With over 300m2 of climbing surface and around 40 routes Birkenhead Indoor Climbing Wall offers some of the best facilities in the country. Because of the wall's quality, the Birkenhead wall was selected as the venue of the New Zealand National Sportclimbing Competition on two occasions. 

The staff include NZOIA qualified instructors and everyone is totally commitment to your enjoyment and safety, so your in for a great time.

bulletTop-rope climbing wall
bulletBouldering area
bulletAbseiling tower
bulletTextures surface
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bulletLead climbing wall 
bullet12m routes & 6m overhang 
bulletQuick Draws permanently fitted


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The wall is located on Auckland's North Shore in the grounds of the Birkenhead War Memorial Park. To get there travel towards the Birkenhead Shopping Centre, on to the Highbury Bypass and turn right into Mahara Road. Enter the park through the gates at the end of the road and the wall is located in the Leisure Centre which is on the right-hand side of the car park.  (Phone 418-4109  Fax 418-4108)

Hours & Fees

The wall is open between  10am and 10pm every day (except ANZAC day & Xmas day). The fees are as follows:

bulletEntry for people under 16 years of age  $9:oo
bulletEntry for people 16 years of age and over $12:oo
bulletHarness hire $4:oo (Required unless you have your own)
bulletShoe hire $6:oo (Optional)
bulletChalk bag hire $4:oo (Optional)
bulletAnnual Memberships
bulletCash Payment Option $430.00  (Adult) 1 year (Includes swimming pool regular entry.)
bulletAutomatic Payment Option:
bulletAdult - $35 joining fee + $35 per month AP - 1yr contract
bulletStudent - $35 joining fee + $30 per month AP - 1yr contract (current student ID required).


Membership offers a great way to reduce entry costs for frequent users.

bulletAnnual Membership $300:oo
bulletMonthly Membership $35:oo initially then $30:oo per month by automatic payment

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