Independent Mountain Guides

Queenstown, South Island, New Zealand

Rock climbing Queenstown Day Trips

Rockclimbing is a fast growing activity that is fun, exciting, challenging, and very rewarding. With very skilled and qualified instructors, learning to climb is a very safe and enjoyable experience.

Where? The cliffy schist outcrops in Queenstown are an excellent rock type for learner, intermediate and advanced climbing.

What? Close to the heart of downtown Queenstown IMG can offer you a course to suit your needs. Whether it be single pitch (one rope length) or multi pitch (several rope lengths) there is a huge variety of slabs, faces, walls and overhangs to test yourself on or learn in complete safety. We will supply all the equipment including rock shoes, harness, belay device, helmet, rope and other accessories needed.

Topics taught will be, sport climbing technique, safety checks and communication, knots, belaying and rope management, holding falls and lowering, abseiling (rapelling), prussicking and how to place natural protection.

How? Book online or phone 0274 140 544.

What Time? Trips commence at 8.45am and finish at 5pm. If the weather is inclement on the morning of your day we will delay the start and finish a little later - Bookings are essential 24 hours prior to the start of the trip and can be confirmed by a $NZ 100 deposit.

How Long? 9 hours.

Who will teach me? IMG only uses passionate qualified and current instructors.They are all members of NZOIA or NZMGA, associations of NZ outdoor professionals.

What We Provide

  • Transport to the climbing area
  • rock shoes
  • harness
  • belay device
  • helmet
  • rope 
  • other safety climbing accessories

What to Bring?

  • your own lunch
  • plenty to drink
  • camera, 
  • clothing
  • footwear appropiate to the weather conditions on the day
  • Reasonable fitness is required.


  • for one person $375
  • for two, three or four people, $195 per person.

Prices are in $NZ

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