Team Building Venues in Melbourne

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Top Team Building Venues in Melbourne

On the lookout for some options for team building activities or events in Melbourne? Need to find that special edge to bring your club together or to motivate your crew with some corporate team building days? You’re in luck, as team building events are something of a Melbourne speciality and we here at Tagvenue can help you find the best team building venues to bring your team together. Plug in your parameters into our search filters and see what we’ve got available!

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Team Building Venues Hire Guide

Before you go selecting a team building venue for your planned activities, there are a few key points to keep in mind:

Choose the right activities 

The area around Melbourne’s CBD is host to a wide variety of team building venues and events, but many of them such as races and ropes courses are based on a certain degree of physical ability. Always a good idea to check whether everyone involved will be able to participate and if not, maybe you should choose something less demanding!

Book well in advance 

Many of the best team building activity venues in Melbourne run only a session or two per day, so for certain places booking weeks or even months out is a necessity.

Melbourne’s CBD and its surroundings are something of a mecca for team building activities and events, with a quickly growing variety of options from the traditional to the truly unique. Some of the most popular activities include ropes and obstacle courses, sailing adventures of all types, and, for corporate team building, corporate kidnap (where the venue kidnaps your team leader and you must work together to get them back).

Check the reviews 

Never forget to check the reviews of a venue you are planning to book. Why? Because you can spare yourself unnecessary stress and worries. Benefit from the fact that somebody has taken advantage of a venue’s offer already. Check what they say. Is it worth the money? Perhaps it was pretty expensive but the service was worth the price? You’ll never know until you investigate! 

Check amenities 

Will you need overnight accommodations, tea and coffee breaks, catering or perhaps audiovisual equipment? Consider all of these before making your final booking. Think of bathrooms and disabled accessibility as well. Then check whether your team building venue provides them.

Be aware of cancellation policy

Life is unpredictable. Your plans may change overnight. It is good to know what to do when something suddenly comes up. By reading the cancellation policy, you will get to know how soon you should inform the venue manager and how much money you will be able to receive back depending on the time left before your booking. 

Double-check the equipment

If you are planning to use equipment such as projectors, desktops or sound systems it is highly recommended that you check them out before the meeting begins. Any malfunction could jeopardize your meeting's success. We all know that audiovisual equipment likes to break at the least expected moments. Perhaps it would also be a good idea to invite a technically-minded colleague along to come and help out.

Make sure the internet connection is stable

Many team building activities depend on the internet. Perhaps you want to do a 'Name that tune' quiz and you need an internet connection to access the music or you need to show some YouTube videos. Imagine if it becomes impossible because the internet connection is playing hide and seek with you. That would be a disaster! As a last resort, you can ask your colleagues to use their hotspots but make sure everyone has enough GB for the entire event.

Did you know that there are even some team building online games that can be a part of your team building adventure? This is a great solution for hybrid and fully remote teams. Surprise your team with guided team building games. Why not connect online with an on the spot experience?

Team building activities for both corporate and private teams of people can be found all over the place, but there are a few styles of venues that stand out the most:

  • Escape rooms: Nothing says teamwork like being locked in a room and having to work together to find your way out. A classic team building activity, escape rooms can be found all over Melbourne’s CBD. You can choose among plenty of different themes. From basic escape rooms to rescue missions. You will definitely find one that suits your team.
  • Amazing races: Run, bike, swim, skate and more in these activities that can be likened to the corporate team building equivalent of the Olympics. Typically starting at a central venue, these tend to take you all over the city.
  • Collaborative cooking: The kitchen is often a high-pressure environment, so where better to boil your team down into one unit? Hire a private professional kitchen and find out.
  • Scavenger hunts: The thrill of exploration and competition combined with critical thinking and trivia make these a great option for any team building around Melbourne. Hunts can be custom made in a space of your choosing, or begin at a central venue and go around the city.

If you are looking for some extra information about holding team building events check out 6 Crucial Things to Consider Before Organising a Team Building. Discover how to choose the best team building venue that will not only match everyone's expectations but also build better collaboration among your teammates!

Team Building Venues in Melbourne FAQ

How much does it cost to hire a team building venue in Melbourne?

Prices for hiring a team building venue in Melbourne are determined by many factors such as location and size. You can encounter team building venues that fall within the range of $10 - $330 per hour. Some places offer per day pricing with approximate costs ranging from $29 to $7500. (All data according to Tagvenue.com)

Can I hire a team building venue for a small group in Melbourne?

Team building venues come in many sizes. If you are looking for a space for a small group, you can enter the number of guests in the search bar on our platform. It will show you venues adequate for your request. This will save you some money since you won't have to pay for a large venue which you won't use to its full potential.

What is the purpose of a team building event?

Do you want your team to be happy, communicative, and develop a strong team bond? We bet you do! And that’s what team building is all about, creating bonds that will last forever and so increase the productivity and happiness in your team!

Can I hire a team building venue in Melbourne with catering included?

Of course you can! And what’s more, there are plenty of them! As they say, ‘The way to a team's hearts is through their stomach’ (or something like that), so if you want your team to be full and happy, start your search in South Melbourne, Fitzroy or Ringwood. On Tagvenue, you use our smart filters to only show venues with catering included. It will ease your searching process, won’t it? We recommend always asking the venue manager to provide you with detailed information about their catering policies. 

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