Since the pandemic and the rise of remote working, many companies are adopting a hybrid policy. However, it’s now time to think beyond virtual meetings and online quizzes and shift back to nurturing company culture in person. Taking a break from the screens and heading outside presents a novel opportunity to cultivate a stronger team spirit and camaraderie while enjoying the fresh air and sunshine.

Our selection of adventurous outdoor team building activities is perfect for motivating and engaging your team. Picture this: instead of the usual virtual quiz hour, you and your staff get to tackle and conquer different challenges, explore new cities and famed landmarks, and bond over exciting outdoor adventures.

Whether engaging in problem-solving Treasure Hunts, competitive challenges or multi-activity days, being outdoors will create lasting memories, inspiring your team to become a stronger, more productive force.

Not sure which team building event to choose? Check out our Top 14 Outdoor Team Building Activities.

Our Top 14 Adventurous 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.

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!

Bright Lights of London 2. London’s Game of Zones

We welcome you to our newly updated London’s Games Of Zones. Transport your team through different periods 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 of the office, this new concept is sure to “amaze”!Game of Zones


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. 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.

the olympic challenge outdoor team building activity 4. Multi Activity Days

Multi-activity days are perfect if you want a selection of activities to suit a broad range of participants and a variety of abilities. Multi-activity days are an ideal team building event designed to promote leadership, and problem-solving with an 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.


Multi activity days 5. Summer On The Thames

Join us on a trip along the River Thames that you will never forget. Running several high-speed RIBs 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, the Millennium Bridge, Tower Bridge and more. 

Once into the open River and the speed restrictions are relaxed near 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.


London Thames Power Blast  6. London Canal Quest

Set against the picturesque backdrop of London’s canals this summer in this iPad-based treasure hunt. Voyagers will be able to choose their starting point from Paddington, Birmingham or Kingston-upon-Thames and navigate themselves in their very own electric boat. Teams will go through scenic hotspots to solve clues aiming to return to the boat basin within the designated time.

London Canal Quest  7. It’s a Rat Trap!

Escape from the office with our thrilling “It’s a Rat Trap!”. Forget about typical competition – teams will have to make use of their ingenuity to get the sequence right. Working together, they’ll have to construct a series of colossal contraptions which perform a chain reaction. Picture the anticipation as each device falls seamlessly into place, triggering the next in a sequence. The result? A jaw-dropping one-ton weight drops, sealing the fate of the elusive rat!

Its a Rat Trap Team Building 1 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 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 one-man body zorb and enjoy the challenge!


zorb olympics 9. Summer School Sports Day

Get ready to embark on a nostalgic trip with our Summer School Sports Day with a unique twist. This outdoor team building activity is the epitome of summer fun. From inflatable sausages to the classic tug-of-war, your team will not only engage in exciting challenges but relive those old-school days which will bring out their inner child.


School Sports Day Showdown 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. Finish it all off with the choice of either bowling or a fantastic interactive football experience, this fun-filled team building activity is great for a team social or bonding day. 


London Turbo Challenge Team Building Activities 11. Circus Skills

The high-energy circus workshop can revitalise teams and enable a transfer of inspiration into the workplace! You will try things you never imagined, 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.


Circus Skills Workshop 12. The Royal Quest

Break away from the conventional and discover some of London’s Royal hotspots to celebrate the royal family in this unique treasure hunt. Your team will embark on an unforgettable journey through the heart of London. As they explore the nation’s greatest and most iconic royal landmarks, your team will be immersed in different quests and puzzles while exploring the city’s hidden gems. 


the Royal Quest 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 to score as many points as possible against the clock.


around the world outdoor team building 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!


the haka team building

Book Your Next Outdoor Team Building Activity with Team Tactics

Our outdoor team building games aren’t just about fun and adventure – they’re about strengthening your team and having a more engaged workplace. Bring thrill and excitement to your team and explore our Top Team Building Activities and Events, or, if you’re hungry for more adventurous games, have a look at our full portfolio of outdoor activities

The summer season is ideal for organising outdoor activity games with your staff. At Team Tactics, we have nearly 30 years of experience in bringing the best corporate events in London and the UK. Get in touch with our expert team and dive in and plan your next outdoor team adventure today.

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