Based on the Amazing Race TV show
Making Teams is one of the leading team-building event agencies in Southeast Asia. We offer premium adventure team-building events to suit any organisation. Samui is the third largest island in Thailand and the largest in an archipelago of more than 80 islands, including the Ang Thong National Marine Park – a kayaking paradise. The island offers mostly smaller hotels, and only one airline offers direct flights, so it is ideally suited to smaller teams with a bigger budget.
Samui is home to beautiful beaches, jungles, National Parks, fabulous restaurants and bars, traditional markets, and much history and culture. Needless to say, Samui offers incredible variety for your team-building event. Whether island-hopping, jungle-exploring, or helping in the local communities, Samui is sure to have something to suit your business needs and get your team relaxed, engaged, and working together. Plus, the skills developed and memories made by every team member will last a lifetime and be perfect for the continued development of your business.
Based on the Amazing Race TV show
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Team-building events can positively impact your business by showing employees how much you value them while allowing them to relax and recharge.
This positivity returns with them to the workplace! These events can also help your team develop a wide variety of skills and even learn some new ones – something beneficial for the growth of your business!
And the benefits for your team for doing team-building activities in Samui do not end there. Others include:
Samui is a small island ideally suited for small teams looking to develop a stronger connection for future growth.
If you are looking for a place where you and your team can connect and come together to learn new skills while developing old ones, then this is the place for you!
The best features of Samui are its stunning beaches which coat the perimeter of the island, the unspoiled islands that surround it, and the jungles. These make Samui the perfect place for an activity like the Amazing Race. This activity will get your team to work together and explore new and exotic locations. They must throw themselves into new experiences and leave their comfort zones!
Groups of about ten must follow route instructions to find their destinations and the directions for the Amazing Race around the island of Samui. Each destination reveals a new culturally relevant challenge, which each team must work together to solve, showing the following location.
The island of Samui offers plenty of scope for these fun and diverse challenges, including:
Challenges can range from a few minutes to an hour – this is sure to push the endurance and mental fortitude of the teams to their limits!
As a team-building activity, this is a magnificent way to keep your team open, creative and receptive to new ideas while also allowing them to blow off steam and try new experiences.
The Amazing Race is also an excellent activity to improve your business by helping your team to:
And the island is well-suited to similar activities, such as the Pirates of Andaman, Treasure Islands and the Treasure Hunt, each of which will challenge your team’s skills and abilities similarly.
The Treasure Islands activity uses the brilliant islands of the area, and your team can work together to travel by yacht, speedboat, long-tail boat or catamaran to reach the island locations.
The natural beauty of the jungles is the scene for this activity. Using various means of transportation such as hiking, mountain biking and flying through the jungle on canopy lines, teams must show courage and seek adventure to find the hidden locations.
If you want to immerse your team in a unique activity that will force them to embrace their inner adventure and take more risks, then look no further.
From the campsite within the hidden jungle, each group gets a set of maps, a compass, and instructions. Leaping from waterfall to waterfall, over mountains, and even across the sea, they must search for each clue while solving tricky problems and completing tough challenges.
Optional stages for Samui include:
The teams race against each other and against the clock to see which is the group of jungle adventurers – an adventure that is sure to inspire some playful competition and risks back in the workplace!
This team-building activity will develop many skills for your team:
If you want your team to be more adventurous and innovative while also calm under pressure, this is an ideal team-building exercise!
The national park on Samui is perfect for the Jungle activities if your group has a day or two. Your team can spend the night there before beginning the Jungle Adventure or the Beach Activities. There can be many themes for the activities on Samui – Beach Team-Building, Tropical Team-Building and Cultural Discovery, for example.
There is much culture to discover on such a small island. The Cultural Challenges and Cultural Discovery activities offer the opportunity for your team to work together to explore the history and culture of the island. Your team will be able to call upon a variety of local teachers, experts and artisans whose knowledge of the island is unmatched, all carefully selected for their skills and knowledge by Making Teams.
Some of the other cultural team-building activities that will allow you and your team to explore the island and its culture are:
Samui is famed for its palm tree-edged beaches and crystal-clear waters and is a popular location for everyone from Hollywood stars to backpackers. The main attraction is the famous Big Buddha temple. The beautiful sculpture is just off the corner of Koh Samui on a tiny island connected by a causeway. It is a marvel at twelve metres high and coated in gold.
Namuang waterfall is a must-visit for natural beauty. There are two waterfalls, Na Muang 1 and Na Muang 2. The first falls into a small pool you can swim in, while the second gathers about 30 minutes uphill.
There are so many other things to do while exploring this small island.
And there is also Thai-style Oktoberfest which was introduced in 2004 and features bratwurst, beer and lederhosen. The profits go back into the community to help build local schools and other causes!
Making Teams is just what you need to reward your team with a unique journey of adventure and discovery. The team-building activities we offer also develop team bonds and a range of skills they will take back to the workplace, benefitting your business. Our excellent range of premium activities will suit any team on any budget. And if there is anything you need, our brilliant team is ready to ensure the best possible event for you and your team. Just tell us exactly what you need and leave it with us, you will not be disappointed!
We have everything you need, from adventure and exploration to brain-teasing problems and riddles, cultural tours and volunteer experiences. Everything you need to get your team collaborating or plotting against each other in the spirit of friendly competition.
But why should you value team-building activities for your business?
The outdoor team-building activities can make employees feel trusted, valued and part of a family, making your business friendlier and more connected. They provide a brilliant opportunity to connect your entire team with the rest of the company.
As well as making your business happier and more connected, team-building activities provide the opportunity to showcase your company culture and values to the people who make it what it is.
And we guarantee that no matter the size of your business and how diverse your team is, all your members will benefit from our world-class team-building activities.
Some of the benefits for your business include:
Engaging with customers and employees has never been more crucial. And in this increasingly fast-paced world, it is essential to keep developing and evolving for long-term success.
Team-building events are the perfect foundation for your business to continue to thrive and grow in this modern world!
Team-building is about creating a team that is cohesively working together to achieve a common goal. The main aim is to create a strong team through deep bonds and connections.
Team-building, therefore, must be an integral part of any successful company’s approach to looking after its workforce, not only to keep them happy but to continue their development and keep them engaged. If you want to develop your team by improving the bonds that tie it together, allowing your business to continue to thrive, then Samui team building is for you.
Samui is brilliant because its small size allows for an intimate team-building experience. Plus, there are still plenty of opportunities for large-scale adventure activities and exploration quests!
And more than that, the activities also:
So whatever your team-building needs, Samui has a brilliant range of events to satisfy you and your team!