10 BEST TEAM BUILDING ACTIVITIES IN DUSSELDORF

A bustling contemporary city, home to “the longest bar in the world.”

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Düsseldorf is a medium-sized city in western Germany known for its fashion industry and art scene. It also has an excellent shopping district that’s home to numerous international flagship stores.

There’s no shortage of things to do in Düsseldorf, making it the perfect place for a team-building retreat. Countless activities can be found from beach volleyball to cookery classes, Segway tours to laser tag.

Consider the lively city of Düsseldorf if you’re planning your next team-building retreat. In the following resource, we’ve listed some of our favourite team-building activities to help you acquire ideas for your retreat.

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Discover the city on a guided walking tour

  • Learn interesting facts and stories about this beautiful city, like how it’s home to the longest bar in the world!
  • With a private tour, you decide the starting time and length of the tour.
  • Follow your guide to visit the most scenic and historical areas of the city.
  • Tours are available in either English or Spanish.
  • The maximum number of people per tour is 15.
  • The guides are very knowledgeable and informative.

Find peace on the water with a stand-up paddleboard lesson

  • The session will begin with an in-depth paddle instruction to help you get up and paddling as soon as possible.
  • Together with your group, you’ll explore the lake then work out with some fun SUP games.
  • The trainers spontaneously design the session according to your wishes. Prefer to swim for an extra 20 minutes? No problem! 
  • In addition to the program, a covered self-catering barbecue area is available.
  • The facility is very well maintained, as is the equipment.
  • The sessions are well organised and facilitated by professional instructors.

Calm your nerves at the live escape room

  • The live escape room offers you and your company an incredible indoor team event and the chance to see an entirely different side to your coworkers.
  • An amazing game experience for groups larger than 6 people.
  • Helpful and kind staff with perfect English fluency.
  • Choose from a variety of themed rooms with unique storylines and puzzles to solve.
  • The gamemasters are very patient but provide hints and tips when needed.
  • All information is available in both German and English.

Stay hydrated with a pub crawl through the city

  • Choose between the classic public pub crawl or a private tour with only your group.
  • You’ll discover the very best pubs in Düsseldorf and sample several delicious local beers.
  • The full tour takes approximately four hours.
  • You get a welcome shot for free in every bar you visit.
  • The guides create a great atmosphere with numerous anecdotes and gags.

Explore the city from the comfort of a Segway

  • Visit all the must-see sights of the city with the most comfortable and practical mode of transport.
  • The Segways enable you to glide silently and effortlessly through the city.
  • The full tour is expected to last approximately 120 minutes.
  • The Segways can reach speeds of up to 20kph.
  • The tour guides are well informed and eager to share their knowledge.

Experience the thrill of combat at laser tag

  • Laser tag is an action-packed, immersive experience designed to test your teamwork and communication skills.
  • The dark environment heightens your adrenaline and encourages you to act more tactically.
  • Use the variety of partitions and obstacles for cover as you try to out-manoeuvre the opposition.
  • Play in a sophisticated 800-square-metre arena complete with a high-end sound and light system.
  • A maximum of 30 players can enter the arena at a time.
  • Each player is equipped with the necessary laser tag equipment.

Upgrade your cooking skills with tuition from professional chefs

  • An interactive team-bonding experience that awakens a newfound sense of togetherness.
  • Cooking together promotes teamwork and communication skills within your team.
  • Learn new cooking techniques and work with a variety of ingredients under the guidance of your teacher.
  • The workshops are expected to last approximately four hours.
  • The experience includes prosecco, water, accompanying red and white wines and various types of beers and coffees.
  • Sit down to enjoy a delicious meal after preparing it as a group.

Play volleyball at the indoor beach arena

  • Experience the tropical vibes and warm weather of summer all year round.
  • Indoor and outdoor courts are available weather depending.
  • With five indoor courts and seven outdoor courts, there’s plenty of space to host your group.
  • The underfloor heating keeps the sand warm even during the coldest winter months.
  • Learn the rules and techniques of beach volleyball from professional instructors.
  • The staff are very friendly and helpful.

Found inner balance at the yoga studio

  • Specialising in corporate yoga, the instructors are experienced in relieving your employees of stress and illness.
  • All courses can be given in English or German.
  • The studio impresses with its old-style charm with high, stucco-decorated ceilings, dreamlike double doors and a 150-year-old wooden floor.
  • The 160-square-metre studio is equipped with two yoga rooms and a changing facility.
  • Choose from a range of disciplines including Yin, Vinyasa, Hatha and more.
  • Classes are available for all levels.

Test your mind and body at the bouldering gym

  • Bouldering is a physical and technical sport that challenges your mental and physical wherewithal simultaneously.
  • In a small group, you will learn the basics of bouldering with professional instructors.
  • Experiment with various climbing techniques and attempt a variety of climbing routes.
  • Training lasts 180 minutes and is limited to a maximum of 12 attendees.
  • The routes are updated every week to keep the experience fresh and challenging.
  • The facility is clean and well maintained.

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You can book these team building activities exclusively as a part of our retreat package.

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