Swimming around the most beautiful Island

The event for 2023 will be held on 7th of Oct

Registration is now open until 31st Aug!  Please scroll down to the section below.

About 16km Solo

This is a solo swimming around the Perhentian Besar Island escorted by a boat about 16km in distance.   Click on the photo for details.



About 16km Duo/Team

Not ready for solo 16km or prefer teamwork,  choose Duo (team of 2 ) or Team (team of 4). Super fun!  Click on the photo for details.


About 4km Solo

Enjoy 4km swimming along the beautiful stretch of beach and bay.  Take a sneak preview before venturing into longer distance in future.  Click on the photo for details.


To register please select the icon/photo below.  for 16km event; only approved swimmers/teams allowed to register.

16km Perhentian Marathon - Record Holders

Men Solo:    Fredric Liljestroem   3:35:05


Women Solo:  

Sheryl Lynn Slater 



Male Duo: 

Irish Italian  3:40:07

Female Duo:  Dugong Swim2eat Aunties  4:33:40

Teoh Family  4:14:14

Mixed Team : 3 Girls and a Guy 4:10:30

Men Team:  Back Row Boys  3:28:37

Female Team:  

Girl Power 4:17:00


by Chris Wee

 Photo Albums of Perhentian Island Marathon  2018     set 1   set 2  set 3  Set4   set 5


Result of 2018; click here


2017 16km result