VertX is the only recreational climbing facility in the wider Manawatu / Whanganui region. It is heaps of fun whatever age you are.

Open to the public 4 days a week. We are available for private bookings to schools, businesses and for birthday parties.

VertX has 20 top rope climbs for all ages and abilities. We also run climbing competitions – go HERE for more details.

Open to the public:

Wednesday 5-7pm
Thursday 4-8pm
Saturday 11-5pm
Sunday 12-5pm

As of the 1st Feb; opening hours will be:

Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, 5-8pm.
Saturday and Sunday, 11am-4pm.

You don’t need to book during public hours.

Private bookings available. Minimum group booking of 10 people.


Members: Child $10, Student $12, Adult $14.
Non Members: Child $12, Student $14, Adult $16.

Discount Group Rates available – just ask!


VertX also has a climbing club called ‘Crimpanzees’, which is a great place to meet new people and learn new climbing skills. The Climbing Club is on Wednesday evenings from 5-7pm. Opportunities to climb competitively are also promoted through Climb club.


VertX phone number 06 357 4552 or email