Port River Swim – The Long Swim through the Port will be back in 2022!

Long Swim Through Port Adelaide 2018

North Haven Surf Life Saving Club have re-established the Long Swim Through Port Adelaide, which started in 1923

​The event is open to the public and swimmers of any level are invited to compete.

Starting at the historic Hart’s Mill, challenge yourself to a 2km swim, 400m swim or both.

Entry entitles swimmers to participate in just one or both events.

North Haven Surf Life Saving Club will be providing water cover throughout the event.

There will be awards for the overall fastest on the day.

​This event promises to be one to keep in the diary for years to come.

Event Location

Date: Sunday 16th December 2018

Address: Hart’s Mill Port Adelaide

Entry Price: $30 for online registration

                     $40 for registration on the day


​Online registration closes 5:00pm Thursday 13th December 2018

​Registration on the day of the event will be open from 8:00am and will close one hour prior to the event start.

2km Swim

Start Time: 10:30am

Categories for prizes for the 2km are by age group as follows:

  • 10-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+ for males & females.
  • There is no open category but an award will be made to the fastest male and female swimmer overall (the Long Swim Through Port Adelaide Trophy).
  • 5 year age categories will also be recognized online for entrant interest.

400m Swim

  • Start Time:1:00pm

Categories for prizes for the 400m are as follows:

  • Elite/Open.
  • The balance of the event is primarily for the enjoyment of competitors, however, there will also be the following categories for awards by age group i.e: 10-17, 18-49, 50+. 
  • 5 year age categories will be recognized online for entrant interest.

Swim Rules

  • Swimwear to comply with FINA, except for wetsuit category.
  • Goggles allowed and recommended.
  • Swimmers are required to have an official swim cap, race number on their right arm and timing band on left ankle.
  • No extraneous aids are allowed. This includes, but not limited to, fins, boards, snorkels, floatation gear and personal support items.
  • Swimmers must swim the course as marked. Any variation to the course will be announced at the start.

Site Layout & Parking

400 Meter Swim

2 Km Swim

Car Parking

Site Layout


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Last Year's Result


Any queries or for further information please contact events@northhavenslsc.com.au