2020 Australian Open Water Swimming Championships

Date & Time
Sat, 25/01/2020 to Mon, 27/01/2020
Brighton Jetty, Adelaide, South Australia
134B Esplanade, Brighton SA 5048
This event is free for spectators to attend

Event Details

The 2020 Australian Open Water Swimming Championships return to the picturesque Brighton Beach from 25 – 27 January 2020. Australia’s pinnacle open water swimming event will showcase the country’s top and emerging open water swimming talent. This event forms a key part of the criteria to gain selection for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

Adelaide is a fantastic place to visit with a world class range of events, many occurring in the summer months. Swimming Australia therefore recommends booking accommodation well in advance. 

South Australia Tourism Commission
Event Entries
Entries will close at 11:59PM AEDT on 12 January 2020



  • Competitors
  • Fans
  • Here’s how you can play, stay, and #SeeSouthAustralia

    We’ve found the best experiences for you and your family while you’re in South Australia.

    Mega Adventure Park


    South Australia is full of family-friendly activities. Get up-close to wildlife at the Adelaide Zoo, go strawberry picking in the Adelaide Hills, or head to The Beachouse at Glenelg and spend the day on wild waterslides, dodgem cars, and arcade games. Just 15 minutes’ drive from the championships is the Mega Adventure's aerial park where you can let your inner ninja warrior explore high-rise monkey bars that will have your heart pounding.


    South Australia - Shopping


    Adelaide is the perfect place to fill your shopping bags. Treat yourself at Rundle Mall – over 700 retailers in one convenient pedestrian-friendly strip, and discover boutiques selling local designs and higher-end clothing stores on Rundle Street.

    South Australia - Explore the Big Duck Boat Tour


    See a different side of Adelaide on a tour, charter or cruise. Experience our beautiful landscapes from the sky on a hot air balloon flight, or on a riverboat along the gorgeous Murray River. Temptation Sailing at Glenelg offers private cruises and dolphin swimming expeditions along South Australia's stunning coastline.

    South Australia - Food and Drink

    Food and Drink

    For the over-18s, explore Adelaide’s small bar scene. Adelaide’s East End bars are some of the finest you’ll find in South Australia. Indulge at one of the city’s favourite restaurants – Africola, Shobosho, Peel St, Golden Boy, Osteria Oggi… There’s also a thriving late-night dessert culture, think luxurious dessert kitchens, intimate sweet cafés, decadent delis, and contemporary ice cream parlours.  

    Adelaide Moonlight Cinema

    Stay a little Longer

    Why not check out our events in January

    Head to www.southaustralia.com to discover a range of itineraries, accommodation options, things to do and places to see.


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