Hunter Valley Amazing Race events include up to 14 of the best team activities or as exciting team building breaks from a conference.
Experience wine region adventures on an incredible journey. Enjoy a Hunter Valley wine region race that is rich with interactions, unique local produce and flavours. Include wine tasting, infused with wine blending, Hunter Valley Chocolates and Smelly Cheeses to sample.
Thrill will have your staff embarking on journey through excellent Hunter Valley wineries, wine tastings and cellar doors in a series of fun activities. Providing a proven winning formula of over 2,000 Amazing Race experiences for all groups.
Direct from your accommodation. The Hunter Valley Crowne Plaza, Peppers Resort, Chateau Elan, Voco Kirkton Park and the Mercure.
Stay and play in the Hunter Valley Gardens. Thrill facilitates team and wine activities direct from your conference venue, hotel, accommodation facility and from all resorts.
What’s superb about Thrills Hunter Amazing Races?
THRILL ensures they are, really amazing.
Tasting boutique wines within Hunter Valley winery doors. Sampling a paddle of beers at breweries. Nipping spirits at distinguished distilleries. Coupled with test tube tastings. “Mit das wunderbar eichtes Schnapps bitte”!
Engage corporate groups with team building events custom built for your staff escape. 9-14 Hunter Valley activities blended into one inclusive team building Thrill sensation.
Incorporating 4 team tasks styles
As well as super fun corporate challenges.
Bringing out the best in your staff!
Don’t miss out on great wine harvests, End Of Financial Year Team Event or Christmas Work Celebration parties – book now!
5 Premier Hunter Wine Region Amazing Race Activity Selections That are Ripe to Enjoy with your Staff Direct from Cypress Lakes or Crowne Plaza
- AMAZING HUNTER VALLEY FUN FACTOR ACTIVITIES – 1.5-2hrs
Short Fun Easy Amazing Races in or around the Hunter Valley Gardens. Direct from Crowne Plaza, Resorts, Hotels and Pokolbin or around the Lovedale region.
- HUNTER MYSTERY MIX EVENTS – 2-2.5hrs
Includes; 9-11 Activities, Intersection, Roadblock and a Yield. Each checkpoint is hosted by Thrill activities staff. This program highlights the Hunter Valley’s hidden gems, some wine or chocolates and secret devine locations.
- THRILL TEAM BUILDING SENSATION 2-3hrs
The Most Popular Selection and Team Building activity of choice. 14 Terrific team focused activities in and around the Hunter Valley wine region.
Includes Wineries, Breweries or Distillery or select all three. One Steel did! This package is all about; More Activities – More staff Interaction – More Employees accomplishing success together.
- HUNTER VALLEY EXPLORER 3-5hrs
Embark upon an amazing race that really takes you places. Launched from Sydney, Newcastle or direct from your HV accommodation. Incorporating unique combinations of excellent amazing race activities. Including wine tastings and beer tastings at cellar doors.
Any destination using transport using your own Cars to our hired Coaches, Sports cars, Stretch Hummers, Harley Davidsons and mini Buses can be included. Have your teams rewarded with Hot Air Balloons, Hummers and exciting Helicopters transfers.
- THRILL WOW FACTOR RACES 2.5+ hrs
Impressive, Exciting! All the Bells and Whistles for a really amazing event. Here we celebrate your success with terrific incentive experiences. Including notable and boutique wineries, wine makers (and their dogs) Horse and Coaches, Harleys or Hummers, Helicopters.More incorporate more Wine, Liqueurs, Spirits, Hot Air Ballooning…. Let your imagination run wild with the rewarding and incentive possibilities! Have Thrill custom design your special Incentive event in an Amazing Race theme.
Sample of a Thrilling Hunter Valley Amazing Race Wine Country Experience
Select own vehicles or have our mini buses, Horses, Harleys, Hummers or Helicopters to travel to amazing destinations. Or keep the conference activities local and stay on foot.
START venue; select and advise any location. We have kicked off amazing race events from:
ie Cypress Lakes, The Oakes, Chateau Elan, Harrigans, Mercure, Hunter Valley Crowne Plaza, Peppers, Kirkton Park, Hunter Valley Gardens. Available from all accommodation venues in The Hunter, Pokolbin or Newcastle region. Enjoy viewing our Amazing Race experience Vintage from over 10 years ago!
Thrill staff come direct to your accommodation, conference center to facilitate programs. We can help to select suitable wineries and winery cellar doors that will have your staff Thrilled!
Team Building Sensation Format Outlined:
1. IGNITION – fun briefing all equipment supplied.
2. X FACTOR Challenge ; Team Identity, Develop Strategies and Get ready to Go-Go.
3. Brains Trust Trivia to Depart 1st.
4. ROUTE to Hunter Valley Chocolates or Hunter Valley Smelly Cheeses
5. DETOUR – select 1 of 2 challenges each with their own Pros and Cons.
6. CULTURAL or EATING Challenge; shared experience Bizarre Bites Sweet Treat or a Minute 2 Win It Games skills test!
7. ROUTE Decode to determine beautiful vantage overlooking Hunter Valley Wineries
, Secret Cellar Doors, Aqua Golf, Potters Brewery or Matilda Beers.
8. INTERSECTION – All teams come through checkpoint, 1st in departs 1st.
CREATIVE Archibald Caricature Challenge;
Gain insight into what makes your colleagues tick.
Discuss their life as you DRAW upon experiences. Fun expressive Art.
9. ROUTE envelope to Hunter Valley Winery II or Hunter Valley Gardens
10. ROADBLOCK – All teams re-unite to enjoy the challenge together.
PHYSICAL FUN Relay Challenge – select from;
- a/ Target Ball Shoot out
- b/ Minute 2 Win it Games and fun activities
- c/ Wine Tasting, Beer Tasting or Spirits Sampling
- d/ Barrel Rolling , Grape Stomping, Wine Bottle Label creating, Wine Blending….
- Other Extra Options can include your business, values, products or add on Archery, Aqua Golf!
11. ROUTE UCRAMSNBLE reveals next secret location Boutique establishment.
12. YIELD – one team will be able to delay a selected team*
LATERAL THINKING / PROBLEM SOLVING ; Puzzles or a brain-teaser Mastermind Challenge
13. DECIPHER – to reveal your final destination and access the –
14. PITSTOP – Winners and Awards presentation at selected or secret destination.
Select your favourite EXTRAS:
- Archery – On Target Robin Hood Shooting
- Hunter Valley Wine Cycling Tours or Hybrid Bikes or E Bikes for ease of electric riding
- Mountain Biking Trails and Single Track
- Canoeing on Lakes or The Hunter River
- Adventures of all types
- Abseiling above the Vineyards
- Bushwalking and Guided environmental interpretative walks from cellar doors through wineries
- Tree Tops Ropes and Adventure Courses
- Exquisite Dinners – Lovedale Divine Lunches coupled with the best Drinks
- Entertainment performed or get interactive
- Flights from Hot Air Ballooning to Helicopters and Aerobatics or accelerated Skydiving Free Fall
- Rally Car Driving
- Quad Bike Riding
- Camel Safaris
- Horse Riding
- Transport and Transfer options
- Tastings of local Beers, Ciders and of course Austrlia’s most loved wines
- Wine blending and Wine Label Design Making
- Conference and Team Training prgrams where professional Team Development with MBTI personality profiling and Team Construct comes 1st.
- Wine Country Treasure Hunts with real treasure chests and bounty to find.
- Archery robin hood or hunger games style
- Golf – Aqua Golf hitting targets or like a pro the Golf Course Greens
- Wine Barrel Rolling
- Grape Crushing
- Hunter SURVIVOR
- MISSION Is Possible
- Charity building Toys 4 Kids support of local Communities
THRILL also organises unique wine country conference and awesome multi-day conference packages at all venues.
Call THRILL events team to find out how: 02 9630 2222