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Adventure
Your ultimate outdoor activity playground for fun activities.
Archery & Laser Claybird Shooting
Archery & Laser Claybird Shooting
Teams enjoy the fun, thrill and skill of both archery in the vines and laser claybird shooting.
10 — 20 guests
1 Hour
From $50 — $60 per person
Weather dependent
Low physical factor
For larger groups, please refer to the Wild Woozey Round Robin or The Great Escape Best of Waiheke for more details.
BAREFOOT BOWLS CHALLENGE
Barefoot Bowls Challenge
Go ‘bowlistic’ with this fun lawn bowl event - no experience necessary. Teams score points on a range of fun challenges including blindfold bowling and left-handed bowling.
10 — 100 guests
Minimum 1 Hour
$25 per person
Weather dependent
Low physical factor
The bowling clubs Green Bar can be open, so teams can enjoy drinks while they play.
EcoZip Adventure
EcoZip Adventure
Have fun on the 3 x 200-meter dual zip lines overlooking the magnificent view across the valley and Auckland city. The adventure ends with a guided eco walk back through the forest to base.
11 — 200 guests
2 Hours
From $86 per person
Weather dependent
Low — Medium physical factor
For larger groups, we can arrange different activities in the one event and can be held at one venue or rotate between different venues. Please refer to The Great Escape Best of Waiheke for more details.
Energisers & Yoga Sessions
Energisers & Yoga Sessions
Move beyond the conference room! Pilates or yoga inside, at the beach or in a tranquil bush setting. Bootcamps with an emphasis on fun team work; or group hikes, bush walks or even runs on Waiheke’s amazing network of trails and tracks.
10 — 50 guests
1 — 2 Hours
From $25 per person
Weather dependent
Low — High physical factor
For larger groups, we can arrange different activities in the one event and can be held at one venue or rotate between different venues. Please refer to The Great Escape Best of Waiheke for more details.
Fishing Experience
Fishing Experience
The Hauraki Gulf is renowned for its fabulous fishing; whether you’re a first timer or an experienced angler.
Maximum 14 guests
We reccommend 4 hours for a half-day tour
From $100 per person
Weather dependent
Low — Medium physical factor
All tours include all basic fishing tackle (rods, reels, tackle and bait) and tuition if required. The largest local operating fishing charter on Waiheke caters up to 14 guests. For larger groups, we can book multiple local charters or can arrange an off-island charter if combining with other events on Waiheke Island.
guided bike experience
Guided Bike Experience
Explore stunning Waiheke Island by bike. No need to hurry, enjoy a leisurely ride while enjoying the beautiful views and learning the island’s fascinating history from expert guides. Includes wine tasting at an award-winning winery.
Maximum 10 guests
We reccommend 4 hours for a half-day tour
From $199 per person
Weather dependent
Medium — High physical factor
Guided bike tour includes all equipment - electric bicycle and safety gear. The tour is guided by an authentic Māori host which includes Māori commentary and a visit to the island's only Marae (traditional Māori gathering place) nestled within the island's safe cultural space.
guided kayak tours
Guided Kayak Tours
Discover Waiheke’s pristine coast with a guided kayak tour. Visit coves, caves and canyons, beneath rocky cliffs with an expert local guide.
Maximum 10 guests
Minimum 2 hours
From $85 per person
Weather dependent
Medium — High physical factor
Full day tour options are avaliable.
Freedom hire options
Freedom Hire Options
Prefer to explore and enjoy Waiheke at your leisure? We can book in an extensive range of freedom hire equipment (e.g. stand up paddle boards, kayaks, mountain bikes), so you can enjoy the sights and delights the island has to offer. Options included in the notes below.
Maximum 10 guests
Minimum 1 hour
Price on application
Weather dependent
N/A
Freedom Hire Options Include: Stand up paddle boards, kayaks, mountain bikes, bikes, electric bikes, mopeds, retro scooters, beach games and lawn games. Delivery, setup, breakdown and pickup fees may apply.
lawn & beach games
Lawn & Beach Games
Perfect for groups looking for a fun morning or afternoon on one of Waiheke’s stunning beaches or venues. We provide a range of games that can be self-managed including petanque, giant Jenga, Kubb, flingo (modern quoits), volley ball and sports games (e.g. rugby and cricket, frisbees).
10 — 350 guests
1 — 8 hours
From $50 each
Weather dependent
Low — Medium physical factor
Delivery fees may apply. $50 setup and breakdown fees optional. Add in stand-up paddle boards/kayaks for $39 each per hour, and if you want a staff member there to manage the activities and create a bit of healthy competition, we can provide that for $60 per hour.
popup archery
Pop Up Archery
Have fun practicing your ‘Robin Hood’ and ‘Hunger Games’ skills with a fun competition of archery.
10 — 50 guests
1 — 2 hours
From $30 — $58 per person
Weather dependent
Low — Medium physical factor
Individual scores or team scores are accumulated, and winners announced at the end. This activity is portable and can be held before your lunch or dinner function at The Batch, Stonyridge, Passage Rock or Mudbrick. For larger groups, we can arrange different activities in the one event and can held at one venue or rotate between different venues. Please refer to The Great Escape Best of Waiheke for more details.
segway experiences
SegWay Experiences
Using the latest X2 PT Segway's, which are built for off-road fun and suitable for any age group and fitness level. Choose from a range of options including scenic and adventure experiences through to challenging games known as the ‘Segway Challenge’.
6 — 50 guests
1 — 2 hours
From $40 — $120 per person
Weather dependent
Low physical factor
For a team event with a difference, the ‘Segway Challenge’ is a round robin style event that includes a range of games that are a brilliant way to develop teamwork skills, have some fun and bond a team closer together while still maintaining that competitive atmosphere. Please refer to Segway Challenge for more details.
snorkelling & diving tours
Snorkelling & Diving Tours
The Hauraki Gulf is renowned for its fabulous coastlines and why not discover this by a snorkelling or a scuba diving tour – whether you’re a first timer or an experienced.
10 — 50 guests
1 – 2.5 Hours
From $70 per person
Weather dependent
Medium physical factor
All tours include all basic equipment (snorkelling – mask, snorkel, fins and boots. Scuba Dive – dive cylinder, BCD, regs with computer, wetsuit, mask, snorkel, fins, boots) and your guide (snorkelling – 1:8. Scuba dive – 1:4). Tours are typically based on shore dives, however there are options to do boat dives and additional hire equipment is available.
stand up paddle board pursuit
Stand Up Paddle Board Pursuit
Perfect for groups wanting a fun competition on the water (can include kayaks for variety). Teams participate in challenging games known as the ‘Pursuit Games’ detailed in the notes below.
10 — 50 guests
1 – 2 Hours
From $35 per person
Weather dependent
Low – Medium physical factor
For a team event with a difference, the ‘Stand Up Paddle Board Pursuit’ includes a range of relay styled games that are a brilliant way to develop teamwork skills, have some fun and bond a team closer together while still maintaining that competitive atmosphere e.g. ‘ Maiden Rescue’ – takes skill riding to the next level, asking riders to rescue the Barbie doll back to shore as they race. Sound easy? We don’t like easy so of course we make it a true test of skill and riding technique.
team dynamix
Team Dynamix
Perfect for groups wanting a fun competition. Teams participate in a variety of activities of fun and fast-paced team challenges suitable to any age or fitness level. Each challenge encourages the team to think outside the square to achieve a goal with limited time.
10 — 350 guests
1 — 4 hours
From $35 per person
Not weather dependent
Low physical factor
Points are accumulated, and the event ends with a prize giving and prizes awarded to the winning team. This activity is portable and can be held before your lunch or dinner function at The Batch, Stonyridge, Passage Rock, Mudbrick and be adapted to be hosted indoors too.
the great escape beach challenge
The Great Escape – Beach Challenge
Known as Waiheke’s best team day out - armed with digital cameras, teams set off on foot to complete a number of fun challenges experiencing the best sights and scenery Waiheke has to offer.
10 — 200 guests
1 — 2 hours
From $40 – $70 per person
Weather dependent
Low physical factor
The event ends with a slideshow of the adventure they have just experienced. This along with the prize giving makes for great entertainment during your lunch or dinner; which can be held at most lunch or dinner venues. For more information visit www.thegreatescape.co.nz.
the great escape best of waiheke
The Great Escape – Best of Waiheke
A tailor-made event experiencing Waiheke’s best sights, scenery and activities ending with a lunch or dinner at a beautiful vineyard or beachfront venue. Include different activities in the one event and can be held at one venue or rotate around different venues. Choose between competitive or more relaxed free flow style events.
10 — 350 guests
1 — 4 hours
From $40 – $70 per person
Not weather dependent
Low physical factor
All activity options listed under adventure, team building, indoor and culture. For more information visit www.thegreatescape.co.nz.
the great escape island challenge
The Great Escape – Island Challenge
Known as Waiheke’s best team day out - armed with digital cameras, teams set off in vehicles to complete a number of fun challenges experiencing the best sights and scenery Waiheke has to offer.
10 — 200 guests
2 — 4 hours
From $60 – $85 per person
Not weather dependent
Low physical factor
The event ends with a slideshow of the adventure they have just experienced. This along with the prize giving makes for great entertainment during your lunch or dinner! The Great Escape Island Challenge can be held at most lunch or dinner venues. For more information visit www.thegreatescape.co.nz.
waiheke round robin
Waiheke Round Robin
Perfect for groups wanting a fun competition. Teams participate in a variety of activities (e.g. pop up archery, Segway games and team ‘Dynamix Challenges’) scoring points at each before moving onto the next activity.
10 — 350 guests
1 — 4 hours
From $45 per person
Not weather dependent
Low physical factor
Points are accumulated, and the event ends with a prize giving and prizes awarded to the winning team. This activity is portable and can be held before your lunch or dinner function at The Batch, Stonyridge, Passage Rock, Mudbrick and be adapted to be hosted indoors too.
wine & artisan tours
Wine & Artisan Tours
Let us design a tailored itinerary specific to your requirements and enjoy a tour of the sights and delights Waiheke has to offer; options can include e.g. wine, craft-beer, olive oil, honey and oyster tastings, art exhibitions and garden tours.
10 — 350 guests
1 – 6 Hours
From $30 per person
Not weather dependent
Low physical factor
We can arrange self-guided tours to executive tour options with own local guide. Please let us know your requirements for your escape to Waiheke Island and we’d be more than happy to recommend the best options to suit.
walking by nature guided experience
Walking by Nature Guided Experience
Gentle interpretative nature walks through the bush by trained nature and forest Therapy Guide – helping to harness the benefits of nature for mental health & wellbeing. Learn about the history of Waiheke and the Hauraki Gulf on the way, the environment and its people, as well as the flora and fauna of the environment you are in. Fabulous views.
10 — 50 guests
1–2 Hours
From $50 per person
Weather dependent
Low – Medium physical factor
wild walk experience
Wild Walk Experience
Don’t catch a cab - take a walk with the Botanical Distillery team instead! They will take you on an exploration of your local surroundings and introduce you to native plants, trees, flowers and even edible weeds. Enjoy the guided foraging, then distil an aromatic drink or make a botanical juice.
10 — 50 guests
2 Hours
From $35 – $50 per person
Weather dependent
Low – Medium physical factor
wild woozey round robin
Wild Woozey Round Robin
Great for the competitive types! A Round Robin event where teams enjoy archery & laser claybird shooting, PLUS a range of Team Tactics in a fun & competitive event. Fast paced, funfilled challenges test your group’s ability, resources and time management.
20 — 180 guests
1.5 – 2 Hours
From $60 – $75 per person
Weather dependent
Low physical factor
Celebrate top shooters & winning team with a fun prizegiving which sets the mood for a fun event! Team Tactic Options – e.g. keypad catapult, missing link, waiters race, barrel roll, planks n ladders, barrel golf and blind beer & wine.
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Expert locals
We have expert industry & local knowledge of Waiheke Island
work with the best
Strong relationships with our Waiheke partners
we make it easy
We put it all together with 1 contact person and 1 account
tailor made experiences
With all the finer details taken care of
unique venues & activities
Access to unique venues & activities to ensure extraordinary experiences
complimentary site visits
So you can experience first-hand what the island has to offer
getting to and around waiheke is easy
Sea, air and land travel options make getting around a breeze
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