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

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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. 

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Special Accommodation Offer

For BreakFree Adelaide, BreakFree Directors studios, Mantra on Frome, Mantra Hindmarsh Square and Peppers Waymouth

 The discount will apply for any room type travelling between 20/01/2020 – 31/01/2020

 PLEASE NOTE: All rooms are subject to availability at time of booking.


To book and receive 10% off all online rates, visit: www.mghotels.com.au/

And follow the below simple steps:

  1. Select the Region and Property, your Travel Dates and the Number of People travelling – hit SEARCH
  2. Select Change Search – at the top of the page
  3. Input Promo Code OpenWater2020 (case sensitive) in the Promo Box – hit SEARCH again. You will now see the discount applied to all online rates.
  4. Select the room type you wish to book and hit BOOK NOW to proceed to payment screen
  5. Fill in all required details to confirm your booking and hit COMPLETE BOOKING
  6. You will receive an email confirmation once all details have been processed.


***PLEASE NOTE: promo codes are only valid for bookings made online; rooms are subject to availability & will require full prepayment. Bookings will also be subject to any minimum night stay restrictions as listed on the website. Online Terms and Conditions apply to these bookings. For full terms & conditions please visit  http://www.mghotels.com.au/terms-and-conditions/

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    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.


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    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.

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    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.

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    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.  

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


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