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Rock Climbing in Stathams Quarry, Perth, Western Australia Australia

Best Period:
From September to May
Skill Level:
All People
Perth is the capital city of Western Australia, located on the Swan River. The climate here is classified as Mediterranean, with hot and dry summers and cool and wet winters. Immerse yourself in the unique combination of stunning natural surroundings, beautiful beaches with clear waters, greenery park-lands and outstanding city architecture that attract visitors all year long.

There is a plethora of climbing sites close to the capital city. Statham’s Quarry lies in Gooseberry Hill and is less than an hour drive from Perth. It is a very popular location for rock climbing and abseiling. Stathams Quarry provides a number of walls with good climbing conditions on clean and solid rock but with some loose rock around the top of the cliff, so it is advisable to wear a helmet.

In addition, the majority of the climbs are low to mid range trad routes or high grade sport climbs. There are about 10 different areas here and the difficulty level varies, depending on the chosen route. The Central Slab Area has some easy trad routes, perfect for beginners while  ”5” Wall is suitable for more experienced climbers. Last but not least, the best period for rock climbing is from September to May.

How to Get to Destination

BY CAR FROM Perth
23.4km/14.9mi, 31mins
Head north on William St / State Route 53 toward Murray St. Turn right onto Wellington St / State Route 65. Turn left into Lord St / State Route 51. Slight left to stay on Lord St / State Route 51 Continue to follow the State Route 51. Turn right onto the ramp, Tonkin Highway S / State Route 4 to Airport. Enter the Tonkin Hwy / State Route 4. Take exit Great Eastern Highway / National Route 1/National Highway 94. Join the Great Eastern Hwy / National Highway 94/National Route 1 Continue to follow the National Highway 94. Turn left into Stirling Cres. Turn right at Bushmead Rd. Continue to Helena Valley Rd. Go through one roundabout. At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit to Ridge Hill Rd.
BY AIR
Perth Airport,
11.3km/7mi 17mins.
BY LOCAL TRANSPORT
BY TRAIN

Traveling between the Indian and Pacific oceans for over 40 years, this is truly one of the world’s great train journeys.

Where to Stay

There are plenty of accommodation options to suit every taste and every budget.

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Where to Have Fun

There is a vast number of restaurants and bars, not to be missed, after an exciting performance of your favorite sport.

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Schools & Shops

Climbers can find the necessary equipment in shops close to the spot.

SCHOOLS

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