Geelong’s Indoor Climbing Centre


The Rock Adventure Centre has been Geelong's vertical obsession since 2001.  With a huge variety of climbs from beginners to experts, gear shop, cafe and an extensive bouldering and training area - The Rock has all your climbing needs covered.



Upstairs, we have our MASSIVE bouldering cave, with over 500m² of constantly changing problems of every style and grade.  Fully padded floor, climbers of all ages and skill levels can get up there to test physical limits, and train for strength and endurance.

Lead Climbing


For experienced climbers, 8 walls are equipped for lead climbing, with routes up to 15m long.  Bring your own rope, and preferred belay device.

Training areas


Extensive training area for intermediate and advanced climbers, stretching area, campus boards & more.

Over 100 Climbs on 25 walls


With walls up to 12 metres high, an extensive roped climbing area with 2 auto belays and 23 top rope set-ups to choose from - over 100 climbs to test every level.  Routes are changed often to create new challenges for regular climbers.

Climbing for all ages


The Rock caters for kids of all ages, ask us about our Birthday Parties!



Cafe - Real espresso coffee, hot chocolates, cold drinks & snacks available.

Gear Shop

climbing gear shop

Climbing equipment shop, with all your climbing needs: Chalk, chalk-bags, guidebooks, shoes and much more.  We also welcome orders for gear not in stock.  More info on our Gear Shop page.

Welcome to our NEW website!

Feedback on our new site is welcome :-)

Phone 5221 3101

Rear 403 (River End) Pakington St,
Newtown, Geelong

Opening Hours

School Term Times:

Monday - Friday 4:00pm-9:30pm
Saturday 10:00am-5:00pm
Sunday 1:00pm-5:00pm
Public Holidays 12:00pm-6:00pm
(Closed over Xmas)

School Holiday Times:

Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday 12:00pm-6:00pm
Tuesday and Thursday 12:00pm-9:30pm


Our next Intro to Climbing Course is running from 6pm till 8pm on the 5th of October, still Just $40, which includes 2 hours climbing and instruction, as well as Harness, Shoes and Chalk Bag. BOOK NOW.

The ROCK social media

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The Rock Adventure Centre13/10/2015 at 12:35am
Do you think you have trained before, well, not really, huh.
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The Rock Adventure Centre10/10/2015 at 4:23pm
Josh flashing another Open B route. #boulder2015 #climbing #competition Go The Rock Crew. Remember to watch live!
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The Rock Adventure Centre10/10/2015 at 2:02pm
After an amazing Open A day yesterday, the juniors and youth are out today. Here's Riley snagging another bonus. You can watch live at climb or follow #boulder2015 for all the photos and info.
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The Rock Adventure Centre08/10/2015 at 1:32pm
This has begun, get up here if you can, or watch online LIVE tomorrow.
Look out for The Rocks faces and volumes around the place.
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Teaser Australian bouldering national
The beautiful city of Ballarat welcome the Australian chanpionship of bouldering. A new structure with the biggest volume in the southern hemisphere will leave you…
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The Rock Adventure Centre06/10/2015 at 9:47pm
If you can't make it to the Australian Boulder Nationals this weekend 1, you better have a good reason and 2 if you can't, here is a live stream to watch at your inlaws, or wherever.
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