Registrations are closed

On-line registrations are now closed. Registrations will be available on event day starting from 7.30am on a cash only basis. 600m swim is $40 2000 and 4000m swims are $70 each For both 2000m and 4000m swims is $130 The Registration tent will be located behind the race tower on the Sorrento foreshore, adjacent to The Baths Jetty. Sorrento Bay Swim T-shirts are unable to be guaranteed for event day registrations.


Sorrento Surf Life Saving Club


Sunday, 13 January 2019


Sorrento, Vic

Registration closes on:

Friday, 11 January 2019 at 11:59 PM - (GMT+10:00) Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney

Welcome to the Sorrento Bay Swim 2019 registration page.

This exciting summer event is:
  • a flat water swim held at the Sorrento bay beach
  • suits all swimmers from beginners to pros, comprising a choice of 600, 2000 or 4000 metre swims
  • part of the Cousins Great Victorian Swim Series
  • raises funds directly for the running of the Sorrento Surf Life Saving Club

The 2019 Sorrento Bay Swim sees a new 2000m course layout and a return the popular 13 January swim date.

Entry fees are $40 for the 600m swim and $70 for the 2000m and 4000m swims. A special discounted rate of $130 is offered for those wishing to swim in both the 2000m and 4000m swims.*

* Please note that no refunds will be given once registration is complete. All entry fees will be treated as a donation to Sorrento Surf Life Saving Club.

All participants receive an artists designed event t-shirt and coloured swim cap.

The 2019 swim start times are as follows (subject to change). Please check the website prior to event day for any changes to times.

Overall Times – 13 January 2019




Registration Tent Opening Time

From 7.15am

Behind Race Directors Tower

Competitor Briefing for ELITE 4000 swimmers


In front of Race Directors Tower

Start for ELITE 4000 swimmers


At Finish line

Competitor Briefing for 600m swimmers


In front of Race Directors Tower

600m Distance Start Time


East of Baths Restaurant

Presentation 600m


In front of Race Directors Tower

Competitor Briefing for 2k swimmers


In front of Race Directors Tower

2,000m Distance Start Time


Sorrento Sailing & Couta Boat Club

Presentation 4k & 2k


In front of Race Directors Tower

Registration tent closes 15 minutes before the Start Time

Please allow at least 30 minutes to walk to the 2,000m start point. Shuttle buses will be available to transport swimmers to Sullivans Bay start line. Seats limited.

Baggage can be dropped off at the collection point in the car park and it will be returned to the Finish Line

Course layouts and any updated registration information can be found at or via the sorrento swim Facebook page. 

Thank you for participating and good luck with your swim!