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Arguably Japan’s street food capital, Osaka is most known for its casual food, fun nightlife, and outgoing locals. You can visit famous landmarks such as Osaka Castle, Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan, Dotonbori, and Universal Studios Japan. Even though it’s only a short Shinkansen ride from Tokyo, it has a very different personality and vibe.

With all the different attractions and options, it’s also home to many team-building activities such as go-karts, escape puzzles, cooking classes, yoga and more, making Osaka the perfect place to plan your next team-building retreat. These activities can make your team more successful, more productive, and more effective in the workplace.

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Go on a sightseeing cruise to Osaka Castle 

  • Take a sightseeing cruise that takes you around Osaka Castle and Nakanoshima. 
  • See famous places and historic sites from inside the ship.
  • An excursion course with 15 or more people.
  • This journey will take about one hour to pass through Osaka Castle.
  • Enjoy the distant view of Osaka Castle and cherry blossoms in full bloom from the surface of the river on a stylish boat that resembles a pleasure boat on the Seine River.

Experience Osaka on a walking tour

  • Experience the rich food, culture, and history of Osaka.
  • Take a 2.5 hour walking tour and finish in Namba City.
  • All of the tours are 100% in English so you understand and have an excellent experience.
  • Enjoy a knowledgeable, fun guide who will give you plenty of information about Osaka‘s food, sport, culture, and history. 
  • Guides will give you lots of great recommendations for shopping and food!

Take your taste buds on a food tour

  • We’ll strive to show you the authentic side of Osaka and Shinsekai.
  • Get a real and deep understanding of the inner workings of this amazing area while filling your belly full with local, delicious street food.
  • Learn from an experienced, English speaking tour guide who’s fun and full of knowledge, while enjoying food and drinks.
  • Visit 5 Unique and delicious food establishments like market stalls, standing bars, Izakayas, and other local restaurants.
  • You’ll get 2 Local Japanese Drinks of your choice including: beer, sake, chuhai, highball, and plum wine
  • Bring your comfortable walking shoes as you’ll be walking around 1 km for over 3 hours on flat surfaces.

Have a karaoke competition with your team

  • Try out many types of karaoke machines and a large number of 4-microphone and mirror ballrooms available to make your party even more exciting .
  • Enjoy a party room that can accommodate a large number of guests.
  • Equipped with over 315,000 songs, it’s at the top in the industry. 
  • Bring your own snack and drinks and enjoy a pretty clean, smoking free room with a super huge screen and nice decor.
  • You’ll have equipment with good sound quality in a spacious private room.

Challenge yourself with an Escape puzzle

  • Explore a brand new form of entertainment which combines the interactive puzzles of an escape room, the excitement of a theme park, and the set design of a Hollywood movie.
  • All ages and skill levels are welcome and our friendly staff can assist in English or Japanese.
  • Experience an amazing setting, decorations, and the diversity of the puzzle.
  • The puzzles are very well designed and none of them require knowledge of the Japanese language.
  • Enjoy a drink onsite, which is the perfect way to unwind after finishing your experience!

Take a cooking class in Osaka

  • Enjoy an English speaking cooking experience for visitors to Japan's culinary capital! 
  • Take a 2 - 3 hour class in which you will make super delicious food and have an amazing experience.
  • Learn about Osaka's food culture and make a full Japanese meal under the guidance of experienced local chefs.
  • You’ll be provided with enough information to recreate everything on the menu after you return home!
  •  After cooking, sit down, chat, and enjoy your culinary creations together over a glass of local sake or green tea. 

Get creative with a ceramics class in Osaka

  • Take your group of 10-30 people to a pottery class to learn how to make ceramics.
  • Offering a wide variety of courses, from hand-pounding courses and electric potter's wheel courses to bridal courses, group courses, English conversation pottery courses, surprise gift courses, and more!
  • Even beginners will enjoy pottery with confidence under the guidance of experienced instructors.
  • All materials will be provided with a helpful and kind teacher. 
  • With the guidance of these kind teachers, even as a beginner, you’ll enjoy it very much!

If you have a need for speed, try a  go-kart race

  • The perfect destination for a thrilling event with speed.
  • You can enjoy private races for your group with reserved times so you won’t have to wait.
  • With a simple tutorial, even a newbie without a license will find them easy to operate. 
  • Enjoy a spacious and comfortable clubhouse with clean facilities and a friendly staff.
  • With 270cc gasoline engines, you’ll have an exhilarating racing experience.

Relax and unwind with yoga

  • Yoga mats are provided with the option to rent the top and bottom set.
  • Enjoy a homely studio with a small number of students, making it easier for you to receive detailed instruction. 
  • With various special classes held every month, you can continue having fun for a long time without getting bored.
  • You’ll have a different teacher for each lesson and the option to take a variety of yoga classes.
  • It’s a very calming space including the scent with an instructor who is really personable.

Take your team to a climbing gym 

  • Enjoy physical activities? Try out a climbing gym in Osaka. 
  • Learn about bouldering, which is a type of sport in which you climb rocks and walls with minimal equipment (shoes and chalk).
  • Experience a variety of over 100 routes designed by world class climbers!
  • Choose from various walls of 90°, 100°, 110°, 120°, 130°, 160°. 
  • This is a gym that can be enjoyed by everyone from beginners to experts.
  • The staff are welcoming and nice, explaining everything clearly in english.

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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