The Lactic Factory is Melbourne's only dedicated bouldering gym. Located in Abbotsford, we've got climbs for beginners through to crushers along with all the gear and advice you'll need.

 

What is bouldering?

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Outdoors, Bouldering focuses on climbing things that are interesting and generally low enough to the ground that ropes aren't required. Think caves, low overhangs, and giant rocks. Indoors this equates to 3.8m high walls of all angles, with nice soft mats to fall on.

Climb upside down like a spider 

Facilities

Look at our comfy fall mats!

Look at our comfy fall mats!

We've got heaps of stuff. Tonnes of walls as well as a cave to climb on and in, a spot to relax while you're not climbing, some food and drink to keep you going, some basic climbing gear to buy, shoes, toilets, some cool old speakers pumping out jams, campus board, roman rings, weights, room to stretch, plants, and lots of other stuff.

Yes we really have all of these things, here's proof ›

Pricing

Yes, we have EFTPOS!

Yes, we have EFTPOS!

A casual climb is $15, unless you have some form of concession in which case we'll let you in for $13. We also have a bunch of brand new shoes you can hire for $3.

You can buy a monthly membership for $90 ($80 with concession), or a 10-climb-pass for $135 ($117 with concession).

You'll need to know when we're open and how to get here ›