Peppers Guest House, Hunter Valley
Conference Team Experiences
At Peppers Guest House we understand the extraordinary value of working together as a team. Teamwork is vital every day as we work together to deliver the best possible experiences to our customers. Like you, we also recognise that sometimes we need time out to work on our team, to grow and develop. Here are a few team experience suggestions that you might like to consider as part of your conference or as a standalone team day experience.
Team Building Australia
Working with Team Building Australia we can provide high quality, value-for-money team building activities tailored to your individual needs. We create imaginative programs exuding enthusiasm and flair, planning every detail to ensure that your expectations are exceeded. Team Building Australia has more than fifteen years experience in corporate team building. For further information visit www.teambuilding.com.au
Who can visit the Hunter Valley without a visit to one of the superb local wineries! And with a choice of tours to suit any group, a winery tour becomes even more inviting. Choose between shuttle, cycling, or horse & carriage tours and perhaps incorporate a visit to the cheese or chocolate factory. Ask your conference co-ordinator for more details or contact Vineyard Shuttle on 02 4991 3655.
Enjoy a team to team cricket match in traditional English style at the Ruby Pavilion. Our Chefs can provide complete catering should you wish to make a day of it! For further information ask your conference co-ordinator or visit www.wandinvalley.com.au
Flights from the grounds of Peppers Guest House will grant further opportunities to see the Hunter Valley and beyond, from above. A breathtaking ride! Accommodation and flight packages are also available. Ask your conference coordinator for further information about flights or about our special accommodation and flight packages. Packages can be tailored to suit individual requirements. Alternatively contact Hunter Wine Helicopters on (02) 4991 7352 or visit www.hunterwinehelicopters.com.au
Hunter Valley Wine School
Commencing every day at 9am, this unique experience will give you an insight into the winemaking process of some of the best 'drops' in the region, from the vine to the bottle! This tour includes a tour of the largest and most advanced wineries in the Hunter, a guided tour through the vineyards of its 30-year-old Shiraz vines, and a private wine appreciation tutorial with an experienced cellarmaster. Price: $33 per person.
For more information please contact your conference co-ordinator on 02 4993 8999 or email email@example.com
Hunter Valley Cheese Company
While on a wine tasting tour, stop off at one of Australia's finest handmade cheese factories. The maturation rooms are open daily enabling you to inspect the production process. A fine array of cheeses are available for sampling and purchase. For further information visit www.huntervalleycheese.com.au or call (02) 49987744.
Join world class rally driving professionals at the Hunter Plant Operator Training School in Cessnock for the opportunity to race championship competition cars! Please ask your conference co-ordinator for further details.
Hot Air Ballooning
See the vineyards from above! Balloons Aloft Australia operate sunrise flights featuring spectacular 'bird's-eye-views' of the wineries and the surrounding region followed by a champagne breakfast. Please ask your conference co-ordinator for further details or contact Balloons Aloft Australia on 1800 028 568 or visit www.balloonaloft.com.au
Improvisation in the tradition of Theatresports and Thank God You’re Here. As the name suggests, our show is improvised and interactive. We show you how to access the spontaneous creative potential within all of us. Open Stage Productions offer both shows and workshops for your event. In association with Open Stage Productions, Peppers Guest House can offer a unique team workshop which will certainly unleash the creativity within you. For further details contact Daniel at Open Stage Productions on 0419 988 146 or talk to your Peppers Guest House conference co-ordinator.
There are a number of fantastic golf courses in the Hunter Valley and surrounding region so why not take the team out for a day on the green, or even an early morning round before conference sessions. The Vintage Golf Course – A classic Australian course designed by Greg Norman and set amongst native eucalypts. Ranked as one of the best courses in Australia and located only five minutes from Peppers Guest House with preferred rates for guests. Visit www.thevintage.com.au.
15 Minutes of Fame
The process of putting together a film in Hollywood is one of the most intense examples of teamwork under pressure. 15 Minutes of Fame can offer your executives a taste of this. What else gives you the opportunity to direct, act, operate a camera, write a script or produce a film while ticking all the corporate development boxes like leadership and creative thinking? For further details on 15 Minutes of Fame visit www.15mof.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Team development programmes and conference break-outs based on real adventure experiences are provided by Adrenalin. IGNITION can be all encompassing - involving facilitators, trainers, or simply a team experience to excite and unite your conference. For further information, visit the Adrenalin website at www.adrenalin.com.au/corporate or phone +61 (0)2 8456 7788.
Horse & Carriage Rides
Visit the local wineries or experience an exhilarating cross country run in a delightful carriage. This unique activity is sure to enhance your Hunter Valley experience and is available for up to 16 passengers. Ask Peppers Guest House reception for further details or call Hunter Valley Wine and Dine Carriage on 0410 515 358.
Bring your conference to life! Experience the excitement of successful teamwork through the lively use of interactive music & drumming. Our experienced musicians & facilitators guide your people to drum together as one team in a motivating, engaging and fun atmosphere. The result: unified conference delegates who are refreshed and focused. For more information, please visit the Rhythm Effect Website, www.rhythmeffect.com.au. Alternatively contact Greg on 0404 471 315 or via email at email@example.com.
Experience the great outdoors mountain biking through the beautiful Hunter Valley countryside as a team. There are plenty of opportunities for the experienced biker as well as the more leisurely rider.
Mountain bike hire:
Full day - $33 per person per day
Half day (4 hours) - $28 per person per day
For more information please contact us on 02 4993 8999 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Peppers Outdoor Cinema
After a day of strategic planning, an annual sales conference or company board meeting, let your team let their hair down under the stars and be entertained, at the Peppers Outdoor Cinema. This new and exciting event combines an outdoor cinematic experience, with gourmet food and wine. For further details contact your conference co-ordinator.
Newcastle and Hunter Region Laser Skirmish
This is team building with a difference. Battlezone Playlive is a simulated combat adventure game. At Battlezone Playlive we provide the opportunity for participants to challenge themselves in a leading role that may not always arise in the boardroom. All of our games are tailored to powerfully illustrate the importance of strong team ethics, encourage critical thinking and provide leadership opportunities for participants. To book call 1300 661 565 or email email@example.com.
Hands on blending
Befitting of the region hosting your event, our wine blending team experience is not only fun but creative and educational too. Delegates will work as teams in this hands on wine challenge where they will be tasked to create the winning blend. Hosted and judged by a Hunter Valley Winemaker, guests will spend the afternoon (or lunch/dinner) amongst the vats, stomping grapes, rolling barrels, learning how to taste and appreciate wine varieties and experimenting in the art of blending. The goal being to create a drinkable and saleable bottle of wine.