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Event Programme


The Event Programme for the SunSmart Busselton Jetty Swim 2021 is currently being put together.  

The SunSmart Busselton Jetty Swim 2021 will be held on Sunday 14th February with family entertainment for all ages on the Busselton Beachfront from Saturday 13th February.  A printable version for 2021 will be available from the Downloads page of this website closer to the event date.



FRIDAY 12th February 2021
4:00 - 9:00pm Busselton Runners Club bib collection The Esplanade Hotel, Marine Terrace - TBC
5:30 - 7:30pm VIP Sundowner Ballaarat Room, Railway House
SATURDAY 13th February 2021 - SunSmart Busselton Half Marathon and Fun Run, beach sports and SunSmart Busselton Jetty Swim 2021 check-in, Carbo' Loading dinner, entertainment and more.
6:00am Check-in and bib collection for SunSmart Busselton Half Marathon and Fun Run.
The Equinox Car Park
For more details go to www.busseltonrunnersclub.org.au
6:45 SunSmart Busselton Half Marathon and Fun Fun Run - Compulsory race briefing
7:00 SunSmart Busselton Half Marathon - race start
7:15 10km and 5km Fun Run - race start
9:30 - 10:00 Awards Presentation - SunSmart Busselton Half Marathon and Fun Run
2:00 - 5:00pm    

10:00 - 6:00pm

SunSmart Busselton Jetty Swim - SWIMMER CHECK-IN (Main swim, Relays, 1 Mile Swim to Shore and Kids Swim)

NOTE: Pre-set check-in times will appear on swimmers' e-Ticket.  These are suggested to times to help with congestion at check-in.

Please come on time - shorten the line!

Check-in Marquees west of The Equinox
5:00 - 8:30 Carbo' Loading Dinner supplied by The Equinox @f $15 per head The Equinox and foreshore

5:00 - 8:30pm

Busselton Jetty Swim Community Entertainment

Busselton foreshore amphitheatre precinct

5:00 - 6:30 Battle of the Bands - finals  
 6:30 - 6:45 Welcome to Country and formalities  
6:45 - 8:30 Local artists  
SUNDAY 14th February 2021 - SunSmart Busselton Jetty Swim 2021, 1 Mile Swim, Beach Classic Games, Kids Swim,  presentations, entertainment and more

6:00 - 7:00am

SunSmart Busselton Jetty Swim Swimmer Check-in  (Main Swim, Relays, 1 Mile Swim to Shore and Kids Swim)

Check-in Marquees west of The Equinox
7:00 - 1:00 Food and information stalls from local Busselton community and sporting groups Foreshore / Various
7:15 Briefing for all Swimmers (main swim) near Goose Cafe and start area
7:30 Swimmers proceed to start East side of main Jetty
7:20 - 11:30 Helicopter patrol surveillance Waters surrounding Busselton Jetty
7:45 Official welcome to the event Beach end of Jetty
7:50 Australian National Anthem
Beach end of Jetty

Countdown to start - Kat Rafferty, President of Busselton Allsports Inc / Busselton Jetty Swim


SunSmart Busselton Jetty Swim - Race Start

Start line at beach

 * Beach/rolling starts from 8:01am

Follow the ramp to the start line at beach - in front of the Goose Café (east side of many jetty)

8:00am Gold swim caps - solo swimmers
*8:01am Yellow swim caps - solo swimmers
* Orange swim caps - solo swimmers
* Green swim caps - solo swimmers
* Aqua swim caps - solo swimmers
* Purple swim caps - solo swimmers
* Red swim caps - solo swimmers
* Pink swim caps - solo swimmers
* Blue swim caps - 2 person relay swimmers
* White swim caps - 4 person relay swimmers


First swimmer approaches

Finish line west of swimming jetty
8:45 - 11:00 MC's welcome the finishing swimmers across the line Finish line west of swimming jetty
9:30 - 1:00pm Free foreshore family fun activities  
9:30 - 1:00 Roving performing entertaining the crowd all morning - including stilt walkers / pirate / face painting  


One Mile Swim to Shore commences

Underwater Observatory Ramp, west side of Busselton Jetty
10:15 - 10:45 SunSmart Beach Classic Games - Egg & Spoon Relay, 3-Legged Race, Sack Races, Sandcastle Competition and Family Treasure Hunt Beach
10:50 Kids' Swim briefing On beach at start of Kids Swim, eastern side of swimming jetty


SunSmart Busselton Jetty Kids' Swim start

Start line at beach - in front of Equinox
11:30 Swimmer category winners proceed to stage Main Stage - Amphitheatre
11:45 - 12:30pm Awards and formal presentations Main Stage - Amphitheatre
 1:00pm Event concludes  

The SunSmart Busselton Jetty Swim 2021 is a smoke/alcohol/drug free event.

Please note the Programme is subject to change without notice