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Rottnest Channel Swim

Highly regarded worldwide and one of Western Australia’s 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 event, managed by the Rottnest Channel Swim Association, is held in February of each year and is Rottnest Island’s biggest day.

The 2018 Rottnest Channel Swim is scheduled for 24 February 2018. 


THE QUEEN’S BATON RELAY IS COMING TO ROTTNEST ISLAND IN 2018!

The baton will travel the Indian Ocean with a selected Rottnest Channel Swim team on the 24th of February 2018. Visitors to Rottnest can begin planning their Queen’s Baton Relay (QBR) experience with the street-level detail and community celebrations now available to explore at gc2018.com/qbr.