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SwimTrek News

2023: Seasonal Swim Calendar

Here we have a definitive selection of SwimTrek trips on sale for 2023, from the early year return of our iconic Galapagos Islands adventure to the arrival of lesser-swum Pioneer trips in remote waters around the world… After a quiet few years of pandemic hibernation, we've brought our full...

Lewis Pugh Launches World's First Swim Across Red Sea

Lewis Pugh - endurance swimmer and UN Patron of the Oceans - has spent his life pioneering unique swims in the most vulnerable ecosystems on Earth. First person to complete a long-distance swim in every ocean of the world. Also, first to swim across the North Pole, and to swim the 528 km length...

30 Epic Events For Marathon Swimmers

One of the most common questions we’re asked is: ‘How good a swimmer do I need to be to go on a trip?’ The truth is, we have trips for all abilities (check out our Short Swims options) and even non-swimmers can get a kick out of riding boats, taking local walks, sightseeing and maybe even hopping...

Remembering Her Majesty

Like so many others around the world, we have been very moved here at SwimTrek by the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. The funeral took place on Monday this week and the whole world ground to a halt as we watched one of the most significant historical events of the past few centuries. ...

US: Seasonal Calendar 2022

SwimTrekkers come from all walks of life and parts of the world. In this feature, we've curated a selection of trips tailored for our US market, with swim-packed adventures from the North American wilderness to the more distant islands of Southeast Asia… Just like our 2022: Seasonal Calendar...

The SwimTrek Channel Is Back!

For any followers of our social channels, we hope you've been enjoying some of the fresh videos we've put out these past two years, including fantastic SwimTrekker Trip Diaries (check out Andrew Cole in Milos), which we're always delighted to receive from you! Now, we thought it was...

Come Swim With Us At Latitude Festival!

Latitude Festival is back in 2022, and we are too! Book today and join us at Henham Lake for another morning series of adventure swims with our expert guides... Staged in the forested grounds of Henham Park, Latitude Festival has been bringing happy music-lovers together for over 15 years....

What Are SwimTrek Picks?

This month, we introduce a whole new category type to our global selection of SwimTrek trips. For the first time, you'll be able to explore a premium group of packages, specially chosen by SwimTrek HQ for their unique additional activities, absolutely world-class venues and wonderful local...

Find Your Footing: Swim Shoes Buyer’s Guide

We’ve covered most things a swimmer can shop for with our Wetsuit, Watch and Goggle Buyer's Guides. This time, we're training our sights below the ankles and looking at the best swim shoes for adults, which are currently on market… It might not seem the most essential piece of kit for...

2022: Seasonal Swim Calendar

SwimTrek trips are on sale for 2022 and a year of less restricted travel lies ahead of us! To say we’re excited to bring you back to swimming outdoors – with a whole lot more options and variations on worldwide swim travel – would be an understatement… To celebrate the promise of more time abroad...