Southern Rock Climbing Centre

Southern Rock Climbing Centre is an exciting and accessible way to explore the challenges of climbing. It provides an intense experience that combines exercise with mental focus and problem-solving skills at a place to meet like-minded, active people. Southern Rock is the only climbing venue in the Durban metropole. Here young and old can find the best advice and quality climbing gear to help them to experience climbing, learn the ropes and train to take their climbing to the next level. Friendly and experienced staff will guide you through our facility, helping to maximise your experience in a safe environment. From absolute beginners to experts trying to push their limits, there are routes to suit everyone, and training courses that match your level of experience.

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Courses and Instruction



Learn the ropes

The Starter Course will teach you the basics – how to use standard climbing gear as well as essential rope skills (such as tying in and belaying). We will teach you climbing techniques and introduce you to the challenges of problem solving and roped climbing.

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At Southern Rock, we believe that we have the right ingredients to get any climber to achieve their climbing goals in a supervised, fun and cost effective manner. To achieve this we have created the Southern Rock Master Class, which aims to deliver high quality and affordable coaching to all members of the KZN climbing community. Our Master Class program draws on our expertise, passion and history in climbing, enabling us to provide a personalized and monitored program for each participant.


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Schools, groups, individuals and more …

Whether you are wanting to learn basic techniques to get you started or train your school team to produce 2020 Olympians, Southern Rock has a team of experienced coaches ready to put together a programme for your needs. We cater for private coaching and groups, at your facility or ours. If you are wanting to take your climbing to the next level give us a call or pop by to chat.

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Join us now …

The Southern Rock Climbing Club (SRCC) appeals to those who don’t have climbing offered at their schools as well as to existing school club members who want additional gym time to train and compete with others. Club members can train for a discounted quarterly (term) fee on Thursday, Friday and Sunday afternoons from 2–5pm. Coaching is offered on a Thursday afternoon and is included in the SRCC fee. Fee: R300 annual fee. This fee includes affiliation fees for KZN Climbing and the South African National Climbing Federation (SANCF) as all climbers who wish to compete in competitions regulated by KZN Climbing/SANCF are required to be members of these two bodies. The quarterly (term) fee for the SRCC is R450. Please note: These fees only apply to SRCC times and are separate from Southern Rock fees.

  Opening Times

Monday 11am 9pm
Tuesday 11am 10pm
Wednesday 11am 9pm
Thursday 11am 10pm
Friday 11am 6pm
Saturday 9am 5pm
Sunday 9am 5pm
Public holidays 9am 5pm
Southern Rock is closed on:
25 December
1 January
Easter Saturday and Sunday

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