“The teambuilding was EXCELLENT and we all had an enjoyable time. The fact that everyone was heard and now has more understanding of themselves and where they fit is great. There is definitely a more friendly vibe and I think everyone feels more comfortable around each other. My sincere thanks.” Intercontinental Hotel, Sydney
Whether you want to get your team together to build new relationships or strengthen existing ones you need to ensure the program fits the audience as well as your company’s requirements. Synergy has created a wide range of activities to support you in this mission.
Here are a few suggestions . . .
Artists provide guests with inspiration and assistance in creating their own magnificent piece of artwork. Guests either create individual pieces or contribute to a group masterpiece. The Arty Party is usually held in an Art Gallery, alternatively it can be in a conference room or a beautiful outdoor setting. Champagne & Canapés are served to create a party atmosphere.
Aussie National Games
The authentic Aussie Games includes, thong throwing, sheep shearing, boomerang throwing, whip cracking, gumboot tossing, sheep dog style trials, tug-o-war and many more. This event is full of fun activities and can be held in virtually any location. One fantastic location is the bush land setting of Sydney’s North Head which provides magnificent views of the city and her majestic harbour.
Climb Sydney’s Magnificent Harbour Bridge and experience the sensational view from one of the world’s most famous landmarks. This really is a ‘must do’ for anyone visiting Sydney. Photos of your group enjoying this fabulous experience can be taken, framed & gift wrapped to give each guest as a memento of their climb.
Cooking is a fantastic team development activity, something everyone can enjoy. Guests prepare a restaurant quality meal themselves (under chef’s instruction) and then enjoy it together. This activity can go as far as creating an entire event with decoration and entertainment. A wonderful way to kick off a conference!!
Create a Masterpiece
Small teams work individually to produce different parts of the one big picture. Communication is the key to success in coordinating the design, scale & colour of the Masterpiece. Creating the finished artwork as a team demands attention to the big picture as well as the detail. Images may be selected to represent company values, products or other relevant themes. The best thing is, in the end you get to hang your own authentic and original artwork!
Cruising Sydney Harbour & Pittwater
Imagine gliding along the water in a luxurious cruiser, relaxing and sipping champagne whilst stunning scenery passes you by. Let us arrange for your guests to relax and enjoy the sun while cruising spectacular Sydney Harbour or Pittwater. Whether you are entertaining guests or motivating your team, the crew will service your every need.
Dragon Boat Racing
Corporate dragon boat racing is an exciting way of motivating and integrating staff from all areas of the company. Dragon Boating quickly gets everyone working together to achieve a common goal. Boats take approx sixteen paddlers each and a minimum of two boats are required for the race.
Deep Sea Fishing
What about a deep sea fishing adventure? This activity is all about getting out in the fresh air, spending time on the water, enjoying some healthy competition and seeing who brings home the prize catch! Experienced crew members are happy to share their knowledge, no matter what the guest’s skill level. All the gear is provided so everyone can take part in the fishing.
Participants are divided into teams which then move around Manly Cove experiencing a range of extreme sports event including: Jet Boating, Parasailing, Scuba Diving, Kayaking, Roller Blading, Sailing & Fishing. Alternatively, participants may choose the sport they would like to experience and stay with it for the duration of the event.
The group travels by coach to visit some of the most interesting and diverse ‘Foodie’ places in Sydney. Hidden gems include everything from bakers to butchers, noodle & pasta makers to spice and chocolate shops. Guests are invited to enjoy loads of treats and some fantastic shopping. This tour is full of great food, different cultures and fantastic personalities with wonderful stories to tell.
Test your skills on one of the many world-class golf courses located in and around Sydney. We have access to some of the best and most scenic golf events to suit your requirements from traditional individual games to team golf with novelty holes and prizes. We also have golf pros on hand to coach and manage the activities on course.
Harley Davidson Touring
There is no better feeling than riding on the back of a Harley Davidson, enjoying the scenery and touring the open roads. We have experienced riders to ensure your ride runs smoothly and without incident. Tours are from 1-4 hours and can include picnics.
Guests can enjoy horse riding right here in Sydney or in surrounding valleys on the city’s outskirts. Centennial Park is one of the few parks in the world to offer inner-city horse riding with a renewed 3.6 kilometer tree-lined Horse Track (bridle path). A ‘Park Ride’ is a great way to spend an hour or so. With no experience necessary, you will be guided through the Park on horseback with a professional instructor. Riding boots and helmets are provided.
Hot Air Ballooning
Imagine drifting gently above the treetops, seeing the earth move further & further away whilst experiencing the panoramic views of greater Sydney in a hot air balloon. This activity is for those looking for that unforgettable experience. The event can include Champagne & Canapés.
A great after dinner or wet weather event. Teams compete for medals in a series of games and challenges where they have to rely on each other to achieve the objectives. This event encourages participants to work together while having fun. The program includes Brain Teasers, Trivia, Drawing, Acting, Communication Skills and Imagination. Whilst the games encourage team work the main emphasis is on having fun together.
Enjoy the thrill of the open ocean with the adrenalin of a roller coaster ride! Passengers experience Sydney Harbour from a completely different perspective, they view the 300ft vertical cliffs of North Head as well as an abundance of marine & bird life, maybe even a migrating whale. All of this while speeding across the water, just for the thrill of it!
Guests are shown basic skills by experienced Kayakers. Teams of two (tandem kayaks) are assigned & practice time is provided prior to the regatta (could also be a treasure hunt event). Kayaking is a great way to develop both team skills and challenge personal boundaries. Guests receive expert guidance, need no previous experience & require only an average fitness level.
Mini Golf is a fun and relaxing breakaway activity. This event requires no skill or specific fitness level. It is all about doing something as a team and having fun. Courses are designed for small groups to compete in a mini tournament to become the ultimate Champion Mini Golf players.
‘Go For Gold’ in a fun filled Beach Olympics. Teams play for Olympic style medals in a program incorporating a range of sporting challenges designed so everyone can participate. Build relationships and team morale during this event which is sure to have guests laughing and getting into the spirit. Perfect for all age groups & fitness levels.
On The Ropes
Are you up to the physical and mental challenge of a high ropes course? Can you confront the fear of backing off a sheer cliff? The ropes course is suitable for either individual or team challenges. Participants learn strategies for coping with fear and stress, as well as how to support others who are on the edge. For a less confrontational event a low ropes course can also be organised.
Rhythm of Life
This amazing event engages everyone very quickly and powerfully. Using a range of tribal drums and percussion instruments guests are amazed at how they progress musically from simple rhythms to the crescendo of a final synergistic performance. Guests discover the sound, the beat and the pulse of connection & communication in the group. A great experience, The Rhythm of Life!
Gentlemen, start your engines… and get ready for an adventurous and challenging event. The group is divided into teams of four participants. Armed with the necessary information and equipment, they head off for a road rally like no other. There are sporting challenges, trivia questions, a humorous scavenger hunt and a whole range of activities designed to encourage teamwork, communication skills and time & resource management. The Rally winds its way along Sydney’s spectacular beaches making this a must for any group wanting a fantastic half or full day activity.
Rock n Bowl
A fun, low impact event where guests play lawn bowls with a difference. Teams are coached by professional lawn bowlers before competing in a barefoot bowling tournament complete with Rock n Roll music, trophies can be included. This event usually concludes with a BBQ or cocktail party.
Rock around the Rocks
A fun and interactive event in which everyone can participate regardless of their fitness level. It encourages people to communicate, manage their resources, develop leadership skills and generally work together to build relationships while enjoying the beautiful environment around Sydney’s historic Rocks area. A key benefit to this program is that it can be tailored to your exact requirements to achieve your overall event objectives.
Botanic Gardens Safari
A fun and interactive event in which everyone can participate regardless of their fitness level. It encourages people to communicate, manage their resources, develop leadership skills and generally work together to build relationships while enjoying the beautiful environment around Sydney’s spectacular Botanic Gardens. A key benefit to this program is that it can be tailored to your exact requirements to achieve your overall event objectives.
Manly Beach Safari
Work out a strategy, make a plan, use your resources, take a risk and reap the rewards. A competitive activity where the objective is to score as many points as possible within an allocated time. Teams tour Manly beach where they collect items, answer questions and complete challenges. This event promotes team work, planning, commitment and lateral thinking while the participants are able to enjoy the beautiful environment around Manly. It is the perfect event for all fitness levels and abilities.
Darling Harbour Safari
This program is designed to provide the maximum in entertainment value whilst encouraging participants to communicate. Participants will manage their resources, develop leadership skills and work together to build relationships while enjoying the city scenery. This event can be tailored to your exact requirements to achieve your overall event objectives.
Sydney Harbour Safari
This program is designed to provide the maximum in entertainment value whilst encouraging participants to communicate, manage their resources, develop leadership skills and generally work together to build relationships while enjoying spectacular Sydney Harbour. Teams will be presented with questions and challenges at stops along the Circular Quay to Darling Harbour ferry route. This event can be tailored to your exact requirements to achieve your overall event objectives.
Brighton Beach Safari
Work out a strategy, make a plan, use your resources, take a risk and reap the rewards. A competitive activity where the objective is to score as many points as possible within an allocated time. Teams tour Brighton Beach where they collect items, answer questions and complete challenges. This event promotes team work, planning, commitment and lateral thinking while the participants are able to enjoy the beautiful environment of Brighton Beach. It is the perfect event for all fitness levels and abilities.
Coogee Beach Safari
This program is designed to provide the maximum in entertainment value whilst encouraging participants to communicate, manage their resources, develop leadership skills and generally work together to build relationships while enjoying the Coogee scenery. This event can be tailored to your exact requirements to achieve your overall event objectives.
The spectacular scenery of Newport on Sydney’s Northern Beaches is the ideal location for a Safari. This event is designed to be highly entertaining whilst encouraging participants to communicate, manage their resources, develop leadership skills and generally work together to build relationships while enjoying the scenery of Newport. This event can be tailored to your exact requirements to achieve your overall event objectives.
A fun interactive event in which everyone can participate regardless of fitness level. It encourages participants to communicate, manage their resources, develop leadership skills and generally work together to build relationships while enjoying the spectacular views of Sydney Harbour and the jungle environment around the Zoo. A key benefit to this program is that it can be tailored to your exact requirements to achieve your overall event objectives.
Sailing Sydney Harbour & Pittwater
An ideal way to get your group enjoying themselves is an exclusive yacht charter. Guests will enjoy spectacular scenery along with the exhilaration of sailing close to the wind. They will be invited to take the helm and trim the sails. A sumptuous menu and beverages will be served. Alternatively you may opt for a Sailing Regatta, the perfect way to achieve an adventurous team development experience while enjoying a day on Sydney’s magnificent harbour. Guests are assigned to a yacht with a professional skipper and the winners will certainly be the ones who worked together as a team.
Guests are placed in teams and given a scenario, tools and props. They have to use their initiative and creativity to build a structure out of sand. This could be a new product, a corporate value statement or a fun location design. This event can be used as an elaborate team building program or just a short conference break out activity.
Scenic flights offer passengers a bird’s eye view of some of the most magnificent scenery in the world. Departing from Sydney Harbour, the seaplanes travel all over Sydney stopping at various points of interest. Guests are given interactive headsets for fully informed commentaries.
Sydney has many spectacular walking trails with one of the most breathtaking being the walk from Manly to the Spit Bridge (approx 2-3 hours). Experienced guides explain all the historical and environmental information of the area as guests enjoy the panoramic views and native bush land. A picnic can be provided en route. The guests are able to enjoy the exercise and tranquility while getting to know each other.
Enter a new and exciting world under the sea. Accompanied by a fully qualified diving instructor, guests are taken on a personalised journey to experience the adventure of this fascinating world. They learn about scuba equipment and different techniques as they visit some unique and interesting dive locations
Take the sore feet and fatigue out of retail therapy. Let us take you in comfort to a range of outlet store’s and shopping hot spots across Sydney. We cover a whole range of items & can include coffee & lunch stops. This event is designed to suit requirements.
Is it all getting a bit too much? Do your people need a reward? We offer a range of spa treatments for the weary conference delegate that will have them truly relaxed and ready for the next challenge. We can deliver therapists right to your conference venue if required.
An event that includes a range of sporting activities. Teams travel around a specified location where they compete against other teams in sports such as Tennis, Tip Rugby, Beach Volleyball, Beach Games, Kayaking & Sailing. The event can also be done as an indoor program and would include sports such as Snooker/Pool, Darts, Poker, Indoor Bowls, Two Up and Trivia.
Enjoy a challenging and entertaining team event on the beach. Australia conjures up images of world-class beaches and the most popular beach sport is surf lifesaving. Conquer both the strength of nature and your own inner limitations by competing in an authentic Surf Carnival. Become an Iron Man for a day!
Learn the art of surfing with Sydney’s award winning surf school. We provide wetsuits to keep you warm and surfboards to you keep afloat. The surfing lessons are conducted by qualified World Touring Professionals at a number of Sydney beaches and they focus on fun, fitness and team morale.
Survivor – The Ultimate Challenge
Loosely based on the TV show, teams will complete a series of challenges in order to win points, obtain immunity and win the ultimate prize. This event however, has a twist, teams are encouraged to assist each other with the eventual goal being that teams sharing information and skill achieve greater results and everyone wins.
Round robin tournaments can be played with either single or double matches. Players compete in a series of matches which conclude in a grand final to discover the ultimate champions. Coaching, equipment and prizes are supplied. Why not add a celebrity tennis player as your host for the day?
Perfect for an after dinner event which is interactive & fun. Guests compete in teams with topics including Music, Entertainment, Travel, International Cuisine, Sport and Antics. This Trivia Quiz is designed to have something for everyone.
A volleyball tournament is a fun and healthy team development event that can be set up in a location to suit you. Programs include coaching clinics with National Beach Volleyball Champions as well as professional tournament management. You may even like to include Kerri Pottharst, Australia’s own Olympic Gold Medalist (Beach Volleyball Sydney 2000).
Before dinner guests are invited to a premium wine tasting where they are given information about a variety of wines. After dinner the games begin when the guests are offered unlabeled wines for tasting and are asked a series of questions by the winemaker. Prizes are awarded during the evening based on knowledge & bravery.
Yoga & Tai Chi Classes
A wonderfully energising activity for tired conference delegates. Classes run for approx 1.5 hours and can be held at the conference venue or in a local scenic spot. Great for an early morning session or a break in the day.
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