Perhentian Island Marathon Swim (Malaysia) – World Open Water Swimming Association

The Perhentian Island Marathon Swim (Pulau Perhentian Besar Round Island Swim) is a 16 km circumnavigation swim held in Pulau on the Island of Perhentian Besar in the northeast Malaysia in September.



The Perhentian Island Marathon Swim is part of the Malaysia Open Water Swimming Series and is one of the World’s Top 100 Island Swims. The event also offers a 4 km solo and circumnavigation relay swims.

Why it was Nominated

For offering a unique circumnavigation swim in stunning clear waters around a coral fringed island.




Event of the Year


Perhentian Island Marathon Swim

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