The concept of corporate team building retreats has exploded in popularity in recent years, with many hotels and conference centres worldwide offering workshops and getaways geared at bringing your team closer together – far away from the office.
Australia has well and truly jumped on the team building retreat bandwagon, with new locations popping up across our vast country. Each retreat is unique not only in cost and location but in the corporate team building activities and expertise it offers.
So, if taking your team on a work mini-break is something the budget allows for, here’s our pick of the best team building retreats in Sydney and beyond.

Team building retreats in Sydney

If you are based in Sydney and don’t want to stray too far from the Harbour City, there are a plethora of team building retreats to escape to a stone’s throw away from the big smoke.
Glenworth Valley is located in the Central Coast hinterland but is a mere one-hour drive from Sydney. With tailor-made corporate team building schedules that has seen successful brands such as Google and Billabong through its doors, Glenworth Valley offers everything from Cattle Drive Rides and fun Mud Runs to bring the team together.
Retreat at Wisemans is a Hawkesbury Region accommodation option that brings in leading team building companies to run your own business retreat timetable. Much of it utilises the stunning grounds of Retreat at Wisemans and nearby Castle Mountain to get active, with team activities such as clay pigeon shooting, abseiling, canoeing, and even human foosball to get the team riled up the right way.
Can’t justify heading to these team building hotspots this time around? Head down to Ultimate Karting Sydney for an afternoon of fast-paced team building at our leading indoor karting centre!

Business retreats across Australia

Just because you aren’t located in Sydney, doesn’t mean that you don’t have an array of team building retreats to choose from in your home state.
An hour from Melbourne on the picturesque Mornington Peninsula, Woodman Estate offers everything from laughter sessions and Tai Chi to fly fishing and wine tours – all held onsite for business conferences. Their luxury accommodation makes for the perfect place to lay your head at the end of the day.
Located in the sunny city of Brisbane? Cedar Creek Falls Retreat hosts stylish team building retreats, all a short drive from the city of Brisbane yet in the middle of a rainforest! With group accommodation options, Cedar Creek Falls is the epitomy of a retreat, and geared more towards “corporate respite”.
So what are you waiting for? Treat your team to the team building getaway of a lifetime and return to the office with a renewed productivity and motivation, stronger team bonds, and a ton of memories!