Amazing Race Team Building
This past weekend the Mark1 Team travelled to the beautiful Erinvale Estate in Somerset West for an exciting Amazing Race Adventure!
Above: Die Papsak Polisie and The Digital Ninjas posing for a group shot.
Upon arrival, our teams faced their first brain teaser challenge which allowed the winning team a head start to the race. The first clue led the teams to the old Toy Museum in the historical town of Stellenbosch. There, they had to scan the shelves and glass cases for any trace of missing objects or answers to questions on our itinerary, followed by a timed abstract art challenge.
The next clue led teams to the Giraffe House located just on the outskirts of Stellenbosch where they had to complete a timed teamwork challenge and come face to face with various animals including an enormous yellow boa constrictor and toad. Yikes!
From there, clues led teams to complete challenges at beautiful wine farms around the Stellenbosch winelands. First, a treasure hunt at Backsberg Wines, followed by a tantalising blind wine tasting challenge at spectacular Boschendal.
Another post-wine tasting challenge at Boschendal: Sam from accounting balancing on a bag of balloons, trying her best not to pop them for 10 seconds.
The reward from the balloon challenge was a bunch of roses – which then had to be handed out to an unsuspecting stranger (and filmed for proof!) somewhere on the way back to Erinvale Estate. This was the last and final challenge of the day, after which all the teams returned to Erinvale to freshen up and enjoy a well-deserved cocktail after a very eventful day.
Once everyone was fresh-as-a-daisy once more, the event co-ordinator tallied up the scores and revealed the winners of the day’s Amazing Race Challenge. Congratulations to SUPER 8 for their victory!
The night definitely did not end there. It was time to celebrate!
Thank you to everyone at Erinvale Estate for providing Mark1 with impeccable service, food, and an unforgettable Amazing Race Team Building Experience!