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Culinary Team Building

Cooking as a team building activity is not only good for your appetite, but also for collaboration and development. There are several cooking classes in the region such as classes with Lothes Mat & Vinhus. They can offer shorter more informal classes on sauces and soups or longer classes such as a 3-course seafood cooking class.

Hiernagla Brenneri - a craft distillery

Hiernagla Brenneri is located north of Haugesund in Ekrene, Sveio. They produce whisky, gin, aquavit, and rum with a genuine interest in flavors and high quality. They have won several awards, including double gold in San Francisco. They can tailor an event to your preferences, whether you are 8 or 40 people. It's possible to organise tastings, unique dining experiences, and, of course, a tour of the distillery. It is also an option to organise tasting and storytelling at an event in another location in the region.

Vikse Paintball

Vikse paintball in Sveio is a fun team building activity with lots of adrenaline! They are located in the direction of Ryvarden lighthouse, not far from Haugesund. There are different courses and a base camp with tables and seating. Groups from 8 people to 60 people.

RIB with many add-on options

RIB is a fantastic experience. The capacity is 36 people simultaneously (3 boats). On the island safari where you speed between the small islands outside Haugesund, out to the open sea, and back, but it can also be combined with other activities such as:

  • Island safari with a stop on the island of Røvær, including lunch and a tour of the Aquaculture Center. There are also good meeting and conference facilities, as well as opportunities for teambuilding.
  • The digital museum Viking Planet in Haugesund (also possible for receptions, or for presentations).
  • Tour of the Viking farm at Avaldsnes. Here, options include a tasty meal experience , a tour of the visitor center, and a concert in Olav's Church.
  • Høyevarde lighthouse on Karmøy is a beautiful place with an exquisite lighthouse hotel and nice banquet and meeting rooms. The kitchen is operated by Lothes Mat & Vinhus, known for fresh ingredients and locally sourced delicious food. Cooking classes can also be an option here.
  • Swimming in Smeasundet and Heit sauna.
  • "Master's Master" (teambuilding).

Glassblowing at Formbar & a guidet tour of Haugesund

Formbar is located in the center of Haugesund and is a Norwegian glass studio. Here, you can learn more about glassblowing and try your hand at creating glass art yourself! Minimum group size is 10 people. This activity can be a nice addition to a guided city walk in Haugesund.

Mini Golf, Golf or Frisbee Golf

Mini golf is a fun and enjoyable team-building activity! You can choose from six unique mini-golf courses, each with its own theme. It's also possible to have meetings or a meal (catering) at the main building or rent barbecue huts out on the courses. Bring out the competitive spirit and "putt" your colleagues into place! If you prefer golf over mini-golf, Haugaland Golf Course in Sveio is the ideal location for your team building. This 18-hole golf course maintains a high standard and offers a truly unique nature experience. A third "golf" option is frisbee golf on Karmøy!

Teambuilding at Raw Ocean Lodge

Skaarnesheimen Raw Ocean Lodge offers teambuilding for groups ranging from 10 to 30 people on a peninsula in Sandve, Karmøy. You can choose from a variety of activities such as Stand Up Paddleboarding lessons, deep-sea fishing on a large fishing boat, seaweed and kelp harvesting, mushroom picking, cooking classes, ice bathing or yoga classes to name a few. They are highly flexible and can tailor team building packages to suit your needs. Outdoor activities can be seamlessly combined with indoor meeting activities and tasty meals. The kitchen emphasises locally sourced ingredients. Accommodation is available.

Island Life on Røvær or Utsira

The islands of Røvær is located 25 minutes by boat (or RIB) from Haugesund city centre. Røvær kulturhotell can offer activities such as "Herring and Snaps," "Røvær team building hunt," a guided tour of the island, and a coastal cultural team building package. They prepare excellent meals and have good conference facilities. The island of Utsira is located 75 minutes by boat from Haugesund. Dalanaustet can provide team building activities and meeting/conference facilities. A "must" on Utsira is a guided tour where you get to see the island's fantastic street art.

Via Ferrata Kyrkjeveggen

The Kyrkjeveggen Via Ferrata is one of Norway's most challenging Via Ferrata routes! A 900-meter route that offers a beautiful view of Åkrafjorden. It's an experience that unlocks a profound sense of accomplishment! This activity can be combined (or replaced if different activities are desired) with farm visits, guided hikes, fjord cruises for groups, canyoning, cycling tours, horseback riding, or kayaking and canoeing. Åkrafjorden Experience is happy to tailor a programme for you!

Rent a Kayak, SUP, or Canoe

The company Frilager offers kayak, canoe, and SUP rentals at several locations in Haugalandet, including Eivindsvatnet in Haugesund, Dragavika in Førresfjorden, Vigdarvatnet in Sveio, and Gofarnesstanda in Kopervik.

Add a guided tour as a part of your team building experience