The current edition of this event is on 12 January 2019.
The GMHBA Lorne Pier to Pub in Victoria on Saturday, 7 January 2017 is the largest open water swim in the world and is organised and run by volunteers from Lorne Surf Life Saving Club.
The course is 1.2km from the Lorne Pier to the foreshore in front of the clubhouse and is on the day after the Mountain to Surf fun run.
The Sharkbait Club is for any swimmer that has completed 10 or more swims. Sharkbait members have the opportunity of early entry to the swim.
The GMHBA Lorne 5000 is a 5,000 metre swim, introduced in 2015. It is a curtain raiser to the Pier to Pub and is limited to the first 220 swimmers to enter.