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Top 6 Unique Outdoor Team Building Activities in Austin, TX

1. Equine Assisted Learning Team Building Activities at Horse + Bow.

This hands-on Equine Assisted Learning leadership development experience takes place in the idyllic Texas Hill Country town of Marble Falls, just 45 minutes from downtown Austin, TX. Horse + Bow offers unique team building activities full of life lessons and professional development with HORSES!

Team Building Activities with Horses

Horses are the perfect teachers of effective communication, authentic connection and successful collaboration. Teams grow in their creativity, problem solving skills, mindfulness, and focus through challenges with the horses.

Team Building Activities with Archery

Then, test out your team’s learning on the ARCHERY range. Perfect for 8-12 participants, the program can be customized for half or full day events. No riding is involved and no horse experience is necessary. Allow your team to have fun outside together, experiencing something completely new with these majestic animals, while improving their soft skills and mindful leadership in a way they never have before. 

2. Off-Road Team Building Activities at Hidden Falls Adventure Park. 

If you’re looking for something with high excitement and maximum fun, Hidden Falls Adventure Park is a clear winner. The premier off-road adventure park in Texas is located on over 2,000 acres and has 241 miles of trails. Get ready for adventure utilizing full sized 4x4s, ATVs and UTVs or dirt bikes. Your team can also stay the night with a variety of camping and overnight accommodations available. Your team will benefit from the shared experience of a new and thrilling activity followed by bonding time around the campfire sharing stories and getting to know each other in a new way.

3. Rock Climbing at Rock About Climbing Adventures.  

Customizable for beginners through expert level training, group clinics from Rock About Climbing Adventures are challenging and fun! Convenient locations like the Austin Greenbelt, Enchanted Rock and Reimer’s Ranch provide great flexibility for wherever your team is heading at the end of the day. Rock-About is focused on safety and strives to educate climbers about the physical and cultural geography of the areas as well as natural resource conservation and Leave No Trace ethics. A day with Rock-About is a memorable and fun way to challenge your team while getting outside in some of the most beautiful places around Austin, TX.

4. Zip Lining and High Ropes Course for Team Building Activities.

For a thrilling and challenging team building activity, head to Lake Travis for zip lining and a high ropes course. Lake Travis Zipline Adventures offers a variety of zip line tours, including a night tour with glow sticks and a water landing tour. The high ropes course at Lake Travis Treehouse Adventures features over 20 obstacles, including a giant swing and a zip line. These activities require trust, communication, and teamwork, making them perfect for building stronger bonds within your team.

5. Primitive Caving at Longhorn Cavern State Park.

Explore this underground wonder created by many, many years of water flowing through rock. Developed almost a century ago, Longhorn Cavern offers a unique Wild Cave Tour in the underdeveloped lower level of the cavern. This physically demanding activity will challenge your team while they get dirty and wet wriggling and crawling through the path that existed before modern lights and pathways. This is a wonderful way to introduce newcomers to Austin to one of the fabulous wonders of Texas!

6. WorryBGone Cruises

Imagine ending your day in the Highland Lakes relaxing with your team. Have an unforgettable experience on a private tour of Lake LBJ with Captain Randy. Bring swimsuits, snacks and drinks to fully enjoy this customized cruise on a 21 foot pontoon boat. Maximum group size 8 guests. One reviewer says “A boat ride to tour Lake LBJ with Randy is like being with a long-time friend who is showing you the area, telling stories, going for a swim, and having fun…” 

Next Steps

Where will your group stay when they come for their fun team building activities in the Texas Hill Country? Check out our list of recommended group accommodations near Horse + Bow!