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Magnetic Island to Townsville Swim

30th July 2022

Now in its 68th year and the 14th year as a cageless swim, the iconic Magnetic Island to Townsville Swim is the showcase event of the Shadeview TOWSA Open Water Race Series 2022. 

Enjoy North Queensland's tropical winter weather and participate in one of the most iconic open water swims in  Australia.

The Magnetic Island to Townsville Swim starts from Picnic Bay on Magnetic Island and finishes on Townsville's shoreline, directly in front of Strand Park.  Guided by a paddler, solo swimmers will swim a total distance of 8km.  Entries are also available for teams of two and teams of four.


Registrations close 6th July


Entry information for the Magnetic Island to Townsville swim is currently being finalised and will be updated shortly.  Please check back soon.