Enjoy a weekend of actvities and entertainment at the beachfront in Busselton.  Family friendly activities start on Saturday morning and continue throughout the weekend, culminating in our mainstage performance of live entertainment on Sunday afternoon.  We plan activities suitable for all ages and everyone is welcome to join in or simply relax and soak up the atmosphere.  For a full list and timing schedule, please see our programme.

SunSmart Busselton Jetty Swim 2017 Kid's Carnival

Kids Carnival - Lazer Tag

Sunday 12th February 2017 - Busselton Foreshore 8:30am - 2pm

Amaze 'N' Lazer Tag

If you love a competition but being on land is more your thing, you’ll love our Amaze ‘N’ Lazer Tag on the foreshore. Borrowed for the weekend from Xscape at the Cape, gamers young and old can battle it out and test not just their physical but also their mental ability using strategy and teamwork.

Play with your mates and see who will achieve battlefield dominance. Get real time hit feedback with real time gamer statistics. With infra red beams and the latest technology, you’ll know when you've been hit and when you've hit the enemy.

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SunSmart Busselton Jetty Swim 2017 Community Challenge

Community Challenge

Sunday 12th February 2017 - Busselton Foreshore at 10:00am

Event Organisers are introducing the inaugural "Community Challenge" to the event weekend in 2017. This new initiative is intended to bring groups together to participate in a tabloid style challenge, vying for the $500.00 prize money which has been generously donated by Dale Alcock South West, to be pledged to a charity of the winning teams choice. The challenge is a great option for the general public who aren't quite ready for the Busselton Jetty Swim but have the fighting spirit to participate!.

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Dragon Boat Exhibition

Fprza Dragon Boat Race

Sunday 12th February 2017 - Busselton Foreshore 11:00 am

Dragon Boating is one of the most colourful, exciting and exhilarating sports In the World.

Dragon boating originated in China over 2,000 years ago and now has a world participation rate of 65 million people per annum. The majority of these people paddle at festivals, corporate, university events etc. and about 2 million people race competitively each racing season.

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The Busselton Runners Club Half Marathon & Fun Run

Saturday 11th February 2017

The half marathon has been held annually in Busselton since 2009 and has grown from 220 participants in the first year, to approximately 1250 participants in 2016. The Busselton Runners Club are expecting the 2017 event to be bigger and better than ever, with competitors taking part in Half Marathon and 10km & 5km fun runs to be held at the Busselton Foreshore on Saturday morning.

This event is presented by the Busselton Runners Club: further information is available from www.busseltonrunnersclub.org.au


Carbo Load Dinner

Saturday 11th February 2017 - THe Equinox Kiosk from 5pm

If you are planning on carbo-loading the night before the SunSmart Busselton Jetty Swim 2017, why not purchase a carbo-load take-away dinner from The Equinox Kiosk? The meals are $15 per person and include pasta served with a choice of sauce, plus salad and a bread roll. It is the meal of choice for anyone planning to swim around the Jetty on Sunday morning!

The carbo-load dinners are the perfect solution if you are planning on heading to the foreshore to watch the free concert and fireworks. You won't need to pack a picnic! The meals are tasty and nutritious and a big thanks is extended to the team at The Equinox for organising the Carbo-Load Dinner each year.


SunSmart Beach Classic Games

Sunday 12th February, 2017 - Busselton beachfront

For those not taking part in the swim, there are plenty of great activities and competitions taking place on the foreshore on Sunday, 12th February 2017.

The fun kicks off at 8.40am with the SunSmart Family Treasure Hunt followed by the SunSmart Classic Beach Games.  The action really hots up with kids and parents taking part in the sandcastle competition, egg and spoon relays, 3 legged races, sack races, tug of war and more!

Plenty of fantastic prizes and passes have kindly been provided by local businesses and sponsors so head down to the foreshore and try your luck – just remember to be SunSmart! See you there!

Scenic Helicopters

Scenic Tours of Geographe Bay

Saturday 11th & Sunday 12th February, 2017

Have you ever wondered what it is like to fly in a helicopter? Now you have your chance to get up in the air and check out the scenery of the spectacular Geographe Bay from the sky!

The SunSmart Busselton Jetty Swim has organised a dedicated helicopter aerial patrol to survey the waters surrounding the Busselton Jetty from 7.30am to 10.30am during the race and Scenic Helicopters have kindly offered to conduct scenic tours throughout the weekend to give everyone the opportunity to witness the spectacular sights of Busselton.

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