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Open Water Adventures

Welcome to Open Water Adventures

Unleash your adventurous spirit and take a leap into the enchanting open waters with us. From the sparkling blue ocean to pristine rivers and serene inland waterways, we provide an extensive range of open water swimming adventures meticulously designed to thrill beginners and seasoned swimmers alike.

We empower you to navigate the open waters safely and confidently, unveiling the untouched beauty of natural aquatic environments. Our tailor-made packages cater to your unique aspirations – from novices desiring to take their first plunge to seasoned tri-athletes seeking to enhance their performance.

Making It All Possible

Our experienced, knowledgeable, and dedicated guides and staff, bring their passion for open water adventure swimming to every interaction, ensuring you get the most out of your experience. We’ve spent years organizing open water swims, and we put our unmatched expertise to work in creating awe-inspiring journeys that resonate with our adventurers long after they’ve left the water.

Safety Is Paramount

We’ve invested heavily in rigorous safety protocols, backed by our highly trained safety crew, guides, and on-standby medical support. You can take on your aquatic adventure, safe in the knowledge that you are in capable and caring hands.


We’re more than just an adventure company; we’re custodians of the natural beauty we showcase. Our unwavering commitment to environmental sustainability and responsible tourism practices minimises our ecological footprint, demonstrating our respect for local ecosystems.

Open Water Adventures

Adventures Calendar

Follow us, the Eastern, Southern and Western Cape, is home to some of the country’s most pristine and unspoiled rivers and a delightfully safe oceanfront. Our adventures are not just about the thrill of swimming; they’re about connecting with the awe-inspiring wonders of nature, creating lifelong memories, and forming unbreakable bonds with fellow adventurers.

Whisky Creek Swim

Location: Keurbooms River
Date: 3 – 5 November 2023
Swimmers entry: R1950

We are proud to announce our annual Keurbooms River Whisky Creek Swim which will take place at Forever Resorts, Plettenberg Bay once again in 2023. Join us for this epic swim & picnic on the pristine Keurbooms River. Includes 2 nights accommodation in luxurious self catering river front Log Cabins, a 5km tide assisted swim up river starting in front of the resort and rendezvousing at Whiskey Creek for a picnic lunch. (Hydration & river safety inc)

An educational river barge cruise retracing our swim will return all to the resort. Meals are excluded as the units are self catering. A bring & braai is however planned for Saturday evening.

A limited number of 30 slots are available.
Non Swimming Partners & Family Packages also available

Whiskey Creek Open Water Swim

Contact Us

Dive in and join the adventure today with Open Water Adventures. The wild is waiting!

Open Water Adventures is a testament to years of successful open water events and countless lifelong friendships forged along the way. Your open water adventure begins here. Embrace the challenge, savour the experience, and join our family of happy swimmers who have made unforgettable memories with us.