Top 5 Team Building Experiences from Around the World

A team that works well together is more effective, more productive, and more successful. Not to mention happier and more fun to work with. To bring your team together, corporate team building experiences are the way to go. However, many employees dread these team building events. And for good reason. A bad team building event may have the opposite effect, if the activities are boring or passé. But it doesn’t have to be that way. There are many creative and innovative team building experiences that you and your team are bound to enjoy.

Spicers Hidden Vale, Queensland, Australia

Spicers Hidden Vale is an historic homestead featuring colonial-style cottages. Perfect for small to medium sized events, the retreat offers a host of onsite meeting rooms. The Boardroom is situated in the Main Homestead with access to the guest lounge and homestead verandas. While the Laidley Room is situated at the top of the property and offers a deck area. The Grandchester Room is situated adjacent to the Main Homestead and is the largest space to meet. When the formalities are done, group activities await your team, including an Aircraft Adventure Challenge, a GPS Challenge, or Giant Foosball.  Spicers Hidden Vale is set on 12,000 acres of Australian Bush, and also offers many nature-based activities.

Dinamics Amazing Race, Queenstown, New Zealand

Iconic Queenstown activities are imaginatively combined to create an action-packed, fast-paced, team building challenge. Dinamics Amazing Race is a unique mix of team games, puzzles, mental challenges, and low impact physical challenges. Teams work together to solve cryptic clues and follow route markers to the finish line. All challenges are designed to show the teams some of the best sights, scenery, and activities Queenstown has to offer. Dinamics will also design and customise the race based around your goals, budget, and available time frame. Choose from just a couple of hours to a full day exploring Queenstown and taking in as many action-packed activities as possible. A fun and exciting team experiment that tests players both physically and mentally.

IMA Dragon Dancing, Bangkok, Thailand

Dragon Dancing requires tremendous teamwork to bring the motionless body of the dragon to life. The dragon itself is a long serpent shaped body on poles, assembled by joining a series of hoops on each section and attaching the ornamental head and tail pieces. Dragon Dancing is typically suited to teams of 20 or more participants. With teams customising their own performances, to be delivered to the rest of the group. Teams are encouraged to be as colourful, spontaneous, and creative as possible to deliver their most impressive performances. To cap it off, Bangkok is the perfect Dragon Dancing location, with the energy and excitement of the city adding to the experience.

Kippure Estate, Wicklow Mountains, Ireland

Easily accessible, Kippure Estate is the perfect venue for team building conferences. There are four spacious meeting and workshop rooms available for your customised team building event. Additionally, there are also outdoor team building activities that can be easily moved under cover in case of bad weather. Team building activities are fun and memorable, but they are also combined with effective debriefs. These debriefs ensure participants recognise and understand the patterns of team dynamics and processes that affect their teamwork. Kippure Estate borders on Wicklow Mountains National Park, with the River Liffey flowing past. Once team building formalities are over, there’s 240 acres of mature woodland and idyllic farm pastures waiting to be explored.

Enchantment Resort, Sedona, United States of America

Enchantment Resort captivates guests with the rugged beauty of the Southwest, together with unparalleled five-star accommodation and unsurpassed service. Set on 70 acres of panoramic natural terrain, Enchantment Resort stands at the doorway of secluded Boynton Canyon. This is a place as striking as it is luxurious. A team building escape here will provide a unique and authentic connection to the beauty and energy of Sedona. Leaving your team with a feeling of calmness and togetherness, unmatched anywhere else. Deluxe experiences such as golf at Seven Canyons private golf club, organic gardening, and mountain biking, await you and your team at Enchantment Resort.