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Waterfront Canal Challenge 2024

April 6 @ 7:00 am - 2:00 pm

waterfront canal challenge 2024

Dive into Africa’s Coolest Urban Swim at V&A Waterfront


Hey Cape Town, brace yourselves for the ultimate splashdown at the Waterfront Canal Challenge 2024! This ain’t just any swim—it’s Africa’s only timed urban canal shindig, and it’s happening right in the heart of our beloved V&A Waterfront’s Battery Park Canal. Proudly organized by the Rotary Club of Waterfront, this aquatic adventure is the talk of the town!

Choose Your Jam: Half-Mile, One-Mile, or Elite Mile Charity Swim


Ready to show off your aquatic skills? Pick your poison—go for the half-mile, the one-mile, or push yourself with the elite mile charity swim. We’re talking about navigating the scenic canals of V&A Waterfront, proving you’re not just a landlubber. And here’s the kicker: the elite mile swim isn’t just a race; it’s a chance to make a difference, supporting local causes backed by the Rotary Club of Waterfront.

Mark Your Calendar for April 6, 2024

Jot it down, mates! On April 6, 2024, V&A Waterfront will be the place to be. Imagine a day filled with salty air, high-fives, and cheers echoing through the canals. It’s not just a swim; it’s a full-blown celebration of Cape Town’s love for the water, uniting everyone from seasoned pros to first-time floaters.

Affordable Splash: Register Now for R250 (800m) or R300 (1-Mile)

Don’t break the bank—registration won’t cost you an arm and a leg. Dive into the 800m swim for just R250 or tackle the 1-mile challenge at R300. It’s your ticket to an unforgettable day of sun, water, and pure Capetonian fun.

Dive In for a Cause: Rotary Club of Waterfront Needs You!

Who says swimming can’t do good? By taking on the elite mile charity swim, you’re not just making waves; you’re making a difference. Your strokes directly support the community through the Rotary Club of Waterfront. Let’s show that Capetonians swim with heart!

Catch the Buzz: Check Out Past Events on Facebook

Eager to get a taste of the action? Head to the Waterfront Canal Challenge Facebook page at facebook.com/WaterfrontCanalChallenge. See the spills, thrills, and epic moments from previous events. Trust us; it’s the next best thing to being there!

Hook, Line, and Register: Big Bay Events Has Your Back

Keen to be part of the aquatic fiesta? Snag your spot at Big Bay Events Registration. Registration’s a breeze, just like a summer breeze off the Atlantic. Don’t miss out—secure your spot in Cape Town’s wettest adventure!

Let’s Make a Splash, Cape Town: Register Today!

Calling all water babies and sea dogs! Whether you’re a seasoned swimmer or just dipping your toes, the Waterfront Canal Challenge 2024 is for you. Register now, circle April 6, and let’s make a splash together in true Cape Town style. This is more than a swim; it’s a salty celebration of our city’s love for the water. Dive in, Cape Town!


April 6
7:00 am - 2:00 pm


Rotary Club of Waterfront
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