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Posts Tagged: "adventure"

Sink or Swim - Ginny's story of swimming to Mongolia

After a lifechanging family illness, SwimTrekker Ginny found her solace in the water. Along with her sister-in-law Saf, they took on the Mongol Rally challenge in summer 2019. Here's how she wove her love in swimming into her trip! In July 2013 my partner was diagnosed with Stage 4 cancer....

How to swim around Europe on a limited time frame

The swimming adventures in Europe are endless, and we know that you can often find yourself short of time but still longing for a taste of the open water swimming life. Here’s 6 top short escape locations that make for a perfect swimming break on a tight schedule. Slovenia (featuring our Lake...

What swimming goals will you achieve in 2019?

A new year is upon us and with it comes a year of potential. Potential personal challenges to achieve and bucket list destinations to tick off. Potential new fitness goals to reach. Potential new swimming friends to make from all over the world. We can’t wait to take you on these incredible...

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...

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...

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’...

A Trip of a lifetime, Virginia’s Galapagos Diaries

_Long time SwimTrekker Virginia has swam with us from the Mediterranean to the Middle East and is a self-confessed SwimTrek super fan! Read on for her incredible account of her recent Galapagos adventure… _ Six years to the day since I embarked upon my very first Swim Trek trip, I found myself...

7 Unique Reasons to Sail and Swim on the Lady of Avenel Tall Ship with SwimTrek

2018 sees SwimTrek bring its largest ever offering of stunning tall ship adventures aboard the Lady of Avenel. SwimTrek first set sail with this unique liveaboard in 2016 and since then our trip offerings have grown to cover Ireland as well as England and Scotland, bringing new possible...

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...

Ice Rescue With The Canadian Rangers

I've recently joined the Canadian Rangers, which is a reserve military presence in various isolated and remote communities throughout Canada. We're primarily involved in such things as remote military training exercises (wilderness survival and first aid), search and rescue, and volunteer...