Welcome to Harbour Challenge Outdoor Education Centre, a leading charity providing outdoor activities, adventure and extreme sports in Dorset. Our highly experienced instructors are qualified to provide a wide range of activities from climbing to coasteering, mountain biking to kayaking and sailing to windsurfing suitable for all ages, groups and abilities. All our activities can be tailored to suit your requirements according to age and experience.
All activities and residentials are based in and around the spectacular Poole Harbour, New Forest and Purbeck hills. Other locations are available on request e.g. Dartmoor. Our venues and activities provide enormous scope for all levels and abilities promoting self-esteem, co-operation and teamwork. Our instructors ensure that clients experience excitement and fun in a safe and challenging environment and come away feeling exhilarated and wanting to come back for more.
We welcome schools, individuals, scouts, guides, youth organisations, clubs, special needs groups, staff from schools, colleges and universities. Special interest or sports and overseas groups. In addition we also organise holiday activity clubs and skills weeks for individual children during the school holidays.
Most groups choose to follow a full Outdoor Education Programme as a vehicle for personal development, which combined while the residential experience creates the perfect base for enhancing life-skills. Whatever you choose to do we will make it safe, and most importantly fun.
Harbour Challenge is registered and licensed with The Adventure Activities Licensing Authority.