2024 WHITSUNDAYS SWIM Experience

Queensland, Australia

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spend five days in paradise transforming your swimming and enjoying some of the most beautiful swimming locations You could imagine

This Whitsundays swim experience is ideal for swimmers aged 18 and over who are comfortable swimming 2km+ in the open water. You’ll split your time between swimming at the famous Whitehaven beach and islands and bays in the area with incredible sightseeing during your open water swims.

During the camp you’ll discover what’s like to forgot about the outside world and let your worries melt away. You’ll learn exactly what you need to do take your swimming to the next level with underwater filming and analysis plus lots of instruction and one-on-one feedback with Effortless Swimming’s  Head Coach Brenton Ford.

If you love food, you’ll be spoilt for options in Airlie Beach with many restaurants to choose from.

What's happening:

6 day / 5 night swim experience


Airlie Beach and surrounding islands
Whitsundays, Queensland, Australia


June 2nd – 7th, 2024

Pricing and room options:

Single ($4,400 AUD)
Couple ($3,600 AUD/pp)

(Limited to 8 swimmers) 

What's included:

Accommodation, coaching, filming and analysis, all boat trips to swim locations

What's not:

Airfares, airport transfers, meals and drinks


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Day One

Group welcome at Heart Hotel to meet the other swimmers (4pm) followed by easy swim at nearby Boathaven beach before welcome dinner at a nearby restaurant.

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Day Two

Start the day off with underwater filming and analysis with Brenton to uncover where you biggest technique improvements are. 

Afternoon swim and snorkel at a nearby island with technique session.

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Day Three

Your chance to do a longer swim (up to 7km for the most adventurous!) at the Whitsundays’ most iconic beach, Whitehaven beach. 

This will be followed by an optional nature walk and snorkel.

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Day Four

Experience the magic of Hook island, Langford and Blue Pearl
Bay with swims at each location.

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Day Five

Open water swim at the beautiful Long Island, with nature walk and lunch on the beach. The day will end with a final underwater filming and analysis at the pool.

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Day Six

Head home after an incredible 5 days of swimming!  

*Itinerary will be subject to change based on weather conditions


"Welcome to the Whitsundays!”

Heart Hotel Whitsundays features an unrivaled location, literally in the heart of the cosmopolitan seaside resort village of Airlie Beach. The hotel features thoughtfully decorated luxury rooms and modern elegant suites with Airlie Beach or Coral Sea Ocean Views. From the moment you arrive, you’ll be greeted by our gracious team of bespoke butlers which offer highly personalised intuitive service.

Frequently Asked Questions

We meet at 5pm on the first day and check-in is from 2pm. 

  • Goggles (at least one pair of tinted goggles for when it’s sunny)
  • Fins/flippers
  • Rashie/rash vest (optional) – This will come in useful for when we are swimming during the day and the sun is at it’s strongest

Whitsunday Coast Airport, Proserpine (PPP)

Whitsunday Coast Airport is approximately 40 minutes to Airlie Beach. The airport is serviced by four domestic carriers Qantas, Skytrans, Virgin Australia and Jetstar. Virgin Australia and Jetstar offer daily flights from Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney.

Hamilton Island Airport (HTI)

Hamilton Island Airport is approximately a 65 minutes boat transfer to Airlie Beach. The airport is serviced by four domestic carriers Qantas, Virgin Australia and Jetstar. Transfers are operated by Cruise Whitsundays every 1-2hrs.

We have a wide range of speeds and swimming abilities to attend the camp. We do recommend that you be comfortable swimming 2km at an easy pace to get the most out of the sessions.  If you’ve never attended a camp like this before don’t worry, neither have most people!

Each session varies between 1.5-3km. You’ll be able to wear fins/flippers during the open water swims if you’d like!

– There’s a $500 AUD non-refundable deposit which is included in your first payment.
– Cancel for a full refund (minus the non-refundable deposit) up to 30 days out from the camp
– Cancel between 14-30 days out for a 50% refund
– No refund if cancellation occurs within 14 days of the camp start date

Yes! Each day there is time between sessions and meals to relax or explore Airlie beach and it’s surrounds. We will have two days that will be spent mostly out near the islands on the boat, and two half days on the boat.

Bookings can be made directly through the payment link above. Payments are spread across 2 monthly payments

Heart Hotel, Airlie Beach

You’ll be staying in a Designer Queen Room with Village View

Have other questions?

 Call us in Australia on 1300755088 or contact us here.



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Brenton and Mitch were great to work with at the clinic, Good to get video analysis to work on straight away, practice some new drills and go home knowing what you need to work on.

Alex McFadyen



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