Outdoor education, EOTC experiences and youth development programmes with a difference

Our classroom is the wild spaces of Aotearoa. We believe the outdoors is the best place for young people to holistically develop their character so they can reach their full potential.

Our incredible team, which is made up of more than 20 full-time staff, is dedicated to adding the wow factor to your school programme.

We are super flexible

Whether you are an outdoor education expert or organising your first school camp, we can provide an experience to suit your students’ needs. 

Be it a one-day experience close to home or a 28-day wilderness expedition in the wop-wops, we can organise the lot or simply provide a quality instructor to support your own programme. 

We operate everywhere

If you are planning to head outdoors and do something adventurous in beautiful Aotearoa, chances are our team has paddled it, climbed it, crawled through it, swung off it, slid down it and tramped it. We would love to share our experiences with you, your staff and students.

Safe as houses

Your safety is our paramount concern. We are proud of our untarnished track record and operate under a comprehensive set of operational and compliance guidelines.
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Outdoor Education

NCEA level 1-3, school camps, Duke of Edinburgh and William Pike Challenge trips.

Leadership and Youth Development

Tailored programmes connected to your school values that foster development.

Staff training

Let us help plan your next personal development training event.  We can train and assess your staff to nationally recognised Outdoor Leader Awards.

“Adventure Specialties are a trusted provider for our school and Board of Trustees.

… We engage with them because we have developed a level of professional trust in their organization and we hugely appreciate the level of support that they offer our staff and students. We would highly recommend them to any other organization with similar needs.”

Ohoka School

Deputy Principal