Outward Bound, located in the Marlborough Sounds, helps you reach your full potential through challenge in the outdoors. Their classrooms are the mountains, bush and waterways of this beautiful corner of New Zealand.
Outward Bound is a non-profit organisation - their aim is to help create better people, better communities, and a better world. People of all ages, cultures, abilities and backgrounds are welcome at Outward Bound.
For more information please visit their website
We accredit their activities as follows:
The Outward Bound 21-day ‘Mind Body and Soul’ and ‘Classic’ courses contain a significant amount of content that meets or exceeds the requirements for Duke of the Edinburgh’s International Award at the Gold level.
Normal Outward Bound course content can be cross-credited as follows with no extra conditions required by the National Office:
For 21 day courses
Residential Section (5 days 4 nights away from home)
Adventurous Journey Training
Adventurous Journey Practices – 3 in total, Tramping, Sailing, Canoeing/Kayaking