AkTion Series – SwimFest 2016

AkTion Series – SwimFest 2016

Sat 10 Dec, 2016
About This Race

Tanjung Rhu SwimFest, an open water swimming competition happening on 10 December 2016, is available in three categories. The two-kilometer route is suitable for budding swimmers, while the four and six kilometer routes are recommended for multi-sport athletes including triathletes, and long distance swim enthusiasts. Starting by the captivating Tanjung Rhu beach, participants will be able to swim close to international borders, which provides a unique opportunity to experience Malaysia and Thailand in a single location. The Tanjung Rhu SwimFest will be the beach’s first international open water swimming event.

10 Dec, 2016, Sat, 7:00 am +08

Tanjung Rhu Langkawi, Pulau Langkawi
2km 4km 6km

09 Dec, 2016, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Tanjung Rhu Langkawi
/Tanjung Rhu Langkawi,
  • Event T-Shirt
  • Swim Cap
  • Finisher Medal
  • String Bag
Other Info



Qns: What is the cut off time for the swim?
Ans: The cut off time for 6km is 5 hours, 4km is 4 hours and 2km is 3 hours. The organiser is quite lenient with the cut off timing as it's a subset route of 6km.

Qns: How do I get to the race site?
Ans: The easiest way to get to the race site is by direct flight from Singapore to Langkawi. You can also travel by bus from Singapore to Larkin Johor, and subsequently change bus to Langkawi. The flight return tickets price is around SGD150, depending on individual budget airlines.

Qns: Where should I stay?
Ans: The 2 hotels in Tanjung Rhu - The Four Seasons Resort and The Tanjung Rhu Resort - both offer 5 star accommodation. There are some small homestays at Tanjung Rhu area but they are not available for online booking. The next accessible location will be at the Cenang beach area as there are many convenient hotels around.

Qns. Will there be any water refuel for swimmers?
Ans: Yes, there will be kayaks and floating platforms for participants to rest. The water station will only be for 4km and 6km swimmers.

Qns: Will there be a finisher medal for every participant?
Ans: Yes.
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