Rottnest Channel Swim
Kicking off 22 February 2014
From humble beginnings, the Rottnest Channel Swim is one of Western Australia’s iconic annual events.
First conducted in 1991, the swim now engages the Western Australian public and ocean swimmers worldwide.
Rottnest Channel Swim is...
- set off at day break from Cottesloe beach across the 19.7kms channel to the Island
- the largest open water race of its kind attracting around two and a half thousand swimmers!
- open to everyone aged 14 and older, allowing competitors to swim as individuals, duos or in teams of four
For more information, or to register your interest, visit the Rottnest Channel Swim website.
All paddlers, skippers, spectators and support crew must pay their Admission Fees.
Everyone entering the Rottnest Island Reserve, including the marine reserve, is required to pay an admission fee as a contribution to the conservation of the Island and the provision and upkeep of facilities. Visitors arriving by ferry pay this fee as part of their fare. Private vessel owners are required to pay an individual admission fee for each Island visit, or purchase an annual vessel admission sticker.
Individual Admission Fees (as of 1 July 2013)
* A family group is two adults and two children. * Child rates apply for children aged four to twelve years inclusive. Children under four are free.
|Adult ||Day Visitor ||$16.50 |
|Child (4 - 12 yrs) ||Day Visitor ||$6.00 |
|Family Group* ||Day Visitor ||$38.50 |
|Adult ||Extended Stay (Over Night) ||$21.50 |
|Child (4 - 12 yrs) ||Extended Stay (Over Night) ||$7.50 |
|Family Group* ||Extended Stay (Over Night) ||$48.50 |
Private vessel owners are required to pay an individual admission fee per Island visit or purchase an annual vessel admission sticker.
To view a moorings map of the 2014 Channel Swim Exclusion Zone please click here.