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Abseiling in Melbourne: The ultimate guide

Get adventurous and try abseiling down rock faces and 7-storey buildings in and around Melbourne.

If you’re up for a bit of a thrill, try abseiling forward down buildings or make your way to You Yangs Regional Park for great views as you abseil down cliffs.

We’ve rounded up the best places to abseil in and around Melbourne for beginner to advanced abseilers. Some even include a full day of other adventure activities, such as rock climbing, for amazing package deals.


Abseiling in Melbourne deals

RedBalloon RedBalloon

Extra 10% off your order

Get extra 10% off on orders like sightseeing cruises, abseiling, dining, jet boating, hot air ballooning, quadbiking, scuba diving, snorkelling, scenic flights, high tea, helicopter rides, flying lessons, classic car hire, whale watching, driving and rally car experiences and more. T&Cs apply.

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RedBalloon RedBalloon

2-for-1 experiences and activities

Buy one get one free on a range of experiences across Australia. Offers change regularly, but often include sightseeing cruises, abseiling, dining, hot air ballooning, quadbiking, jet boating, scenic flights, helicopter rides, flying lessons, classic car hire, driving and rally car experiences and more.

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Adrenaline Adrenaline

Up to 30% off land adventures

Valid on select dates and adventures like quad biking, sandboarding, bridge climbing, canyoning, horse riding, abseiling and more. T&Cs apply.

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Where can I do abseiling in Melbourne?

  • Rap Jumping: Southbank
  • The Adventure Merchants: Mount Waverley
  • Kaykaze Adventure Experience: Wonga Park

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Best for price: Abseiling in You Yangs Regional Park, The Adventure Merchants

Best for price: Abseiling in You Yangs Regional Park, The Adventure Merchants from RedBalloon

Highlights:

  • All equipment included
  • Two hours of unlimited abseiling
  • Abseil down a 30-metre cliff
  • Stunning views over You Yangs Regional Park
  • Prices start at $89

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Best for value: Abseil and Obstacles Adventure, Kaykaze Adventure Experience

Best for value: Abseil and Obstacles Adventure, Kaykaze Adventure Experience from RedBalloon

Highlights:

  • 3-hour abseil and obstacle adventure priced from $105 per person
  • Equipment included
  • Morning or afternoon tea included
  • Experienced and qualified instructors

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Best for length of experience: Rock Climbing and Abseiling Day – including transfer, Kaykaze Adventure Experience

Best for length of experience: Rock Climbing and Abseiling Day – including transfer, Kaykaze Adventure Experience from RedBalloon

Highlights:

  • Full day of rock climbing and abseiling
  • Lunch and transfers from Melbourne CBD included
  • Group size 4–10 people
  • No limit on abseiling

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Best for speed: Ultimate Abseiling Experience, Rap Jumping

Best for speed: Ultimate Abseiling Experience, Rap Jumping from RedBalloon

Highlights:

  • 5 forward abseils
  • Complete control of speed
  • All equipment included
  • Free GoPro rental and t-shirt

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Best for kids: Abseiling Forward Run, Rap Jumping

Best for kids: Abseiling Forward Run, Rap Jumping from Experience Oz

Highlights:

  • 3 forward facing abseil runs
  • Safety equipment and education talk included
  • Abseil down a 7-storey building
  • Total control of descent pace

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Best for first timers: Introduction to Abseiling – 2 Hours, Rap Jumping

Best for first timers: Introduction to Abseiling – 2 Hours, Rap Jumping from RedBalloon

Highlights:

  • Abseil off a 7-storey building
  • All safety equipment and safety briefings included
  • 3 abseil descents
  • Qualified and friendly instructors

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Best for experienced abseilers: Abseiling in You Yangs Regional Park, The Adventure Merchants

Best for experienced abseilers: Abseiling in You Yangs Regional Park, The Adventure Merchants from RedBalloon

Highlights:

  • No session limits, abseil as much as you want
  • All equipment included
  • 2 hours unlimited abseiling
  • Small group

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Abseiling companies in Melbourne compared

CompanyPrice (from)LocationDurationHeightSuitable for
Rap Jumping$79–$150, depending on number of jumpsSouthbank2 hours7-storey buildingAges 7 and up
The Adventure Merchants$79–$99, depending on direction (forward, backward abseil)You Yangs2 hours30mAges 12 and up
Kaykaze Adventure Experience$95–$185, depending on lengthWonga ParkHalf and full dayDetails not provid:dAges 8 and up

Stephanie Yip

Stephanie is the travel editor at finder.com.au. On top of being an avid traveller, she's an all-round bargain hunter. If there's a deal on hotels or a sale on flights, she'll know about it. And she'll let you know about it, too. Though probably not before she buys her own ticket.

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