Get ready for your heart to race and the adrenaline to start pumping through your body with one of SA’s very best adventures! That’s right — just a short distance from Adelaide’s CBD, we’ve climbed to new heights and discovered two fantastic rock climbing and abseiling experiences in Morialta and Onkaparinga.

Local company Earth Adventure are offering outdoor experiences all over South Australia, encouraging singles, couples and families (with kids over 12 years of age) to get back out into nature and experience the simple pleasures of life. And for those that are searching for a thrill from Mother Nature, Earth Adventure also offers memorable experiences led by fully qualified guides in some of the most beautiful landscapes that our pretty state has to offer.

Whether you’ve abseiled and rock climbed before, or just want to give something new a go, you can choose between Morialta Conservation Park with its impressive views, or the picturesque Onkaparinga River National Park. Their highly experienced guides will ensure you enjoy your time on the rugged rock faces, while you learn some new skills, challenge yourself and take in the beautiful scenery and fresh air!

So, how do you decide on the perfect place?

Rock climbing and abseiling at Onkaparinga

A rugged location featuring a gorge with cliffs up to 30 metres high and large permanent rock pools, Onkaparinga River National Park provides ample opportunities for rock climbing. You’ll be among native wildlife such as birds, koalas, kangaroos and possums – you may even spot an echidna! Earth Adventure’s experienced guides will teach you how to enjoy your time on the cliff.

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Rock climbing and abseiling at Morialta

Get vertical on some of South Australia’s best crags at Morialta Conservation Park, only a short distance from the Adelaide CBD. The views over Morialta Gorge and the nearby Adelaide plains are amaaaazing, and you’ll have plenty of time to soak them in while being led by your experienced guide.

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What’s included?

If this is your first time dabbling in adventure activities, you might not be well-equipped just yet. That’s ok though, because Earth Adventure have your covered.

  • Four-hour tour led by expert rock-climbing guides
  • All harnesses and safety equipment
  • Rock climbing shoes
  • Tactical instruction

If you’re on the hunt for a great birthday gift, date idea, family experience or just something fun to do in your free time, get in touch with the crew at Earth Adventure for an experience of a lifetime!

Millie Looker

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