Freedom Paddle 2020

Celebrate the Freedom of Surfski paddling by taking on the challenge of Racing around South Africa’s Symbol of Freedom – Robben Island.

The Freedom Paddle is a 27km race / paddle from Oceana Power Boat Club around Robben Island and back. On the 27th April 2020, Freedom Day, line up and be a part of a race around one of the most iconic islands in the world.

In association with our presenting partners

Entries open on 12 August 2019

The entry fee will increase as the event draws nearer.

This is a doubles event but enter now and team up later. Singles are welcome

R 490 early bird (Limited to 2019 paddlers) 29th July – 11 August 2019 – Goodie bag – Closed
R 690 12 August –  31 Jan 2020-Goodie bag
R 890 1 Feb – 31 March – Goodie bag
R 1500 1 April – 12 April – No Goodie bag
R 3000 12 April – 19 April – Are you mad? But if you are desperate to race….. (No Goodie bag)

steps to be eligible for the

Freedom Paddle

Do you have what it takes to tame the stormy oceans around Robben Island? Do you want to push yourself and find out where your limits are? This is a significant challenge so a few steps are required to prove your competence.

  • Proficiency

    Learn to Surfski

  • Register

    Become a registered paddler

  • Enter

    Enter the Freedom Paddle

  • Success

    Meet the challenge

We are so very grateful to receive amazing support from these great companies, clubs and goverment departments.

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