Discover the Ultimate Swimcation: Ocean Swim Fiji

Ocean Swim Fiji May 19 - 23

Imagine this: you’re in a tropical paradise, surrounded by crystal-clear waters, sipping cocktails by the pool, indulging in luxurious spa treatments, and enjoying the camaraderie of fellow swim enthusiasts. This isn’t just a dream—it’s the reality of Ocean Swim Fiji, the ultimate swimcation. 

Swimcations are an exciting blend of vacation and sport, offering a perfect mix of recreation, fitness, and relaxation. In recent years, the demand for such active holidays has soared. People are no longer content with simply lounging by the beach; they crave experiences that challenge them physically and reward them with relaxation and camaraderie.

Set against the backdrop of the newly renovated Sofitel Fiji Resort & Spa, Ocean Swim Fiji offers an unparalleled experience. This five-star resort boasts world-class amenities, including exquisite dining options, luxurious accommodations, and a rejuvenating spa. The resort’s stunning beachfront location provides the perfect setting for both relaxation and adventure.  

Ocean Swim Fiji - Resort and Island

Join us in Fiji for a swimcation!

Ocean Swim Fiji’s tagline says it all: “Five days, three swims, zero worries.” This event is designed to offer an active holiday in a tropical paradise, with ample time for rest and relaxation. Participants can expect a meticulously planned itinerary that includes swims around beautiful islands, social events, and plenty of downtime to enjoy the resort’s amenities.  (This event sold out in 2023 – Get on the early access list for 2025)

Each swim is a unique experience, offering participants the chance to swim around some of Fiji’s most beautiful islands. From the private South Sea Island to the stunning Malamala Beach Club, swimmers will navigate through crystal-clear waters, encountering vibrant marine life and breathtaking scenery. Imagine swimming around a tropical island, surrounded by colorful coral reefs and an abundance of sea life, making each stroke an unforgettable adventure.  (Download the event guide)


Ocean Swim Fiji - South Sea Island

Ocean Swim Fiji – South Sea Island



Ocean Swim Fiji - Malamala Island

Ocean Swim Fiji – Malamala Island

One of the standout aspects of Ocean Swim Fiji is the sense of camaraderie among participants. Whether you’re a seasoned ocean swimmer or a first-timer, you’ll find support and encouragement from fellow swimmers. The social events, including welcome dinners and awards ceremonies, provide ample opportunities to make new friends and share experiences.

Adding to the event’s prestige is the impressive lineup of world-class swimmers who have participated in the past. Olympians and champions such as Ky Hurst, an Olympian, Ironman, and Sail GP competitor; Cameron Leslie, a Paralympic gold medalist heading to another Paralympics in Paris this year; and Shane Gould, who made history at the 1972 Summer Olympics by winning three gold medals in world record time, along with a silver and bronze, have all been part of Ocean Swim Fiji. These elite athletes have shared their expertise and passion for swimming with participants, offering valuable tips and inspiring everyone to push their limits and enjoy the sport.


Ocean Swim Fiji - Finish

Finish Line at the Ocean Swim Fiji


For travelers in the Northern Hemisphere, reaching Fiji is more accessible than ever. With direct flights from all major cities including Los Angeles and San Francisco to Nadi International Airport, paradise is just a plane ride away. Upon arrival, you’ll be greeted with the warm hospitality that Fiji is renowned for. The local culture, with its vibrant traditions and friendly people, adds a unique and enriching dimension to your swimcation experience.  (Get more info on travel partners and packages)

Beyond the swims, Ocean Swim Fiji ensures that your days are filled with relaxation and luxury. The Sofitel Fiji Resort & Spa offers a range of activities and amenities to enhance your stay. Enjoy beachside yoga sessions, explore the local markets, or take part in traditional Fijian ceremonies. The resort’s spa services are second to none, providing the perfect way to unwind after a day in the water.

Food is an integral part of the Fijian experience, and the culinary offerings at Ocean Swim Fiji do not disappoint. Savor the flavors of the Pacific with fresh seafood, tropical fruits, and a fusion of international cuisines prepared by world-class chefs. The social events are not only a chance to bond with fellow swimmers but also an opportunity to indulge in gourmet meals and delightful cocktails.

Ocean Swim Fiji is more than just a holiday—it’s a chance to challenge yourself, meet like-minded adventurers, and enjoy the beauty of Fiji. Whether you’re an experienced ocean swimmer or new to the sport, this event offers something for everyone. The combination of stunning locations, luxurious accommodations, and a supportive community makes it an unforgettable experience.

Ocean Swim Fiji - New Friends


If you’re looking for a unique holiday that combines fitness, fun, and relaxation, Ocean Swim Fiji is the perfect choice. Dive into the ultimate swimcation and create memories that will last a lifetime.  Don’t miss your chance to be part of this extraordinary event — 2023 sold out—book your spot today and get ready for an adventure in paradise. Check out our YouTube to see what awaits you! Check out photos from the 2023 Ocean Swim Fiji.

Race dates: May 19 – 23, 2025 – get on the early access list

Travel packages: available for single swimmer, two swimmers, or swimmer & supporter/companion

Race itinerary: more info on all 3 swims and download the event guide

For more information and to secure your place, visit the Ocean Swim Fiji website.

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