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This course is a one-off event suitable for beginners and climbers new to the sport. An informative and fun lesson for anyone who wants to learn the basics about equipment and the techniques required for safe top rope climbing. Let our enthusiastic instructors take you through the steps and you’ll excel quicker than you ever thought.

• Introduction and overview of the facility
• History of climbing and how it moved indoors
• Safety
• Warm up and keeping your body in climbing condition
• Equipment – what it is and how to use it
• Knots – also good for safety
• Belaying – the person who holds the rope at the bottom
• Climbing techniques and skills
• Review
Cost covers
2 hrs instruction, entry and equipment

When is it on? Courses Run on demand but usually on a Monday
What time? 6.00 – 8.00pm



Learn to lead climb in a safe and controlled environment

This course is designed to give you the skills and knowledge to confidently indoor lead climb. You will work closely with one of our qualified instructors to take the next step in your climbing abilities. The Intro to Lead course is suitable for individuals who have a good grasp of basic top rope climbing skills and who want to progress on to lead climbing.


• Introduction and overview of the facility
• Safety
• Warm up exercises
• Belaying technique for leading
• Climbing techniques and skills
• Review

Cost covers
2 x 2 hrs instruction, entry and equipment.

When is it on? Courses Run on demand but usually on a Monday

What time? 6.30 – 8.30pm
Course cost


Finding that you just keep hitting a plateau and don’t know how to advance your climbing further?
Well maybe a bit of one-on-one tuition will help out. Our experienced staff can take you through techniques, holds, problem solving and general encouragement that can help you on to that next grade.
We all have times where get stuck on something and sometimes all it takes is a fresh perspective to get you out of the rut.
Alternatively, maybe you just want to know how to improve your climbing, or learn new techniques.
We’re here for you.
To book just let us know what you’d like to do and when. Rock Climbing courses are available at Fergs Kayaks Wellington only (sorry Auckland)
Price per hour
$50 + entry and gear


If you have any queries or would like to book a course please get in contact with us here WN@fergskayaks.co.nz

Please note that this website is for both Auckland and Wellington stores - Products listed on the website may not be in both stores