Lorne Pier to Pub

Thousands of people will head down to the Victorian coast this weekend to witness the iconic Lorne Pier to Pub on Saturday.

Now in its 39th year, nearly 5,000 entrants will take part in the 1.2km swim which starts at the Lorne Pier and finishes on the foreshore in front of the Lorne Surf Lifesaving Club house.

Swim Safe with Surf Live Saving Australia

Australia Swims is the chance get into the water and have a go this summer, but with the rising heat Australia’s favourite beaches to cool off will be overwhelmed with visitors over the coming months.

Surf Life Saving Australia takes water safety seriously and are urging the public to stay safe when they are around water. Everyday lifesavers rescue 30 people and every hour conduct 451 preventative actions, so whilst they are trained and at the ready to assist if necessary, below are five simple beach safety messages to follow;

Swim with Dolphins at Glenelg Beach, South Australia

When most people think of Adelaide they might think of Rundle Mall, a tram or churches but it’s a little less likely that that’d think of a pristine beach where you can swim with dolphins

Take the short tram ride from Rundle Mall (see what we did there?) to Glenelg and you’ll be greeted by all the delights of a historic seaside town before you’ve even alighted.  Glenelg was the site upon which the province of South Australia was claimed in 1836 after the first British settlers sailed to South Australia.

Australia’s Top 5 Snorkelling Beaches

Snorkelling is a convenient pastime for those of us who want to admire Australia’s underwater beauty without strapping a tank of oxygen to our faces. But with so many options in this land that’s girt by sea how is one to know where to start?

Here’s a comprehensive list that you can count on one hand.


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