The current edition of this event is on 23 February 2019.
Highly regarded worldwide and one of Western Australia's iconic events, the Karma Resorts Rottnest Channel Swim on Saturday, 24 February 2018 is a 19.7km open water swim from Cottesloe Beach to Rottnest Island.
Whether competing as a solo, duo or team, the Karma Resorts Rottnest Channel Swim is a "team" event with all swimmers surrounded by a support network of paddlers, boat skippers and crew. The event, managed by the Rottnest Channel Swim Association, is held in February of each year and is Rottnest Island’s biggest day.
See also the Cotto Swim, a 1km & 3km out and back swim held on the same after the final wave of the Channel Swim.