10 BEST TEAM BUILDING ACTIVITIES IN SEATTLE

An innovative urban metropolis, home to the iconic Space Needle.

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Situated along the edges of the Puget Sound, a vast water inlet from the Pacific Ocean, Seattle functions as a major shipping port with connections to Asia and Alaska. The city spills across the banks of the waterway, forming a large conurbation of suburbia, comprised of Everett, Bellevue and Tacoma.

Seattle is postioned in an area of unparalleled natural beauty upon the site of the Olympic Peninsula with views across the imposing Mount Rainer, a wonder best witnessed from the top of the iconic Space Needle.

This tower, built in 1962 for the World Trade Fair, offers 360-degree views of the surrounding city and symbolises Seattle’s innovative spirit. This forward-thinking mentality makes Seattle the ideal place to host a productive team-building retreat. Here, your team can enjoy numerous activities such as glassblowing, blacksmithing, market tours, booze cruises and much more.

HANDPICKED TEAM ACTIVITIES IN SEATTLE, WASHINGTON

We work with our network of partners to provide you the best local and authentic experience around. You can book these activities exclusively as part of the company retreat package.

Immerse yourself in an authentic food experience

  • Explore the famous Pike Place market as you weave your way through family-owned stalls and artisan vendors.
  • Learn about the incredible history of this captivating food market.
  • Professional chefs lead you from stall to stall while explaining the local history and telling interesting stories.
  • Taste a variety of delicious morsels including chocolates and truffles.
  • The perfect way for your team to explore the city while getting to know each other.

Explore the city from the water with a kayak experience

  • A kayak tour is the greatest way to integrate team-building exercises with a fun and engaging experience.
  • The knowledgeable guides provide useful paddling tips as well as interesting facts and stories about the area.
  • Participants are provided with professional-quality kayaking equipment.
  • The group is presented with a short safety briefing before paddling out.
  • Plenty of street parking and guest parking is available at the marina.
  • Enjoy splendid views of both the Olympic National Park and Mount Rainer.

Race against the clock as you attempt to escape the room

  • Take part in an immersive escape-room event that’ll test your team’s problem-solving prowess.
  • Choose from two critically-acclaimed themed rooms: The Vanishing Act and The Storykeeper.
  • The level of detail, creativity and technology is nothing short of genius.
  • Trained actors lure you and your team further into the compelling storyline.
  • The ultimate way to uncover hidden leaders among your employees.

Bring your team together for an unforgettable culinary experience

  • Under the guidance of a talented professional chef, your team will learn to prepare delicious meals entirely from scratch.
  • Bond with your colleagues while learning useful new skills in the kitchen.
  • Choose from a variety of cookery courses with cuisines from around the world.
  • The experienced teachers do a great job of making everybody feel included and engaged.
  • Learn about the history of the dishes and the origins of the ingredients.
  • Your team will be forced to communicate clearly and function well as a team.

Take your team on an alcohol-fueled booze cruise

  • Cycle through the city on a 48-person, pedal-powered minibar. 
  • The perfect team-building activity for groups that wish to bond and de-stress.
  • The (sober) driver ensures the vehicle remains on course for the duration of the experience.
  • The knowledgeable tour guides inform you about happy-hour times, local history and more.
  • Participants are permitted to bring on any permissible food and non-alcoholic beverages they wish and store them in the onboard cooler.
  • Explore the city while stopping off at several local bars.

Visit the glassblowing studio for a one-of-a-kind experience

  • Follow the instructions as you create a stunning piece of glass art.
  • Take your creation home with you or display it at the office. 
  • Experience the excitement and heat of a professional glassblowing studio.
  • Get hands-on with the process as you create your very own piece of glass art.
  • After the two-day cooling period, your piece is ready for collection.
  • The friendly instructors supervise at all times and ensure everyone’s safety.

Open a bottle of wine and paint a masterpiece

  • Learn to paint a masterpiece while sipping on wine and relaxing with your colleagues. 
  • With dozens of winery and restaurant partners available, your event is fully customisable.
  • Corporate events can be organised for group sizes of up to 100 people.
  • Enjoy a creative exercise that’s proven to reduce stress and improve problem-solving skills.
  • All participants are provided with the necessary equipment including paints, brushes, aprons and canvases.
  • The kind and knowledgeable instructors fantastically guide the group through each stage of the painting process.

Help your team reach new heights at the climbing gym

  • Learn the basics of rock climbing with guidance from experienced climbing instructors.
  • This professional climbing facility offers a range of specialised programmes for all levels.
  • Group bookings enjoy unlimited access to the bouldering area, equipment rental, two belayers to assist with rope climbing and use of the party room for the duration of the booking.
  • The perfect activity to develop interpersonal relationships and improve teamwork and problems solving skills.
  • Enjoy a relaxing hot shower after a sweaty day of climbing (towels provided).

Forge stronger bonds with a blacksmith experience

  • Learn the basics of this ancient and skilful trade.
  • The classes are specifically designed to improve teamwork skills and forge stronger interpersonal bonds.
  • The professional blacksmith shop is fully ventilated for a safe experience.
  • During the three-hour class, you’ll learn the fundamentals of blacksmithing.
  • Gloves and safety goggles are provided to all participants.
  • The abundant parking makes for a hassle-free arrival.

Channel your inner lumberjack with axe throwing

  • Learn the ancient discipline of axe throwing with tuition from certified coaches. 
  • After mastering the basics, experiment with experimental ways to throw the axe.
  • The staff are kind, knowledgeable and fun while maintaining safety protocols.
  • Participants can enjoy a maximum of two beers while throwing axes.
  • A unique and energetic way to facilitate team bonding with your group.
  • Conveniently positioned in a central location.

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