The 1st Discovery Bay Open Water Race and Triathlon Challenge

First-time-ever in Discovery Bay for open water swimming competitions
All levels of athletes and swimmers are welcome

The inaugural Discovery Bay Open Water Race and Triathlon Challenge, organised by Open Water Series Hong Kong and titled sponsored by Hong Kong Resort Company Limited (Discovery Bay), will take place on 24 September 2023. The event has 4 race categories (open water swim, aquathon, duathlon and triathlon) and offers a variety of courses within Discovery Bay for individuals or teams of different age groups and ability levels to participate. Mika Yamaguchi, one of the medal winners from the World Aquatics Masters Championships 2023 Kyushu Competition in early August, will take part in the race.

Interested athletes are invited to participate in the following races:

  1. Individual Swim Races (400m, 1.7km and 3.8km are available)
  2. Family Swim Relay (400m)
  3. Aquathon Challenges (800m swim + 5.7km run) – available for individual and team competitions
  4. Duathlon Challenges (10km bike + 5.5km run) – available for individual and team competitions
  5. Triathlon Challenges (10km bike + 5.5km run + 400m swim) – available for individual, team and corporate team relay competitions

The starting points for different race categories include Tai Pak Beach, DB Plaza, and San Pak Wan in Discovery Bay, and the Pier of Hong Kong Disneyland Resort, while Tai Pak Beach is the finishing point for all races. Participants of the races will be able to enjoy the stunning views of the Discovery Bay coastlines and the magnificent natural wonders dotted around this unique community.

The event aims to promote healthy living and camaraderie while offering an excellent opportunity to experience the unique lifestyle and picturesque landscape of Discovery Bay.

Online registration is now open via until 17 September. Prizes and medals will be awarded to the top three finishers. The fastest male and female swimmers of the 3.8km swim race will win a complimentary one-night accommodation with breakfast for two at Auberge Discovery Bay Hong Kong. And the fastest male and female athletes who cover the 3.8km swim race, Aquathon and Triathlon challenges will win the "Triple Crown Award."

Auberge Discovery Bay Hong Kong offers a special “RaceStayFood” room package exclusively for athletes and families, which includes one entry quota, one-night accommodation with breakfast, to better facilitate enjoyment of their participation.  

Don’t miss this opportunity to challenge yourself and enjoy the fun of sport at the first Discovery Bay Open Water Race and Triathlon Challenge!

For more information about the event, please visit or email Events Horizons at

The 1st Discovery Bay Open Water Race & Triathlon Challenge
Date:  24 September 2023 (Sunday)
Race details:




Open Water Swim Race 400M

Tai Pak Beach

Individual / Family Relay (200M x2)

Open Water Swim Race 1.7KM

Sam Pak Wan Beach to Tai Pak Beach


Open Water Swim Race 3.8KM

Disneyland Resort Pier to Tai Pak Beach


(Swim 800M, Run 5.7KM)

Tai Pak Beach, DB North


(Wattbike 10KM, Run 5.5KM)

DB Plaza, DB North, Tai Pak Beach


(Wattbike 10KM, Run 5.5KM, Swim 400M)

DB Plaza, DB North, Tai Pak Beach

Individual / Team Relay / Corporate Team Relay

Registration details:

“RaceStayFood” Room package details:



23 September 2023


Auberge Discovery Bay Hong Kong

Booking details:
For more details and reservations, please call 2295 8288 or 2295 8355.
*Terms and conditions apply. Subject to 10% service charge.

For more information on Discovery Bay and promotion details:








About Discovery Bay

Discovery Bay is located in the northeast of Lantau Island. With a land area of approximately 650 hectares and surrounded by mountains and oceans, it is Hong Kong’s foremost premium international residential community and a unique leisure destination, boasting a quiet environment, sophisticated urban planning and a variety of waterfront facilities.

Situated next to Discovery Bay Pier, DDeck is Hong Kongs renowned oceanfront al fresco dining destination with numerous themed restaurants with spectacular views of the sea. The 400-metre-long Tai Pak Beach is an excellent venue for outdoor activities with related facilities. Featuring a shopping arcade, restaurants, an open piazza and Love Lock Promenade, DB North Plaza serves as the second social hub for the Discovery Bay community and visitors alike. Adjoining is Auberge Discovery Bay Hong Kong, home to 325 superbly appointed rooms and suites, a seaside Pavilion with a one-of-a-kind design, offering a unique leisure experience.

Discovery Bay is served by a comprehensive transport network that includes ferry services to Central, bus services to Tung Chung MTR Station, Sunny Bay MTR Station and Hong Kong International Airport. Dine N Ride1 is offered to diners at designated restaurants2 at Discovery Bay. Both urban and Lantau taxis can access Auberge Discovery Bay Hong Kong through the Discovery Bay Tunnel, providing a convenient alternative for residents and visitors alike.


1 Enjoy a free ride offer back to town with same-day single dine-in consumption by electronic payment at designated restaurants, every HK$150 on Monday to Friday, or every HK$250 on Saturday, Sunday and Public Holiday. Applicable consumption period from 12:00 noon to 11:30 pm. The offer can be redeemed at the concierge of DB Plaza, from 12:00 noon to 12:00 midnight. (Terms and Conditions apply.)

2 Designated restaurants include: Bones and Blades, Cali-Mex, Ebeneezer's, Figos, iL Bel Paese, Koh Tomyums, Island Cafe, JOO Korean Grill & Bar, Moofish by Zaks, Pascucci Italian Caffe & Fine Food, Peony Chinese Restaurant, PizzaExpress, Raf & Sons and The Rink-All Day Lounge, Shanghai Breeze, The Chippy, Taste of Thai, The Coffee Academics, Three Sheets Marquee Bar, Viet Bu Tong Kitchen & Bar and Zaks.

This press release is issued by Hong Kong Resort Company Limited.