Paddle Across the Bay is Australia’s largest stand-up paddle event, travelling from Brighton Beach to Port Melbourne – a 10km, 1.5 to 2 hour journey across beautiful Port Phillip Bay.

Be at the finish line (Port Melbourne) to welcome our paddlers back to shore.

From entertainment, prizes, healthy meals and market stalls, there's something for everyone to enjoy! 

What to bring (Paddlers)

  • Paddle board - no kayaks or other vessels
  • Paddle
  • Leg rope - mandatory
  • Water - hydration backpack is recommended
  • Sunscreen - SPF 30 or higher, broad-spectrum and water-resistant
  • Broad-brimmed hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Mobile phone (use a waterproof pouch or two zip lock bags to keep it dry)
  • Your QR ticket, either on your phone or printed
  • Event sponsors will have a stall at the start line if you need to pick up a leg rope or other last minute gear.

Registration for paddlers

The event is open to everyone and we encourage all fitness and experience levels – the Paddle Across the Bay team will be there every stroke of the way on this fully guided event.