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With beautiful landscapes and rich culture, Auckland, New Zealand is best known for its world class shopping on Queen Street, treating your ears to an orchestra at the Auckland Town Hall, catching a game in Eden Park, or visiting the Awhitu Lighthouse. No matter what you choose it’s sure to be an unforgettable experience.

The variety of historical experience makes Auckland the perfect place to host a team-building event. Here we’ve compiled information on all types of team-building activities such as exploring canyons, visiting a high ropes course, walking tours, or even white water rafting.

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Paddle your way across Auckland on a kayak

  • Kayak across the Hauraki Gulf Marine Park with your team, which is home to a myriad of islands, marine reserves, and many protected conservation areas.
  • Experience amazing views as you paddle your way to an island with an excellent guide.
  • Sea Kayaking is an easy sport to pick up so being a beginner is no problem for this activity.
  • You’ll have qualified instructors who will provide full safety briefings before your session and they’ll teach your staff the correct paddling techniques so that they’re experts before hitting the water.
  • Experience good communication with your guide before and during the tour as they like to be sure everyone is well informed so you won’t need to worry about your colleagues.
  • You and your team could have an amazing team-building experience on the water with kayaking.

Canyoning adventures in Auckland

  • Explore a canyon in Auckland for your team-building adventure.
  • Experience isn’t necessary as you and your team will receive the proper training and be provided with the necessary gear to explore the canyon.
  • Lots of options are available such as free-styling jumps or canyoning introduction trips so you can choose the option that best fits your team.
  • Transport from Auckland central will be provided to the canyons for you and your team.
  • The descent down the waterfall will be amazing.
  • Experience amazing scenery, refreshing water, and a course that’s challenging. 

Try out a walking tour in Auckland

  • Finding a centrally located walking tour is the best introduction to Auckland city. Get recommendations on the best things to do while being entertained by unexpected stories, and fun facts.
  • Take you and your team on a historic 2 - 2.5 hour walking tour around Downtown and central Auckland.
  • Tours sizes can vary but you won’t likely find a tour for more than fifteen people.
  • This tour is easy for people of all abilities, however some may struggle with the hills and steps.

Have a high ropes course adventure

  • Try a high ropes course, it’s one of Auckland’s most unique and popular team building activities. 
  • With ten courses to choose from ranging from 2m to 15m above the forest floor, there are adventure options to suit the novice climbers through to the adrenaline junkies.
  • Enjoy swinging, surfing, and zipping through the forest canopy as it brings you and your team together like nothing else. 
  • On average, an adventure option offers 2.5 - 3 hrs of high-flying thrills and challenges which includes the initial safety briefing.
  • Whether you’re a team of ten or a troop of fifty, we provide you and your colleagues with a memorable day out of the office.
  • Safety is a major component of this team-building activity so the staff is very well trained.

Take your team on a white water rafting  

  • Ease into the experience with a jaunt down the mild-but-mighty Tamariki River. Race down the heart-pounding River Rush.
  • Combine white water rafting with a lakeside feast and you and your team will have the best and most memorable office team-building activity ever! 
  • Try rafting on a Grade 3 River and it’ll be sure to give your team the ultimate challenge. 
  • This activity ends with a big splash by rafting over the world's highest man-made rafting waterfall giving you the rush you and your team were after.
  • Top this off with an amazing staff to make this the most memorable team-building activity yet.

Have a cooking experience with wine in Auckland 

  • This team-building event is a great way for your colleagues, partners, and clients to have a fun and rewarding experience enjoying the food you’ve prepared while sipping wine.
  • You’ll enjoy a fully-equipped modern demonstration with a practical kitchen, dining room, cocktail bar, and wine tasting. 
  • As specialists in culinary, wine, and hospitality education, you and your team will be sure to learn lots in the kitchen.
  • Find a well planned course to best benefit you and your team.
  • Teachers offer encouragement and support the whole way through and always have time to answer any questions you may have.
  • Learning to cook with your crew can be a totally rewarding experience for you and your team.

Relax your body and mind in yoga space

  • Provide your dedicated team with a guided yoga program full of mindful meditation and mindset coaching.
  • Yoga classes are inspired by vinyasa, hatha, restorative, and yin/yang styles of yoga.
  • You’ll find sessions that can run virtually, at the studio, or even within your office.
  • Encourage your team to relax, breathe, and move mindfully. 
  • Have encouraging instructors who are not only kind and helpful, but also incredibly knowledgeable. 
  • Book a studio with a serene atmosphere, accompanied by soothing music and a calm ambience, which sets the perfect backdrop for a rejuvenating team-building session. 

Overcome challenging puzzles with escape rooms

  • This activity is an interactive game where you and your teammates are locked in a room full of puzzles and challenges.
  • Your task is to solve tricky puzzles and escape the room in just 60 minutes.
  • Teams often have to divide their skills in order to escape in time.
  • Each room has a unique theme and a corresponding set of puzzles. 
  • This activity has all the ingredients for building a great team while also having a lot of fun. 
  • Have an amazing game master and solve riddles, puzzles, and clues with your team to escape.

Have a paint party in Auckland

  • Book a painting party for your team-building activity, there’s no better way to inspire creativity and bring your whole team together. 
  • Whether you’re looking to boost morale, launch a new initiative, or reward your team for a great year, this activity encourages collaboration, friendship, and creativity.
  • Both large and small parties can be accommodated with a range from ten to more than one hundred. 
  • You’ll be supplied white paints, brushes, canvases, art smocks, and easels. 
  • The staff will do all of the set-up before and the cleaning up after so that you can focus on just having fun.
  • This is a fun and meditative activity that you and your team can relax and enjoy together.

Climb your way around Auckland with rock climbing

  • Enjoy a Rock Climbing experience that has a tailored activity package to suit your needs. 
  • You’ll find that parties are open to all skill levels, even with no experience!
  • Groups can organize their own catering or bring packed lunches. 
  • Plenty of different skilled and interesting climbs available, from top rope climbs to a speed wall you can choose one to match your skill set. 
  • Enjoy a colorful, happy atmosphere with slides, playgrounds, and games for other entertainment.

Would you like to book any of these activities?

These team-building activities are available as part of our retreat package.

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