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.

Easing Restrictions

We will be open as normal from Saturday the 30th of October. As restrictions have eased again, there is no more need for bookings, our capacity is now up to 100 people at The Rock. Check out our capacity meter before you head in.

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

6 days 9 hours ago

Xmas is almost here and we have the best things for the person that wants some Adventure. Gift vouchers for any amount, as well as Visit passes and some great climbing essentials, including chalk and up. Get into The Rock and get your adventurous Xmas gifts sorted. #experiencesbetterthanthings #xmasgifts #giftvoucher #xmasadventures #geelongclimbing #climbing #rockclimbing #geelongadventures

The Rock Adventure Centre

The Rock Adventure Centre

2 weeks 4 days ago

With restrictions easing again today, masks are no longer mandatory at The Rock. They are still encouraged if you can’t safely distance. Also fully vaccinated status is now mandatory for ages 12 years and up. Well done Victoria. #nomoremasks #vaccination #geelongclimbing #geelongadventures

The Rock Adventure Centre

The Rock Adventure Centre

2 weeks 4 days ago

Everyone loves slabs, don’t they? Well we have some great ones up on wall 19. Build, or test some slabby skills. #slab #climbing #rockclimbing #geelongclimbing #geelongadventures #geelongfamilyfun

The Rock Adventure Centre

The Rock Adventure Centre

3 weeks 1 day ago

Shoes! Are you after a new pair. Unparallel an MadRock shoes back in stock. #climbing #climbingshoes #rockclimbing #geelongclimbing #geelongadventures #therockadventurecentre

The Rock Adventure Centre

The Rock Adventure Centre

1 month 1 day ago

It Back. The Moon Board is back up. The 2016 set with hold set a and b as well as the original set. Get in and try up to 40,000 problems. Download the app and get cranking. #moonboard #moonboard2016 #climbing #bouldering #geelongclimbing #geelongadventures #therockadventurecentre #geelongfamilyfun

The Rock Adventure Centre

The Rock Adventure Centre

1 month 4 days ago

New routes for your Cup Day pleasure. Scattered Boulder problems as well. Get in for a Cup Day climb. Open 4pm till 9:30pm today. #newroutes #climbing #ropes #geelongclimbing #geelongadventures #therockadventurecentre #geelongfamilyfun

The Rock Adventure Centre

The Rock Adventure Centre

1 month 1 week ago

New edition in stock now and don’t forget, No Bookings Required. Just “Rock” up and get climbing. #climbing #verticallifemag #geelongclimbing #geelongfamilyfun #geelongadventures

The Rock Adventure Centre

The Rock Adventure Centre

1 month 1 week ago

From Saturday the 30th of October, our numbers are back up to 100 for the Centre. This means that you no longer need to book a session to climb. You will still need to check in and make sure that you have your Vaccination status or medical exemption to enter The Rock. Mask up off the wall and keep that distance sociable. New climbs and Boulder problems are also up, come in anytime and have an adventure. #climbing #rockclimbing #geelongadventures #nomorebookings #comeanytime #geelongadventures #geelongfamilyfun

The Rock Adventure Centre

The Rock Adventure Centre

1 month 1 week ago

Still spaces available tonight, but not many. Jump on here and book your spot. #bookingsrequired #notmuchlonger #dontforgetyourvaxproof #climbing #bouldering #geelongclimbing #geelongfamilyfun #geelongadventures

The Rock Adventure Centre

The Rock Adventure Centre

1 month 1 week ago

Spots are even more available now, bookings required, but with 30 people allowed in, walk ins are welcome (if we aren’t at capacity) Check out our live counter on the website. We will try to keep it accurate 😉 #climbing #geelongadventures #geelongclimving #rockadventures #bodyweightfitness #familyfun

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