Where can I buy modest swimwear? Right here at Modest Mermaid, we ship worldwide so there is nowhere we can't get to for you. For your Australian designed modest swimwear, burkini and tznui swimwear check out our shop. Including swimming skirts, leggings for swimming, swimming shorts, swim dresses, plus size swimwear. 

What do you sell? We sell high quality full coverage swimwear with SPF50+. We have swim dresses that come in 4 different lengths- short, mid, long and extra long, as well tops, swimming skirts/swimming skirts with inbuilt leggings/swimming skirts with inbuilt shorts/swimming leggings/crop tops/bottoms/sets and accessories. 

For those who prefer more full coverage we sell swimming leggings, 3/4 swimming leggings and swimming shorts to go under our dresses or swimming tops. Our swimming dresses and tops can be purchased under type on product pages on their own or as set with: full length black swimming leggings, 3/4 black swimming leggings or black swimming shorts and tops can be purchased also with swimming skirt or swimming legging options. 

What material is used to make the swimwear? We use high quality material in all our swimwear compromised of 80% nylon/20% spandex. The material is: durable, comfortable, quick drying and machine washable. We add a SPF50+ coating on top of the material to give you protection from 98% of the suns harmful rays. 

Do you sell bundles? We do! We have 4 bundles which you can shop and save and all include free shipping.

They are the best selling bottoms bundlewhich includes a full length swimming legging and 3/4 swimming legging.

The best selling swimming skirt bundle has a swimming skirt and a swimming skirt with inbuilt leggings. 

The sale dress mid length bundle has 2 of our best selling mid length (just above knee dresses). 

The sale dress extra long length bundlehas 2 of our best selling extra long dresses (well below the knee). 

Where are you located? We are located in Melbourne Australia but ship worldwide. If you are local and want to try on our swimwear we can arrange that if you contact us at or on 0438002270.

How much do you charge for shipping? We ship for free worldwide for orders over $99 AUD. Australian orders under $99 AUD are charged at a flat rate of $9. International orders under $99 are charged at a flat rate of $15. All parcels are sent with tracking through Australia Post.

How long will my order take to get to me? All Orders are sent within 1-2 business days with tracking, express post options available at a cost. In Australia express post is $11 for orders over $99 and $15 for orders under $99. International express post is $15 for orders over $99 and $25 for orders under $99. You can choose these options under shipping at checkout.

Do you do click and collect for Melbourne locals? If you are needing products urgently and don't have time for express post we can do click and collect options. Check out as normal and email us at to organise a pick up day and time.

Australian delivery timeframes The below days are quoted as business days:

State Business days
Melbourne 2
Other states 2-4 can be up to 7
Express post $9


Overseas delivery timeframes The below days are quoted as business days:

Country Business days
NZ 8-14
Singapore 5-10
USA/UK/Fiji/Greece/UAE/India 10-15
Saudi Arabia/Germany/Malaysia/Indonesia 15-20
Israel/China/Egypt 18-25
Express post International 
NZ 5-8
Singapore 2-5
USA/UK/Malaysia/Egypt 7-13
Germany 8-18
Greece/Saudi Arabia 10-15
Israel/Indonesia 15-20

For the most up to date timings please check Australia Post website

How do your sizes run? Our sizes run close to your clothing size as per below guide. We do recommend if you are If you are in-between sizes go up a size. For specific product details these can be found on the product page under each particular product.

Size S M L XL 2XL 3XL 4XL
Clothing size (AUS/UK) 8 10 12 14 16 18 20
Clothing Size (USA) 4 6 8 12 14 16 18
Clothing Size (EU) 34 36 38 40 42 44 46


How do I make sure I order the right size? Besides our size chart which is under each styles product page, we also have a guide to finding your perfect modest swimwear that will appear as a pop up, add your email address and you will be emailed the guide. If it has already popped up just refresh your browser or empty your catches and it will pop up again.

What do I wear under my swim dress and set? Either a one piece or two piece bather can be worn under the swim dress and sets. We have also created the perfect crop setfor you to wear seamlessly under your swimwear.. Or we have the crop top on its own, or bottoms on their own.

Does the swimwear have built in support? As all bust sizes vary and require different needs, we don't put built in bust support in our swimwear as we find the fit is best when a women wears something that is specific to their needs, level of support. We give you the control over your own personal comfort when it comes to the bust area. However we have created the crop set or crop top or bottoms on their own for women as an option if you want a easy to wear crop top and bottoms, the crop top has some removable padding in it.

Do you have a girls range? All our sizes are based on womens clothing sizes however we have many girls from the age of 12-15 years buy our swimwear and often fit into a size small or medium. We have just launched our brand new girls range called Modest Mermaid Unicorn for girls 6-12 years old. We know as mums how hard it is to find age appropriate swimwear for your girl and we have cute, comfortable, sun-smart options for you, check them out here

What are the benefits of modest swimwear? Our modest swimwear have a SPF50+ rating this is the highest level of protection available. Our material blocks harmful UV rays by up to 98% protecting your skin while you enjoy time on the beach with family and friends. Plus they are so gorgeous, fashionable and flattering obviously!

How do I look after my swimwear? Always rinse the swimwear our after use using cold water and line or air dry. The swimwear is machine washable with like colours however we recommend cold hand rinse is best.

Do you accept returns and exchanges? We accept exchanges for size changes and returns on any faults with the item within 14 days of receipt of product, subject to the below conditions:

  • item is not washed or worn
  • tags are attached
  • proof of purchase is supplier

Customers will pay the return shipping postage to Modest Mermaid and we will send the exchanged product back to the customer free of charge. 

To request a return or exchange use the Request Return tab at the footer of the website to initiate a request

How do I track my order?Orders are sent via Australia Post, once the order is placed you will be emailed the tracking number and can check the order status my inputting the tracking number here: 

What payment methods do you take? We accept them all: credit cards, paypal, afterpay and zippay

If I have a discount code where do I enter it? Lucky you! Discount codes can be added in the checkout page. Please note promo codes can't be used in conduction with other offers i.e the crop set bundle upgrade from $59 to $39.

Do you use sustainable tissue paper in your orders? Yes we do! We partner with Noissue and help them to plant thousands of trees per year through your purchases. 

Who do I contact if I have any questions? Feel free to reach out to Emily via email at you can also use the chat function or contact us function on our website or on 0438002270.