Geelong’s Indoor Climbing Centre

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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.

Bouldering

Bouldering

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

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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

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

Google maps Virtual Tour

The Rock is a great place to climb, but if you haven't been here it can be hard to understand the place. Click on the link below and you get to experience The Rock almost like you were here with a virtual tour. Go ahead, give it a try and have a look around.

Google Virtual Tour

Over 100 Climbs on 25 walls

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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

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

Coffee

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

Gear Shop

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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.

Holiday Hours

We will be open normal Term times until Friday the 23rd of December. We close at 9:30pm and re-open at 12pm on Tuesday January the 3rd on School Holiday times. Kids Rock Holiday Sessions run every weekday afternoon from 2pm-4pm.

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

News

Keep an eye on our facebook page, there is a great deal on it's way, as well as news reveiws and some great videos.

Active Activities winner

best in town, winnerWe are happy to announce that we have been awarded a Top 25 badge for Activities in Geelong. We have always prided ourselves on delivering the best Activities around and it's great that others acknowledge this as well. Check us out at http://www.activeactivities.com.au/directory/preview/the-rock-adventure-centre-115723.html

Testimonials

Popped in for the first time with the kids. Very friendly and helpful staff the entire time we were there. Looks like the place is well used by the locals and whilst we were there for 2 1/2hrs a broad range of visitors came in from other families to what appeared to be very experienced climbers tackling the more challenging walls. Clean bright and airy, the warm up area for the kids upstairs was a great way to build their confidence in getting ready to be harnessed. The team even had a small harness for the youngest one (4 1/2yrs) who also had a climb. With a very relaxed atmosphere there were walls for all levels of difficulty and no rush or pressure to move from any one wall. Great way to spend some holiday fun with the kids and build their confidence not to mention the team work. We'll definitely go back!

Bunchof5

Being more of a mountain dweller and ice climber I was a bit stand offish about the whole gym climbing idea but was met with friendly staff who were helpful with instructions. There is a wide range of gear for hire and purchase at great prices. Plenty of walls with grades for beginners through to the very much seasoned climber. Also has a fantastic bouldering area. Highly recommended.

Maquarie A

Love this place! Super friendly staff, always someone to climb with/ willing to belay. Huge boulder area and a decent range of easy to brutal climbs. Free parking too! :)

Douglas H

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The Rock Adventure Centre15/01/2017 at 2:51pm
Outdoor Trip to Staughton Vale
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The Rock Adventure Centre13/01/2017 at 12:10pm
Competitors are in and the comp has started. Tour de Corde 2017 is underway. #competiton #therockadventurecentre #thingstodoingeelong #sca #scv
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The Rock Adventure Centre12/01/2017 at 11:34pm
New routes are set, tested and ready to go for tomorrow's Tour de Corde at The Rock. Register and get done for an awesome comp. #thingstodoingeelong #therockadventurecentre #competition #setting #register #climbing #tryhard #dontletgo
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The Rock Adventure Centre11/01/2017 at 9:48pm
Score sheets are done, routes are going up, getting all ready for Saturday's Tour de Corde. Have you registered yet? Get on it and get in for a great days climbing. #therockadventurecentre #competition #climbing #thingstodoingeelong
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The Rock Adventure Centre shared Sport Climbing Victoria's event.11/01/2017 at 11:46am
Don't forget to sign up for this Saturday's 1st round of the Tour de Corde.
Great format and a great day.
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