Copenhagen is a vibrant and beautiful city situated on the east coast of Denmark and is a popular destination for conferences, meetings, and events.
If you are looking for ideas for team building activities or company kick-off events, then you have several options. In this article we take a look at some of the unique group activities on offer in Copenhagen, split by whether they are inside or outside, an important consideration depending on the time of year and your sensitivity to weather.
Indoor team building activities in Copenhagen
Scared of the rain? Don’t like the cold? Then these indoor activities might be the best option for your team!
CLOCKEDIN ESCAPE ROOM
If you haven't played one of the many escape rooms around the world yet then you have been living under a rock! Clockedin is a great team building activity for small teams. You and your team are locked in an room for 60 minutes and you need to find a way to escape. There are a lot of hidden objects, codes and hints that can help you to get out. Be creative and think out of the box to solve the mystery and escape the room.
Number of people: 3-5 people per room
Cost: Approximately 220-300 DKK per person
URBAN RANGER CAMP
For those companies who like a full on adrenaline rush at height, then Urban Ranger Camp is for you. Located in the B&W shipyard halls on Refshaleoen, Urban Ranger Camp offers varying challenges at heights from 7 - 50 metres.
The highlight of the centre is the high ropes - with Urban Ranger Camp boasting the highest indoor ropes course in the world! Perfect for active teams who like to kick-off on a high…
Number of people: Suitable for small and large groups
Cost: Dependent on groups size and activities - 1,500 DKK - 24,000 DKK
Who doesn't like the idea of experiencing sky diving without the possibility of actually dying?! That’s what you get at Air Experience, and with a bunch of colleagues that love the extreme, you can share the experience together. Fly individually, but maintain a sense of team as you watch each others flights.
The corporate event bookings are normally set for an hour and a half, depending on the size of the group. Larger groups should expect to add 1 hour to the total time.
Number of people: 5 - 20 people
Cost: Depends on number of flights (DKK 445 to DKK 1095)
COPENHAGEN COOKING CLASS
Are you interested in combining food and team building into one? In that case you might want to try Copenhagen Cooking Class. Whether it be baking, discovering the art of Danish traditional sandwich-making, or the creation of a simple dinner, Copenhagen Cooking Class has something for everyone. Co-cook with your colleagues, under supervision from a professional chef. A great idea for small to medium size teams who prefer something less active.
Number of people: Maximum 22 people
Cost: From DKK 850
Outdoor team building activities in Copenhagen
Tired of being inside like you are at the office? Prefer to get some fresh air with your team? These outdoor team activities and events might be the way to go!
SAILING WITH UNITED SAILING SHIPS
If you are looking to get out of the city and onto the water then a company kick-off picnic at sea might be just the way for your team to get to know each other. Lean back with a drink and enjoy the sunshine and the sound of the waves around you.
If you want to take a more active role and do some old fashioned company team building then you can work together to sail the ship! On board you will set the course, run up and trim the sails to ensure the boat stays upright and all is smooth sailing. All tasks must be coordinated, decisions taken and actions implemented. Everything takes place under supervision of the crew.
United Sailing have beautiful old boats with tall masts, white sails, cordage and polished brass, which provide an elegant setting for a company event.
Number of people: 15 - 42 people
Cost: Starting at 456 DKK / person
GAMES AT TIVOLI
If you are attending a conference at Tivoli, or just feel like making this the setting for your team building or kick off activity, then there are a few options available for you. Tivoli has partnered with CoastZone, and they provide three different options.
Tivoli Team Challenge - 3 hours of intense competition with versatile activities around the Haven.
Tivoli Soul - 2 hours of creative team building focusing on reflection, history and team understanding.
Tivoli GPS Adventure - 3-4 hours of adventure in Copenhagen and Tivoli with checkpoints, iPads and field and base teams.
Number of people: 8 or more
Cost: Provided n request.
100 POINT CHALLENGE COPENHAGEN
Of course we couldn't finish off this article without mentioning the 100 Point Challenge Copenhagen, the newest addition to Copenhagen outdoor team building activities. The 100 Point Challenge is a race, a game, and a quiz. It's 2 hours of adrenaline-fuelled fun, where teams race around the city completing various challenges as they compete for the highest score.
Many of the challenges are photo-based, with Polaroid cameras providing a great medium for people to capture and take home their memories from the day. It's a great option for groups of all shapes and sizes, particularly larger groups and those with multicultural teams, particularly if you want an active and engaging city experience for your employees.
Number of people: 6 - 150
Cost: 300 DKK per person