The Programme for the SunSmart Busselton Jetty Swim 2017 is now finalised.  Please check back again from time to time - as minor changes can occur.

The SunSmart Busselton Jetty Swim 2017 will be held on Sunday 12th February with family entertainment for all ages on the Busselton Beachfront from Saturday 11th February.  A print-friendly version of this programme is available from the link at Resources/Downloads.


SATURDAY 11th February 2017 - Busselton Runners Club Half Marathon and Fun Run, beach sports and SunSmart Busselton Jetty Swim 2017 check-in, Carbo Loading dinner, sunset concert and more.
6:00 am Check-in and bib collection for Busselton Half Marathon and Fun Run

The Equinox Car Park

for more details go to the website

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

2:30 - 6:00 pm

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

Marquees on grassed area, west of The Equinox
4:30 - 7:30pm Performances from The Australian Army Band, The Brow Horn Orchestra and The Fisher Boys Main stage
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 12th February 2017 - SunSmart Busselton Jetty Swim 2017 with Beach Classic Games, inaugural Kids Swim, Corporate Challenge, Kids Carnival, presentations, concert 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
7:30 - 10:30 am Live broadcast from Radio West Foreshore
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 - Vasse Primary School Choir 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)
8:30 - 2:00 pm Kids Carnival Grassed area next to skate park
8:40 - 9:00 am SunSmart Family Treasure Hunt Beach

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 - 10:00 am SunSmart Beach Classic Games - Egg & Spoon Relay, 3-Legged Race, Sack Races, Sandcastle Competition and Tug of War. Beach
10:00 - 10:30 am Community Challenge Beach
10:55 am Kids Swim briefing On beach at start of Kids Swim, eastern side of swimming jetty

11:00 am

Busselton Jetty Kids Swim start

Along the water in front of beachfront
11:30 - 12:00 pm Dragon Boat Exhibition Start line at beach
12:10 - 12:15 pm Welcome Speech by Healthway - SunSmart Representative Main Stage
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm Awards and formal presentations Main Stage

1:00 - 2:00 pm

HEADLINE ACT -  Shannon Noll

Main Stage

 2:00 pm Event concludes  

The SunSmart Busselton Jetty Swim 2017 is a smoke/alcohol/drug free event.

Please note the Program is subject to change without notice

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