Harcourts Cooper & Co King of the Bays – 7 December 2019

Making its triumphant return to Takapuna Beach, the Harcourts Cooper & Co King of the Bays is back! Our most popular event location has a special place in our hearts and it feels awesome to be back on home turf.

Events on offer at Harcourts Cooper & Co King of the Bays:

  • Banana Boat OceanKids 100m (7&8 yrs), 200m (9&10 yrs) & 400m (11&12 yrs) At Takapuna
  • 500m (8 yrs +), 1km (10 yrs +) & 2.8km (12 yrs +) Milford to Takapuna Long Swim
  • The $print (13 yrs +) – Splash for cash at Takapuna

After taking a break, we’re stoked to be back now that we’re confident you’ll be safely enjoying one of New Zealand’s most recognisable beaches. The list of swim experiences is going to blow your mind, no matter your age, ability or appetite for a personal challenge that suits you. From kids to seasoned salties, this is going to be a day to remember.

We’ll be kicking off the day with the ever popular 2.8km from Milford to Takapuna, before getting into the biggest program of swims we’ve ever had! Based at Takapuna Beach, will be the 500 metre and 1000 metre events as well as Banana Boat OceanKids for the youngsters.

Dash for Cash in our brand new event – The $print! Up your game at the beach this summer with our all new event – ‘The $print’ – a 200m out and back ‘splash for cash’ event!
That’s right…we have cold, hard cash up for grabs at Harcourts Cooper & Co King of the Bays. Click here for The $print event and cash prize info – under Swim Distance Options

Check out the course maps and event pricing below. This season you can save on race entries with a multi-event pass.

If you’re travelling to Auckland for this event, be sure to visit our series partner Bachcare for a holiday home rental. Don’t forget to keep an eye on Air New Zealand or Jetstar for a great deal on airfares to Auckland.

Key Event Information

Harcourts Cooper & Co King of the Bays

Distance: 2.8km Start Location: Milford Beach Enter Now

Harcourts Cooper & Co King of the Bays

Distance: 1km Start Location: Takapuna Beach
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Harcourts Cooper & Co King of the Bays

Distance: 500m Start Location: Takapuna Beach
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Harcourts Cooper & Co King of the Bays

The $print

Distance: 200m Start Location: Takapuna Beach
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The $print

Harcourts Cooper & Co King of the Bays

OceanKids

Distance: 100m Start Location: Takapuna Beach
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OceanKids

Harcourts Cooper & Co King of the Bays

OceanKids

Distance: 200m Start Location: Takapuna Beach
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OceanKids

Harcourts Cooper & Co King of the Bays

OceanKids

Distance: 400m Start Location: Takapuna Beach
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OceanKids