Team Building

Team building experiences at The Pavilion Kiama

As one of the leading conference providers on the South Coast, NSW, The Pavilion Kiama is well-equipped with open outdoor spaces on on either side of the building to welcome smaller to larger groups of 400 in one room through to small break-out rooms, and everything in between. Our experienced professional event organisers take the time to fully understand your requirements, taking genuine care to ensure your conference is memorable for all involved. Team building exercises are a great way to reconnect your team in a relaxed and unique environment surrounded by ocean views.


Why TEAM building?

Why is it so important to invest in team building?

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Skills tested and strengthened in team building experiences can include problem solving, goal setting, leadership styles, trust and support, innovative mindset, motivation, strategic planning, commitment, personal and professional growth, effective communication and creativity.

Below are ideas for quality team building activities that can be incorporated into your conference at The Pavilion Kiama.

Soul Clay Studios

A purpose-designed, 150 square metre designated working pottery studio, offering one-off pottery experiences and weekly classes for visitors and locals to the South Coast.

One-off two-hour pottery experiences are the perfect way to try your hand at pottery in a fun, engaging and commitment free way. They are suited to absolute beginners who have a curiosity for pottery and just want to have a go on the pottery wheel.

Try their Friday Night Clay Date if you’re holidaying on the South Coast. Light refreshments are provided, clay, tuition and use of tools and equipment. BYO wine. These book out quickly so book in early to avoid disappointment.

Private bookings are available for large groups for corporate activities/team building sessions, hen’s parties or birthdays. Our team is experienced in working with all levels of ability.

The studio also has a unique shopping experience where you can purchase handmade ceramics made in the studio by our resident artists. There’s no other store like it on the South Coast. Handmade in studio, fired on the premises and sold in studio. You’re welcome to chat to artists about their work as they ‘potter about’. Soul Clay Studios Shop – choose local, support local, buy handmade.


Gumaraa Cultural Experience

Gumaraa is an Aboriginal cultural experience and education company that delivers authentic Indigenous experiences for all, based on the traditions of the Dharawal and Yuin Nation. Our programs and tours serve to immerse and educate the wider community on Indigenous culture, traditions and history.

Feel the land and its stories and experience the oldest surviving culture in the world with our programs and tours packed with deep knowledge and understanding about the traditional custodians of this land.


Buena Vista Farm

Boasting magnificent views over the coastline between Gerringong and Kiama, Buena Vista Farm is dedicated to practicing sustainable agriculture and encouraging people to make connections with where their food comes from.

Offering workshops in cooking from scratch, harvesting, roasting and making coffee, cheesemaking and more, they also host farm tours, tastings and long table lunches. See their laying hens, meat chickens, honey bees, ducks, dairy goats, kitchen garden, medicinal herb garden, commercial organic market garden and grove of 100 established coffee trees.

Get in touch with Fiona and Adam to tailor an experience for your group.


Jamberoo Golf Club

Just minutes inland from Kiama, nestled in the lush, green Jamberoo Valley. Experience the natural beauty and the challenge of a course designed to suit all levels of golfing skills.

With stunning rural, bush and mountain views, some 96 native bird species identified on course, friendly Eastern Water Dragons and other abundant wildlife, Jamberoo Golf  Course is a delight.

Jamberoo Golf Club is the best choice for an exciting team building excursion – choose from social golf, corporate golf or a fun game of footgolf.


Illawarra Fly Treetop Adventures

With 500 metres of elevated walkway, this beautiful 1.5km Adventure features breathtaking views over the Illawarra Escarpment; you truly feel like you’re part of the canopy, raised an incredible 20-30 metres above the forest floor. This walkway also features two gently swaying cantilever and a central spiral tower that rises 45 metres to those panoramic views.

To continue the adventure and team building experience, visitors can participate in the Illawarra Fly Zipline Tour, which includes three flights, two suspension bridges and four cloud stations. On the tour, visitors will gain a unique perspective of the rainforest as they soar through the treetops and immerse themselves in nature like never before.


Optimum Experiences

The experienced and passionate outdoor leaders at Optimum Experiences organise team building activities in a beautiful bush setting. The tranquil and inspiring environment, combined with experiential learning and expanding comfort zones creates memorable experiences that teams will carry forward with them.

Experiences and activities can be tailored for your group, with the Optimum Experience team working closely with you to ensure their program exceeds expectations.


South Coast Journeys

South Coast Journeys is a leading bus tour operator, with a reputation for providing high quality customer experiences combining fun and local knowledge. Their  range of guided one day tours includes Winery Tours, Brewery Tours, and a Grand Pacific Drive Scenic Tour that visits Symbio Zoo, Bald Hill, Sea Cliff Bridge, Austinmer Beach, Wollongong Harbour and Kiama Blow Hole or The Nan Tien Temple.

Tours can be customised, for example to include a Dolphin or Whale Watching cruise in Jervis Bay, or transfers to/from Sydney Airport / Sydney Cruise Terminal.


Surf Camp Australia

Since 1999, Surf Camp Australia has been conducting surfing events/classes for corporations. Whether it is a small, medium or large group we focus on fun, fitness, surf skills and team morale building! Offering lessons at the best learn to surf beach on the East Coast, Seven Mile Beach, Gerroa, we can accommodate any size groups from private one-on-one to groups of 100.

  • Surf only package
  • Surfing with BBQ lunch
  • Fully inclusive Surf Camps with accommodation, surf lessons, meals and transport!

Willowvale Road Candle Workshops

Willowvale Road candle workshops are held in a purpose-built charred timber barn in the diary farming hills just behind Gerringong. Caroline works full time creating candles for retail and corporate clients and now also offers fun and informative workshops for small groups.

Normal workshops run for 3 hours with catering provided. Participants will take home several candles, a diffuser and an information booklet. Barn space hire for other workshops/ corporate training will be considered.


Pinnacle Team Events

Pinnacle Team Events is one of Australia’s premier teambuilding providers with over 75 programs available at The Pavilion Kiama. They are passionate about assisting clients to foster connections, improve company culture and ultimately empowering teams to achieve.

Their core purpose is to connect, engage and entertain corporate teams. This is more important now more than ever to ensure company culture remains strong amidst the challenges of today. They have been in operation since 2004 and in the last 17 years have worked with thousands of corporations large and small. Pinnacle’s regular clients include: CBA, Google, Sanatarium, Boehringer Ingelheim, Atlassian, P&G, Bayer, Goodman, 3M and many more.

Their experiential learning events are professional, entertaining, hands-on and most importantly fun! Events are tailored to suit your time frame, location, budget and number of participants. Kiama is an amazing location to bring the team together!