Rottnest Channel Swim Association

Highly regarded worldwide and one of Western Australia’s most iconic events, the Rottnest Channel Swim is a 19.7km open water swim from Cottesloe Beach to Rottnest Island. Whether competing as a solo, duo or team, the Rottnest Channel Swim is a ‘team’ event with all swimmers surrounded by a support network of paddlers, boat skippers and crew.

The Rottnest Channel Swim has more than 2,500 swimmers compete each year. They are greeted at the finish line by more than 10,000 spectators, supporters and competitors.
The event, managed by the Rottnest Channel Swim Association, is held in February of each year and is Rottnest Island’s biggest day.

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