10 BEST TEAM BUILDING ACTIVITIES IN TAMPA

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The city of Tampa in central-western Florida has become a lavish american city infused with hispanic charm. If you’re organising a team-building retreat, look no further than the sun-drenched city of Tampa.

Tourism has been one of Tampa’s economical mainstays since the Tampa Bay Hotel was constructed in 1891. Since then, countless attractions have populated the city with unparalleled diversity. Perched upon the water’s edge, Tampa is perfectly located for both land and water activities including pedal-powered boat tours and Grand Prix go-karting.

To help you find ideas for your team-building event in Tampa, we’ve compiled some of our favourite activities on offer throughout the city.

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Explore the flavours of Tampa with a guided food tour

  • Embark on a 3.5-hour walking tour where you’ll sample food, wine and craft beers from the Tampa area.
  • Local experts guide groups of 6-12 people on a tour that includes history, flavour and excitement.
  • Visit a variety of amazing restaurants that will showcase their finest flavours.
  • The experienced guides keep the whole group engaged and laughing.
  • Delicious tastings are frequently accompanied by a tasty glass of wine or cocktail.

Step on a Segway and explore the city

  • A segway tour is the ultimate activity for tourists and residents alike.
  • Tours take off from the Embassy Suites in Downtown Tampa.
  • Visit sights like the Amalie Arena, Tampa Riverwalk, Hillsborough River and Curtis Hixon Park. 
  • Take in panoramic views of the city and the bay before returning to the Embassy Suites.
  • Consider yourself a night owl? Try the Night Glider Tour and discover the city’s bustling nightlife scene.
  • Group sizes are limited to a maximum of eight riders at a time although more Segways can be arranged if discussed beforehand.

Navigate the water on a stand-up paddleboard

  • Choose from a vast fleet of top-quality SUPs.
  • Learn the fundamentals of stand-up paddleboarding and get up and standing in just 15 minutes.
  • Once you’ve mastered the basics, venture out and explore at your leisure.
  • Discover Florida’s wildlife like Dolphins and Manatees! 
  • The experienced tour guides take you around the bay by the mangroves and to Cypress Point Park where you can relax on the beach.

Improve essential team skills at the escape rooms

  • A fun and unique experience for every challenger who comes through the doors.
  • The five unique rooms are expertly designed for a one-of-a-kind experience.
  • Embark on an immersive, multi-sensory mystery experience.
  • Guides help along the way by providing useful hints and tips.
  • Teams have just 60-minutes to solve the puzzles and make their escape.
  • Experience a team-bonding experience that can’t be replicated in a boardroom.

Explore the forest canopy at the adventure park

  • Awaken your spirit of adventure with a two-hour guided zipline experience 
  • Encounter over 3,000 feet of zip lines and exhilarating aerial challenges that overlook the wildlife and waters of the Bayou Wilderness and Tampa Bay area.
  • The guides are professionally trained to maximise your safety.
  • The equipment is of high quality and the course and equipment are inspected daily.
  • The 20-acre course consists of 5 zip lines ranging from 400 to 650 feet in length and a 200-foot suspension bridge.
  • Completion of the full course takes approximately 2 hours.

Unleash your inner commando with paintball

  • Engage in about 7 to 10 games, lasting about 7 to 10 minutes each. 
  • All sessions include a safety briefing, food, and gameplay.
  • The full event is expected to last between two and three hours.
  • The provided equipment consists of everything you need to play safely. 
  • Participants are provided with a paintball gun, hopper, compressed air tank, and a paintball safety mask.
  • Choose from a selection of four courts and an open field.

Explore Tampa with a pedal-powered boat

  • Gather your team aboard a unique pedal-powered vessel.
  • The standard tour lasts approximately 2 hours from the time you step aboard to the time you’re dropped off.
  • The pedal-powered boats are assisted by an onboard electric motor making it surprisingly easy to paddle.
  • Each boat can host up to 16 people at a time.
  • The staff are extremely friendly and accommodating.

Race head-to-head at the go-kart track

  • The centre is capable of running 6 races per hour with up to 10 people on the track at a time. 
  • Choose between renting out just one track or the entire two-track facility.
  • A private room is available that can fit up to 100 people.
  • The high-speed adult karts can reach speeds up to 50 MPH. 
  • The track is designed with an ample amount of electrifying straights and challenging turns.
  • See if you can beat your speed with 14 laps of intense racing.

Unwind and de-stress at the rage room

  • Relinquish pent-up tension by destroying everyday objects.
  • Participants are provided with full protective clothing including boots, hard hats, face shields, gloves and chest plates.
  • Choose from an assortment of weapons including crowbars, bats and sledgehammers.
  • Participants are provided with a range of objects ripe for smashing.
  • Got something else in mind? Bring your own objects to smash.

Improve your aim with an axe-throwing experience

  • Prepare for 1.5 hours of high-intensity learning and pulse-pounding adrenaline.
  • Learn the subtle techniques required to properly throw an axe.
  • Compete against your colleagues in the ultimate elimination tournament.
  • The perfect team-building activity for employees of all ages and fitness levels.
  • The venue can host up to 400 participants at any one time.
  • Experienced and highly trained staff are in the throwing arena with you at all times.

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

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