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Orokawa to Waihi Beach 2km Ocean Swim


Tue 3 Jan 2017, 7:30am–12:00pm

Where: Waihi Beach Surf Club, The Esplanade, Waihi Beach, Bay of Plenty

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • General Admission: $30.00
  • Early Bird: $20.00
  • Additional fees may apply


Listed by: Gromit2

We’ve changed the date for earlier in the summer so you can participate and enjoy this beautiful swim over your holiday break!

If you are fit enough to swim 2 kms, then this is the swim for you. And if you have never swum an ocean swim event before, then this is an excellent introductory swim to train for. Orokawa Bay is a 40-minute leisurely walk from Waihi Beach Surf Club.

Categories are: Wetsuit or Non-Wetsuit and Over 40 or Under 40 Swimmers.

10:00am - Start from Orokawa Bay
7:30am - Registration at the Waihi Beach Surf Club
8:30am - Mandatory Safety Briefing at the Waihi Beach Surf Club
11:30am - Prize-giving at Waihi Beach Surf Club

Early Bird entry closes 19th December 2016. Late entries accepted on the day.
Age limit: 12 years of age and over. If under 16, you must have parental consent.

Enquiries to: Sue McFarlane or Waihi Beach Surf Club.

If cancelled on the 3rd due to poor conditions, our back-up date is: Sunday 15th January ‘17. We have great spot prizes thanks to our sponsors: Top 10, Flat White Café and some local businesses.