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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.

Climbing for all ages


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



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


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


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


Extensive training area for intermediate and advanced climbers, stretching area, campus boards & now with a 2016 set Moon Wall, check out

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.

Easing Restrictions

In line with the Governments Roadmap, Restrictions are easing from Friday the 22nd of October. We can have 30 FULLY Vaccinated people over 16+ in The Rock. Proof od fully vaccinated status required as per Government directives.

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 Rock Adventure Centre

Rock Climbing Gym

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

2 days 40 minutes ago

We are open today for up to 30 Fully Vaccinated people over 16. Please bring your vaccination status or medical exemption to climb at The Rock from today. #vaccinestatus #morepeople #climbing #bouldering #familyfun #geelongadventures

The Rock Adventure Centre

The Rock Adventure Centre

4 days 22 hours ago

Wednesday the 20th of October is the Geelong Cup public holiday. This year we will be open our normal hours from 4pm till 9:45pm. Book your spot so you don’t miss out. #publicholiday #climbing #geelongclimbing #geelongadventures #geelongfamilyfun

The Rock Adventure Centre

The Rock Adventure Centre

5 days 5 hours ago

Great news, as of Friday we will be able to open to 30 Fully vaccinated participants. This is the next step on the National And State government roadmap. You will need to be able to prove your fully vaccinated status and this applies to everyone 16 and over. Very easy to download your vaccinated tick and we will record it, so you only have to show it once. Any members affected by this, talk to staff and we can extend memberships until you can climb again. Bookings are still required and available now, jump on our website and grab a spot. #climbing #reopeningmore #geelongclimbing #geelongadventures #geelongfamilyfun #rockclimbing #70%vaxxed

The Rock Adventure Centre

The Rock Adventure Centre

1 week 2 days ago

Very true stuff. Always take the grades with a grain of salt and don’t get too caught up in them. Spots available for tonight Check for details and booking. #climbing #geelongclimbing #geelongadventures #geelongfamilyfun

The Rock Adventure Centre

The Rock Adventure Centre

1 week 3 days ago

The Auto Belays are back, people have been waiting patiently and wall 17 has new routes on it as well. Book your spot today, still spots available tonight at 8pm. Book now. #climbing #autobelay #rockclimbing #geelongclimbing #geelongadventures #geelongfamilyfun

The Rock Adventure Centre

1 week 4 days ago

Prize draw for Bouldering by the Barwon 2021

The Rock Adventure Centre

The Rock Adventure Centre

1 week 6 days ago

After many false starts and extensions Bouldering By The Barwon 2021 is finished. The prize Draw will be tomorrow night at 6:30 so if you have a scorecard, get it in before then, or miss out on a prize. Thanks to our amazing sponsors, setters and to all who came in and Bouldered by the Barwon this year. #bouldering #competition #climbing #bbtb21 #geelongadventures

The Rock Adventure Centre

The Rock Adventure Centre

2 weeks 3 days ago

Because we have noticed that everyone is coming out a little underdone after lockdown, we are going to give you 1 Extra day. Bouldering by the Barwon is running till 5pm Sunday the 10th of October. 1 extra day to flash some bangers, or finally tick that monster that has eluded you so far. Book a session today on our website, spaces are available. #bbtb21 #climbing #bouldering #competition #geelongclimbing #familyfun #geelongadventures #extended #1moreday #feedyourstoke

The Rock Adventure Centre

The Rock Adventure Centre

2 weeks 4 days ago

Still 5 days to go, have you entered Bouldering by the Barwon 21 yet. Some of the awesome prizes from our terrific sponsors. You’ve got to be in it too win it, random prize draw at the end. #bbtb21 #climbing #geelongclimbing #geelongadventures #familyfun #bouldering #feedyourstoke

The Rock Adventure Centre

2 weeks 5 days ago