Best group activities in SYdney - Holiday Inn Potts Point guide

A successful business needs much more than just individual grit. It needs a perfectly coordinated team that can work together to accomplish a common goal.

Team-based activities after gruelling sessions of work, or even after a meeting or conference can be a great way to relax, improve coordination, develop relationships and boost the overall morale among team members.

This holds especially true for businesses and corporations in an increasingly challenging work environment of today. If you’re from the inner cities of Sydney or organising a business conference in Sydney, then these six team-building activities may just be what your team needs!

  1. Putt Away at Holey Moley

Holey Moley Darlinghurst, Sydney

Putt away your stressful work documents with a round of mini-golf at Holey Moley. The mini-golf course has nine epic pop-culture holes that will keep you busy and entertained. The round of mini-golf also comes with cocktails for visitors on arrival but the good times don’t end here. After you’ve worked up an appetite tallying the scores, stone-baked pizzas will be waiting for you on the side. It’s a great way to blow off some steam and bond with your team. We also have a special Day Conference package offer for our Business customers. Please click here to find out more.

Highlights:

  •     A uniquely themed nice hole circuit to putt your way around
  •     Delicious cocktails and stone-baked pizzas
  •     Nine holes of golf at Holey Moley Darlinghurst, located opposite the Holiday Inn Potts Point
  1. Solve Puzzles in an Escape Room

Virtual Reality Rooms - Sydney

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Escape rooms are infamous for their intriguing puzzle-solving and team-work experiences. Not only does it test your wits but it also tests your skills as a team. Analyze your team’s coordination while solving exhilarating puzzles before time runs out.

If you’re not up for the traditional escape rooms then the Virtual Reality Escape Room may be what you’re looking for. The VR escape room features even more epic games and puzzles from shooting enemies and flying through space to solving advanced puzzles in a single mind-blowing virtual reality experience. Work together with your teammates to completes all tasks in under 60 minutes.

Highlights:

  •     Solve intriguing puzzles within a time limit
  •     Play a variety of puzzle-solving and team-based games in VR
  •     Test your wits and teamwork skills to the max

 

  1. Attend a Wine Tasting Event

Holiday Inn Potts Point, Sydney group wine tasting

Every team deserves a good reward for their efforts and a fun wine tasting class with a casual dinner vibe would be a great way to do just that. Taste a variety of delicious European wine and cheese in the tasting masterclass facilitated by wine experts. The venue is taken care of so all you’ll need to do is bring your team along and relish the experience. Learn about fine wine while bonding with your mates over a glass of some of the finest wine.

Try Dolton House at Australian Technology Park. Explore Italian + Aussie-Italian wines region by delicious region, discover your favourite new Prosecco, Barolo, Amarone or Chianti. 

Highlights:

  •     Wine and cheese tasting masterclass 
  •     Meet winemakers + importers, learn all about the grape varieties

 

  1. Take a Private Paint and Sip Classes

Paint and Sip at Cork & Canvas - Sydney

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Looking for a unique and fun night out with your team? Get a bottle of your favourite wine and join a session of painting with your friends. A talented artist will guide you every step of the way as you create your very own masterpiece. Bring out your inner artist, no experience required! You’ll definitely be surprised what you’re capable of. One of the most popular spots located in the nearby North Sydney suburb Crows Nest is ‘Cork & Canvas’. Being the first studio in Australia to pair bubbles and brushes, it is a well known workshop led by professional artist Ben Walsh.

Highlights:

  •     Explore your creativity with a painting class
  •     BYO drinks and nibbles
  •     Perfect for team building

 

  1. Cook a Meal for the Homeless

If you’re looking for an activity to build your team, why not do it while giving back to the community?

‘Our Big Kitchen’ gives you the opportunity to cook a meal for disadvantaged people across Sydney. This community-run kitchen turns rescued food into wholesome meals for those that are in need. All you’ll need to do is pop on an apron and help out in a variety of kitchen duties. From preparations and cleaning to cooking and packaging, the opportunity to serve the community is a great way to bond with your team. This fun, hands-on experience is rewarding in itself as you’ll also get to improve your culinary skills while helping others.

Highlights:

  •     Learn to cook wholesome balanced meals
  •     100% of all proceeds from this experience go back to ‘Our Big Kitchen’ to help run the charity 
  1. Group Spa Day

Day Spa Group Packages - Zen Day Spa

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What could be more relaxing than a hot oil massage or facial at a 5-star spa? A fun spa day with professional therapists is the ultimate day out to rejuvenate your team! The massages and treatments are tailored to one’s needs so there’s no doubt that the day will leave everyone relaxed and recharged. A great addition to the treatment is the option to arrange pregnancy massages, for members who are expecting, and champagne and cupcakes if you’re willing to pay that little extra.

Highlights:

  •     Choose between a hot oil massage or rejuvenating facial with a shoulder massage
  •     5-star spa with experienced therapists
  •     Pregnancy massages available upon request
  •     Champagne and cupcakes are available for your team at an additional cost

 

Best Meetings and Conferences – Holiday Inn Potts Point Sydney

Are you planning a meeting or event? Take advantage of one of our special offers including a fun team building or social activity at Holey Moley or receive a plan to win with our special 5% reduction off your teams bill with our ‘Discount or Dontate’ offer, when you make a group booking of 10 or more.

 

Special Holey Moley Day Conference Package Offer

Special Offers and Promotions for Business/Conference group bookings


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