Accessibility

The Rottnest Channel Swim Association aims to create great experiences for all members of our community. This includes making the South32 Rottnest Channel Swim accessible to all people and communities.

For Participants

We endeavour to accommodate all participant accessibility requests to give everybody the opportunity to swim to Rottnest. We work directly with each participant requiring assistance to explore options available that maintain the integrity of all successful crossings. We highly recommend contacting us at query@rottnestchannelswim.com.au before registering to ensure we can accommodate your request.

All seminar, workshop and briefing venues are wheelchair accessible and have accessible toilets available.

Cottesloe Beach

Most area’s associated with the Event’s start line are wheelchair accessible.

The Town of Cottesloe has Beach Wheelchairs available for hire should you wish to have more access to the beach area. For more information, head HERE.

Wheelchair accessible toilets are allocated on the north and south sides of Indiana.

Rottnest Island

Not all ferry services to Rottnest are accessible to all abilities. Make sure you contact your ferry provider before booking to ensure you’re on a service that can be accommodate your needs.

Rottnest Island has wide pathways, easy to read signage and ramps to most facilities to ensure accessibility. There is also plenty of outdoor seating and numerous toilet facilities. There is a changing place facility located at the Henderson Avenue ablution block – near the Holy Trinity Catholic Church.

Designated accessible event spectating areas on Rottnest Island are available by request. To organise, please email query@rottnestchannelswim.com.au.

For more information on Rottnest Island accessibility, head HERE.

For more information on Rottnest Island accommodation accessibility, head HERE.

Accessibility Requests

If you have any accessibility needs that you require assistance with in relation to event participation or spectating, you can email us at query@rottnestchannelswim.com.au and we will endeavour to accommodate your requirements as much as possible.

Feedback

The Rottnest Channel Swim Association is at all times dedicated to improving the experience for all members of our community and we appreciate feedback that helps us in this aim.

If you have any suggestions or if you would like any information in another format, please don’t hesitate to email us at query@rottnestchannelswim.com.au.