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Photo of the Month- June 2017

June 2017 Winner! This photo was taken in The Maldives by Hupa Ibrahim via a drone. Great shot of all our guests aboard the MV Felicity. Second Place This photo is taken of our guide John Lester coaching in Mallorca last week on our Open water Coaching trip. Third Place We love this photo of...

River Canyons, Arizona

Last year SwimTrek introduced trips in River Canyons, Arizona, USA. This is the first weeklong SwimTrek holiday in the conterminous USA. I have been particularly excited to help SwimTrek develop trips in the USA. Though world travel is very rewarding and exciting, there are plenty of excellent...

Introducing SwimTrek's New Slogan...

SWIM · EXPLORE · DISCOVER Three simple words that perfectly capture what SwimTrek is all about. Three words that represent the excitement, the adventure and the sense of achievement of a SwimTrek holiday. Three words that define each and every SwimTrekker; that describe who we are, what we do and...

Photo of the Month- May 2017

May 2017 Winner! This incredible photo was taken by Emma Bannerman while she was swimming around the shipwreck in the Maldives in April. Second Place Congratulations Julie on capturing this beautiful school of Long-Finabannerfish in the Maldives. Third Place Josh Sale took this great action shot...

SwimTrek Long Distance Training in Mallorca Rekindles Interest in Channel Crossing

In September 2009, I spent ten days on the Dover beach awaiting my turn to swim the English Channel. Unfortunately, two hurricanes had swept up the U. S. coast, turned easterly past Iceland, and HOWLED across the British Isles. Not only would my swim get cancelled, but so did nearly all of the...

Photo of the Month- April 2017

April 2017 Winner! Michael Neumann took this incredible underwater photo of the local fish in The British Virgin Islands. Second Place Thank you Viki Shelver for this incredible shot of the beautiful blue waters of The Maldives. This photo was taken as the pink group were heading off for their...

Winners of The Queen's Award!

SwimTrek Wins The Queen's Award for Enterprise 2017! SwimTrek is delighted to announce that we have been honoured as a recipient of the prestigious Queen's Award for Enterprise 2017. We have been awarded the honour in the category for innovation, recognising the pioneering aspect of the...

The Galapagos gives, and it’s non-stop giving.

As a lifetime open water devotee, I was intrigued when I stumbled on a advertisement for a SwimTrek holiday back in the early 2000’s. It seemed like such a fantastic idea. I had been on many self-supported bicycle tours, open water events, and competed in local triathlons, but what I really liked...

SwimTrek Beach Clean

In 2016 Surfers Against Sewage had their most successful national beach clean. With 946 beaches cleans, 19,500 volunteers and 64 tonnes of marine litter being removed from the coastline. So when we at SwimTrek heard that they would be running another campaign this year, we jumped at the...

Photo of the Month- March 2017

March 2017 Winner! The winner of March's photo of the month is Chris Jordinson! He submitted some incredible entries but this photo stood out the most. The Galapagos seal is diving into the water as Chris takes the photo, such great timing. Second Place Our guest Devon Peavoy took this great...