Amazing Race Melbourne
Your Whole Team Will Enjoy This Brilliant Corporate Team Building Activity in Melbourne CBD.
What is it:
Based on a scavenger hunt format, this activity is an absolute winner with all types of teams. It is the great “all rounder” of team activities; it suits teams large and small, young in body and young at heart, introverts and extroverts. Anyone fit enough for a brisk walk can manage it easily.
This Race gets your group out of doors and is just challenging and competitive enough to make the result interesting. This video (whilst the filming could be better) captures some of the fun.
Will suit you if:
The Amazing Race ticked all the boxes for 100’s of Victorian teams, but will it work for you?
• You want an activity that is simple and fun, designed for all types of people to enjoy
• You’d like to get outside and participate in activities that are totally different from your usual day to day
• Team members are able to walk around 3 km’s
• Your team are ready to participate and enjoy themselves
• Total group size is between 12 and 85.
And the best bit? Finding the perfect spot to relax and compare experiences at the end! (We know all the best venues and will definitely help you choose)
The checkpoint activities are treasure hunt style tasks, with a hint of challenge but without intimidation, cheesiness or humiliation.
No one person can be great at all the activities, so everyone gets a chance to shine. The event challenges the team’s approach to planning, creativity, ingenuity, trust and teamwork and gets rave reviews from all types of teams.
Clients tell us that their Amazing Race event was talked about for months. Most recommend us to other colleagues, proving that this type of team building activity hits just the right note.
The duration is around 2.5 hours, some groups go faster, some a little slower, depending on group size and weather. You can start any time from 10am to 2 hours before dusk.
What to expect:
We “run” the Amazing Race in the very heart of Melbourne with the Yarra as the star; it includes the beautiful calm surrounds of the Botanic Gardens, to the river, then the bustle of Southgate, the intriguing Melbourne laneways including a special challenge in Hosier Lane. The final checkpoint is Federation Square, creating a unique backdrop for our Photo Shoot challenge.
We always start in the Botanic Gardens (opposite the NGV) and can finish anywhere in a 5-8 minute walking radius of Federation Square. And the best bit? Finding the perfect spot to relax and compare experiences with a drink at the end!
At Team Bonding we think the Melbourne City Centre course is the best route we offer Australia wide.
FROM $1,500 + GST FOR UP TO 15 PEOPLE
Includes logistics, planning, equipment (including digital cameras to use), a modest prize
and 2 – 5 experienced facilitators.
Please Enquire Below or Call 1800 047 220 to Check Your Date
You can start any time from 10am to 2.30pm in Winter and 3.30pm in Summer. (We can’t run this event in the dark).
It generally takes around 2.5 hours, we can shorten by 15-20 minutes if required.
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Common Questions about Amazing Race:
Is it Like The TV Show?
Our Amazing Race is only loosely based on the the popular TV show, it is really more like a team treasure hunt / scavenger hunt style event. The most obvious difference is that harsh challenges are replaced by fun activities and the entire event is carried out in a spirit of enjoyment rather than fierce competition. Also in the show, one person has to stand by while the other participates, we found that didn’t work well in a team building context, plus we changed from pairs to small groups, which is much more enjoyable as people share the load.
What Kind of Activities Do You Do?
The activities are designed for bonding and engagement rather than intimidation or humiliation. At face value they seem challenging and are easier to complete than it first seems. The tasks require different aptitudes, enabling everyone in the team to shine. Some are observational, some are creative, some mental and some relate to co-ordination. Most have a timed element and all require planning and team work to perform well.
We Have People who are Pregnant, Injured or that have a Disability, can they Participate?
With minor injuries most people can participate and likewise even people with advanced pregnancy have enjoyed the experience. Most courses have shortcuts and we can generally make discrete allowances to suit the needs of your participants. We have had wheelchair users on some courses and also vision and hearing impaired participants. In all these cases it is best to call us to discuss your specific situation.