The aQuellé River Mile

The 99th River Mile - Feb 2023

Hosted in Nelson Mandela Bay, The River Mile is an action packed family day out at the picturesque Cannonville on the Sunday's River and in 2023 will be celebrating it's 99th Anniversary.

Taking place on Saturday 18th & Sunday 19th Feb 2023 when will have a wide variety of crafts, vendors and sporting events suitable for the entire family.

Entry into the secure festival area before 2pm is just R30 (kids 10u free) whilst participants wearing their relevant race wrist bands get free entry. After 3pm, entry fee increases to R50 per person.

Sanparks South Africa, levy MAY APPLY to all swimmers - the 2023 levy will be announced soonest.
 

R7 500 for the CLUB WITH THE MOST ENTRIES

Clubs wishing to be considered need to apply via email to Zsports. The incentive applies only to clubs that have indicated they wish to be considered and for online paid entrants where the club name is correctly indicated on the participants online Profile.

Applicable to coaches and paid up club members of any swim club, triathlon club, lifesaving club or other sporting or leisure club and the count will be across participants from ALL EVENTS.

ONLINE entries close on Friday 18th February. Club members will have to have checked in on race day in order to count.

Clubs who haven't applied via email will not be applicable and club's may be required to show how they have promoted the event to their members during this campaign. A minimum of 30 paid entries is needed by a club to qualify for this prize with the highest number of entries (across all events) from the qualifying clubs receiving the incentive.
 

Vendors, Stall & Exhibitors

Have something exciting that you want to sell / showcase at the River MIle ? Here's your chance to capitalise from more than 2,000 people that are anticipated at the River Mile - Click here to download the application form. Limited space is available and will be allocated on application.

   

Event Information and Fees

For more specific information on the events and the entry fees see our Event Info Page.

PLEASE NO OPEN FIRES, NO PETS AND/OR NO ALCOHOL ALLOWED INTO THE FESTIVAL AREA

Hosted in Nelson Mandela Bay this is Africa's oldest open water swimming event - established in 1924.