As part of the Cairns Regional Councils Active Living Program, Topknot Climbing provides this free weekly climbing activity at the Boulder Park situated on the scenic Cairns Esplanade.

With the aim of a fun yet challenging workout high on the list, Overall it’s a pretty chill session with the option to go hard or at whatever pace you’re comfortable.

The Boulder Park although just the three Boulders and Roof section offers 30 plus colour graded Routes or “Problems” all start with a Sit-start and Top-out (finish on top of boulder).
Yellow- Easy.
Red- Medium.
Orange- Hard.
Black- Extreme.
With Grey (neutral) holds to use as extras if required.
Try a Boulder “Traverse” climb around instead of up.
The roof offers multiple crossings, Dyno’s, Dead-Point moves with challenging Top-out’s.
The Toddlers Boulder is covered in holds to engage your little grommet.


Climbing shoes, professional, experienced instruction are provided to help guide you through.

Whatever your age, level of fitness or experience there are multiple problems for everyone at the Esplanade Boulder Park Cairns.

What to bring:

A pair of socks, if you plan on using the climbing shoes provided.
We have 20 pairs of climbing shoes available, with a vairiety of sizes.
If you have your own climbing shoes bring them along 🙂

Every Monday from 5-6 pm
No bookings necessary,
Just rock up!



Boulder Park on the EsplanadeCairnsQueensland, 4870



3 Reviews for “Esplanade Bouldering”

  1. Danielle

    Great friendly atmosphere. Plenty of problems to work on for all ability levels. Pete is a great instructor.

  2. ben Wilson

    Good session. Instructor was friendly and knew his craft

  3. quinten

    Great outdoor fun ,helpful coaching, good atmosphere !


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