The Impossible

An 18km paddle from Torquay to Barwon Heads via Pt Impossible.

2024 marks the 10th annual "Impossible".

The race is conducted on the waters between Torquay and Barwon Heads. The last seven years have seen great downwind conditions and participants will be hoping that the tradition  continues.

For many reasons, events may be cancelled, postponed or details changed. Please check the individual event's official website or social media channels for the latest information.


Surf Coast Shire Council Acknowledges the Wadawurrung People, and Gulidjan and Gadubanud Peoples of the Eastern Maar, their Elders and leaders past, present and emerging as the Traditional Owners of the skies, land, waters and sea country across our municipality. We acknowledge their care and custodianship for more than 60,000 years, which continues today. We walk with them as we respectfully care for and tread lightly on these lands. We also extend that respect to all First Nations people who are part of the community.