Prices and Hours

ONLINE BOOKINGS

Exciting news! The time has finally come - you can now book in online for the climbing wall (for sessions 24-hours in advance). We now only accept online bookings.

If you are a current member of Queenstown Events Centre (Gym, Swim or belay license holder) you must have your own member log-in to book online. Take the time to log in now if you haven’t already.

Please copy and paste the link below into your browser and follow the prompts to create your log in:

https://sportrec.qldc.govt.nz/log-in-qtn/

  • To make an online booking, log in using your member log in
  • Select Book Online on the top right corner of your tool bar. Select climbing and your chosen day and time. Please note the earliest time you can book is exactly 24 hours before the session begins. Online bookings close 30 minutes before the session
  • Follow the prompts to make your booking
  • You will receive a confirmation email with a calendar reminder for your booking
  • To cancel, click the magnifying glass icon under Manage Upcoming Bookings Section. Please remember that cancellations are appreciated at your earliest convenience to allow others to take your place
  • For enquiries made for class space within 30 minutes of the class starting, please phone or come in and see the Customer Service Team.

If you are not a member you can book online under the Climb section on our website, by clicking the Climbing Book Now button. Please complete the online membership form the first time you sign in, future bookings can then be done as per the above ‘member’ process.

Don’t forget to stop by reception at least 5 minutes before to pay for your session or swipe in if you are a concession card holder. If you are a member of Queenstown Climbing Club, please bring the card along with you so the Customer Service Team are able to charge you accordingly.

Should you have any questions please contact your customer service team:

 


We have two types of sessions available:

  1. Licence holder - for those with a Rockatipu Climbing Wall Belay Licence
  2. Non-licence holder - an instructor will be present for those with no Belay Licence
 Adult Child
Casual Visit $12.50   $10.00
Casual Visit + Hire Equipment $17.50  $15.00
10-Session Pass $100.00  $80.00
10-Session Pass + Hire Equipment

$150.00

$120.00
Kids' Climbing Programme

$80/child for a 10 week term, includes hire equipment

 

Adult climbers must obtain a Rockatipu Climbing Wall Belay Licence before they can climb without an instructor or with children. These can be obtained during the Instructor Session times below, and are valid for 12 months.

  • Child - from 5 years to high school with appropriate ID.
  • Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult who holds a Rockatipu Climbing Wall Belay Licence.
  • Equipment hire includes specialised rock climbing shoes and a rock climbing harness.
  • Prices are subject to change.

Summer opening hours (November-March)

NB the hours below are for school term times. During school holidays we run extended instructor sessions (i.e. for non-belay licence holders) between 3.00pm-9.00pm, Monday to Friday.

 Open to belay licence holders*Bookable adult sessions - instructor on site#Kids' climbing (school terms) ^
Monday 6am-4pm & 7-9pm 7-9pm 4-7pm

Tuesdays 
(open late)

6am-4pm & 6-10pm

6-8pm & 8-10pm

4-6pm

Wednesdays

6am-4pm & 7-9pm

7-9pm

4-7pm

Thursdays

6am-4pm & 7-9pm 7-9pm 4-7pm

Fridays

6am-9pm 3-5pm, 5-7pm, 7-9pm No classes; kids welcome 3-6pm

Weekends & Public Holidays

8am-8pm Not available; belay licence holders only Not available; belay licence holders only

 

Winter opening hours (April-October)

NB the hours below are for school term times. During school holidays we run extended instructor sessions (i.e. for non-belay licence holders) between 3.00pm-9.00pm, Monday to Friday.

 Open to belay licence holders*Bookable adult sessions - instructor on site#Kids' climbing (school terms) ^
Monday 6am-4pm & 7-9pm 12-2pm, 2-4pm & 7-9pm 4-7pm

Tuesdays 
(open late)

6am-4pm & 6-10pm

12-2pm, 2-4pm, 6-8pm & 8-10pm

4-6pm

Wednesdays

6am-4pm & 7-9pm

12-2pm, 2-4pm & 7-9pm

4-7pm

Thursdays

6am-4pm & 7-9pm 12-2pm, 2-4pm & 7-9pm 4-7pm

Fridays

6am-9pm 12-9pm No classes; kids welcome 3-6pm

Weekends & Public Holidays

8am-8pm Not available; belay licence holders only Not available; belay licence holders only

NOTES (for both seasons):

There are no instructors on site during weekends and public holidays (i.e. belay licence holders only at these times)

* Due to space limitations, we recommend belay licence holders book the wall (max. 2 hours) outside of kids' term-time climbing hours

^ Paid termly & booked via Tash Falk (separate classes for 6-8 years; then beginners, intermediate & advanced levels)

# Bookings available (max. 2 hours; 1 session/day per person).

late night climbing

Make a booking

Spaces on the wall are limited. To secure your space, please make a booking on the day by visiting, phoning or emailing Customer Services on 03 450 9005 or qec@qldc.govt.nz 

Your booking is only confirmed once you have received a response from a member of our team. Simply leaving a voice message does not guarantee your booking. Bookings can be made for a maximum of two people each.

 

Wall closures

Please note Rockatipu Climbing Wall may be closed due to events held in the stadium.
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