Why Choose



As South Australia’s leading Outdoor Education Provider, Wilderness Escape understands the cross-curricular nature of education and the importance of active engagement. With the ability to tailor your program to address a range of Key Learning Areas we can help integrate your school camp within the wider school context.

Wilderness Escape utilises challenge and controlled risk as educational tools to assist students in reaching their full potential. Drawing on the experience of almost 30 years providing outdoor learning programs for Australian schools, we are industry leaders in adventure based and experiential learning.

We work together with the school to ensure your vision is being achieved and your outcomes are being met within appropriate levels of risk tolerance. We have made a commitment to upholding the international standards for Adventure Tourism and the implementation of robust, industry-leading policies.

Our fully qualified Outdoor Education Facilitators are passionate about teaching your students the skills necessary to effectively participate in outdoor adventures while injecting a large degree of fun and life learning into every program. Supported by a dedicated team in management, catering, logistics and administration, your camp experience will be in our safe hands from the moment you depart school until you arrive back home at the end of your journey.



Outdoor Education

With an outcome-based approach and a sound understand of the theory of experiential learning we design your program so the students get the best results from their experience.

Outdoor Education naturally lends itself to addressing core components of the Australian Curriculum, in particular, HPE, Humanities and Science, however there are a huge range of life skills that are addressed throughout our programs.

In order to maximise the effectiveness of your Outdoor Education experience we tailor our programs with a focus on the following key concepts.

Developing a range of skills and knowledge through safe and active participation in outdoor learning.

Building communication and collaboration skills by achieving common goals in outdoor activities.

Promoting personal health, wellbeing and mindfulness through immersion in natural environments.

Enhancing decision-making skills and personal responsibility through the task-orientated independently-led journeys.

Fostering a positive growth mindset and personal development through the undertaking and achievement of self-propelled journeys.

Increasing appreciation of natural environments through building human-nature relationships, the development of cultural appreciation and a ‘sense of self’.


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Here at Wilderness Escape, we only employ qualified and experienced staff. Our management continuously encourage our staff to grow and continue updating their qualifications whilst working for us. Our qualifications and accreditation’s include:

Kate hosted a birthday party for my kids at Woodhouse and was incredibly patient, superbly professional and fun. We all had an amazing time. Thank you!

Kerrie Olson

I wish I could give these champs 6 stars! The staff were absolutely awesome. Amazing attention to detail and positive reinforcement really made our school camp experience outstanding. Yeah. I’m gonna do it.

Laura Taylor

My son attended the mountain bike session today at Kuitpo Forest. Although the conditions were wet – he came home exhausted but happy. He had a great time and learnt lots. Looking forward to next school holiday sessions.

Mia Gammon

We were well looked after by Brad, Sam & Shannon up at Mambray Creek and Melrose. The kids were taken care of brilliantly, and even the teachers and parents were thought of. We had coffee 😉 Thanks for a great camp

Megan Resch

Employment Opportunities

The Wilderness Escape Group is the largest employer of Outdoor Educators in South Australia. A large emphasis is placed on professional development in both nationally recognised adventure qualifications and improvement of personal skills.

Benefit of working with Wilderness Escape include:

  • Work available throughout the year
  • Secure employment
  • Programs conducted in a large number of locations
  • Opportunity to specialise in a variety of fields
  • Extensive in-house training and gain nationally recognised qualifications
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Apply today to work with our team of passionate outdoor professionals

Current Positions Available

Outdoor Adventure Instructor – https://www.seek.com.au/job/58784844

Camp Cook – Email [email protected] to express your interest.