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So, You Want To Be A SwimTrek Guide?

SwimTrek is the world’s leading open water swimming holiday company. We run tours in over 40 worldwide locations in more than 20 countries around the world, from the Galapagos Islands to Bali, Indonesia. The key role of working within the Guiding Team, and under the direction of the Operations Department, is to ensure our trips run safely, efficiently, and are of course memorable and fun!

The Guiding Team are our first point of contact with guests and thereby become the face of the company. From liaising with local suppliers, to troubleshooting challenges on the ground, a guide takes on many roles in their working day - all around leading swims and treks in some of the most beautiful and remote locations across the globe.

Your passion for swimming, eye for safety and good customer relations are all integral in ensuring ours trips run smoothly.


The key responsibilities of the role are:

  • Confidence in providing first aid and safety support on planned activities

  • Decision making skills in ever-changing environments

  • Ability to provide a quality service adhering to the SwimTrek ethos

  • Willingness to be reassuring, confident and tactful in dealing with all parties

  • Record events and communicate with the Operations Team

  • Display a natural passion for open water swimming


If you are interested in the role, please email your CV and cover letter detailing your interest and suitability for the role, to careers@swimtrek.com.