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The Rip Swim

Friday, 7 December 2018

Point Nepean to Point Lonsdale, VIC

Swim Ocean

Rip Swim returns to a small group format for the 2018/19 season, with the first swim on Friday, 7 December 2018.

"The Rip" is a bold, iconic bucket-list swim across the entrance to Port Phillip Bay, the gateway to Melbourne. Over the years, the 3.2km stretch of water has gained a reputation as one of the most unpredictable and treacherous waterways in the world.

With tides that can run up to 15km/h, it must be treated with the utmost respect. Since the first swimmer, Doug Mew, crossed from Point Lonsdale to Point Nepean, the swim has become part of Australian swimming folklore. Now you can swim it safely at The Rip Swim.


Rip Swim
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Location map

The swim goes from Point Nepean to Point Lonsdale.

Note: map location may be approximate.


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