Wilderness Shop
The Wilderness Shop Box Hill

The Wilderness Shop

For over 30 years, The Wilderness Shop has been meeting the needs of Victorian bushwalkers, rogainers, adventure runners, rock climbers and cross country skiers. The Wilderness Shop provides specialised service from experienced staff and quality equipment at competitive prices. As an independently owned store, each of our products is individually chosen to meet specific outdoors needs. Our store is conveniently located on Whitehorse Road in Box Hill, just 200 metres from the train station. If you are driving, we have a customer carpark at the rear of the store. Come and visit the store for all your outdoor requirements.

969 Whitehorse Rd, Box Hill
(03) 9898 3742
ABN: 25 005 722 010

Monday - 9am to 5:30pm   
Tuesday - 9am to 5:30pm
Wednesday - 9am to 5:30pm
Thursday -  9am to 6pm
Friday - 9am to 7:30pm
Saturday - 9am to 5pm
Sunday - 11am to 5pm

The Wilderness Shop will be closed on the following Public Holidays:

Labour Day
: Monday 11 March 2019

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rockclimbing gear

lightweight hiking & trekking tents

hiking & trekking footwear

The Wilderness Shop is staffed by experienced climbers who can help with expert fitting of rock climbing shoes, harnesses and helmets whether you’re a gym climber, sport climber, boulderer or trad climber. We stock Melbourne’s largest range of cams, nuts, carabiners, quickdraws, climbing ropes and slings from DMM, Wild Country, Petzl, Sterling, Arcteryx, Roca, Fixe and Faders. Check out the gear here.

Whether it’s protecting you from the worst storms or providing a warm comfy place to read a book, your tent is a home away from home. The Wilderness Shop stocks high quality bushwalking tents, bivi’s, hammocks and lightweight tarps from Exped, Mont, Wilderness Equipment, Outdoor Research and Hennessy. Check out the gear here.

A good pair of hiking boots or shoes is the most important piece of kit. The Wilderness Shop has 35 years boot fitting experience and stocks Melbourne’s best range of quality Gore-Tex walking boots from Asolo, La Sportiva, Vasque and Salomon. Check out the gear here.


waterproof & breathable rainwear

hiking packs & daypacks

lightweight sleeping bags & mats

No one wants to get wet in the outdoors which is why The Wilderness shop stocks a comprehensive range of quality Gore-Tex, eVent, Hydronaute a Pertex rain jackets and pants from Mont, Outdoor Research, RAB, Lowe Alpine and Arcteryx. Check out the gear here.

Once described as ‘a big hole to put things in with shoulder straps,’ bushwalking and day packs are indispensable pieces of kit which allow you to carry loads in comfort. The Wilderness Shop specialises in expert fitting and stock a wide range of packs from Mont, Lowe Alpine, Deuter, Wilderness Equipment and Exped. We have packs in all shapes and sizes from 15 litres up to 90 litres, in a range of materials from canvas, dyneema, nylon and waterproof fabrics. Check out the gear here.

Considering we spend a third of our time in the outdoors sleeping, a good quality lightweight sleeping mat and sleeping bag are essential. The Wilderness Shop stocks snow rated sleeping bags and mats, ultralight summer models and everything in between from trusted brands Mont, Exped and Thermarest. Check out the sleeping bags  and sleeping mats.

La Sportiva Mountain Running Shoes


mountain running

lightweight outdoor gear

backcountry skis & snowshoes

Trail running takes you far from the asphalt and just offers something that the city streets and parks can’t. The Wilderness Shop stocks a wide range of trail running shoes, running packs, headtorches, water bottles and safety accessories from Salomon, La Sportiva, Outdoor Research, Petzl and Black Diamond.Check out the trail running footwear here.

At last count The Wilderness Shop stocked over 9500 items! The list goes on and on… headlamps, personal locator beacons, drybags, walking poles, repair and reproofing, buckles and straps, Julbo sunglasses, drink bottles and water bladders, contour maps and guidebooks, spare laces and superfeet insoles, hats, beanies, waterproof gloves, gaiters, Nalgene containers, mugs, bowls, cutlery and eggholders! Drop in one day and have a look.

When winter hits the best way to enjoy the outdoors is at the snow. Whether you enjoy telemark skiing, ski touring, cross country skiing or snow shoeing, The Wilderness Shop has Melbourne’s best range of skis, boots, bindings and poles from brands such as Madshus, Fischer, G3, Alpina, Black Diamond, MSR, Swix and Voile. Check out the gear here.




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The Wilderness Shop has been servicing the needs of bushwalkers, hikers,  rock climbers and xc skiers in the Eastern Suburbs of Melbourne for over 30  years. The Wilderness Shop has a wide range of hiking gear and climbing equipment including hiking boots, tents (one man and two man), climbing equipment, sleeping bags and led headlamps. We also specialise in outdoor footwear: hiking shoes mens and womens, leather and gore-tex hiking boots. We stock quality canvas hiking packs, bushwalking rucksacks, lightweight trekking packs and quality daypacks. The Wilderness Shop have the best sleeping mats - the exped downmat and self inflating mats - and hiking sleeping bags as well as ultralight sleeping bags. Not to mention our range of trekking maps for Victoria, Tasmania and NSW. The Wilderness Shop is Melbourne's best rock climbing store, stocking a wide range of rock climbing harnesses, shoes and other rock climbing gear.