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Sold Out Messina Strait Crossing 2023

 December 6, 2022
  • Messina Crossing 2022
     June 27, 2023
     7:00 am - 12:00 pm
We're sorry, but all ticket sales have ended.

Registration is open for Summer 2023 . We have been given June 27th as our tentative swim date. We will send emails to registered swimmers once we have final confirmation in March.

*Please Note: In order to reserve your spot for the Messina 2023 event, you must pay 100% of the registration fee, non-refundable.

*Additional Event Disclaimers 

  • We will only refund until Jan.31 2023 if you decide not to swim. After that ticket will become transferable to 2024.
  • After registering for Messina 2023, please fill out the International Application.
  • It is mandatory for all Messina 2023 participants to email up to date medical records, no later than 90 before the swim date. Please plan accordingly, and email your updated records to medical@waterworldswim.com
  • Please email Info@waterworldswim.com for discount codes on multiple swimmers of the same family.  2 swimmers $200 off, 3 Swimmers $450 off and 4 swimmers $550 off. Must purchase tickets as individual pricing and use Promo code at checkout. For example, for 4 swimmers of the same family, choose 4 single swimmers, fill out the form for each swimmer, then add the discount promo code on the payment page to get the discounted price.
  • Only approved swimmer applicants
  • Water World Swim crossing on Summer 2023
  • Applicants must be 14 years old on swim day.
  • Limited to 30 swimmers
  • Mandatory briefing
  • You'll get a finisher's tee, certificate of completion!
  • 5:00 pm mandatory briefing at place TBA  (refreshments &amp aperitif)
  • Certificate & Finisher's Tee
  • Optional Award ceremony lunch Place: TBA
  • Your name immortalized in our finisher list
  • We recommend staying either Hotel Donato or Gechi di Mare B&B. 
  • We recommend swimmers go in the morning, the day before the swim, to Torre Faro Beach at la Punta to try the waters in The Strait of Messina.
  • Call the hotels directly about discounts for swimming Messina with Water World Swim
  • Fly into Reggio Calabria Airport (REG) and take the ferry to Messina
  • Or fly into Catania-Fontanarossa Airport (CTA) and take a bus or rent a car
  • WWS is not responsible for airfare or hotel expenses purchased. We recommend waiting until the date is confirmed.

Water World Swim is not responsible for any booking ahead of time or airplane tickets reservations. This swim expedition does not include any of your travel, accommodation, or meal costs.