10 BEST TEAM BUILDING ACTIVITIES IN KRAKOW

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Kraków, one of the largest cities in Poland, is a bustling centre of grand historic architecture and rich cultural heritage. The city’s Old Town was named a World Heritage Site in 1978, and many other landmarks have since been added such as the Royal Saltworks of Wieliczka and Bochnia.

With ancient fortifications, churches, cathedrals and other historic landmarks, Krakow is the ultimate destination for any history buff. But the excitement doesn’t end there. A successful team-building retreat needs to be varied, lively and engaging. Fortunately, Kraków ticks those boxes and more, with a variety of unique activities to choose from including stand-up paddleboarding, party boats, culinary tours, escape rooms and much more.

If you’re looking for ideas for your team-building retreat in Kraków, you’ve come to the right place. In the following resource, we’ve listed our team-building activity top-picks to help you plan your next company offsite retreat.

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Enjoy a taste of Poland on a guided food or drink tour

  • Food Tour: Embark on a comprehensive tour of the local cuisine as you taste up to 15 tasty dishes—you’re guaranteed to feel full by the end.
  • Craft Beer Tour: Participants will be tasting several Polish craft beers, served in 150-250ml samples and accompanied by traditional snacks.
  • Vodka Tour: Experience the different smells and flavours as you try up to seven different types of Polish vodka.
  • The tour involves a small amount of walking, as you’re required to move between different tasting locations.
  • The tour can be customised in case of allergies.
  • Knowledgeable local guides will accompany you for the duration of the tour, teaching you all there is to know about the local delicacies.

Discover the Vistula River on a SUP board

  • The Vistula River is the largest in Poland with numerous landmarks along its route including the Józef Piłsudski bridge, Basilica of St. Michael the Archangel and Convent of the Norbertine Sisters.
  • Learn everything you need to know about the sport of SUPing and get up and paddling within one hour.
  • The routes prepared by the facilitators are built around the picturesque green parts of the city.
  • You’ll discover local landmarks while learning about the city’s rich history.
  • The SUP equipment is new, good quality and well maintained.

Complete puzzles and challenges at the escape room

  • Enter a labyrinth of rooms in which you’ll have to complete a series of challenges and puzzles to escape.
  • Each room is complete with a unique plot, set of tasks and final goal.
  • Each room can accommodate a maximum of five players.
  • Unlike most escape rooms, the rooms are void of instructions, you must interact with the rooms themselves to uncover the necessary clues.
  • Choose from several themes such as Alchemist’s Mystery, Kraków Beast and Pirate Ship.
  • The staff are very welcoming and speak Polish and English.

Serve up a feast with a cooking workshop

  • Learn to cook with professional chefs in a state-of-the-art cooking facility.
  • The 150-square-metre workshop can facilitate up to 35 people at a time.
  • All participants have access to fully-equipped cooking stations.
  • Teams are encouraged to work together as a team, communicate and take the lead.
  • Learn to cook with unique, fresh ingredients, and use them to put together a delicious meal.

Explore Kraków on two wheels with a Segway tour

  • Choose from a variety of tour routes including First Taste, Leisure Tour, Offroad Extravaganza and more.
  • The offroad Segway models provide additional comfort and enable you to blaze through rougher terrain.
  • The Segways can reach a top speed of up to 20kph.
  • The tours provide great experiences for first-time visitors and long-term residents alike.
  • The tour includes a 20-minute safety briefing and practice session before setting off.
  • Group sizes are limited to a maximum of eight people per guide.

Experience the Kraków nightlife on a private party boat

  • The party-boat facilitators are experienced in organising lively corporate events that go off with a bang!
  • Play your music over the professional deep-bass sound system.
  • Open bar: Your team can enjoy unlimited alcohol for the duration of their trip.
  • The staff are there to help ignite the vibe and party with you.
  • Enlist a professional DJ to provide non-stop tunes while your team get to know each other.
  • After a two-hour boat party, the boat docks, party-goers disembark and filter into the local clubs and bars.

Ascend the podium at the go-karting track

  • Race against your colleagues on a professional track full of adrenaline-pumping turns and electrifying straights.
  • A great way to unwind from the stresses of the office and enjoy social activity with your colleagues.
  • The fleet of 15, 9-HP karts are regularly maintained by specialist engineers.
  • Drivers are protected by premium Flexi-Track bands that protect against injury in the event of a crash.
  • The wide track allows for easy overtaking.
  • Hang out with your group at the on-site bar and pizzeria.

Pull the trigger on a paintball experience

  • The perfect activity for a team-building retreat, offering a social and interactive game.
  • The field is located in the city centre on a beautiful landscape between the mound and the Kosciuszko Wolski forest.
  • The field is purposefully decorated with numerous natural and artificial barriers, providing you with a variety of cover options during combat.
  • All equipment is provided including overalls, helmets, weapons, hoppers and more.
  • The professional game facilitators provide short yet comprehensive training before sending you into combat.

Go Kayaking along the local waterways

  • This peaceful kayaking route, void of rapids, takes you past Wawel and reaches Dąbie Lock.
  • The river is very safe, perfect for all ages and experience levels.
  • Despite safe conditions, safety is always of the utmost priority during the tour.
  • Participants can use the on-site lockers and changing rooms.
  • Choose from a huge selection of double and single kayaks.

Channel your inner lumberjack at the axe-throwing centre

  • Learn the fundamentals of axe throwing with tuition from professional instructors.
  • The great thing about axe-throwing is you don’t need to be in any physical shape, just pick up the axe, and within minutes you’ll be hitting the target.
  • The facility is located in a 13th-century atmospheric basement, equipped with five throwing lanes across three rooms.
  • A standard axe-throwing session lasts approximately one-and-a-half hours.
  • The on-site staff are kind, welcoming and extremely helpful.
  • Alcohol and soft drinks can be purchased from the on-site bar.

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