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The O2 Arena in London
Written by Arundhati Toshniwal on December 31, 2021 Share on

The O2 Arena in London – First Timer’s Guide for Climbing

London is all about the incredible history, sophisticated culture and breathtaking views. Enjoy the bird-eye views of attractions such as the London Eye, London shard, Thames cable car and so much more. To have this lifetime experience visit and climb the O2 Arena. For every adrenaline junkie, this is your place to be pleased by London’s charming skyline. Know everything you should know to plan a safe climb at the O2 Arena London.

Basic Information of O2 Arena

  1. Address – Peninsula Square, London SE10 0DX, United Kingdom
  2. Options to get there – 
    • Subway: North Greenwich station and it takes 5 minutes by walk to reach the O2 Arena.
    • Ferry/UberBoat: O2 Arena is just by your gaze from a ferry or Uber boat to North Greenwich Pier.
    • Car: You can drive through Blackwall Tunnel or A102 lane to enter Millenium Way Car Park.
    • Closest subway stop – North Greenwich Station
  3. The O2 Arena Tickets
    • You have to book O2 Arena tickets in advance. Tickets are not available every day as the venue allows limited numbers of climbers only. So, it is much better to have a plan and book tickets in advance and enjoy assured access to climb and ditch your fears.
    • Starting ticket price – £32
  4. Opening Hours – opening hours change from season to season and you can check all the information on their main website.
  5. Best time to visit O2 Arena – During sunset
  6. Suggested duration – 90 minutes
  7. Climb Difficulty – Easy
  8. Climbs offered 
    • Daytime Climb
    • Sunset Climb
    • Twilight Climb
    • Celebration Climb

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Note 

  • You are required to wear a face mask, use a hand sanitiser and maintain social distancing
  • The minimum age for climbing is 8 years old (accompanied by an adult)
  • The minimum height of the person for climbing is 1.2 meters
  • The person should not weigh more than 130kg
  • Carry ID proof to verify your age and identity
  • Wear comfortable clothing like Jackets and gilets

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Why Climb the O2 Arena in London?

Climb 54 meters high at O2 Arena in London and is popularly known as Millennium Dome. It is one of the top and most popular stadiums in the world which also have hosted performances of Beyoncé, Rihanna, Ariana Grande, and many more. People mostly enjoy climbing rather than the view and it is said to be more spectacular! If it gives you chill then worry not as blue tensile fabric walkway is super safe. The operators will provide you with a climb suit, ECCO shoes with harness and safety equipment for a protected climb. Enjoy the soothing breeze in your hair while you watch stunning 360 views. Enjoy the views of Greenwich’s landscapes, the Olympic Park, Tower Bridge, the Canary Wharf, the Shard, the Excel, the White Towers and so much more.

Also read – 15 Best Monuments in London That Will Make Your Jaw Drop

O2 Arena in London
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Climbing sections in O2 Arena London

The climb at O2 is filled with adventure and thrill. Climb up the roof of the enormous O2 Arena dome and satisfy your eyes with London’s most iconic sights! Here is how your escapade will start and end!

1. Prepping up for the Assent

Your climb begins with a bunch of paperwork, signing, and emergency contact details. And after this, all the safety protocols and information will be informed to you. The instructor will inform you about your safety equipment and get you into your suit and after you are ready and all suited up, a guide will usher you to the top.

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2. The Assent

The assent is not that tough and even an 8 year old can climb it. Although it will all be working for your legs as you have to climb at a 28-degree incline. The place also has a professional photographer who will take pictures of you and your team ((£12 a print) before you start climbing the blue walkway. The surface under your feet is soft and very bouncy and you are securely tethered to the safety rail.

O2 Arena in London
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3. The View

You are standing 54 meters above the ground overlooking the skyline of London which is picturesque. It can accommodate 40 people at once. Take pictures and enjoy the view. Enjoy the soothing breeze in your hair while you watch stunning 360 views. Enjoy the views of Greenwich’s landscapes, the Olympic Park, Tower Bridge, the Canary Wharf, the Shard, the Excel, the White Towers and so much more.

Also read – 10 Best Things to Do in London in Summer for a Fantastic Trip

4. The Descent

Descent is very fun and thrilling as it is steeper. Not to worry about your safety as you are striped with your safety gear and harness. Enjoy most epic adventures in London.

O2 Arena in London
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Enjoy such amazing views of Greenwich’s landscapes, the Olympic Park, Tower Bridge, the Canary Wharf and more in London from the height of 54 meters. Check out Pickyourtrail for great deals on London tour packages. You can also customise your London itinerary on your own and explore everything according to your pace, amazing isn’t it?

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