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Climbing Queenstown

Closed Now: 08:00 - 20:00
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Guided trips and instructional courses from beginner through to advanced Rock Climbing, Rappelling, Hiking & Camping, Guided Alpine Short Walks and Mountaineering. We specialise in safe, fun, social, active and adventurous scenic experiences...more
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
9 Shotover Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 3-442 0735
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 8 May 2015 via mobile

Our first adventure was a full day rock climb with our guide Neil up past Glenorchy. Amazing rock faces and great views from the height. Neal was an awesome guide, friendly and very knowledgeable about the surroundings. Our second adventure mountaineering up the Remarkables was...More

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Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 19 February 2016

This is my first negative review and my only bad experience in New Zealand. We booked a via ferrata trip for Feb 11 as part of a combo with Ziptrek. The combo booking was through Ziptrek and was confirmed by Ziptrek on December 20th. On...More

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Zach_J1, Owner at Climbing Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2016

Hi, I'm really sorry to hear about this experience. It is disappointing that you weren't quickly and clearly communicated with. Due to the injuries of key personnel, there was a period with no management in place to operate. We have subsequently transferred management to a...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is my first time for rock climbing and I love it. I enjoy everything on the trip especially with our instructor, Jamie. He is so friendly and cheerful. I am really impressed with his service. For rock climbing, it suits all level of fitness....More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

I absolutely loved going out rock climbing with Jamie! We learned lots of skills and Jamie was really supportive of all of us, making sure we could complete the climbs. The views from up there were absolutely incredible, it was a real "off the beaten...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great fun. Suitable for complete beginners. Jamie was very patient and encouraging; couldn’t have asked for a better instructor. Thanks very much!

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Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

A friend and I recently did a half day snow shoe tour with Chris and loved it!! I had done a snow shoe walk in America but this was much better. Chris is a real mountain man and my friend and I felt safe and...More

1  Thank megane635
Reviewed 12 June 2018

Excellent trip, easy walk to ridgeline to be met with amazing views. Makes you feel on top of the world. Not too difficult, so suitable for most people. Great friendly guides who also gave us a lot of information about the snow conditions, and what...More

1  Thank CarleneC71
Reviewed 2 June 2018

We had a fun and thrilling climb with our guide, Ben, today. Though we were concerned about how cold it would be since snow has hit Queenstown, Ben had a place in mind that would be sunny and hopefully warm. He did not disappoint. The...More

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Climbing_NZ, Guest Relations Manager at Climbing Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2018

Hi Kenneth, thanks so much for your review! It is always great to hear from our guests and it sounds like you had a fantastic day out with Ben. Wye Creek is such a fantastic spot (those views are amazing!) and The Mission has to...More

Reviewed 17 May 2018

I've been doing top rope climbing indoors for a little over a year now but had never been outdoors, figured if I was going to give outdoor climbing a try what better place than New Zealand. I signed up for a half day group class...More

Thank Selene V
Reviewed 3 May 2018

Paul was extremely professional and it turned out to be the best thing we did during our week around Queenstown. Highly recommended!

Thank OlivierB3237
Reviewed 30 April 2018

With a ratio of 2:1 we felt really safe, had lots of time to ask questions of our guide and could set our own pace. You need a reasonable amount of fitness to scale The Remarkables but it was well worth the effort. The views...More

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Reviewed 24 April 2018

Paul was a fantastic guide and will ensure you have a great day out climbing in Queenstown! Great way to explore the outdoors and to learn to climb.

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Hi Guys, This can be arranged, no problems at all! Zach