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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
English Channel 35km
Mike Prentice
M
ZA
2018-08-06
14:39:30
North Channel (Irish) 35km
Prabhat Koli
M
IN
2018-08-05
16:40:00
North Channel (Irish) 35km
Kieron Palframan
M
ZA
2018-08-04
11:18:00
English Channel 35km
Sam Whelpton
F
ZA
2018-08-03
11:23:00
English Channel 35km
Howard Warrington
M
ZA
2018-07-06
16:13:00
Robben Island - Blouberg 7.4km
Kieron Palframan
M
ZA
2018-06-26
02:07:00
Robben Island - Blouberg 7.4km
Fergil Hesterman
M
NL
2018-06-26
02:07:00
Tsugaru Channel 18km
Cameron Bellamy
M
ZA
2018-06-20
11:07:28
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
CLDSA HERO
Kieron Palframan
Kieron Palframan

Kieron was born in Pietermaritzburg in 1974 and his family moved to Ca...

Tony Sellmeyer
Tony Sellmeyer

About me Anthony (Tony) Sellmeyer born in 1950 on the 4th of October...

Lindsay de Kock
Lindsay de Kock

About me I was born in Zambia and moved to South Africa as a 7 year o...

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