A great way to enjoy our
beautiful waters during the dry season!


June 29 - August 24, 2024


Darwin , Northern Territory

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Situated along Darwin's coastline, the paddle series will see a mix of short and long distance courses run between June & August. This 3 race series focuses on participation and encouraging residents to enjoy the beautiful coastal waters of Darwin; all under the supervision of our experienced surf lifesavers.  

Come down to the beach and enjoy what the dry season has to offer. 

The ocean paddles are open to a range of craft categories. These include (but not limited to): sea kayaks, dragon boats, ocean skis, outrigger canoes, stand up paddleboards, surf skis and surfboats.

Participants must be at least 15 years of age and be proficient swimmers to take part in the Ocean Paddles.

Event 1 – East Point Beach Loop
Saturday June 29

Check-In: 8:45:am –  Ocean Safety Brief: 9:15am - Ocean Event: 9:30am

Ocean Event Start/Finish: East Point Beach
Short Course: 4km                         
Long Course: 8km

Event 1 Map

Event 2 – Nightcliff Beach Loop
Saturday July 27

Check-In: 7:45:am –  Ocean Safety Brief: 8:15am - Ocean Event: 8:30am

Ocean Events Start/Finish: Nightcliff Beach
Short Course: 3.5km              
Long Course: 7km 

Event 2 Map

Event 3 - Casuarina Beach Loop
Saturday August 24

Check-In: 7:00am – Safety Brief: 7:30am - Ocean Event: 7:45am

Ocean Events Start/Finish:  Darwin Surf Life Saving Club, 
Casuarina Beach
Short Course: 3.5km 
Long Course:

Event 3 Map
Click here to read the Rules & Regulations.

Please visit each individual event page for more details on fees and to register. 

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Online Registrations close 23.59 Thursday prior to event.


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