The Programme for the SunSmart Busselton Jetty Swim 2018 is currently being discussed at Committee level.  Please check back again from time to time.  You will be advised when the Event Programme is final.

The SunSmart Busselton Jetty Swim 2018 will be held on Sunday 11th February with family entertainment for all ages on the Busselton Beachfront from Saturday 10th February.  A print-friendly version of this programme will be available here.  Please note that this print version is 2017's programme.


FRIDAY 9th February 2018
6:30 pm Busselton Runners Club : Presentation Evening with former Olympic Marathon Runner Steve Moneghetti and buffet meal prepared by "Takeovers Chef Tim Whitty".
For more details go to the website
Busselton Golf Course
SATURDAY 10th February 2018 - Busselton Runners Club Half Marathon and Fun Run, beach sports and SunSmart Busselton Jetty Swim 2018 check-in, Carbo Loading dinner, entertainment and more.
6:00 am Check-in and bib collection for Busselton Half Marathon and Fun Run.
For more details go to the website
The Equinox Car Park
6:45 am Busselton Half Marathon and Fun Fun Run - Compulsory race briefing The Equinox car park
7:00 am Busselton Half Marathon - race start The Equinox car park
7:15 am 10km and 5km Fun Run - race start The Equinox car park
9:30 - 10:00 am Awards Presentation - Busselton Half Marathon and Fun Run The Equinox car park
2:00 - 6:00 pm Local artists performing and entertaining the crowd  

2:30 - 6:00 pm

SunSmart Busselton Jetty Swim and Kids Swim - SWIMMER CHECK-IN (preferred time)

Marquees on grassed area, west of The Equinox
5:00 - 8:30 pm Carbo Loading Dinner - Pasta and salad take-away dinner on Busselton foreshore and beachfront. All welcome. Cost of $15 per head includes a pasta dish with a selection of sauces and salad. The Equinox and foreshore
SUNDAY 11th February 2018 - SunSmart Busselton Jetty Swim 2018 with Beach Classic Games, inaugural Kids Swim, Corporate Challenge, Kids Carnival, presentations, entertainment and more

6:00 - 7:00 am

SWIMMER CHECK-IN (Main Swim and Kids' Swim)

Marquees on grassed area west of The Equinox
7:00 - 2:00 pm Food and information stalls from local Busselton community and sporting groups Foreshore / Various
7:15 am Briefing for all Swimmers Main Stage
7:50 - 11:20 am Helicopter patrol Waters surrounding Busselton Jetty
7:40 am 3.6km Solo Swimmers proceed to start East side of main Jetty
7:50 am Official welcome to the event Beach end of Jetty
7:56 am Australian National Anthem Beach end of Jetty
7:59 am

Countdown to start - Max Higgins, President of Busselton Allsports Inc / Busselton Jetty Swim

8:00 am

SunSmart Busselton Jetty Swim - Race Start

START Wave A - 3.6km Swim individual swimmers

Start line at beach - in front of The Goose Café (east side of main Jetty)


The number of waves is subject to final swimmer numbers

8:01:30 am START Wave B - 3.6km Swim individual swimmers
8:03:00 am START Wave C - 3.6km Swim individual swimmers
8:04:30 am START Wave D - 3.6km Swim individual swimmers
8:06:00 am START Wave E - 3.6km Swim individual swimmers
8:07:30 am START Wave F - 3.6km Swim individual swimmers
8:10:00 am START Wave G - 2 person relay teams (first swimmers)
8:12:00 am START Wave H - 4 person relay teams (first swimmers)

8:40 am


Finish line west of swimming jetty
8:45 - 11:00 am MC's welcome the finishing swimmers across the line Finish line west of swimming jetty
9:00 - 1:00 pm Free foreshore family fun activities Foreshore and beach
9:00 - 1:00 pm Roving performing entertainers  Foreshore
9:30 - 11:00 am SunSmart Beach Classic Games - Egg & Spoon Relay, 3-Legged Race, Sack Races, Sandcastle Competition and Tug of War, Family Treasure Hunt Beach
11:15 am Kids' Swim briefing On beach at start of Kids Swim, eastern side of swimming jetty

11:30 am

Busselton Jetty Kids' Swim start

Along the water in front of beachfront
12:30 - 12:45 pm Welcome Speech by Healthway - SunSmart Representative Main Stage
12:45 pm - 1:15 pm Awards and formal presentations Main Stage

1:15 - 2:00 pm

Celebration with local artists performing

Main Stage

 2:00 pm Event concludes  

The SunSmart Busselton Jetty Swim 2018 is a smoke/alcohol/drug free event.

Please note the Program is subject to change without notice

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