Flying Fish Swim

Event Information

The Flying Fish Swim in Kenton-on-Sea is a fun and social tide assisted open water swim up/down (depending on the tides) the Kariega River between the slipway area and the Horn's Up pub some 5.5km up river.

Direction of swim is ALWAYS with the tide and no running/walking across sandbanks is permitted.

If necessary batch starts will apply with the slower swimmers (self seeding) going first.

The 2020 swim will be starting at 15:00 on Monday 28th December and will be a UP RIVER swim this year starting at the beach of Homewoods Restaurant near the river mouth and finishing at Horn's Up Pub.


Flying Fish swim caps | Zsports First 200 online entrants will each receive a silicone Swim Cap.

Online entries encouraged with online entries closing at midnight on the Friday for EFT payments and midnight the day before race for Credit Card payment. Late entries ON THE DAY will be subject to an additional R50 late entry fee.

Finishers medals guaranteed for the first 250 entrants ONLY!

Refund Policy

When entering, you accept that all entry fees are non-refundable - you are making a non-refundable purchasing decision and must agree to this policy. You may not give or sell your number to another individual outside of the authorized transfer policy and process - if you do, this will result in disqualification and banishment from this event. This policy stays in effect whether you are injured, have an unexpected business or family emergency, illness, pregnancy, etc. There are NO exceptions. Once you register, unrecoverable race course services and items are paid for for you as if you will be attending the event.

We reserve the right to postpone or cancel the event due to events out of our control such as a natural disaster or emergency. No refunds will be issued under these circumstances. We may also alter the courses and distances at any time if required due to course blockages or other restrictions or impediments. There will be no fee refunds for a postponed or canceled event.