The Otago Team Building Venue

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A Venue in Nature's Paradise For Your Company Team Building Event

If you want no hassle, well organised and FUN team building then River Ridge Retreat is the place to go.

Great accommodation, beautiful setting , delicious food, value for money and a friendly, efficient organising team who take care of everything.

What more could you ask for!

Janice Anderson - Big River Educare.

Popular Company Team Building services offered at RiverRidge Retreat include the ‘Ultimate team Unity’ course, and the ‘Values Elicitation and Performance Consulting Sessions’.

  • ‘Ultimate Team Unity’ course – a specifically designed course involving a variety of outdoor team building activities, to create ‘real and lasting’ team cohesion.
  • ‘Values Elicitation and Performance Consulting’ – A highly interactive, dynamic, and participative style session, that enables your team to elicit its core values and ‘buy into’ these values for the long term. Conducted by Gary Dawkins, who is strongly certified in ‘Performance Consulting’ and ‘behavioral change’ using NLP.
  • Other fantastic Team Building activities include scenic kayaking, clay target shooting, high hill golf driving range, quiz night – just to name a few of your options.

Situated in a picturesque setting, surrounded by lush native bush, stunning ridges, bird life, and a crystal clear river, the RiverRidge Retreat resonates peace and tranquility – an ideal setting for your team building event.

Need proof that we are the best venue for you?
Watch the video below to see feedback from various clients at our event venue.

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Watch the video below till the end and you will see Kees Meeuws from the Otago Rugby Team talking about his experiences at RiverRidge Retreat regarding their 2012 team building event.

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We really are an 'all in one' team building venue!

Watch Bryan Cadogan, the Clutha Mayor, talk about his time at RiverRidge Retreat with his Councilors conference and team building event.

Call Us Now on 0800 777 387

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7 Other Reasons Why You Should Have Your Company Team Building Event At RiverRidge Retreat in the Catlins..

  1. FREE Services Of Up To $ 3,000.00 if you hurry (only three of these remain for 2018). Call or email Gary and Adele NOW and find out what this consists of.
  2. No Hassle, easy to organise GUARANTEE: All the usual hassle of organising a team building event is taken care of for you (at no additional cost). It is all streamlined yet 100% personalised for your company.
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  3. Best ‘value for money’ events venue in the South Island of New Zealand, GUARANTEED!
  4. Have your team building event extend over a few days and have all of your group stay at the venue together, as a team. RiverRidge Retreat can comfortably accommodate up to 80 guests in their quality accommodation units.
  5. With a brand new commercial kitchen and bar, this venue makes for the ideal ‘end of day’ sit back and relax setting (Function centre can cater for up to 130 guests).
  6. First class team building exercises can be conducted at ease in the country and away from the hustle and bustle of city life.
  7. 100% NO RISK GUARANTEE! To make your decision even easier, Gary and Adele have come up with an amazing gift to you – the event organiser- that will help to make certain this is the perfect venue for your event. This gift is truly AMAZING!  Email or Call Gary and Adele NOW to find out what this is.

n.b: hurry as bookings for 2018 and 2019 are filling up fast. Call Gary and Adele now on 0800 RRRETREAT (0800 777 387) or email them at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Design Your Own Team Building Package:

You can design your own Team Building Package for your company simply by;

  • Ticking which of the following (in the form below) you would like in your package, and then sending to us for a 100% individualised quote. (We will be back to you within 4hours of requesting it)
  • Or give us a call (0800 777 387) to chat about it and we can design it for you…the choice is yours!

Most of our team building guests partake in a couple of activities have a lunch, a dinner and breakfast and stay the night. However, the choice is 100% yours.

Or Call Us Now on 0800 777 387 for a No Obligation Chat

Design Your Team Building Package

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Ensuite and large lounge, One Queen Bed, 4 Single Beds,
Sleeps 6+ (can sleep up to 10), LCD TV, Mini Bar, Fine Wines

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One Queen Bed, Sleeps 2 people, LCD TV, Mini Bar, Fine Wines

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Two Singles Beds, Accessible Facilities - Easy Access,
Sleeps 2 people, LCD TV, Mini Bar, Fine Wines

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One Queen Bed, Two Single Beds, Sleeps up to 4 People,
Shared Immaculately Kept Bathrooms, LCD TV, Mini Bar, Fine Wines

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Comfortable Double Bed, Sleeps 2 People,
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One Bunk Bed (two single beds), Sleeps 2 People,
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Please let us know if you want to dine out or self cater.
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