About Us

About Outward Bound

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

Safety at Outward Bound

Our students are placed in unfamiliar settings where there are real consequences, providing an opportunity to learn through experience. We have a comprehensive and rigorous safety programme and strive to deliver quality courses in a safe and supportive environment. Read more

News and Publications

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

Organisation and Governance

Outward Bound is a not-for-profit Trust, established to create better people, better communities and a better world. Read more


We think Outward Bound stories are the best type of stories. Check our these inspiring and motivating tales from our incredible team and alumni. Read more

Key Contributors

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Business Partners

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