Back to Calendar of Events

South32 Rottnest Channel Swim 2021

About this Event

Highly regarded worldwide and one of Western Australia’s iconic events, the South32 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 South32 Rottnest Channel Swim is a ‘team’ event with all swimmers surrounded by a support network of paddlers, boat skippers and crew. 

Event times and details

This annual event is held in February each year and is one of Rottnest Island's biggest days.  This year's event is on Saturday 20th February 2021.

The first swimmers are expected to arrive at the Island at around 10.00am, so spectators are advised to be on the Island by 9.30am. There will be sponsor activities happening all day and the event will finish at 5.00pm.