Guarantee your place in the world-famous Bosphorus Cross Continental Swim in Istanbul
Swim from Asia to Europe as one of the busiest shipping lanes in the world is closed for this once-a-year event
Join open water swimmers from all over the planet for this truly memorable swimming experience
Enjoy the lively atmosphere and friendly nature of the dynamic Bosphorus race village
Soak up the history and culture of the fascinating city of Istanbul
Take part in one of the most iconic open water swimming events in the world as SwimTrek offers you GUARANTEED entry into the 2017 Bosphorus Cross Continental Swim. Complete the crossing from Asia to Europe as the Bosphorus strait in Istanbul comes to a standstill for the duration of the event.
As a provider of GUARANTEED places into the event, we take the lottery out of being accepted as one of the limited international swimmers to be granted entry into this heavily over-subscribed race. Join more than 1,500 competitors from all around the world as swimmers take over the Bosphorus waters and one of the busiest shipping lanes in the world is temporarily closed to traffic while you take part in the event.
With all of our our hotels based on the European side of the city, you have a perfect base from which to to explore the 'World's Hippest City' and experience the distinctive Turkish hospitality.
The Bosphorus Cross Continental Swim is a significant open water swim and you should note that conditions during the race may be challenging. A good experience of swimming in all sea conditions is essential and you should have relevant open water knowledge to be confident if such conditions do arise.
A challenging swim, but one to brag about! Good organisation by the SwimTrek Team to make it possible.
Great swim, very well organised...an overall brilliant experience....cannot recommend highly enough!!
A wonderful trip to a great event in a vibrant city of contrasts, well-organised by the ever- helpful SwimTrek team.
A fantastic swimming experience - expertly organised!
A fantastic trip, well organised from start to finish without any fuss. Looking forward to the next one!
Swim Trek Office was great and guides on location were super friendly and helpful as well!
An iconic swim in one of the world's most beautiful and interesting cities. One for the bucket list - do it!
Swim Trek did a great job, everything was cared for, so we could relax and just focus on keeping our elbows high!
Great trip, so much fun, and the swim was awesome!
Thanks for taking the challenge out of getting in to this most amazing event.
Awe inspiring location, superb event and memory making experience.
The trip was very well organised, the staff very helpful and enthusiastic & the race experience was amazing !
Inspiring to be part of such a great event and loved every minute of the swimming. Another one ticked off the bucket list.....thanks to everyone at SwimTrek for making it possible.