Start or round-off your next meeting or conference with an offsite activity for your team or delegates. A change of scene from where ‘the work happens’ can refresh and revitalise your team.

Gone are the days of a few drinks or a game of bowls being the go-to option. Throw an axe, pick up a paint brush, take an ice cream masterclass, pretend to be Robin Hood or even drive a digger! The possibilities are endless in Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland. Read on for inspiration.

Under 50 people
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An unmissable group activity for those with a sweet tooth. Adventure through Giapo's behind the scene's tour where wondrous dessert creations are dreamt up and honed to perfection. Or take part in a masterclass and make your own ice cream creation with guidance from owner Gianpaolo Grazioli.

Maximum Capacity: 22 (can do back to back, with 20min intervals)
Location: Central City

SkyTower – Zen Yoga in the Sky

An unforgettable sunrise yoga experience, 186m above Auckland city. Take in the breath-taking 360° views, whilst saluting the sun from the edge of your yoga mat. A truly energising way to kick start the day.

Maximum Capacity: 40
Location: Central City

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Homeland is a food embassy– a dining room, cooking school, food innovation hub and community space; a social enterprise with the goal of connecting food and people. Join globally acclaimed New Zealand chef Peter Gordon as he shares his ideas and skills with people who enjoy cooking and being in the kitchen.

Capacity: 30 for a hands on cooking class, 40 for a demonstration 
Location: Central City

Arena 149

Airsoft is a tactical game where teams equipped with airsoft guns compete just like in a video game! Experience exciting missions, a cool playground, lots of movement, tactics, team play, action, changing game modes and an adrenaline rush that you won't soon forget!

Capacity: 40
Location: Glendene, West Auckland

Blastacars Drift Karts

Not your typical go kart experience. For an adrenaline pumping experience race 12 friends in powerful, hand crafted New Zealand made karts that drift on a 220m long custom built indoor track. An adrenaline pumping experience where overtaking is a breeze and drifting the entire track is an exciting challenge.

Capacity: 12 racing at a time,
Private room fits 50
Location: Henderson, West Auckland

Under 100 people
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Escape Room - Escapade

You’re locked in a room, there’s a mystery to be solved, and the clock’s ticking! Using your observational skills, problem solving ability, street smarts and common sense, you need to decipher a set of tricky clues and puzzles as you and your team race to find the answers and escape—in 60 minutes. It’s thrilling fun!


Maximum Capacity: 60
Location: Central City


Caluzzi is no ordinary night out!  Award winning Drag Queen waitress’ will have you laughing from the moment you step through the door and will provide you with excellent and personal service. With a delicious and carefully selected menu, fabulous shows, hilarious comedy and dazzling costumes (not to mention the impressive stilettos!), you can’t go past Caluzzi for Auckland’s ultimate dinner entertainment experience.

Maximum Capacity: 70
Location: K Road, Central City

Sweet Axe Throwing Co.

You read that sentence right, there’s a place in Auckland’s CBD that’ll let you (safely!) release some tension while enjoying time with your team. You’ll be taught by one of their axe-perts how to throw an axe like a champion all the while being entertained by their witty banter. 


Maximum Capacity: 70
Location: Central City

Over 100 people
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Wild Estate

A multi-activity venue, providing a diverse range of fun outdoor activities including archery, laser claybird shooting, petanque, giant chess and volleyball. Enjoy craft beer and wine tasting all set within the magic of a Waiheke vineyard. 

Wild Estate's "Freeflow Exclusive Use Activity package" is perfect for groups of 120+ and offers full exclusivity of the venue, with unlimited sessions of all the outdoor activities to keep everyone active.

Maximum Capacity: 120 - 200 
Location: Waiheke

Kauri Bay Boomrock

Set on a stunning private 500-acre property with expansive coastal views, Kauri Bay Boomrock is a purpose-built venue unrivalled in its versatility and delivery. An ultimate experience venue, delegates can enjoy shooting, extreme golf, 4WD all-terrain park, archery, wine tasting and much more, before sitting down to enjoy a seasonally designed menu and handpicked, unique local ingredients in a warm, relaxed function space overlooking the harbour.

Maximum Capacity: 250 
Location: Clevedon

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Experience the joy of painting with acrylics on canvas, with a paint brush in one hand and a glass of wine in the other. Expert artists lead each fun-filled event with step-by-step instruction and plenty of room for your own personalised touches. No artistic experience required (we promise!)

Capacity: 110
Location: Various locations

Holey Moley

Not your traditional putt putt, Holey Moley is a unique 18-hole mini golf experience. Forget windmills and castles, putt through shark infested waters and pop culture references like America’s favourite cartoon family’s couch and into the Nine Iron Throne itself.

Capacity: 120 - or exclusive hire 320
Location: Viaduct, Central City

Archie Brothers Cirque Electriq

A circus-theme funhouse that has something for everyone. With retro arcade games, virtual reality, XD theatre, bumper cars and bowling, the fun never stops.


Capacity: 120 - or exclusive hire 330
Location: Newmarket

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Explore Group

Explore Group offer a diverse range of unique and memorable water based experiences with an impressive fleet of yachts and cruise vessels to choose from. Whether it’s a relaxed harbour cruise on board our premium cruise and dining vessel ‘Peretu’ or getting involved as crew on our America’s Cup yachts, there are options to suit a variety of group sizes, abilities, and requirements. 

Maximum Capacity: 180 (Peretū)
Location: Departs Central Auckland

Fullers360 Harbour Cruise

Take in the sights of Auckland, cruising across the Hauraki Gulf with views at every turn on the Fullers360 multi-level vessel with 3 outdoor decks. Offering two fully licensed bars and bespoke food, beverage, and entertainment packages, guests are guaranteed an unforgettable time out on the water.

Maximum Capacity: 200 seated up 600 cocktail style
Location: Departs Central Auckland

About Auckland Convention Bureau
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Planning an event can be daunting, but with free, impartial advice from ACB, finding the right people, places and services is easy. From celebrity speakers and audio-visual services to delegate activities, we know Auckland inside out and can find those hidden gems you've been looking for that will take your event to the next level. 

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