Lake Argyle Swim – WA

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Lake Argyle Swim – WA

Lake Argyle Swim

Lake Argyle Swim

WHY CHOOSE THIS SWIM?

The 2019 First National Kimberley Lake Argyle Swim provides experienced swimmers with an unsurpassed outback adventure. Swimmers are greeted with clean freshwater that’s free from sharks, bluebottles, ocean rips & chafing. With water temperatures between 22 – 26 degrees, it really is a delightful swim.

Lake Argyle is located 75 kms from the town of Kununurra in WA and just 40kms from the NT border. When water levels are normal, it covers 980 square kilometres which is 21 times bigger in size than Sydney Harbour. This can increase to 80 times bigger during a flood. Lake argyle is well recognised as one of the most spectacular places to visit in Australia.

Please check out the official event website for details regarding paddler and boat requirements here

WHAT DISTANCES ARE AVAILABLE?

  • 10km
  • 20km

There are three categories to choose from;

  • Solo
  • Duo (teams of 2)
  • Team (teams of 4)

WHAT ARE THE COURSES?

  • A deep water start at the heart of Lake Argyle and finishes in the spectacular Bamboo Cove near the Lake Argyle Boat Ramp & Resort.

IS THERE A MINIMUM AGE?

  • 14 years

Are you looking for a social swim? Check out our social swim calendar.

May 04 2019

Details

Date: May 4
Time: 5:30 AM
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Website: Visit Event Website

Venue

Lake Argyle

Lake Argyle
Lake Argyle, WA 6743 Australia

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Schedule

  • 5:30am - 20km Race crews must be at Lake Argyle Resort. Boat ramp coordinators commence organising boat launches.
  • 6:50am - Boats depart for 20km start line
  • 6:51am - Boat Ramp Coordinator begins to launch 10km race boats
  • 7:30-7:50am – Boats arrive at 20km start line
  • 8:00am –Official 20km race start
  • 9:00am – 10km race boats depart.
  • 9:40am – 10km race boats arrive at start
  • 10:00am –Official 10km race start
  • 3:30pm – Sweeper boat instructs all remaining teams swimming to pick up their swimmer and return to the finish line
  • 4:50pm until late - Gala Dinner Party to celebrate, great music and dancing into the night!
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Organiser

Lake Argyle Swim
Website: Visit Organizer Website

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