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  • Small Group Tour Inspiration

    February 02, 2021

    Looking for team building ideas or that perfect place for your next strategy meeting? Give your colleagues an authentic Melbourne experience they won’t forget.

    Melbourne is a haven for exploration and discovery, from food and wine at renowned culinary destinations, to sports, nature and the arts both in the city and iconic regional areas.  Be inspired by these fun and creative experiences to get your team of up to 20, connecting and working together.

    Paddle along the Yarra River on a Melbourne City Kayak Tour

    Explore the banks of the Yarra from a unique vantage point and book your group into a Melbourne City Kayak Tour. Suitable for even least experienced seafarer, guests will be able to marvel at an array of sights along the way including the former Customs House, turning basin, historical ships and former waterfall. This is the centre of Melbourne so there is lots of vibrant activity. Historical commentary on the old docks area is provided along the way.

    Get creative with a Millinery Workshop at Victoria Racing Club at Flemington

    Melbourne Millinery Workshops, are a fun, hands on and creative workshops for inbound visitor groups, corporate teams and friendship circles. Staffed by well-known Melbourne milliners, Kim Fletcher and Serena Lindeman and their team, participants are guaranteed an entertaining and productive experience. Flemington Racecourse can also provide unique experiences and with 13 food and beverage spaces over five levels, outdoor seating decks and rooftop garden, it’s the perfect opportunity for corporate and incentive groups to experience a day at the home of the famous Melbourne Cup.

    An ultimate team winery experience at Rochford Winery

    In the heart of the Yarra Valley, a mere hour from Melbourne, Rochford Wines is an ideal destination for an ultimate winery experience. Offering world-class facilities, premium food and wine and a team of experts ensuring successful events, your group will get to learn all about wine-making and enjoy delicious meals paired with award-winning wines. The winery offers a range of spaces catering to all type of functions from small to large groups with the ability to adapt to your requirements.

    Plenty of activities are available to choose from including wine blending workshops, wine games, grape stomping, wine tastings, barrel rolling and scavenger hunts. No visit to the winery is complete without an exquisite lunch overlooking spectacular views over the surrounding Yarra Ranges.

    Race your team at the Australian Grand Prix track, Phillip Island

    Make your next team building experience one to remember at the Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit With a wide variety of activities available, packages can be tailored with a combination of experiences to best suit your group’s needs. Consider a race on Australia’s largest four-lane GP slot car track or test the team’s skills as they get behind the wheel of the Race Simulators.

    CSR team building activity at Phillip Island Nature Park

    Just 90 minutes from Melbourne, Phillip Island Nature Park embarks on a costal wildlife life journey. Book a VIP tour to have a private ranger guide share conservation stories while participating in a hands-on making experience where your team builds much needed artificial burrows that act as a box for wildlife in the area. Top off the day with the infamous Phillip Island's Penguin Parade by observing from an exclusive skybox, the nightly penguin count of Australia’s largest penguin colony in Australia, waddle back home at sunset before heading to the Underground viewing area for up-close views of the penguins

    Create a graffiti artwork with a local street artist

    The Blender Studios explore Melbourne’s emerging contemporary art scene on one of Melbourne Street Tours, guided by a famous street artist, cruising from iconic Fed Square and working its way through the city to Blender Studios, which offers a variety of art workshops from spray painting to lettering and crafts. Workshops cater to all needs and requirements

    Surf at Australia's first surf park

    Want to reward to impress your group? Host a day at Australia's first surf park, URBNSURF. Located just minutes from Melbourne Airport’s terminals and 16 kilometres north of the CBD the large-scale precinct with varied spaces offers immersive activities - perfect waves are on tap for a tailored surf experience in the safe and controlled park’s crystal-clear lagoon, there is also onsite dining and a range of spaces for business event groups to engage in wellness and team building activities through surfing; all making for a must have experience in a corporate incentive group itinerary.

    Start planning your meeting or corporate reward program now and discover the unique Melbourne offerings available to reward and excite your team.  Find out how Melbourne Convention Bureau can support you or search for suppliers that can provide exclusive experiences that create lasting impressions.