2023 Event Program

May 06, 2023 | Gold Coast, Queensland

Below are the timings of key events and also a link to the Event Handbook.  Please share this Handbook with your Support Paddler as well.


*Times & Locations below are subject to change

Saturday May 6th, 2023
7:30-8:30am Swimmer Check-in
@ Surfers Paradise Beach
8:30am Bus Departs: Surfers Paradise to Burleigh
@ Surfers Paradise SLSC
9:30am 10km Wave Starts
@ Burleigh Heads (Justin Park)
  1. Elite Male & Female
  2. Male 16-19, 20-29
  3. Female 16-19, 20-29
  4. Male 30-39, 40-49
  5. Female 30-39, 40-49  
  6. Male + Female 50+
First Finishers expected
@ Surfers Paradise Beach
  Presentations + Finishers Medals @ Finish Area
1:30pm Last Finishers (cut-off at Finish Lane)
@ Surfers Paradise Beach



Check-in is on event day from 0730-0830 located on Surfers Paradise Beach.

At Check-in you will receive:

Your entry fee includes:

  • Event Towel or Mesh Cap (select preference in entry form)
  • Engine Swim Cap
  • Race Number Sticker for Support Paddler
  • Timing Tag (disposable)

It the swimmers responsibility to get the race number sticker to their paddler – paddlers do not need to check-in themselves.


A free bus is available for swimmers from Surfers Paradise to Burleigh (10km) before the event.  This will depart the Surfers Paradise Surf Club at the times below:

  • Bus to Burleigh for 10km Start: Departs 830am

Please email us if you would like to book a seat on this bus –



Solo swimmers and Team Swimmer #1 will have access to a Bag Transport service, from the Start at Burleigh Beach to our Surfers Paradise Finish Area.

You do not need to book, but we do ask that you only have one bag per person.  This bag needs to be secured with a zip, not an open plastic bag etc.

All bags will be available for you when you arrive in our Recovery Area on Surfers Paradise Beach.

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