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Trip Blogs

10 Incredible Aerial Photos That Will Make You Want to Swim in the Maldives

For many open water swimmers, the Maldives is a dream destination; warm waters, the chance to swim alongside fish, rays and turtles, and the wide-open Indian Ocean to explore. We’ve found some great photos from our trips that show just how incredible a swimming holiday to the Maldives can be....

SwimTrek’s 5 Best Winter Sun Swimming Getaways

It’s cold. We get it. Though we love a cold-water dip here at SwimTrek HQ, it doesn’t quite compare to a warm swimming holiday abroad. If you’re longing for a swimming fix that’s the next level up from your local swimming pool, we’ve picked out some of our favourite destinations for enjoying the...

How to Travel the World Through Swimming

Our guests are a constant source of inspiration for us and when we received a thought provoking testimonial reading 'SwimTrek empowered me to travel by swimming,' this inspired us to think of the range of possibilities of travel that SwimTrek can facilitate for you. We believe our trips...

8 stunning drone images that will make you want to swim in Croatia

Croatia is steadily becoming one of Europe's most popular destinations and it's easy to see why. Offering up long summers, endless islands to explore and captivating, intimate cities with fascinating histories, this Adriatic gem really does have it all. SwimTrek is proud to run some of...

5 incredible features of a swimming adventure in the Komodo Islands, Indonesia

As well as the phenomenal swimming opportunities that await you when joining on a SwimTrek trip in Indonesia, so many sights and spectacles are found only in this part of the world. The Komodo National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Centre and is home to incomparable ecosystems both above and...

SwimTrekkers Triumph in Hellespont 2018

The Hellespont race is over for another year and what another incredible event we’ve had. With 75 SwimTrekkers representing 15 countries, this was truly an international affair. Our swimmers are a talented bunch though and many of our guests made the podium in respective age categories. Check out...

5 Top SwimTrek Locations for Underwater Exploring

Whilst we love swimming and floating atop of the seas, a host of amazing sights await you under the water’s surface. Which of our favourite destinations for the best underwater scenery have you been to? Ionian Explorer Our Ionian Explorer is a favourite of many of our SwimTrek guides and it’s...

Five Reasons to Head to Oregon Lakes With SwimTrek

Part of our new launches for 2018, the stunning Cascade Lakes – Oregon trip combines a multitude of fantastic lake swimming, beautiful scenery and the chance to hike the surround national forests. If your considering joining us on the Cascade Lakes trip and thinking about extending your trip, we’...

Which Trip for Me: Channel and Long-Distance Training or 10km Training Camp?

Continuing in our series of blogs designed to aid in the process of choosing the best trip for you, in this post we’ll lay out the differences between our Channel and Long-Distance Training and 10km Training Camp. You may have some long-distance swim goals you’d like to achieve, but which camp...

Why you should explore Turkey’s south coast gem Kaş with SwimTrek

Blue, clear waters (with perfect visibility!) The stunning waters that surround the shores of Kaş are the postcard shades of blue that are the stuff of dreams. These waters have hit the jackpot with vividness of their hues, as well as being bright enough to see all the underwater vistas and not...