Robben Island Escape

Dreamed of swimming from Robben Island to the mainland?

Join us for a comprehensive training program to prepare for this challenge and join an elite group of open water swimmers that have achieved this goal.

Big Bay Events shares their experience gained from supporting more than 550 swims to help you achieve this dream by December 2018. 

Training program starts September 2018 and incorporates the following elements:

  • Fitness program – you should be capable of swimming 1 mile to join the program
  • Cold water acclimatization
  • Stroke correction – if required
  • Open water swim training
  • 8km open water swim in Langebaan at 15 – 17 degrees

Planning, logistics and boat support for your Robben Island swim.

Open Water Swims