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CHOOSE 1 OF 3 EXCITING ADVENTURES
"The best team day out on Waiheke Island!"
An exceptional Amazing Race activity. Teams armed with digital cameras, set off in vans to experience the best sights while completing fun challenges. The event ends with an entertaining slide show & prize giving.
Numbers: 10-200
Time: Min 2 Hours — Max 4 Hours
Cost: From $60pp
Not Weather Dependent
Low Physical Factor
Suitable for all ages
"Quite possibly the best fun we've ever had together"
Super fun Treasure Hunt activity. A shorter version of the Island challenge set in Oneroa Village or Onetangi beach with fun challenges to complete. The event ends with an entertaining slide show & prize giving.
Numbers: 10-200
Time: Min 1 Hour — Max 2 Hours
Cost: From $40pp
Weather Dependent
Low Physical Factor
Suitable for all ages
"The highlight of our conference by far"
Not your ordinary Island experience. A tailor made event for corporate & incentive groups. Choose from a range of the Island's best activities, scenery and unique experiences and let us put it together for you.
Numbers: 10-350
Time: Depends on group size
Cost: Depends on activites chosen
Weather Dependent
Low Physical Factor
Suitable for all ages
ABOUT US
The Great Escape – Waiheke Islands most popular group activities and adventures perfect for team building, christmas parties, corporate events and stag & hen parties. Fun unique adventures where your team experiences the best activities, sights & scenery Waiheke has to offer. Choose from three different types of activities:
The Island challenge - An exceptional Amazing Race activity
The Beach Challenge - Super fun Treasure Hunt activity
The Best of Waiheke - Not your Ordinary island experience

If you are looking for a fun activity for your team day away, corporate team building event, Christmas party, stag or hen party, then we recommend the island or beach challenge . The island challenge is a great wet weather activity option. The Beach challenge is perfect for groups with limited time but still want a fun activity that gets the whole team bonding together. For large group activities and experiences the Best of Waiheke is ideal as we tailor make the event to suit your group requirements.

The adventures are run by Karen Webb from Destination Waiheke Island who with her husband Rob, specialise in putting together incredible conferences, amazing activities and unique experiences for corporate groups coming to Waiheke Island.
Since 2001, close to 10,000 people have escaped the ordinary, and participated in a Great Escape Adventure thanks to the dynamic founder, Karen Webb. No newcomer to corporate events, Karen has over 30 years of experience training and developing corporate skills. Match this with her infectious energy and an intimate and in-depth knowledge of Waiheke Island and you have The Great Escape, a series of completely unique and highly rewarding island adventures. If you’re looking for specifics:

1986-2000 - Karen held a number of training & development management positions around the Asia Pacific region including: Manager of the Training Division with Organisational Development Limited, Hong Kong Training Manager for Mandarin Oriental, a five star hotel in Hong Kong. Training consultant for IWNC Group, DDI International and SWIFT International facilitating Team development programmes in Hong Kong, Thailand, Malaysia, China and Hawaii. Training Manager and part of the opening team for the temporary Sydney Harbour Casino (now Star Casino).

2001 - Founded The Great Escape event on Waiheke island while also consulting as a senior facilitator for Peak Performance, running customer value and management development programmes to businesses around NZ including Air New Zealand, Telecom, BNZ, DHL and Ruapehu Alpine Lifts.

2007 - Established Wild on Waiheke with husband Rob – a multi-activity venue offering a licensed cafe, team building activities, archery & laser claybird shooting – all set amongst a vineyard and on-site brewery.

2012 - Established Destination Waiheke Island which specialises in putting together incredible conferences, amazing activities and unique experiences for corporate groups coming to Waiheke Island.
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