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We all know that nature is good for the soul. Long beach walks, majestic mountain views, and the calming presence of wildlife. But it’s not just about a good feeling, there’s solid research to show that exposure to nature has profound positive effects on physical and mental health.

In today’s fast-paced corporate world, recognising the importance of team collaboration and employee well-being is key. One powerful way to achieve both is through nature immersion events. Stepping away from the office (or home office) and immersing your team in nature can positively impact collaboration and productivity. Here’s why:

Reduces Stress and Enhances Well-being

Green spaces and natural environments are proven stress reducers. Being surrounded by nature during events helps team members relax, lowering blood pressure, reducing stress levels, improving overall well-being and mood. A relaxed and happy team is more likely to collaborate effectively and be productive.


    Enhances Creativity and Innovation

    Nature sparks creativity. The serene environment provides a mental break, allowing your team to think freely and come up with innovative solutions to. Imagine the fresh ideas you will get from your team in a natural setting.


    Increases Productivity

    Spending time in nature can enhance concentration and boost overall productivity. A more focussed team becomes more efficient, picture what you can achieve during a workshop surrounded by nature and wildlife.

    “Nature is not only nice to have, but it’s a have-to-have for physical health and cognitive function.”

    - JIM ROBBINS, Yale Environment 360

    Boosts Team Morale & Collaboration

    Nature immersion fosters camaraderie among your team. Sharing outdoor experiences creates positive memories, building and strengthening bonds, and boosting overall team morale. This positive atmosphere can translate directly into a more collaborative and motivated workforce.


    Promotes Physical Activity

    Nature events encourage physical activities, providing a healthy break from sedentary office routines. Physical exercise is not only beneficial for an employee’s individual health, promoting well-being aligns with a socially responsible approach to employee care. A win-win for all.


    Broadens Environmental Awareness & Appreciation

    Hosting corporate events in natural settings reinforces a commitment to environmental care. It encourages participants to appreciate nature, fostering a sense of responsibility towards sustainable practices. Nature immersion events commonly offer learning opportunities with interpretive and educational discussions focused on wildlife and the surrounding environment.

    Reduces Carbon Footprint

    By choosing natural settings for corporate events you can reduce the environmental impact associated with traditional venues, aligning with corporate social responsibility by minimising the event’s carbon footprint


    Fosters Community Connection

    Engaging with nature often involves interactions with local communities and ecosystems. Corporate events can include activities that benefit local communities, fostering a sense of social responsibility and community involvement.


    Reinforces Environmental Responsibility

    Hosting events in nature aligns with the growing focus on sustainability goals, sending a positive message about your company’s values and commitment to the well-being of both employees and the planet. It’s core to our approach here at Cuisine on Cue, that’s why we partner with fantastic venues leading the way in nature immersion and conservation.

    Partner Venues for Nature Immersion Events

    Cuisine on Cue recommends two incredible venues for nature immersion corporate events -Walkabout Creek in Brisbane and Fleay’s Events on the Gold Coast. Both offer diverse and unique spaces perfectly suited for nature-based workshops and events, complimentd by Cuisine on Cue’s exclusive catering packages.

    Walkabout Creek, Brisbane

    Located in the stunning D’Aguilar National Park, Walkabout Creek provides an ideal setting for team-building activities, corporate workshops and events surrounded by lush greenery and serene lake views. The venue’s versatile spaces accommodate various event sizes.

    Fleay’s Café & Events, Gold Coast

    Nestled in David Fleay Wildlife Park in the heart of Burleigh Heads on the Gold Coast, Fleay’s Events offers a tranquil escape for teams. The venue’s diverse spaces, from rainforest canopies to lakeside amphitheatres, provide the perfect canvas for creative and collaborative activities.

    Consider stepping outside the traditional office setting and explore the untapped potential of nature for your next business event. Contact our team to discuss your requirements.