2019 logo header


The Programme for the SunSmart Busselton Jetty Swim 2019 is now finalised.

The SunSmart Busselton Jetty Swim 2019 will be held on Sunday 10th February with family entertainment for all ages on the Busselton Beachfront from Saturday 9th February.  A printable version is available from the Downloads page of this website.


FRIDAY 8th February 2019
3:00 - 8:00pm Busselton Runners Club bib collection Vintage Car Club, Marine Terrace
SATURDAY 9th February 2019 - SunSmart Busselton Half Marathon and Fun Run, beach sports and SunSmart Busselton Jetty Swim 2019 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
6:45am SunSmart Busselton Half Marathon and Fun Fun Run - Compulsory race briefing
7:00am SunSmart Busselton Half Marathon - race start
7:15am 10km and 5km Fun Run - race start
9:30 - 10:00am Awards Presentation - SunSmart Busselton Half Marathon and Fun Run
1:30 - 6:30pm

Local artists performing and entertaining the crowd

  • 1:30 to 2:15pm - Broadbent Brothers
  • 2:30 to 3:15pm - Sarah Strahan
  • 3:30 to 4:15pm - Shale
  • 4:30 to 5:15pm - Rimshot
  • 5:30 to 6:30pm - Little Belle
Main Stage - Amphitheatre
2:00 - 5:00pm Soggy Bones Skate Exhibition and Learn How to Skate - come along to watch the local skate team, Soggy Bones, perform some tricks and then with the support from the team, have a go and learn how to skate! Skate Park

2:30 - 6:30pm

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. 

Please come on time - shorten the line!

Check-in Marquees west of The Equinox
5:00 - 7:30pm Carbo' Loading Dinner supplied by The Equinox @f $15 per head The Equinox and foreshore
6:30pm Busselton Runners Club: Special Buffet Dinner with guest speaker, Olympic and Commonwealth Games Sprinter, Melinda Gainsford Taylor Busselton Golf Club (for more details go to www.busseltonrunnersclub.org.au )
6:00pm Sat - 5:00am Sun Jetty closed to public  
SUNDAY 10th February 2019 - SunSmart Busselton Jetty Swim 2019, 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 - 2:00pm Food and information stalls from local Busselton community and sporting groups Foreshore / Various
7:15am Briefing for all Swimmers (main swim) Main Stage - Amphitheatre
7:30 am Swimmers proceed to start East side of main Jetty
7:20 - 11:30am Helicopter patrol surveillance Waters surrounding Busselton Jetty
7:45 am Official welcome to the event Beach end of Jetty
7:50am Australian National Anthem - performed by the Vasse Primary School Choir
Beach end of Jetty

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


SunSmart Busselton Jetty Swim - Race Start

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



8:00:00am WAVE A - SOLO
8:01:30am WAVE B - SOLO
8:03:00am WAVE C - SOLO
8:04:30am WAVE D - SOLO
8:06:00am WAVE E - SOLO
8:07:30am WAVE F - SOLO
8:09:00am WAVE G - SOLO
8:12:00am WAVE H - 2 PERSON & 4 PERSON TEAMS


First swimmer approaches

Finish line west of swimming jetty
8:45 - 11:00am 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 - 1:00pm Roving performing entertaining the crowd all morning - including stilt walkers / pirate / face painting  


1 Mile Swim to Shore commences

Underwater Observatory Ramp, west side of Busselton Jetty
10:15 - 11:00am SunSmart Beach Classic Games - Egg & Spoon Relay, 3-Legged Race, Sack Races, Sandcastle Competition and Tug of War, Family Treasure Hunt Beach
11:15am 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
11:45pm Swimmer category winners proceed to stage Main Stage - Amphitheatre
12:15 - 1:00pm Awards and formal presentations Main Stage - Amphitheatre
1:00 - 2:00pm Closing Concert with Daren Reid &The Soul City Groove  
 2:00pm Event concludes  

The SunSmart Busselton Jetty Swim 2019 is a smoke/alcohol/drug free event.

Please note the Programme is subject to change without notice