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Posts by Jack Hudson

10 Things To Know Before Your First Swimming Holiday

Our active holidays are safe, comfortable and always exciting. You don’t have to take our word for it, we’ve picked out insights from SwimTrekkers last year to help introduce you to your first ever swimming trip... Newcomers, fear not, we all have the same concerns when we join our first...

Where We Stay: New 2024 Hotels!

It's important to know where you're headed back to after a day in the water. Next year, we've lined up an exciting new selection of venues for all your post-swim needs... In this blog, we're sharing some of our New Hotels For 2024 as well as a few returning favourites we know...

SwimTrek: 2023 Press Highlights

So long 2023 – it’s been a year of incredible memories and we're sad to wave it goodbye, but still excited about what lies on the horizon... We thought this would be a perfect opportunity to compile a selection of our best Press Highlights from another swim-packed year around the world. ...

SwimTrek: Photo of the Year, 2023

What a year it's been! And what better way is there to look back on it all than with a collection of 2023 photo highlights? Coming to the end of another exciting year for SwimTrek, we've been delighted to see all of you around the world on your various aquatic adventures. In 2023, we...

2023 Christmas Buyer's Guide

Christmas is coming up and so we're sharing out a few of our favourite shop products in time for all your festive swims... Those who haven't visited us on the Brighton beachfront might not know that our SwimTrek Shop is now up and running! The doors are open and we're offering a range...

Where To Swim If…

Some say swimmers are solitary creatures who sink happily into the subaqueous muffle of life with our ears submerged. Maybe there’s some truth to that, but one thing our trips have shown us these past 20 years is that swimmers also love to hit the chop in numbers! Of course, there are all kinds...

A-Z: World’s Best Swim Spots

Get ready for another watery meander around the world! This time, we’ve prepared an alphabetised selection of the World’s Best Swim Spots, from the vine-encircled cenotes of Mexico to the wave-slammed ocean pools of Australia... Anbaraa Island, The Maldives Our Maldives trip takes place in some...

Hellespont, 2023 (Photo Diary)

Last month, the World's Oldest Swim returned and we were more involved than ever before, thrilled to see so many SwimTrekkers back in Turkish waters, following Byron's wake across the world's busiest shipping channel... The World's Oldest Swim The Hellespont and Dardanelles swim...

2024: Seasonal Swim Calendar

Following is our definitive selection of award-winning SwimTrek trips on sale for 2024 in 23 countries and over 50 locations around the world… What do you learn after 20 years as pioneers of a particular industry? One thing we know for sure is SwimTrekkers are the life and soul of our business....

THEMAGIC5: Preparation and Gear Tips

We asked THEMAGIC5 for some of their top tips for open water preparation and which gear works best when you hit your local seas, lakes and rivers... THEMAGIC5 was first revealed to the public on Shark Tank when they entered the TV studio, won over the eagle-eyed investors and left with a big...