevent you from attending this event.

Important:  If you do not purchase the Refund Insurance you are accepting the Event Organiser’s terms and conditions on registration fee refunds which could result in you being entitled to no refund.

The policy issuer is Chubb Insurance Australia Limited ABN: 23 001 642 020; AFSL: 239687 and is distributed by SRG Group Pty Ltd T/as SRG Sport & Leisure (SRG) ABN 52 113 333 109 AFSL No: 288320. To read more about SRG read their Financial Services Guide