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The Best Rock Climbing in Australia

Looking for the best rock climbing in Australia? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Australia. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top rock climbing spots in and near Australia

  • Glass House Mountains, Queensland

    Hike to the Summit of Mount Ngungun

    5.0
    1.9 mi / 590.6 ft gain
    At 253m tall, Mt Ngungun is one of the smaller Glass House Mountains. This trail is perfect for beginners but still rewards you with great views.The trailhead starts at the Carpark located along Fullertons Rd. This is quite a popular hike so you may have to park down the road a little. The trail ...
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  • Yallingup, Western Australia

    Take a Dip in the Injidup Natural Spa

    Just a few minutes drive from the bustling little town of Yallingup, towards Margaret River along Caves Road, you'll find a road heading west (Wyadup Road). Following it right to the end there's a carpark with amazing views of the Indian Ocean. You'll probably bump into a few surfers trying to ca...
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  • Stirling Range National Park, Western Australia

    Hike to Mount Talyuberlup

    5.0
    1.7 mi / 1312.3 ft gain
    The hike starts at the car park on Stirling Range Drive. If you're coming from Chester Pass Road then it's around 15 minutes down the gravel surfaced Sitriling Range Drive. Don't be put off though as the road is in very good condition and any 2 wheel drive will be able to make the trip quite comf...
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  • Yeagarup, Western Australia

    Climb Pemberton's Climbing Trees

    4.3
    Just outside of the small town of Pemberton in Western Australia are three towering Karri trees that you can climb to to their highest branches.  The Karri tree is the third tallest species in the world, just behind the famous Sequoias and Douglas Firs.  With the help of bolted pegs that spiral a...
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  • Quorn, South Australia

    Hike Devil's Peak, South Astralia

    5.0
    1.5 mi / 1322.2 ft gain
    While this 2.4km return adventure is a must for anyone visiting the Southern Flinders Ranges, please take note that it cannot be climbed during fire-ban season, which usually occurs between November and April. All this means, though, is that you can enjoy it in the winter months when the area is ...
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  • Arapiles, Victoria

    Rock Climb Mount Arapiles

    5.0
    The nearest regional centre to the Arapiles, is Horsham. Head west from there on the Wimmera Highway until you get to the small township of Natimuk. There’s a really good general store there for some basic last minute supplies. From there, you can’t miss the mountain range. It’s dramatic, stunnin...
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