The Australia Day swim race is part of the Tasmanian Ocean Swim series but is organised and patrolled by Kingston Beach Surf Life Saving Club. The race is run over a 500m and 1.5km distance. The swim is part of Kingborough’s “A Day on the beach” Australia Day Celebrations which is held each year on the 26th January. The event is attended by thousands and many swimmers from around the state come down to the beach to have a swim.
Registrations for the swim have to be done online before the event day.