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.

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, using locally roasted beans,  hot chocolates, cold drinks & snacks available.

"You don't go out for coffee after Climbing, coffee is part of Climbing"Free WiFi

The Professionals In Indoor and Outdoor Rock Climbing

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.

Lead Climbing

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For experienced climbers, 11 walls are equipped for lead climbing, with routes up to 15m long.  Bring your own rope, and preferred belay device. If you have not lead here before, you will need to go through a lead check, call first to make sure we can accommodate you.

Training areas

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Extensive training area for intermediate and advanced climbers, stretching area, campus boards & now with a 2016 set Moon Wall, check out https://moonboard.com/

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.

School Holidays

We are Open everyday from 12pm during the school holidays. No need to book a session, just "Rock Up" and we will take it from there. All instruction and safety briefings included.

Where are we?

Rear 403 (Barwon River End) Pakington St,
Newtown, Geelong
Phone 5221 3101

Opening Hours

School Term Times:

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

School Holiday Times:

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

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The Professionals in Indoor and Outdoor Rockclimbing Since 2001 The Rock has been Geelongs home of Climbing.

The Rock Adventure Centre

The Rock Adventure Centre

4 days 9 hours ago

New routes on wall 3, as well as new boulders upstairs. Get in and try the new freshies, new routes and boulders going up every week. #newroutes #ropedclimbing #bouldering #geelongclimbing #geelongadventures #geelongfamilyfun #schoolholidayfun

The Rock Adventure Centre

The Rock Adventure Centre

1 week 2 days ago

Now all our members get a free guest pass to use every month. That means you can introduce a friend to The Rock for FREE. One per person per month, as if just having a membership was not good enough, you can now share the stoke with a mate. #members #memebershipbenefits #climbing #geelongclimbing #geelongadventures #geelongfamilyfun

The Rock Adventure Centre

The Rock Adventure Centre

2 weeks 5 days ago

New Year 🖐🏽 so new routes and Boulder problems. Shake off the start of the year slump and get moving, get adventurous at ThE Rock. #climbing #geelongadventures #geelongfamilyfun #schoolholidays #schoolholidayfun #bouldering

The Rock Adventure Centre

2 weeks 6 days ago

The Rock Adventure Centre

The Rock Adventure Centre

3 weeks 12 hours ago

We are back open for 2022. Open from 12pm everyday during the school holidays. No need to book a session, just “Rock” up and we will take it from there. Masks and vaccination status, as well as checking in still required. #climbing #geelongclimbing #geelongfamilyfun #geelongadventures #schoolholidayfun #schoolholidays

The Rock Adventure Centre

The Rock Adventure Centre

3 weeks 1 day ago

From all of us at The Rock, we hope you had a great New Years and we are all looking forward to a bright new 2022. New challenges and adventures and we all hope we can help you reach all your goals this year. #happynewyear #climbing #geelongadventures #rockclimbing #geelongclimbing #geelongfamilyfun #schoolholidayfun

The Rock Adventure Centre

The Rock Adventure Centre

3 weeks 3 days ago

Don’t forget, today is your last chance for a climb at The Rock for 2021. We will be closed Friday and Saturday, but open till 9:30pm tonight. Get your projects sent to end the year on a high. #geelongadventures #geelongfamilyfun #climbing #endofyearclimbing #send2021 #bouldering

The Rock Adventure Centre

The Rock Adventure Centre

3 weeks 6 days ago

Hope everyone had a fantastic Xmas weekend. We are back today the 27th from 12pm and so are masks for all aged 8 and up. Remember they need to be on correctly though 👍🏼 but they can come off when climbing. #climbing #geelongclimbing #geelongadventures #geelongfamilyfun #schoolholidayfun #schoolholidaygeelong #kidsclimbing #indoorclimbing

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The Rock Adventure Centre

4 weeks 1 day ago

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