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Ultimate List of Best Bouldering Gyms in Asia Pacific

Rock climbing and bouldering is a great workout for both city dwellers and people staying in the smaller towns. While I love outdoor rock climbing a lot, the bulk of the time many of us do not have the luxury to go all the way out to the outskirts to hunt for all the best outdoor bouldering spots.

Best Bouldering Gyms in Asia Pacific

Hence, that’s where we have incredible rock climbing and bouldering gyms that climbers love to fulfill that fitness and technical need.
There are plenty of incredible top-notch bouldering gyms in Southeast Asia and the whole of Asia Pacific (that includes Oceania countries too!), so if you happen to find yourself with an itch to climb on a rainy day or after a busy day of work, we have your solution!

With sport climbing in the Olympics coming up in 2022, here’s sharing a comprehensive list of the best bouldering gyms in Asia Pacific to keep up that climbing hobby of yours! Many of them I have personally visited or were highly recommended by others, so tell me if I missed any out!

Best Bouldering Gyms in Asia Pacific

(Psst..Singapore has not been included given I have a separate comprehensive list of climbing gyms and bouldering gyms in Singapore just for them:))

Best Bouldering Gyms in Asia Pacific


Australia is a vast country with its incredible coastal routes and outdoor bouldering in places like the Grampians. Road trips are a common holiday preference here, but for those who are constantly in the cities and need a regular workout, there are some great boulder gyms to check out.

1. 9 Degrees (2 outlets Alexandria and Parramatta)

With two locations in Sydney, 9 Degrees offers over 500 square meters of bouldering walls to cater to your every boulder need or challenge. You can always toggle between either gyms if you need a variety and a new environment.
Have you checked out their cool cover page climbing video on their Facebook Page?

9 Degrees Parramatta
Address: 38-46 South St Rydalmere, New South Wales 2116
9 Degrees Alexandria
Address: Building 3, 85 O’Riordan St, Sydney Corporate Park Sydney, Australia 2015

2. Nomad Bouldering Gym

Walls filled with over 11,000 rock climbing holds and a weight lifting and strengthening area, Nomad Bouldering Gym will ensure that you won’t get bored at this gym! They also have yoga classes, a pro shop and a cafe to chill at as well.

Nomad Bouldering Gym
Address: Unit 7, 12 Chester Street (4,371.48 mi) Annandale, New South Wales, Australia 2038

3. Urban Climb Collingwood

Get a good climbing fix if you are living or working near the area of Collingwood.
Good news if you’re new to the area, Urban Climb also offers a free week of climbing after your first paid visit! How cool is that.

Urban Climb Collingwood
Address: 29-41 Down St (4,286.84 mi) Collingwood, Victoria, Australia 3066

4. The Lactic Factory

Open for 10 years, the Lactic Factory was Melbourne’s first bouldering gym! The pioneering gym in Melbourne, come visit them and immense in the great climbing community.

The Lactic Factory
Address: 1 Studley St (4,286.99 mi), Abbotsford, Victoria, Australia 3067

5. Northside Boulders Brunswick

Born out of the Lactic Factory, Northside Boulders Brunswick is a larger space that offers walls up to 4.5 meters high. They opened in Melbourne in 2014 and have been growing the climbing community every since.

Northside Boulders Brunswick
Address: 8/329 Victoria St, Brunswick VIC 3056, Australia

New Zealand

New Zealand is my all time favourite country due to great memories doing a campervan road trip in South Island in summer and immersing in the great outdoor trails and nature sights the country offers!

campervaning with friends and budget savings

Here’s sharing some of their great bouldering and climbing gyms!

6. Uprising

Uprising is an excellent climbing, fitness, and yoga studio located in Christchurch, South Island. Whether you are looking for a climbing/ stretching or strengthening workout, you can get it here!

Address: 99 Ferry Road (5,703.29 mi), Christchurch, New Zealand 8011

7. Rocktopia

Rocktopia is the only climbing gym in Tauranga, so if you’re based in or visiting the northern part of the country, be sure to make time to check it out and get a great climbing workout!

Address: 9 Triton Ave (5,721.02 mi), Mount Maunganui 3116

8. HangDog Indoor Climbing Center

Made for adults, loved by all ages.
HangDog is a rock climbing gym that prides itself of being friendly to climbers of all ages. Be sure to check it out with your friends, partner or kiddos if you are in town!

HangDog Indoor Climbing Center
Address: Hangdog Climbing Centre, 453 Hutt Rd, Alicetown, Lower Hutt 5010, New Zealand

Hong Kong

Hong Kong is known for its stunning skyline, fresh tim sum and crazy bustling streets. But with the hectic lifestyle of the people here, indoor bouldering and rock climbing are a popular workout option.

A climbing gym is a great activity for those traveling with kids! | Bouldering Gyms in Asia
A climbing gym is a great activity for those traveling with kids! | Bouldering Gyms in Asia

9. Verm City

If you are into size, Verm City is the biggest climbing gym in Hong Kong! Apart from an adult crowd, they also offer kids’ classes, for those visiting or traveling with children.

Verm City
Address: 4/f 321 Java road quarry bay Hong Kong

10. Attic V Climbing

Attic V Climbing is Hong Kong island’s only bouldering gym. Don’t be deceived by that fact, their bouldering walls offer over 100 routes, so you can boulder to your heart’s content!

Attic V Climbing
Address: Shop E, G/F Derrick Industrial Building, 49 Wong Chuk Hang Road, HK 香港黃竹坑道49號得力工業大廈地下E鋪 Hong Kong

11. GONATURE Climbing Gym

GoNature Climbing gym has been open for over 15 years, so they are one of the pioneers of climbing in Hong Kong. The team is also very helpful and have pride themselves in answering queries about climbing if you have any.

GONATURE Climbing Gym
Address: Unit C2, G/F, Wing Hing Industrial Building, 14 Hing Yip St Kwun Tong

12. Just Climb

Just Climb is a gym that offers both bouldering and top-rope options. If you need a good workout after an intense day of work, drop by here and you can decide then what you’re in the mood for.

Just Climb
Just Climb| 柴灣盛泰道100號杏花新城G09號鋪, Hong Kong
Just Climb, 地下 D 室 Prince Industrial Building, 706號 Prince Edward Rd E, San Po Kong, Hong Kong

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Though Cambodia is a relatively flat country, there are plenty of opportunities to climb at a number of the nation’s boulder gyms! Many gyms also offer top rope and lead climbing, so if you’re looking to change it up a little, you’ve got options.

Routes on routes on routes | Bouldering Gyms in Asia
Routes on routes on routes | Bouldering Gyms in Asia

13. Phnom Climb Community Gym in Phnom Penh

Phnom Climb was Cambodia’s first climbing gym, located smack in the heart of Phnom Penh! And as the name says it, its all about building community and friendships.
Phnom Climb gym is located very near Russian market and surrounded by a wide array of cafes offering delicious local and international eateries.

This gym has something for everyone, whether you are a beginner or advance climber. It offers both lead climbing and top rope options for your preferred interest.

If you think this is a great activity for a large group, and you can also arrange for corporate/ school/ birthday events here with your colleagues and friends. They have experienced trainers to take good care of your kids and 1st timer climbers. Great for team bonding and loads of fun!

Phnom Climb Community Gym
Address: #345 Street 460 Phnom Penh 10000

14. Angkor Climbing Wall in Siem Reap

Located in Siem Reap, the Angkor Climbing Wall offers both bouldering and rope climbing, making it a perfect option for all types of climbers. So bring along your bouldering shoes when you are looking to make a trip to Siem Reap.

Angkor Climbing Wall
Address: Angkor Climbing Wall, National Hwy 7


Known for its beautiful beaches, mountains, and rainforests, the Philippines is a gorgeous location. We see flocks of tourist heading here for the islands of Coron and volcano region of Legazpi. However, if you’re trying to get some climbing in, consider heading to some climbing gyms in Manila, the country’s capital.

Check out those boulder problems | Bouldering Gyms in Asia
Check out those boulder problems | Bouldering Gyms in Asia

15. Climb Central Manila

Climb Central is the largest climbing gym in the Philippines and belongs to a chain that started its first outlet in Singapore. Big plus: it’s also air-conditioned which not many of the older gyms in South East Asia has. That helps to conquer the heat during the hottest times of the year.

Climb Central Manila
Address: EDSA Central Ave Mandaluyong, Philippines

16. Power Up

Founded in 1994, Power Up has been essential in helping to grow the Filipino climbing community. Come here to climb with fellow like minded climbers and see how climbing can build a great community for your personal life too.

Power Up


Vietnam is one of the most beautiful places in South East Asia in my opinion. I have gotten to climb in places like Cat Ba Island, Vang Vieng, Huu Lung and more. But if you are more into indoor bouldering, then below are a few options for you.

Pull-ups are a great exercise for rock climbers | Bouldering Gyms in Asia
Pull-ups are a great exercise for rock climbers | Bouldering Gyms in Asia

17. Push Climbing

Get ready to step up your climbing game!
We paid this climbing wall a visit when we were based in Ho Chi Minh for a couple of weeks. It has a super cool concept with a cafe next door, outdoor movie screening, a skateboard park and cool activity rooms in container building for art jamming and more. If you want to impress your climbing date or keep your kiddos entertained for hours, this is the place to go.

Push Climbing
Address: 188/1 Nguyen Van Huong, Thao Dien, District 2, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam 700000

18. Vertical Academy

Saigon’s social climbing club..that’s what they are known for!

With a great bouldering and campus area, you’re sure to get a great workout in at Vertical Academy, which was the 1st bouldering ym set up in Ho Chi Minh city.

Vertical Academy
Address: 789D Số 1 Bình An Quận 2, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam 700000

19. VietClimb

VietClimb was the first bouldering wall ever to be built in Vietnam. We paid them a visit in January/ February this year and made friends with some of the lovely climbers frequenting there. They are also the gym that is managing the Huu Lung Climbing routes and trails.

Address: Số 40 ngõ 76 An Dương, Tây Hồ, Hà Nội (661.04 mi), Hanoi, Vietnam

20. Saigon Climbing Centre

Climbing is the only cure for gravity!
Saigon climbing centre has a great community vibe, with a nice green lawn like design, and an area where you can actually set up a picnic on the ground. You can set up a mat, chill with your little ones or pets while watching your friends climb them routes!

Saigon Climbing Centre
Address: 168/42 Nguyen Gia Tri (D2), P25, Binh Thanh District, Ho Chi Minh City


A Southeast Asian country consisting of over 18,000 islands, Indonesia is a beautiful vacation destination, and if you’re hoping to get some climbing in during your stay, you’ve got options! Indonesia offers a couple of outdoor and indoor bouldering gyms, so take a look!

Outdoor climbing wall | Bouldering Gyms in Asia
Outdoor climbing wall | Bouldering Gyms in Asia

21. Bali Climbing

This climbing gym is an awesome indoor/outdoor facility with a variety of climbing walls, workout equipment, and a patio hangout zone for stretching and catching with fellow climbers.

Bali Climbing
Address: Jalan Munduk Catu Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia 80361

22. Tokei Ubud Climbing Gym – Temporarily closed

A lovely bouldering gym located in Ubud Bali. The gym is equipped with a long climbing wall varying from slab to vertical to overhung. They met with a little incident recently which led to them being temporarily closed, but will be opened again soon.

Tokei Ubud Climbing Gym
Address: 18x Jalan Raya andong Ubud 80571

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Myanmar is a peaceful and developing country that is opening up more and more to new businesses. If you are not travelling out to the surrounding areas like Bagan and Inle, then go check out their bouldering and climbing gym in Yangon city.

Time to monkey around! | Bouldering Gyms in Asia
Time to monkey around! | Bouldering Gyms in Asia

23. Climb O’Clock

This gym offers a bouldering area, hangboards, and a chill-out zone when you just want to get a good stretch and just catch up with your climbing buddies…what more could you need?

Climb O’Clock
Address: 861, Zarga Street (corner of Zarga15St) (691.70 mi), Yangon

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So concluding this list of top incredible bouldering and climbing gyms in Asia Pacific. I hope you see the difference between rock climbing and bouldering and would love to visit these different gyms best known for different strengths..

Have you been to some of them during your travels -what was your experience like?

Let's get climbing! | Bouldering Gyms in Asia
Let’s get climbing! | Bouldering Gyms in Asia

Which gym have you checked out? Tell me if I missed out any!

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  • Avatar of James Carter
    James Carter
    February 14, 2020 at 2:36 pm

    You can include a new gym in Hong Kong: Hong Kong Climbing Park
    Phase 2, Level 2, Belair Garden Shopping Arcade, 52 Tai Chung Kiu Rd, Sha Tin, Hong Kong

    • Avatar of Lydia Yang
      Lydia Yang
      February 18, 2020 at 11:39 pm

      Thanks for your useful contribution and suggestion James.:)
      I will add them in soon!

  • Avatar of mahanya
    May 19, 2023 at 10:50 am

    Hello, You’ve missed out India Below would the climbing Spaces in Each City.

    Apart from the list the coolest gyms in India are:
    Equilibrium Climbing Station Goa – has a bar to get some post climb beers
    Boulder Box –
    Equilibrium Climbing Station – Bangalore
    Climb Central
    Climb City

    New Delhi :
    Indian Mountaineering Foundation
    Boulder Box
    Climb City
    Climb Central

    Bangalore ;
    Equilibrium Climbing Station
    Elevate Climbing

    Equilibrium Climbing Station – Goa

    Pune :
    Raje Shivaji Climbing Wall
    Rock Aliens Climbing Gym

    Fit Rock Arena

    Hyderabad :
    Crag Studio

    • Avatar of Lydia Yang
      Lydia Yang
      January 17, 2024 at 6:53 pm

      Wow, thank you Mahanya, I love your suggestions of the best to experience in India. Would you like to contribute an article on the best gyms to experience in India? Would love to credit you for it. PM me if keen;)

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