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Isle of Wight Swim Safari

A day of wild West Wight swimming July 9th; August 13th and 27th. Other weekends now fully booked.

  • 160 British pounds
  • Keyhaven Car Park, Keyhaven Rd, Milford on Sea, Lymington SO41 0TP

Service Description

Now into our third season offering this spectacular swimming day out and most of our weekend dates for 2023 are already fully booked. Contact us if you would like to come on a weekday and we'll see if we can fit you in. A short boat trip across the Solent takes you to the wild West Wight and the magical swimming opportunities around this end of the Island (Isle of Wight swimmers can be collected from Yarmouth Harbour approximately 15 mins after our Keyhaven departure time) Swims may include: - Swim under the cliffs from Alum Bay to the Needles Lighthouse - “Thread the Needles”, which means swimming in a loop around the majestic chalk stacks - Visit Lord Holmes's Caves underneath Tennyson Down - Swim with seals: occasionally swimmers get to swim with seals if they are around - Swim ashore to the beaches of Colwell, Totland, Alum, Scratchell's, or Freshwater Bay - Explore the beautiful National Trust water wilderness of Newtown Creek (windy days) - Swim up the River Yar (windy days) Maximum group size of eight people Wetsuits recommended but not supplied Tow floats and hats are supplied, and must be worn as part of our safety plan PLEASE NOTE: exact swim locations depend on weather conditions, sea state and tide Cancellation: if deemed by our skipper it is too windy for ANY swimming, all swimmers are offered either: an alternative date; a credit which can be used on a future date; or a full refund. What's included: -Transport by private swim charter vessel -Swim coaching -Lifeguard and guide -Picnic lunch, drinks and cake -Digital photos Swimming distance: 3-5km (or more, depending on swimming abilities and conditions) Suitable for: - intermediate swimmers with some sea swimming experience - those confident swimming in deep water for between 15 mins & 1 hour - swimmers who are confident they will be able to climb the swim ladder back on board the pilot vessel (we can help you if necessary!) More dates for weekday departures will be released nearer to summer. Special prices for groups. Contact us at to find out about group rates and midweek availability.

Upcoming Sessions

Contact Details

+44 7802 326537

Keyhaven Amenity Car Park, Keyhaven Rd, Keyhaven, Milford on Sea, Lymington SO41 0TP, UK

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