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SWIMS AND ROUTES

Robben Island

This is the iconic swim to do in Cape Town, and offers a number of variations. You can swim to Blouberg Beach or Three Anchor Bay, or round the Island or any combination there...

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Dassen Island

The Dassen Island swim is similar, albeit slightly longer, than the Robben Island swim. A straight line from island to the coast in chilly water. Dassen Island is situate...

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Danger Point

Danger Point, about 2 hours drive from Cape Town, is situated on the Southern point of Walker Bay near the village of Gansbaai, the world capital of Great White Shark diving w...

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Cape Point

Cape Point is the southern-most point of the Cape Peninsula and the de facto meeting place for the cold Atlantic and warm Indian oceans. Treacherous seas, rocky cliffs with fe...

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False Bay

False Bay is a natural bay that stretches along the peninsula's eastern coastline from the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve at Cape Point to Cape Hangklip. It was named &q...

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Atlantic Coast & Other

Below is a list of other notable long distance swims around the Cape. These are mostly one-off swims that have only been done by a handful of swimmers, and for which no offici...

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RECORDS DATABASE
FASTEST MEN
Robben Island - Blouberg 7.4km
Troy Prinsloo
M
ZA
2013-02-27
01:23:54
Robben Island - Blouberg 7.4km
Nico Manoussakis
M
ZA
2018-04-21
01:29:47
Robben Island - Blouberg 7.4km
Steven Klugman
M
ZA
2002-03-17
01:33:00
Robben Island - Blouberg 7.4km
Christof Wandratsch
M
ZA
2005-02-07
01:33:00
Robben Island - Blouberg 7.4km
Tyron Venter
M
ZA
2007-04-28
01:34:00
Robben Island - Blouberg 7.4km
Rudolf Visser
M
ZA
2014-05-03
01:35:08
Robben Island - Blouberg 7.4km
Tyron Venter
M
ZA
2009-04-26
01:36:00
Robben Island - Blouberg 7.4km
Mark Edge
M
ZA
1982-04-12
01:36:00
Robben Island - Blouberg 7.4km
Zac Ellis
M
ZA
2018-04-21
01:37:31
Robben Island - Blouberg 7.4km
Troy Prinsloo
M
ZA
2013-01-09
01:38:38
FASTEST WOMEN
Robben Island - Blouberg 7.4km
Natalie du Toit
F
ZA
2009-04-26
01:35:00
Robben Island - Blouberg 7.4km
Annemie Landmeters
F
BE
1987-12-06
01:40:00
Robben Island - Blouberg 7.4km
Tracy Telford
F
ZA
1997-04-20
01:42:00
Robben Island - Blouberg 7.4km
Jessika Steyn
F
ZA
2018-04-21
01:42:11
Robben Island - Blouberg 7.4km
Sasha-Lee Nordengen
F
ZA
2014-05-03
01:45:05
Robben Island - Blouberg 7.4km
Amanda Picard
F
ZA
2009-05-07
01:46:00
Robben Island - Blouberg 7.4km
Lisa Cowling
F
ZA
2014-05-03
01:46:05
Robben Island - Blouberg 7.4km
Cecilia Stanford
F
ZA
2003-05-02
01:47:00
Robben Island - Blouberg 7.4km
Emma Alsop
F
GB
2013-05-12
01:52:00
Robben Island - Blouberg 7.4km
Natalie du Toit
F
ZA
2004-04-24
01:53:00
LATEST SWIMS
Robben Island - Blouberg 7.4km
Kieron Palframan
M
ZA
2018-06-26
02:07:00
Robben Island - Blouberg 7.4km
Kelvin Steyn
M
ZA
2018-06-26
02:07:00
Langebaan - Preekstoel 8km
Lindsay de Kock
F
ZA
2018-06-19
02:40:00
Robben Island - Blouberg 7.4km
Joe Pieterse
M
ZA
2018-06-13
02:18:00
Robben Island - Blouberg 7.4km
Lindsay de Kock
F
ZA
2018-06-12
03:10:00
Robben Island - Blouberg 7.4km
Howard Warrington
M
ZA
2018-06-11
03:07:00
Westcoast Angle 11,5km
Kieron Palframan
M
ZA
2018-06-11
05:31:00
Westcoast Angle 11,5km
Paul Stevenson
M
ZA
2018-06-11
05:31:00
Robben Island - Oceana 10km
Howard Warrington
M
ZA
2018-06-07
03:50:00
Blouberg - Robben Island - Blouberg 14.8km
Kieron Palframan
M
ZA
2018-06-06
04:26:00
CLDSA HERO
Lindsay de Kock
Lindsay de Kock

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Barry Culter
Barry Culter

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Hugh Tucker
Hugh Tucker

Swimmer in Hall of Fame - Hugh Tucker The Class of 2018 includes on...

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