About the swim
The 2011 Fiji Ocean Swim Festival will run from October 28th - 30th at Plantation Resort on beautiful Malolo Lai Lai Island.
Located in Fiji’s Mamanuca (mama-nu-tha) Group situated to the north west of Nadi International Airport Malolo Lai Lai provides the perfect Pacific setting for Ocean Swimming, warm clear waters, pristine reefs, colourful tropical fish and coral, all against a backdrop of blue ocean and the jagged peaks of distant islands.
There are two swims on the first competition day (Saturday). The feature event, is a 3 km out-and-back course along the northern shore of Malolo Lai Lai Island off Plantation and Lomani Island Resort. There is also a 1.5 km event. There are overall and age group prizes for both events
On the Sunday, there will be the Fiji 10 km Ocean Swim, which will follows a clockwise course around Malololailai (Plantation) Island. This event is open to individuals and teams of 5 swimmers and the individual 10km swim will double as the Fiji National Open Water Championships. The 5 x 2km relay runs concurently with the 10km Individual over a 2km course set off Plantation and Lomani Beaches.
Plantation and Lomani Island Resorts offer a variety of accommodation options, restaurants, bars, great beaches and a wide range of activities. Getting there is easy. Pacific Sun operates several flights daily from Nadi International Airport to the Island’s air strip. Malolo Cat offers a 40 Minute sea transfer from Denarau Island and Sea Fiji run transfer services around the clock as necessary. Click on the Fiji link on the main menu.
Without the support of the following sponsors this event would not be possible, and Pacific Swims would like to thank: