Outward Bound


Why Outward Bound?

Outward Bound, located in the Marlborough Sounds, helps you reach your full potential through challenge in the outdoors. Read more

Our team

The team at Outward Bound New Zealand are based in Wellington and beautiful Anakiwa in the Marlborough Sounds. Read more

News and Publications

Check out the latest news and publications from Outward Bound as well as past watchmates newsletters! Read more

The school at Anakiwa

Established in 1962, Outward Bound still operate from its original location, Anakiwa, in the Marlborough Sounds. Read more

Our organisation and governance

Outward Bound is a not-for-profit Trust, established to create better people, better communities and a better world. Effective governance is therefore crucial to the ongoing viability and longevity of the organisation. Read more

Health and safety

We have a comprehensive and rigorous safety programme and strive to deliver quality courses a safe and supportive environment. Read more

History and philosophy

Outward Bound Trust of New Zealand was established in 1962. In the last 50 years, over 52,000 students have been through the Anakiwa based school. Read more


We hope your time at Outward Bound was full of challenges and amazing memories, and that Anakiwa holds a special place in your heart. To discover how you can keep the OB flame alive, check out this page dedicated for our Alumni's. Read more

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