10 BEST TEAM BUILDING ACTIVITIES IN GOTHENBURG

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If you’re looking for the diversity of a big city with the charm of a cute fishing village, look no further than Gothenburg in western Sweden. The city landscape is defined by the numerous Dutch-style canals, a major fishing port and its iconic leafy boulevards.

This characterful city, with its cheerful locals and a vast selection of activities, is the perfect destination for your next team-building retreat. Experiences like amphibious bus tours, escape rooms, go-kart tracks and brewery tours mean there’s plenty to see and do in Gothenburg.

In the following resource, we’ve listed some of our favourite team-building activities in Gothenburg to help you find ideas for your next retreat.

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Pedal through the city on a guided bike tour

  • The comfort and agility of the bicycles provide the perfect way to discover the city.
  • Embark on a one and a half to two-hour tour that will take you to the best parts of Gothenburg.
  • The tour guides are extremely knowledgeable are welcoming.
  • Learn interesting stories and facts about this historic city.
  • The bikes are comfortable, easy to ride and very well maintained.

Explore Gothenburg from the comfort of a kayak

  • Select your vessel from a fleet of over 20 premium-quality kayaks.
  • Kayaks are suitable for both beginners and more experienced kayakers.
  • The kayak centre is located just a stone’s throw from the city centre.
  • A unique way to discover the famous sights of Gothenburg.
  • On-site lockers are available for participants to store their valuables.
  • The instructors do a great job of welcoming your group and explaining the basics.

Put your skills to the test at the escape rooms

  • Attempt to escape the rooms by finding clues and solving a series of puzzles and riddles.
  • The hosts will greet you, explain the game, and allow everyone some time to prepare.
  • Lockers are provided for your personal belongings.
  • The venue can host up to 18 players at a time.
  • Play in three different venues, each with unique challenges and decorations.
  • The games are designed to challenge players and encourage teamwork.

Learn the secrets of beer production at a professional brewery

  • The brewery’s love of beer has provided them with a deep knowledge of beer production.
  • Learn the tricks of the trade as you discover each stage of the brewing process.
  • Get the opportunity to sample between eight and 10 speciality beers.
  • The full brewery tour lasts approximately one and a half to two hours.
  • Accompany your beer with a delicious sourdough pizza.
  • The venue is cosy and popular with a great atmosphere.

Discover the city on board an amphibious bus

  • Experience Gothenburg from both land and water as the bus glides seamlessly between the elements.
  • The bus is accompanied by a live guide who provides interesting and entertaining narration during the tour.
  • The guides can provide narration in either English or Swedish.
  • The bus can be hired for private events and can transport you to the destination of your dinner event or party.
  • The approximate duration of the tour is 60 minutes.
  • The bus will spend approximately 40% of the time on land and 60% on water.

Race for the finish line at the go-kart track

  • The go-kart track in central Gothenburg is the perfect place to hold your team-building event.
  • Race against your colleagues across an adrenaline-pumping go-kart track.
  • The venue can host up to 60 people at a time.
  • Choose between regular karts or speed karts for a 20% increase in power!
  • Drivers are equipped with the necessary equipment including helmets, helmet hoods and overalls.
  • The go-karts are electric-powered, providing a quiet yet speedy racing experience.

Get an adrenaline boost at the paintball arena

  • Embark on an action-packed experience where you’ll face your opponent in a series of game modes.
  • The picturesque venue is located in the forest above Askim.
  • The game facilitators prioritise safety while keeping the experience fun and engaging.
  • Sessions include full use of the courses, an instructor, a paintball gun and magazine, air bottle, mask and camouflage overalls.
  • The sessions are expected to last approximately two to three hours.

Harmonise with your team at karaoke

  • Choose from a huge selection of over 100,000 songs.
  • Sing your favourite hits in a comfortable and well-decorated environment.
  • Rooms are equipped with professional-quality PA systems, TV screens and comfortable seating.
  • Each room is different, with a different theme and colour palette.
  • Supplement your experience with some refreshing drinks and tasty Asian cuisine.
  • Many songs are available in a huge variety of languages. 

Find your flow at the yoga studio

  • Choose from a variety of yoga disciplines including Ashtanga, Yin, Pranayama and Vinyasa.
  • Classes are provided by extremely knowledgeable yoga instructors.
  • Learn to integrate spiritual practice into your daily life.
  • The facility is equipped with several yoga rooms, changing rooms, toilets and showers.
  • The perfect activity for unwinding and detaching from the stresses of daily life.

Learn to climb at the indoor climbing gym

  • Climbing is a fun, physically demanding experience that’s perfect for all ages and fitness levels. 
  • Experience a range of climbing disciplines including bouldering and high-rope courses.
  • During an action-packed hour, you’ll learn the fundamentals of climbing from professional instructors.
  • All climbing equipment is provided, so you can get started straight away.
  • A state-of-the-art facility in a central location.

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

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