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Hotel Rottnest Port to Pub

The Hotel Rottnest Port to Pub Swim is an open water swimming event in Perth, Western Australia. The event is designed to cater for the increased demand for long distance swimming and the interest from local, interstate and international swimmers to cross the iconic Rottnest Channel.
The swim comprises two races over two distances from Leighton Beach to Rottnest Island.

The 20km swim is open to solos, duos and teams of four and six. It begins at Leighton Beach outside Fremantle Surf Lifesaving Club and finishes at the Hotel Rottnest.

The 25km ultra-marathon swim is open to qualified solo swimmers. It is the longest open water swim on offer in Australia and, and one of the longest in the Southern Hemisphere.

Our aim in future years is to attract world-class, elite swimmers to compete in the Port to Pub as part of the world calendar for marathon swimming.

For Hotel Rottnest Port to Pub boating Restrictions, click here. 

For more information:
T: +61 468 997 820

All Competitors and Support Crew - Admission Fees

All visitors entering the Rottnest Reserve (approx. 800m around the entire island) must pay admission fees regardless if you set foot on the island.

For Hotel Rottnest Port to Pub competitors and support crew the RIA has waved admission fees for swimmers only. Paddlers, skippers, observers and any other support crew must pay admission fees.  This can be done online here.  Be sure you have your vessel registration and credit card available at the time you make the booking.

Paying online allows our Rangers to confirm your admission fees have been paid and avoid any follow-up action.

Boating Restrictions:
Please note that boating restrictions apply. Visit