The aQuellé River Mile

The 100th River Mile - Jan 2024

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 2024 will be celebrating it's 100th Anniversary.

Taking place on Saturday 20th & Sunday 21st Jan 2024 with a wide variety of crafts, vendors and sporting events suitable for the entire family.

Entry into the secure festival area before 2pm is just R20 (kids 10u free) whilst participants wearing their relevant race wrist bands get free entry. After 2pm, entry fee increases to R50 per person.

Sanparks South Africa levy APPLIES to all swimmers - the 2024 levy is included in the entry fees.

100th River Mile

Share your story

Do you have an interesting story or historic information on the River Mile you'd like to share for the 100th, please EMAIL US on 100thRiverMile@zsports.co.za.
  

Action Packed Program

A fun and exciting weekend program is on the cards for the 100th celebration - See full program on the information page.
  

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.

LIVE MUSIC

Come watch our local musicians in action over the weekend. On Saturday till 15h00 we will have a live outside broadcast from Luister FM. 

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

Early Birds

Get your paid Sunday Mile Swim entries in BEFORE 1st December 2023 and we'll give you one of our collector's t-shirts AND a R80 limited edition GOLD Swim Cap.

GRAB A MEMORY

Secure some memorable merchandise

Festival Sponsors

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

Event Partners PW Harvey (Main logo) aQuellé (white)
Sanctioned By Nelson Mandela Bay Aquatics