Rotary Knysna SPLASH 2021


Due to the increase in out break of COVID-19 in the Garden Route and concern for the safety of competitors, organizers and the public we have had to make the call that we will not be holding the Splash Swim on the 28th December 2020.

We however have rescheduled the swim and duck race to the morning of the 3rd April 2021 – this is the Easter Week end – High Tide will be around 08:00

All those who have entered for the 28th will automatically be migrated to the April the 3rd 2021 Swim and Duck race

Swim entries are open for the 3rd April 2020

Please note we will be holding a Duck training session on the Knysna Splash facebook page @ 17:30 on the 28th December 2020 –

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Knysna SPLASH, the annual festival presented by the Rotary Club of Knysna, will be back on 3 April 2021 with fun-filled events for the whole family.

SPLASH is the Garden Route’s entertaining family water-based festival. Two exciting events provide enjoyment for both participants and spectators and challenges for the whole family!

    • Brave the waters and swim the SPLASH KNYSNA OPEN WATER EVENTS – Distances 450m, 1650m and NEW 3000m swim
    • Watch your yellow duck race in the SPLASH QUACK ATTACK DUCK RACE on the 3rd April 2021
    • Registration and Late Entries TBA
    • Lagoon Mile Starts @ time to be confirmed
    • 3000m Open Water Swim @ time to be confirmed
    • 450m Swim @ time to be confirmed
    • Duck Races from 12:00 Knysna Quays – last minute duck sales will be available at the Yacht cLub and Knysna Quays until sold out

Now in its 9th year, Knysna SPLASH is an important fundraiser for Rotary, which donates all proceeds from the entry fees to local charities. We look forward to seeing as many people as possible participating in these events and helping us to raise some money for charity. You can have a great time while supporting some of Knysna’s community projects.

The SPLASH festival is for both locals and visitors and promises to be lots of fun for the whole family, competitors and spectators!

Please note that strict COVID-19 Protocols will be observed at this event –
An update on this website will done and a note sent to all entrants when the latest directives have been published.