Outward Bound New Zealand is committed to offering our life-changing programmes to all young people, regardless of their ability to contribute to course costs. We believe in our courses and at Outward Bound we want to make them available to as many people as possible. If the cost of a course is beyond your financial means, you may be eligible for a scholarship. Read more


The Outward Bound experience would be nothing without the instructors. Read some of our favourite instructor stories here, and find out if you've got what it takes to be one! Read more

Our Team

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


The expert facilitators on our Professional Courses help you maximise the impact of your course learnings and assist you in embedding these skills back in your workplace. 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. Read more

Support Workers

We are seeking volunteers who are keen to give back to Outward Bound and become support workers for our disability courses. This is a great opportunity to help others get the most out of their OB experience and enjoy the chance to spend time at Anakiwa again. Read more


Check out the wide range of OB merchandise available for purchase. We've got tees, singlets, beanies, drink bottles and more - or make a donation! Read more

Key Contributors

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Business Partners

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