Clip ‘n Climb

Where Theme Park meets Climbing Wall!

Clip ‘n Climb is the most exciting new concept in indoor climbing to have emerged in the past decade.  It is 100% pure Kiwi and was developed here in Christchurch.

Clip ‘n Climb is incredibly popular with families, friends, schools, youth groups, sports teams, works socials and corporates alike – there is no minimum or maximum age.

In all there are 38 different climbs for you to enjoy.  We have automatic belay devices on every climb,  just clip them onto your harness and away you go. When you are finished just let go and the device will gently lower you back down to the ground – it’s as simple as that!

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Session Information

All Clip ‘n Climb sessions start ‘on the hour’ and include a 15 minute period for getting on harnesses and listening to a safety briefing.

This is followed by 60 minutes of full on climbing.

For those thrill seekers make sure you also try out the Vertical Drop and the Leap of Faith!

Make sure your group wear comfortable loose clothing and closed toe shoes – sandals and jandals are not suitable for climbing.

Bookings are always essential – phone 377 3000!

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Opening Hours

Monday & Tuesday: CLOSED except for group bookings
Wednesday to Friday: 4pm to 8:15pm last session starts at 7pm
Weekends 10am to 6:15pm last session starts at 5pm
Public Holidays 10am to 5pm last session starts at 4pm
Monday to Sunday: 10am to 5pm last session starts at 4pm
Outside of our advertised hours the climbing centre is available by prior booking for school, college, corporate and community groups.


Entry Prices

Preschoolers $10 $12 $80
School Students $15 $17 $130
Tertiary Students with ID $17 $19 $150
Adults (18yrs+) $18 $20 $160

* 10 Session Passes can be used at anytime, but can only be redeemed by the person named on the card (not shared for birthday party entry)

Leap of Faith
$5 One Leap $7 Two Consecutive Leaps

Vertical Drop Slide
$5 One Slide $7 Two Consecutive Slides

Special rates are also available for exclusive sessions for school, corporate,
sporting and social groups. Contact us for details.

Birthday Parties

Birthday parties are our speciality!  For a party which is safe and full of fun, as well as encouraging positive personal learning and development – come to Clip ‘n Climb.

Catering is provided in a dedicated area for your birthday group, as well as special attention for the birthday person (a minimum of five people are required).

The birthday person also gets a free Leap of Faith or a free Vertical Drop Slide.

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Party Details

Let us do the cooking, serving and cleaning up for your group of excited, hungry climbers.

We can cater for parties large and small – minimum of 5 guests. Catered parties must be booked at least one week in advance.


This includes entry into Clip ‘n Climb for a climbing session and then food from the Party Menu plus
a FREE Leap of Faith or FREE Vertical Drop Slide for the birthday person
and their name on our Birthday Board.

Catered $21pp* $24pp* $29pp* No charge
Non Catered (BYO) $12pp $17pp $20pp $40 for 45 minutes

*Pricing for new bookings from Monday 22 January 2018.


* Pita Pit – assortment of chicken, beef, ham, vege and marmite
* Cookie Time Mini
* Juice Box
We also have gluten free options – $1.50 per person extra.


You are welcome to bring a birthday cake when you are having a party catered for.


We have created Invitations for you to download and print out. They contain all the essential information together with a map of the location



Climbing Courses

Many young people find that they really enjoy climbing and would like to learn some good techniques.

Good news, we have an after school term programme at Clip ‘n Climb called Rock Stars, which runs on a Wednesday (4pm-5pm) for children aged 6-9 years and helps develop their climbing really quickly.

As their skills develop, they can progress onto our large climbing wall – click here to check out all of our climbing courses including Rock Stars.

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Little Monkeys – Preschool Sessions

Come and join our interactive climbing session with toys and games at Clip ‘n Climb, just for preschoolers!

Held every Thursday morning in term time between 12pm-1pm, there is no need to book just come along (unless you are bringing a large group).

$5 per child, adults supervise for free.

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Community Fundraising

Fundraising doesn’t have to be unhealthy!

Are you uncomfortable selling chocolate and lollies to raise funds? Well now you can raise a healthy profit for your group, club or school and have good healthy fun at the same time.

The Clip ‘n Climb Fundraising Programme is designed to assist schools and not-for-profit organisations with their fundraising efforts.

Applications from individuals will also be considered, provided the funds are to be used for a suitable purpose, eg. travel to a sports or cultural event.

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How the programme works
Your group can invite guests to an exclusive evening at Clip ‘n Climb at the YMCA Adventure Centre – over 3 x one hour sessions.

You sell 100 tickets for the evening sessions at $10 a ticket = $1000. The cost of the evening is $500, and the remaining funds are for your group to keep.

When is it available?
Sessions are available on any week night.

How you apply to take part
Complete an Application Form, return it to the YMCA Adventure Centre and we will get back to you within a week.

What do we provides to assist ticket sales?
We will provide you with tickets preprinted with the date of the event and session times. There are different tickets for each session.

Terms and Conditions
These are fully explained on the Application Form and our staff will be happy to talk you through the process and to help with any queries you may have. If you haven’t already visited the YMCA Adventure Centre before, we suggest you call in and check out Clip ‘n Climb for yourself – it’s totally unique!


Staff Socials

If you are looking for something a little different for your next staff event, then look no further! Check out what we have to offer at Clip ‘n Climb.

If you’ve got kids then the chances are that you’ve probably been here (many times) but never had the opportunity to try it yourself.

Well it’s got even more exciting lately, we have added a new, higher Leap of Faith and a stunning Vertical Drop Slide!

So here’s the deal…

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Start the evening off with an hour of fun filled climbing for all abilities. It doesn’t matter if you have never climbed before, or you’re an old hand, you can take things at your own pace and there are challenges for everyone. Your adrenaline junkies will definitely want to try the Leap of Faith and the 8m high Vertical Drop Slide to climax their evening!

After your climb you can retire to the relaxed atmosphere of our mezzanine floor cafe, where you can BYO food and beverages.

And the special reward for the Group Organiser is a free Leap of Faith or a Free Vertical Drop Slide!

Book now to secure your place.

How do I make a booking?
Call 03 377 3000 or email for more information.

What should we wear?
Loose comfortable clothing and closed toe shoes should be worn – sandals or jandals are not suitable for climbing.

Do you have a carpark?
No, but there is usually plenty of streetside parking around the YMCA Adventure Centre after work hours.




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