6 Of The Best Rock Climbing Centres In Brisbane
By: Carolyn Tate, ellaslist
Nov 23, 2018
If your kids are always climbing on the couch, or you, rock climbing could be the perfect activity to let the get it all out of their systems. Rock climbing is a great sport for kids of all ages, with centres set up to cater for all ages and abilities. Start them young and watch how fast they’re springing up cliff-faces and giving you a heart attack. Most centres will include equipment hire in their prices, so you don’t need anything to turn up and give it a go.
Crank Indoor Rock Climbing
Kids aged 8 and over will love the variety here, with rock climbing, ninja warrior and parkour on offer. Each activity has a strong focus on balance, coordination, strength and agility.
Website: Crank Climbing
Where: 2/537 Kessels Road, Macgregor
When: See website for timetable
Cost: $21 per session + $5 one-off registration fee on first visit
An indoor rock climbing wall is available to kids from 5 years of age at the Beenleigh PCYC. This is a great low-key and cheaper option if you want to go for something more casual – especially if your child is a beginner.
Where: 20-38 Alamein Street, Beenleigh
When: Tuesday - Saturday
Urban Climb is super child-friendly, and they even run special sessions just for school-aged kids on Saturdays and Sundays. Features include a massive free-standing boulder, a cave, and a 45-degree wall. Birthday parties are available here for $20 per person, which is a great price to keep a bunch of kids entertained for a couple of hours.
Website: Urban Climb
Where: 2 / 220 Montague Rd, West End
When: Week days 6am to 10pm, Weekends and Public Holidays 10am to 6pm
Cost: $18 plus equipment hire
Rocksports Indoor Rock Climbing
Known as one of the best rock climbing centres in Brisbane, Rocksports boasts a warehouse interior with loads of rooms, nooks and crannies to explore, so your kids will never get bored. They also do rock climbing birthday parties. Children will need an adult to hold their rope for them.
Where: 224 Barry Parade, Fortitude Valley and Cnr Bryants Rd & Cornubia Park Drive, Shailer Park
When: Monday – Friday 9am to 9:30pm, Weekends 10am to 5pm, Public holidays 10am to 5pm
Price: Start at $17
Skyzone isn’t just about jumping, they’ve also got a fantastic climbing set up. Harnesses have auto-braking so you don’t need someone holding your rope – great if you’ve got multiple kids to watch. There is also a slightly terrifying leap of faith, where you climb to the top of a tower and jump onto a bag below. Eek. Children have to be at least 5 years old or 110cm tall to climb.
Where: 544 Kessels Road, Macgregor
When: Monday – Thursday 10am to 9pm, Friday 10am to10pm, Saturday 9am to 10pm, Sunday 9am to 9pm
Cost: $16 per person
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