Top 14 Outdoor Team Building Activities

Are you looking for fun outdoor team building activities that are COVID safe? If you and your team have been working from home throughout the last year, I’m sure you have missed the team spirit and camaraderie. Let’s face it, working from home just isn’t the same.  

We understand the return to the office will not be a return to business as usual. We understand the very real challenges welcoming back teams after what has been an extraordinary year can create. Whether it’s staff coming back to the office full time or in a hybrid way after working from home or a period of furlough we are here to help motivate and engage your team.

At Team Tactics we are committed to offer you the best of both worlds with COVID safe outdoor activities for those who feel comfortable to return and our extremely successful virtual team building events to inspire teams from your own home.    

Top 14 Outdoor Team Building Activities

1. Bright Lights of London (Treasure Hunts)

Setting out on our GPS Treasure Hunts; each team will be issued with the latest iPad Mini to experience our most high-tech and interactive treasure hunts yet! Only when the GPS verifies that you are in exactly the right location will your team be able to activate the hotspot and attempt the challenges! The challenge is to navigate around the hotspots to crack clues, complete challenges and earn as many points as possible.

BRAND NEW FOR 2021 Our GPS Treasure Hunts are completely updated with fresh and fun questions and challenges in and around London.  These new hunts utilise location-based trivia, photo challenges, instant feedback and live leaderboards with interactive maps using technology that will, quite simply, blow your mind!  

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2. London’s Game of Zones

One of our most popular pre covid event returns! We welcome you to our newly updated London’s Games Of Zones. Transport your team through different periods of time with the Futuristic Zone, Ocean Zone, Medieval Zone and Industrial Zone. Using the latest iPad mini, teams must complete interactive and fun challenges for an unforgettable experience in London. Whether it be finding new ways for your team to interact and motivate, improve morale or an alternative fun-filled day out the office, this new concept is sure to “amaze”!

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3. The Olympic Challenge

Join us at The Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park home to:  The London Stadium, The ArcelorMittal Orbit, The London Aquatics Centre, The Copper Box Arena, Lee Valley VeloPark, Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre. The Olympic Park has enjoyed a Post Games Transformation, creating a 102 hectare park space to be explored. Teams will explore 5 Olympic themed zones in the heart of the Olympic Park and carry out challenges including hilarious Strike-a-Pose, Quiz questions, location based questions & extra trivia and riddles located around the Olympic Park. Our GPS app will reveal the whereabouts and progress of other teams, providing plenty of competitiveness and excitement! The team kit bag will contain a number of mystery props to help teams carry out the tasks.

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4. Multi Activity Days

Multi activity days are perfect if you want a selection of activities to suit a broad range of participants and variety of abilities. Multi activity days are an ideal team building event designed to promote leadership, problem solving with the emphasis on fun and thrills. Our trained instructors will greet you in the beautiful countryside setting for a day or a half day of activities including a mixture of motorised and non-motorised.

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5. Summer On The Thames

Join us on a trip along the River Thames that you will never forget. Running several high speed RIB’s powered by 225HP engines at speeds of up to 50 mph through central London is simply a ‘traffic stopping’ experience. The route will take us past all the major London landmarks from the MI5 building to high speed runs past Parliament, the London Eye, under the Millennium Bridge, under Tower Bridge and more. Once into the open River and the speed restrictions are relaxed nearby Canary Wharf, we run at full throttle and demonstrate why Ribs are so much fun before turning and retracing our steps to the boarding point.

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6. Wild Wipeout

This is your chance to taste an iconic game show with a twist. Based on the smash hit tv series Total Wipeout, teams must battle it out to win side-splitting games and events. Think giant pyramids, inflatable obstacles courses, tons of foam and of course the iconic big red balls. Limber your teams up, pick some ingenious team names and get ready for a team building battle like no other!

7. Ocean Treasure Hunt

Nothing comes close to the excitement and sheer exhilaration of a Rib (Rigid Inflatable Boats) Treasure Hunt on the Solent. Our fleet of matched 8 metre ribs powered by 225HP engines are capable of stunning speeds and yet ultimately controllable in all sea conditions. This GPS Treasure Hunt on tablets is guaranteed to be both fun and memorable and different to anything else you have ever experienced. Locations each teams travel to are usually Cowes, Yarmouth, Portsmouth and The Hamble. This event is perfect for both team building and client entertaining.

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8. Zorb Olympics

Join us for a mixture of incredibly fun team games including School Sports Day, Giant Darts, Archery Tag, and Zorb-ball. This event is all about the fun. Teams will take part in a mixture of activities with our ‘Zorb-ball’ activity being the most popular. Teams will bump, roll and laugh through a truly hysterical event. Strap yourselves into your own one man body zorb and enjoy the challenge!

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9. It’s A Knockout

Based on the classic BBC show, our It’s a Knockout Challenge is a hilarious option for a team building activity! The activities are highly visual and entertaining with an emphasis on participation, interaction and laughter. This is a fantastically fun event using colourful inflatables, costumes, props, water and plenty of bubbles!       

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10. London Turbo Challenge

Nothing comes close to the sheer exhilaration of a Thames Power Blast on The Thames: nothing comes close to the sheer fun and excitement of a climb, Up at The O2. Cap it all off by flying a simulated A380 Emirates Airbus, we are delighted to present to you the most fun you will have in Central London.

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11. Circus Skills

The high energy circus workshop can revitalise teams and enables a transfer of inspiration into the workplace! You will try things you never imagined trying, achieve things you didn’t expect to achieve, and learn things that you will never forget. Participants will have the chance to learn a range of skills including stilt walking, tight wire walking and the classics such as mastering the diabolo.

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12. Dragon’s Apprentice

Based on two of your favourite business reality programmes. Reunite your team with a competitive challenge. Coming to a boardroom near you! Teams will first battle it out for the best product from the selection of weird and wonderful household objects. Teams must come up with an alternative use for this object and create a pitch to sell the new invention to the rest of the group! We love to add a twist to our games so here goes…..teams will be given a ridiculously random keyword that they must include in the pitch.

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13. Around The World

This is a team based competitive activity against the clock. Teams will be taken on a virtual tour of the world and have to answer questions and complete challenges that require communication, dexterity and a keen sense of challenge. The activity is completed on the latest iPad mini per team with the aim of scoring as many points as possible against the clock.

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14. Haka

Feel the Power, Energy, Passion and Unity of the Haka. This is an ancient Maori Tribal War dance (but also coming together in peace!)  that acts as a powerful conference energiser or team building activity. Our authentic Maori tribesmen and women are one of only two groups in the UK that have permission from their Tribal Elders in New Zealand to use the Haka for team building corporate purposes. Our tribesmen have also been involved with prestigious events such as the Invictus Games and have even worked with Prince Harry and the All Blacks. Opt for the real thing in this truly uplifting activity!

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COVID Safe Team Building 

We have been busy ensuring all of our team events are safe for clients. From enhanced hygiene procedures for our staff and clients, to encouraging social distancing throughout the duration of our events, Covid safety is our priority this summer.

Prior to your event, we will check with you that none of the attendees is suffering from Coronavirus related symptoms or have been in contact with anyone suffering from Coronavirus.

We understand it has been difficult to plan ahead in recent times. This is why we are providing you with a COVID guarantee on all of our team building activities. This means that if you or any of the group are unable to attend due to local or national restrictions we will help you rearrange the activity to a suitable date free of charge.  

Contact us today to find out more about our in person team building activities or our virtual games. 

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