We're the original ocean swim series for kids!

From the courses to the safety procedures, special prizes and awesome memories, we can help to grow confident ocean swimmers and create the next generation of champions, at six events around the country.

Entry starts from just $19.50 (Super Early Bird pricing) and every kid gets an awesome pack of goodies!

This Series we’ve introduced three great swim distances, aligned to age and ability, to make sure every young swimmer has the swim of their life.

  • 100m – 7 & 8 year olds   
  • 200m – 9 & 10 year olds  
  • 300m – 11 & 12 year olds

Your Banana Boat OceanKids pack is awesome…

Here’s what you’ll get:

  • Finishers medal
  • Finishers photo
  • Finishers video 
  • Certificate
  • Official swim cap
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Great options for young swimmers!

2019-20 Season dates to be announced soon

"I love pool swimming but the ocean is way more fun! Plus I got a medal."

Mathew, 9, Wellington

"The lifeguards are always there so I don't feel scared."

Lucy, 7, Nelson

"My whole family was there to cheer me on. It was so cool!"

Tyler, 10, Mt Maunganui