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Newcastle's most iconic Swim returns to the harbour

In what will be the 25th edition of the Australia Day Newcastle Harbour Swim and proudly supported by The City of Newcastle and Port Waratah Coal Services, the event once again returns to Queens Wharf Hotel, encouraging locals to not only get active but to help support Stockton SLSC. 

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If you're considering getting involved you can take either the Single Crossing (700 m) option from Stockton to Queens Wharf Quay or jump all the way in with the Double Crossing (1400 m) from Queens Wharf to Stockton and back. 

All ages are welcome and with the largest cash prizes for an ocean swim in the country, there's a nice incentive for those keen to take the swim a little more serious. Regardless of whether you decide to get wet or just take in all the action waterside the Newcastle Harbour Swim is a spectacular event that you need to mark in your calendar.

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Date: Wednesday 26th January, 2022
Time: 10am - 12pm
Where: Queen's Wharf Hotel
Cost: $30 - $60
To Enter: click here


1400m Double Crossing (Newcastle to Newcastle 10am Start)
Early Bird Entry $60
Late Entry $90

700m Single Crossing (Stockton to Newcastle 11am Start)
Early Bird Entry Adult $40 l Concession (12 & 13 YRS) $30
Late entry $60

Entry into the event, your race timed, and a swimming cap.

1400m Swim
A - 14-15 Junior Male
B - 14-15 Junior Female
C - 16-19 Future Hot Shot M
D - 16-19 Future Hot Shot F
E - 20-29 Open Male
F - 20-29 Open Female
G - 30-39 4ever Young Male
H - 30-39 4ever Young Female
K - 40-49 Junior Master Male
L - 40-49 Junior Master Female
M - 50-59 Master Male
N - 50-59 Master Female
O - over 60 Male/Female

700m Social Swim
I- 12-13 Boys
J- 12-13 Girls

For more information about the Newcastle Harbour Swim, click here.