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Case Study: Lawyers out in the wild!

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MARQUE approached us with the brief:“We take staff away once a year for our annual “retreat” – and next year we’re looking to do something outdoors – with a difference.”  MARQUE informed us that their staff were young and intelligent, so it was vital that they kept engaged and challenged both mentally and physically. Also, they were expecting to go on holiday (they weren’t even told they were camping, as some had never spent the night outdoors before) so it was just important for them to be able to enjoy themselves, party a bit, and relax.

We gave them all that and more.

We looked after everything: transport, food, camping, games and activities. A great experience comes from the staff who deliver it. We had 5 great facilitators (3 of which were also professional photographers), 2 support crew, and a wizard!

The itinerary consisted of an adventurous day team building in the Royal National Park, including hilarious icebreakers, canoeing to a secret freshwater swimming hole, Iron-chef style lunch, creative and active team building games including boomerang throwing in the rainforest, time to swim and relax at the beach, and then the big challenge… climbing to the summit for this view (as well as surprise cold drinks and snacks provided by UDU):

Case Study Lawyers out in the wild

The adventure continued, with a delicious gourmet meal as the sunset, followed by night photography games on the beach and then on to the “Twilight Zone” for more fun before finally resting on the sand under the stars. The next morning was relaxing, which involved swimming, a feast of a breakfast, some mind/body exercises with our wizard, and a final goodbye.

We were proud of what we delivered. Most important to you though is what MARQUE had to say:

“UDU changed our lives! They took a bunch of lawyers under their wing and a long way out of our comfort zone, on a tailor-made weekend experience that included canoeing, trekking, climbing, swimming, competitive cooking, partying on the beach, sleeping under the stars and waking to a glorious sunrise and the smell of bacon and eggs. What made the difference was Andy and the UDU team, who had thought of everything, planned immaculately, where endlessly attentive and are just the nicest group of people you could meet. They were completely committed to the goal of giving us an unforgettable experience, and they delivered. “ 

Michael Bradley | Managing Partner | MARQUE Lawyers Pty Ltd www.marquelawyers.com.au

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Case Study Lawyers out in the wild


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  • Andy was awesome! The food was tasty, the crew were fun and the whole experience was fantastic. I will do this again the next time I am in Sydney. Wonderful time!

    - Sophia A

  • We had the most amazing time with UDU in the Royal National Park, thank you to Andy, Lex, Dee, Dave, Ken, ‘Dad’ and Ann. Everything was so well organised and such good fun. The food was delicious…


    - Laila - Ireland

  • Guides are very friendly and humorous, lunch was provided, BBQ, they make some decent BBQs. If you are going to somewhere famous but unfamiliar, just go with UDU!!

    - PtPlatinum

  • This was the last day of my Australia trip and probably the best day as well. Andy is nice, cute and handsome. (my family all agree that) Throughout the whole trip, we had lots of conversation over different topics. It’s interesting to learn more about the culture, life style, etc about Australia from Andy. The extra bonus for us was Andy took many beautiful pictures for us during the trip.

    - LaiChunMan

  • Can’t recommend this highly enough. Our tour guide, Andy, was superb. Very passionate and you could tell he wanted the group to have a great day. I went on three different day trips during my time at Sydney, and this one was the funnest with the canoeing and rough waters at Garie Beach.

    - Luke E

  • Loved everything about this retreat. Andy and the rest of the guides where very lovely and knew a lot about the national park. They show you some pretty cool places and get you involved in some cool activities…

    - Jayne - Sydney

  • One of the best tour one can do in NSW, had a great time in the Royal National Park with amazing views, different activities and a nice BBQ in the middle. Andy managed the trip perfectly and we managed to avoid the rain and have good weather in every stop!! Highly recommended to all. This was my second time to the Royal National Park with UDU, and hopefully not the last 🙂

    - 7mezi

  • Incredible experience!!!I really enjoyed Garry’s insightful commentary, his historical and scientific anecdotes were very fascinating, on top of that he was funny! Mal the (cute) photographer was so patient with us…

    - Alice - Sydney

  • A great way to unwind, soak up the sun and the splendour of nature and explore the luscious beauty of the Australian bush. If you’re a city slicker, leave the concrete jungle for the real one, just for one day…


    - Fiona - Sydney

  • First experience with UDU and got my mind blown away Trip was way beyond expectation. Andy is very informative and a funny guy. Of course the group dynamics I was with were good. Everyone had fun and unanimously agreed that the canoeing part was the main highlight! And we went against the grain or in this case the rain, and did what we planned to do. All locations were covered!…

    - Makonarita

  • A really magical experience. Nothing like it, totally unique. It was very well organised and lots of fun. Loved it !!

    - Lisa - Sydney

  • Such a top night! Every entertaining evening. .the photos turned out AWEEEESOME!. 😀 go the light wars!!…

    - Deesh - Sydney

  • Brand new and exciting experience with plenty of moonlite adventures. All delivered with a frendliness and passion second to none. There was the good old fashioned story telling, plenty of good food, and…


    - Warren - Sydney