Each year, the event attracts over 800 competitors and is quickly becoming one of the most popular outrigger canoe races, with people from all countries around the globe coming to Australia to participate.
Sydney Harbour Challenge 2020 Dates, Times, Distance & Program Guide
In 2020, the event celebrates its 7th year at the Harbour, so there is sure to be plenty of colour and excitement buzzing around the hub of Manly. So not only is this fantastic water sport a great experience for competitors, but also for the thousands of spectators who attend this prestigious event.
In the lead up to the race crews from all over Australia and the world come together to race it out for the champions title. Weather conditions provide challenges throughout the course but crews work hard to get through the race and make it to the finish line.
Aside from the main event, there is plenty on around Manly to entertain spectators. If visitors are feeling hungry they can grab a bite to eat at one of the nearby food vans or local restaurants. The race concludes in Manly with a presentation ceremony at 6.30pm where spectators can cheer on the winners.
For iconic views and the opportunity to see a spectacular race around the Harbour get down to see the Sydney Harbour Challenge!