Dragon Boat Racing at Amber Lakes, Staines, Surrey

Dragon Boat Racing at Amber Lakes, Staines, Surrey

Searching for an exhilarating dragon boat racing experience in Surrey, including areas like Staines, Windsor, and Maidenhead? Look no further than Amber Lakes, your go-to venue for adrenaline-fuelled dragon boat racing escapades. We deliver the excitement of this team-centric sport right to your doorstep at Amber Lakes. Mix in other activities to craft the ideal corporate fun day. For additional inspiration, check out NewWave Events.

Dragon boat racing is fast gaining traction as a leading choice for corporate team-building events in the South East. Its growing popularity stems from the area’s breath taking natural landscapes, the sport’s focus on impeccable teamwork, and its knack for fostering community. The physical demands of the sport facilitate team bonding and forge lasting relationships among participants. The competitive aspect of dragon boat racing also elevates team spirit and cohesion, crucial components for effective team building. Moreover, the South East boasts scenic waterways, a vibrant cultural heritage, and an active arts community, setting the perfect stage for your dragon boat racing occasion.

Learn more about the exceptional opportunities Amber Lakes provides for your dragon boat racing day in Surrey!

Our top-notch events team will ensure you and your team fully capitalise on the day’s possibilities, and the best bit? No previous experience is required!

Keep reading to discover all that Amber Lakes has to offer!

How does the dragon boat racing work?

Now that you’ve decided on a dragon boat racing event at Amber Lakes, Surrey, NewWave Events can help you to organise the perfect day! Firstly, let us know an approximate number of participants and we will be able to provide you with an accurate dragon boat racing proposal for your group. The event usually runs with 3 rounds of heats, semi finals and a grand final and depending on your numbers, we will suggest the best racing format for your team. Our events are suitable for small groups of 22 + as well as 500 or more! 

Never seen dragon boats in action? Take a look at the video from one of our large charity dragon boat events.

About Amber Lakes, Staines, Surrey

Amber Lakes in Surrey transports the elegance and cosiness of a Scandinavian Lodge to the core of Wraysbury’s fishing lakes, offering an unparalleled environment for conferences, off-site days, corporate banquets, and beyond. This one-of-a-kind venue provides total exclusivity and seclusion for premium luxury events, catering to both corporate and private sectors.

Nestled within 450 acres of breathtaking terrain and a 120-acre lake, Amber Lakes serves as a picturesque setting for an array of events.

Amber Lakes in Surrey offers exceptional outdoor areas, making it a top contender for those seeking a rural venue easily accessible from Slough, Reading, and London. Its 450-acre estate is particularly striking.

During the summer, the venue’s expansive terraces, lawns, and gardens come into their own, making Amber Lakes an ideal location for both corporate and private functions. Each event includes access to our exclusive Amber Lakes Boat and captain, giving guests the opportunity to discover the venue from the water, including the option for fishing and exploring the full extent of our premises.

Visitors can fully utilise the vast expanse of Amber Lakes’ outdoor space. The area is perfect for hosting dragon boat racing, team building, games, and alfresco receptions in the warmer months. Additionally, marquees and other temporary structures can be employed to extend the venue’s total capacity to 500, if needed.

For more information about this exceptional venue, visit: Amber Lakes

dragon boat racing at amber lakes
dragon boat racing at Amber Lakes

Why NewWave Events?

NewWave Events provides excellent communication before, during and after your dragon boat racing event. We will take care of the organisation of the event on the day so you don’t have to worry about a single thing – you can join in on the races! We are not only a dragon boat racing supplier but also a professional events company which means we will take care of venue arrangements and the schedule of the day, so everyone is in the right place at the right time! It’s a pleasure for us and a weight off your shoulders!

Let us help you organise the best dragon boat racing event in Surrey!

What’s provided on the day

  • The services of one of our experienced event managers prior to and during your event
  • Liaison with the venue to ensure the necessary infrastructure is in place
  • Fully equipped 30’ (up to 11 person) dragon boats
  • Trained staff (registered with Sport Governing Body)
  • Event control gazebo
  • Buoyancy aids & paddles
  • Professional emergency medical technician with response kit
  • Race equipment & radios
  • PA system and MC with race commentary
  • Venue decoration – authentic Chinese dragon flags on bamboo poles
  • Race schedule and computerized results service
  • £10m Public and equipment liability insurance
  • And much more… enquire today for a full breakdown!

We will ensure that the event runs smoothly and safely, and can provide additional services such as catering and entertainment to enhance the experience for your participants and spectators. NewWave Events will help to make your event a success and provide a positive and memorable experience for all involved!