Make a Splash: 16 Top-Rated Baby & Kids’ Swimsuits

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As summer approaches and your kids embark on sun-filled adventures, it’s time to gear them up with protective swimwear that’s both fun and functional.

Kids’ swimwear isn’t just about covering up; it’s about unleashing their aquatic spirit. Whether they’re splashing around in boardshorts, diving into the waves in rashies, or exploring the underwater world in long-sleeved bathers, these outfits are designed to make a splash and keep your kids safe and comfortable under the sun’s warm rays.

We’ve searched high and low to find a variety of swimsuits that will keep your little ones comfy from dawn to dusk. This range of swimwear includes adjustable one-pieces and easy-on rashies with zips.

16 Quality Kids’ Swimwear Brands

As seasoned mums ourselves, with over 16 years of experience and part of a vibrant Grapevine community of over 100,000 Australian mums, we understand the struggle of finding the perfect swimwear for your little ones.

That’s why we’ve compiled this list of 16 of the most popular kids’ swimwear brands, all recommended by mums just like you!

Cheeky Chickadee

Three children wearing Cheeky Chickadee children's swimwear, showing matching styles and sizes for different age groups, and bright print.

Cheeky Chickadee Swimwear (from $29.95)

Dive into summer fun with Cheeky Chickadee Swimwear! These suits are a splash of joy, quick-drying, and chlorine-resistant. With hand-painted watercolour prints, your little ones will be the coolest swimmers in town.

One mum online commented “These bathers are beautiful AND functional. Easy to slip on an off with the zippered front, they provide great sun protection.”

Sizes: 3mths – 12 years
Rating: UPF 50+ Sun Protection
Shipping: Flat rate shipping $10 or free shipping over $49

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Fernleigh Avenue

Back view of three young girls wearing Fernleigh Avenue kids swimwear, showing colourful, feminine pattern and back strap detailing

Fernleigh Avenue Swimwear ($69.95)

Ride the waves in style with Fernleigh Avenue Swimwear! Designed for eco-conscious mini mermaids, these suits boast dreamy ruffles and trendy back straps. Made from 80% recycled fabric, they’re a sustainable splash of fashion for your little one.

Sizes: 1 – 12 years
Rating: UPF 50+ Sun Protection
Shipping: Flat rate $9.95

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Tribe Tropical

Tribe Tropical Swimwear (from $49.95)

Tribe Tropical’s award-winning swimwear is a sun-sational choice for kids! With UPF 50+ sun protection, zip protectors, high necklines, and double lining, they’ve got your little sunbeams covered. Plus, nappy clips in baby and toddler suits make changing a breeze!

“Such great quality togs. My girls love them, and I feel good knowing they are sun-safe. They last heaps longer than other swimmers too. Love them.” said one mum online.

Sizes: 6m – 14 years
Rating: UPF 50+ Sun Protection
Shipping: Flat rate $7.95 or free shipping over $130


Back and front view of children at the beach wearing Purebaby youth swimwear, showing two different styles and prints for girls and boys, plus matching hats.

Purebaby Swimwear for Babies and Kids (from $39.95)

Purebaby’s Aussie swimwear is all about ease and eco-love. Designed for durability and comfort, these suits are a breeze to slip on and off. They’re eco-friendly too, made with Repreve fabric from recycled plastic. Dive into sustainability!

A reviewer wrote “Lovely design, good quality, true to size- we love it!”

Sizes: 000 – 5 years
Rating: UPF 50+ Sun Protection
Shipping: Flat rate $10 or free shipping over $80

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Olga Valentine

girl standing in water holding a white horse in Olga Valenting swimwear for kids

Olga Valentine Swimwear (from $59)

Get ready to fall in love with Olga Valentine Swimwear! These suits are eco-friendly, buttery-soft, and sun cream-resistant. Plus, their new collections (landing any day!) are inspired by romantic florals and all things nautical, bringing subtle and seriously chilled vibes to the poolside.

“Amazing brand. They wash well and don’t fade. Great designs and beautiful graphics. Their quality is amazing and I love supporting small businesses” one happy customer commented.

Sizes: 1 – 16 years
Rating: UPF 50+ Sun Protection
Shipping: Flat rate $10 or free shipping over $100

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Ocean Tales

Ocean Tales Kids Swimwear (from $39.95)

Ocean Tales is a family affair, designed by Aussie mum alongside her mum and aunty. Their swimwear is all about fashion-forward, high-quality designs. Full coverage and easy to slip in and out of, plus ethically manufactured – it’s a win-win for the little ones, and the planet!

“This is our 3rd summer buying the Ocean Tales goods and each year we find them great quality that lasts. The fit is great and the prints are just the best in the market!” a parent commented

Sizes: 1 – 10 years
Rating: UPF 50+ Sun Protection
Shipping: Free shipping over $90

Marlo Kids

two young girls wearing Marlo kids rashie and one piece swimwear with Postiano in the background.

Marlo Kids Swimwear ($89)

Embrace the spirit of Positano in Marlo Kids’ fully lined bikinis, rashies, and full pieces. Featuring exclusive floral prints, their designs offer unmatched comfort and durability in high-quality materials and classic silhouettes. Let the seaside adventures begin!

Sizes: 2 – 16 years
Shipping: Flat rate express $15

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Ina Swim

Ina Swim Swimwear (from $64)

Design-conscious and eco-friendly parents, Ina Swim’s swimwear is a dream. These 100% sustainable, recycled, and ethically produced pieces come in beautiful cuts and dreamy colourways, from Mineral to Moss. Make a splash for the planet!

One customer left the following review “I couldn’t be happier with the quality and fit of the swimsuits. The press stud bottom on my daughter’s suits is a must making swim nappy changes so easy.”

Sizes: 6mths – 8 years
Rating: UPF 50+ Sun Protection
Shipping: Free shipping over $200


Young children wearing Minihaha toddler swimwear showing two different styles and matching hat.

Minihaha Swimwear (from $44.95)

For a blend of pretty and protective, Minihaha’s got you covered. Their delightful new range offers sunsuits, bikinis, rashies, trunks, and hats in matching prints. Dress your little ones in style for a summer of splashing fun!

Sizes: 000 – 14 years
Rating: UPF 50+ Sun Protection
Shipping: Flat rate $9.95 or free shipping over $100

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three boys sitting on the rocks in TicTasTogs swimsuits

TicTasTogs Swimwear (from $39.95)

Make a splash with TicTasTogs bold colours and heaps of style. Their exciting kids’ swimwear prioritises comfort and superior sun protection. No bare backs or shoulders here, just super comfy swimsuits for endless fun in the sun.

One parent made the comment “I cannot fault the quality and the speed of delivery. The colours have not faded whether it be the seawater or a pool. Fits perfectly for the size age group. Best product ever”

Sizes: 3mths – 14 years
Rating: UPF 50+ Sun Protection
Shipping: Flat rate $9.95 or free shipping over $99

Tyoub Swimwear

a boy and girl at the beach wearing Tyoub Kids Swimwear

Tyoub Swimwear (from $45)

Melbourne-based Tyoub is all about all-day fun. Their sustainably made swimwear, using recycled fabrics, offers excellent sun protection. Quick-dry board shorts and bikinis are lightweight, soft, and speedy to dry – perfect for endless play days.

One customer was very happy with their purchase and posted the comment “Great fit on my 2 year old, love them! Quality is stunning – colours are vibrant after washing many times.”

Sizes: 6mths – 10 years
Rating: UPF 50+ Sun Protection
Shipping: Flat rate $9.50 or free shipping over $120

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Know a brand of swimwear to add to our list? Contact us and let us know, we’ve been curating Australia’s best baby products into helpful lists for over 16 years and we’re always happy to support new brands and businesses.

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