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Posts Tagged: "pioneer"

Introducing our New Premium Range

SwimTrek is thrilled to announce the launch of our latest collection of holiday offerings, the bold new SwimTrek Plus range. Our new class of trips is a handpicked set of truly unique getaways, each with a touch of luxury included. These select offerings are our finest trips, featuring the...

Maldives Magic

One wet, cold snowy day last February, I had a phone call from my pal, Lesley, who was so excited she could hardly speak-“look at Swimtrek’s trip page, quickly !” were my instructions. I duly did as I was told and was completely dumb struck when I saw the new trip being advertised. We had a brief...

Ahead Of The Times - 2017 Travel Trends

As the founder of SwimTrek, the world’s original open water swimming holiday company, I have spent the best part of the past two decades in search of the most fascinating swimming locations anywhere on the planet. From destinations that were close to home in Britain’s Lake District and Scotland...

From swimming the Scilly Isles in 2004 to my next bucket list trip!

It was in 2004, I read an article about a company who were taking people to swim round the Scilly Isles. I have always been a swimmer, not a very fast one but full of enthusiasm. I did fitness lane swimming and always swam along beaches .Well; I booked in to one of the early SwimTrek holidays and...

'Just one more' - My story of swimming with SwimTrek over the last 10 years

My first SwimTrek experience was 10 years ago. I went to Croatia and I was worried. I was worried about getting to this little known town called Prvić, worried about being amongst possible Olympian swimming champions and even worried about swimming in the deep sea. Yep, I was scared. Travelling...

I did it! I swam from England to France on a beautiful sunny October day in 2014.

I had decided to go for it after crewing in mid-September on a Channel swim for a swimming buddy who I'd met on the SwimTrek long-distance training camp in April. The water temperature at the time was 18C and it was still 17.something at the end of September which is positively balmy for the...

Jump in and join the journey, the SwimTrek offer is expanding into new waters!

We have always known that SwimTrekkers love an adventure andwhether it is a crossingbetween remote islands orswimming into isolatedbays, this has always been our focus whenchoosing a destination. In time for2014 we're excited to offer a bigger range of destinations than ever before,but not...

Stunning New Trip to Loch Lomond & The Trossachs

In celebration of SwimTrek’s 10th birthday in 2013, founder Simon Murie has launched a swimming holiday that combines his love of the open water and the poetry and majesty of the countryside on the borders between the Scottish Lowlands and Highlands – Loch Lomond and the Trossachs. This area of...