Just like that, Busselton Jetty Swim 2024 is complete. And if the smiles of our swimmers are anything to go by, it was our biggest and best event yet.

A record 4,455 of swimmers aged from  to 88 hit the waters of Geographe Bay as part of the 29th Busselton Jetty Swim on February 10th and 11th..

The elite Gold Cap swimmers shone yet again, with the top three swimmers all finishing the signature 3.6km Solo Swim faster than the previous record.

Kyle Lee swam 40 seconds faster than last year in a time of 38:06, to claim his fifth consecutive win. Adam Sudlow won the battle for second place in a time of 38:36 with Jack Wilson just behind at 38.40.

Rosie Wilson was the fastest female across the line in time 43.46, backing up her 2023 win. Second was Emma Warburton 45.26 followed by 9-time winner and 2024 event ambassador, Jaimie Bowler in a time of 45.36.

With swimmers coming from around the country and overseas to participate in the bucket-list event, Busselton Jetty Swim has become the biggest open water swimming event on Australia. Yet as grass-roots community event Busselton Jetty Swim prides itself on encouraging people of all abilities to have a go.

2,846 solos swimmers tackled the 3.6km swim, with an additional 362 people swimming in a team or two or four. A further 910 walked to the end of the jetty and swam the mile back to shore, while the dedicated kid’s event and 500m swim designed for beginners held on Saturday attracted 337 participants.  For a third of all swimmers it was there first Jetty Swim experience

Busselton Jetty Swim will return on 8 and 9 February 2025, with the entry ballot scheduled for 1 October 2024