Embark on a unique full-day adventure that seamlessly blends the thrill of rock climbing, wellness, and the exquisite taste of locally crafted gin. Led by expert guides, challenge yourself and learn the ropes on the rugged cliffs of Onkaparinga River National Park, surrounded by native wildlife. Following the climb, reward yourself with a gin tasting in the McLaren Vale region and finish the day reflecting and soaking up the serenity at Kuitpo Forest.


Duration: 1 day
Time: 9.30am – 4.30pm
Departure: from Adelaide CBD xxx xxx
Pricing: from $420.00
Tour type: Shared tour Min 4 | Max 12 / Private tour


Challenge yourself amidst nature: experience the Thrill of rock climbing in the breathtaking Onkaparinga River National Park.

Rewarding gastronomic delights: indulge your taste buds at Beresford Estate just minutes away from the climbing site.

Reflective wellness experience: Immerse yourself in the serene beauty of Kuitpo Forest, keeping an eye out for the local wildlife foraging through the forest.


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. Our experienced guides will teach you how to enjoy your time on the cliff.

Heading a few minutes down the road you will be in the serene McLaren Flat Region. Famous for its delicious wine, local produce and incredible views. Here you will be able to taste some gin from a South Australian distillery.

Following lunch you will have the opportunity to take some time, reflect and re-connect in nature. Head to Kuitpo Forest, a forest of pine plantations, and immerse in the surroundings. With afternoon tea in hand this is the perfect time to wander along the scenic forest trails or just take a moment to ponder and let the stress melt away. You may even be lucky enough to spot some local wildlife.

  • Return Transport from Adelaide CBD
  • Experienced rock-climbing guide
  • Safety equipment
  • Picnic lunch
  • Beer or gin tasting flight at Beresford Estate
  • Afternoon tea
  • Minimum age: 12 years
  • People under 18 must be accompanied by a fare paying adult
  • Minimum weight: 25kgs – Maximum weight: 120kgs
  • Minimum height: 120cm
  • No rock climbing experience necessary
  • A good level of mobility and fitness is required to undertake this experience; it involves some inclines and uneven surfaces
  • We recommend wearing clothes suitable for rock climbing that are easy to move in and comfortable, closed toe footwear
  • We recommend bringing: Sunscreen, hat, sunglasses, full water bottle, and a camera if you want to take photos
  • Most dietary requirements can be accommodated on request – this information must be provided at least 5 days prior to tour departure
  • Minimum age to consume alcohol is 18 years

Adult: $480.00

Child: $420.00

Private tours: from $1824.00 for 2 pax

When minimum numbers are not met on public tours, you will be given the option to upgrade to a private tour for an additional surcharge, reschedule to another date or receive a full refund (minus any 3rd party credit card fees)