Interislander Swim the Lighthouse

Take the plunge at one of New Zealand's most popular ocean swimming events

There’s no doubt that the picture-postcard-worthy Wellington harbour is a firm favourite every year in the New Zealand Ocean Swim Series, and this years event will ensure the best of the capital’s waterfront is centre-stage for the 16th year running.

The Interislander – Swim the Lighthouse (fondly knowns as the Capital Classic in previous years) is set in the heart of the action, starring the famous fountain and Pt Jerningham lighthouse as well as the pine tree-lined Oriental and Freyberg beaches. 

Swims on offer:

  • Round the Lighthouse – 3.3km
  • Round the Fountain – 1000m
  • Round the Fountain – 500m
  • Banana Boat OceanKids – 100m and 200m (7–12 years)
Ocean Swim series

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