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The Bondi Blue Water Challenge is a fun and exciting ocean swimming event for competitors of all ages and abilities. Join us at one of the world's best known beaches -- Bondi on Sunday 22 February 2015.

Swim the Bondi Blue Water Challenge on Sunday 28 April 2019

UPDATE as of 22 February, 2019: The highly anticipated 2019 Bondi Blue Water Challenge scheduled for Sunday 24 February will be postponed. Due to the current conditions at Bondi Beach and the deteriorating forecast for this weekend, Sunday’s event has been postponed.

All events including the ocean swims, beach run and nipper challenge have been postponed to the new date of Sunday 28 April, 2019. We apologise for any inconvenience, but hope to see you back on Bondi Beach for the new date! If you have any questions please get use the ‘Contact Us’ menu button to get in touch.

1 km swim

The 1 km swim is the standard of ocean swimming. How fast can you go?                                                       

4km Beach Run

Take on the 4km Beach Fun Run on the iconic Bondi Beach. Open to all ages 10 years old plus!

2.1 km swim

The 2.1 km swim tours Bondi Bay from Mackenzie's Point to Ben Buckler. Enter as an individual or team of four.

Nipper Challenge 

This year there will again be something for the whole family with the Nipper Challenge team's event for children aged 9-12. MORE

Can Too Foundation

Bondi Blue Water Challenge is thrilled that the Can Too Foundation is our 2019 health and wellbeing partner. While the Bondi Blue Water Challenge event raises money for Bondi Bathers Surf Club, we also want to support those who battle the waves not just for their own health and wellbeing but to help others’ by raising money for cancer research and prevention.


Grab a friend and take the Bondi Blue Water Challenge!