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Published September 27th 2014
Challenge yourself or party with a difference
Looking for a new sporting adventure or venue to host a memorable kid's birthday party? Bayside Rock, an exciting indoor rock climbing facility located in Carrum Downs is the perfect choice.

Bayside Rock
Bayside Rock, Indoor Rock Climbing


Separated into two distinct areas, Bayside Rock caters to the youngest rock-climbing enthusiast (Minimum age 4), all the way through to the most experienced and capable climber.

Not affected by adverse weather, the industrial building is completely enclosed and air-conditioned. Bayside Rock provides an alternate way to have fun and push your body to its limits year round.

Climb casually on a pay per visit basis or explore membership options. Groups of 10 or more adults are admitted at a discounted rate and kids can join the Junior Climbing Club, which includes classes to learn more about rock climbing and developing overall strength and skill.

NOTE: Climbs start on the hour. Be sure to arrive fifteen minutes prior to prepare for climb.

Looking for a fun party idea with a difference, or a great strength building sport for the kids? I'd highly recommend Bayside Rock for both boys and girls. My kids have attended several birthday parties at Bayside Rock and loved it so much we've returned for casual climbs.

Corporate team building events, social clubs and school groups also welcome.

Tucked away in industrial Carrum Downs, Bayside Rock is a hidden treasure. The facility has FREE onsite parking and FREE street parking available.


Kids Parties at Bayside Rock

The Climb Time Adventure Party - Recommended for kids aged 4 to 12.
More Info: www.baysiderock.com.au

Bayside Rock
Climb Time Adventure Section


One hour of unlimited access to the climbing walls, cargo nets, caving and spider mountain features. The facility provides safety harness, safety instructions prior to climbing, and is overseen by an experienced member of staff.

Parents are not required to actively participate or hold ropes for climbers. Automatic Belay systems (tension ropes) attached to the harness help children climb and ensure a slow, moderated descent.

Bayside Rock
Climb Time Adventure Section


One party room is available onsite for hire.

NOTE: Bayside Rock does not provide any catering, nor does it have any catering facilities. Cold, running water only. One easy catering solution is to have pizza delivered to the venue.

You will need to take everything, from plates, cups and serviettes to food and drinks, party bags and balloons (if desired)

Minimum 10 participants: $180.
Additional participants: $18 each.
Party invitations are included.
Party room hire: Additional $50.

Parties can be held any day of the week and require at least 48 hours notice and a $90 non-refundable deposit.

Bayside Rock provides a safe, fun, active environment, where children can choose the level of challenge most suited to them, then confidently test their limits.


Older Kid's Parties at Bayside Rock - Age 13 plus

Ropes Course & Climbing Party - Recommended for ages 13 plus.
More info: www.baysiderock.com.au

One hour of unlimited access to the climbing walls, cargo nets, caving and spider mountain features.

Bayside Rock
Climb Time Kid's Adventure Section


PLUS - Full access to the High Ropes Obstacle Course, too. Nine (9) activity stations over 50 metres suspended high along the ceiling. Challenges include a horizontal ladder, broken bridge, barrel crawl, log challenge, space jump and plenty more.

The facility provides safety harness, safety instructions prior to climbing, and is overseen by an experienced member of staff.

Parents do not need to actively participate or hold ropes for climbers. Automatic Belay systems (tension ropes) attached to the harness ensure safety at all times.

One party room is available for hire.

NOTE: Bayside Rock does not provide any catering, nor does it have any catering facilities. Cold, running water only. One easy catering solution is to have pizza delivered to the venue.

You will need to take everything, from plates, cups and serviettes to food and drinks, party bags and balloons (if desired)

Minimum 10 participants: $300.
Additional participants: $30 each.
Party invitations are included.
Party room hire: Additional $50.

Parties can be held any day of the week and require at least 48 hours notice and a $90 non-refundable deposit.

Bayside Rock provides a safe, fun, active environment, where children can choose the level of challenge most suited to them and confidently test their limits.


Kid's Fun at Bayside Rock Casual Climbing

The kid's section (which is due for expansion soon) currently offers 15 climbing stations with automated belay (tensioned) ropes to allow for easy climbing and a smooth, moderated descent.

In addition to the climbing walls there is a cargo net kids can climb both inside and out, a spider mountain (climbing rope) and caving experience.

Ever wondered what it's like to squeeze through a tight, winding tunnel in complete darkness? Not for the faint hearted, Bayside Rock provides a realistic caving experience for all ages.

The original cave has a total length of 18 metres, and Bayside Rock is currently installing a new, adrenalin fuelled 100 metres cave with an estimated 25-minute completion time. (Sept 2014)

Activities and Facilities at Bayside Rock

Casual Climbing

** Climbing starts and ends on the hour.

No reservation required for individuals or groups consisting of less than 10 people.

Bayside Rock
Bayside Rock, Indoor Rock Climbing


For the senior adventurer, there are over 50 well-spaced top ropes, angles and climbs extending up to 12 metres high, designed by owner operators, the Kassay family, who have over 18 years world wide climbing experience.

With more than 300 Quickdraws for lead climbing, up to 20 metres of climbing in a single route, the climbing faces extended from the floor to the roof and across.

High Ropes Obstacle Course

Nine (9) activity stations over 50 metres suspended high along the ceiling. The High Ropes Challenge can be booked at an additional cost of $12 for two rounds when added to a standard climb session.

Completion time is approximately 30 minutes.

Caving

Ever wondered what it's like to squeeze through a tight, winding tunnel in complete darkness? Not for the faint hearted, Bayside Rock provides a realistic caving experience for all ages.

The original cave has a total length of 18 metres, and Bayside Rock is currently installing a new, adrenalin fuelled 100 metres cave with an estimated 25-minute completion time. (Sept 2014)

Bouldering

One of the biggest bouldering caves in Australia!

Low climbing without ropes or harness, this is a more technical and powerful form of rock climbing.

Huge 55-degree angled wall and a dedicated mantle; the bouldering cave has over 100 textured problems ranging in grades and extending up to 4.5m high.

Restricted to climbers aged over 16 years.

What to Wear

Comfortable, light-weight clothing.

Whilst not essential, for kid's parties you might like to recommend full-length pants and sleeves to avoid rope burn.

**Enclosed shoes essential.

Bayside Rock
Bayside Rock, Indoor Rock Climbing


What to Take

Drink bottle.
Towel.
Camera.

Food

Hot drinks are available from a dispensing machine at a cost of $2.50 per cup.

Light refreshments only, including hot pies and sausage rolls, cold drinks and snacks such as chocolate and energy bars.

Shopping

Bayside Rocks sells an assortment of rock climbing paraphernalia including harnesses and clips.

Items are NOT available online (Sept 2014).

Parking

FREE onsite parking and FREE street parking.

Booking Information

Casual climbs are booked in multiples of hour lots.

**NOTE: Climbs start and end on the hour.

No need to pre-book for individuals or groups less than 10 people.

Parties can be held any day of the week and require at least 48 hours notice and a $90 non-refundable deposit.

The youngest age for climbing is 4 years old. Children must be large enough to fill the safety harness.

Gear Hire

All safety equipment can be hired on site.

Safety equipment is provided for all kid's party bookings.

Facilities

On site toilets.
Running tap water.
Free open fronted lockers.
Lockers available in exchange for ID.
Small number of tables and chairs for spectators.

Pricing
More info: www.baysiderock.com.au

Bayside Rock
Bayside Rock Pricing Guide



Trading Hours

Standard opening hours are
Monday Friday: 4pm to 9.30pm
Saturday: 10am to 5pm
Sunday & Public Holidays: 10am to 5pm

School holidays

Monday Friday: 10am to 9.30pm
Weekends: 10am to 5pm
Group bookings available most other ti
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They have a great variety of climbing walls; the place looks huge, a great for all ability levels.
by Bryony Harrison (score: 4|11138) 912 days ago
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