1. Indulge Boise Food Tours 

They are the first Boise food and culinary tour company dedicated to helping visitors and Idaho residents enjoy the best food and cultural experience off the beaten path in the City of Trees. They offer anything from brunch tours to progressive dinners to vegan options. Some of their tours offered are: 

- Historic Downtown Boise Food & Cultural Tour 
- Savor and Sip BoDo Dinner Tour 
- Les Boise Vegan Dine & Sip Experience 
- Capital City Sunday Brunch Tour 
- Boise Brews & Bites Beer Tour 
- Boise Booze + Bites Cocktail Tour 

For more information: website 

Available: Year-round 

Duration: 2-3 hours, depending on tour 

Maximum attendees: Tours are customizable for any group size from 10-100+ 

2. Paella Cooking Class at The Basque Market 

Owners Tara and Tony are no strangers to feeding a big crowd with their enormous pan of paella. Whether it’s the Basque Wine Fest or just a Friday afternoon, their famous paella attracts everyone from the Treasure Valley. This class will teach you how to make their famous paella, while sipping on wine and enjoying some of the tapas they have to offer. A unique and flavorful experience that will keep you coming back for more.  

For more information: website 

Available: Year-round 

Duration: 1-2 hours 

Maximum attendees: TBD  

3. Paddle boarding at Quinn’s Pond  

Looking for an outdoor adventure without having to go far from downtown Boise? Then this activity might be the perfect one for you. Situated adjacent to Boise River, Quinn’s pond is just minutes from downtown and is a great place to escape to for all of your paddle boarding and kayaking fun. Idaho River Sports has a variety of classes and offerings, depending on your group size and interests.  

Available: TBD 

Duration: 1-2 hours 

Maximum attendees: TBD  

4. Rafting on the Payette River 

The Long family, owners of Cascade Raft and Kayak, are no strangers to fun. Their third- generation family business offers a variety of ways your team can challenge themselves in the great outdoors – everything from a half day raft trip to a full day raft trip to a challenging ropes and zipline course that was recently constructed. Cascade Raft offers a welcoming environment alive with the anticipation of river adventures. Enjoy views of the Main Payette from their riverside decks and open patios or relax on the expanse of lush green lawn. Their full-service operation includes a cafe and gift shop, state-of-the-art photography department, changing rooms, restrooms and lockers, riverside beach and private parking. One of their gourmet menus, professionally prepared and served by our catering staff, is a wonderful way to end your day on the river. 

For more information: website 

Available: May-September 

Duration: Approx. 4-8 hours (both half day and full day trips available) 

Maximum attendees: Up to 7 people per raft + 1 guide  

5. Pedals and Pints 

Looking for a fun and interactive way to check out downtown Boise? Hop on a 15-seat bike! Riders pedal the bike around town, stopping at various downtown pubs, breweries and restaurants in Boise to sample local suds, craft brews, live music, and fun events happening. 

For more information: website 

Available: Year-round 

Duration: 2 hours 

Maximum attendees: 15 

6. Season + Taste Cooking Classes 

A fun way to interact with a small group while cooking up something delicious and even taking home a new skill. Season + Taste offers a variety of classes – everything from pasta making, a taste of Thai cuisine, and even cake decorating. Their classes are led by highly trained professional chefs and are all hands-on experiences.  

For more information: website 

Available: Year-round 

Duration: 2-3 hours 

Maximum attendees: 12 

7. Winery Tours 

Did you know that Idaho boasts over 60 wineries? In fact, there are 3 American Viticultural Areas in Idaho alone! One of those – the Snake River Valley AVA – is just 30 miles outside of Boise. Not only that, but we also have an urban wine trail just minutes from downtown Boise. A wine tour is a perfect half-day or full-day activity for small to medium group sizes. A perfect way to show off one of Idaho’s gems while having a fun and engaging day with your organization. 

Wine Tour companies:  

Snake River Wine Tours: website 

Sunshine Wine Tours: website 

Winery Seekers: website 

Available: Year-round 

Duration: Approx. 6 hours 

Maximum attendees: 10 

8. Escape Room 

What better way to bond with a team than to be locked in a room with a common goal of escaping? Boise has many great escape rooms that have a variety of themes, stories, and features.  

Escape Rooms in Boise: 

Escape This Boise: website 

Treasure Valley Escape Rooms: website 

Clockwise Escape Room: website 

Amazing Escapes: website 

Puzzle Effect Boise: website 

Available: Year-round 

Duration: 1-2 hours 

Maximum attendees: 6-12 

9. World Center for Birds of Prey 

The Peregrine Fund has one simple mission: to conserve birds of prey worldwide. The World Center for Birds of Prey is a great place to learn all about how the Peregrine Fund is conserving raptors around the world. Meet live birds of prey up close, see California Condors, and more! A great place to learn more about the conservation efforts happening not only in Boise, but all around the world. This is truly a Boise gem and must-see!   

For more information: website 

Available: Year-round 

Duration: 1-2 hours 

Maximum attendees: 20+ 

10. Bogus Basin Recreation Area 

Just about 30 minutes from downtown Boise, Bogus Basin offers year-round fun. In the Winter, hit the slopes for skiing and snowboarding, the tubing hill for some downhill thrill, or the Nordic trails for snowshoeing and cross-country skiing. In the summer, they have a variety of activities including hiking, mountain biking, scenic chairlift rides, and an exhilarating mountain coaster. They also offer partial rentals of their lodges - perfect for a group gathering after some fun on the mountain! 

For more information: website 

Available: Year-round 

Duration: Depends on the activity 

11. Group Hiking 

One of the biggest attractions of Boise is the close proximity to the Boise Foothills. With hundreds of miles of trails right outside our back door, hiking with a group is a great activity to get outdoors and see some scenic views of Boise and the surrounding areas.  

For more information: website 

Available: Year-round (dependent on trail conditions) 

Duration: Depends on trail 

12. Glass Blowing 

Boise Art Glass is another Boise gem. Their event room is the perfect space for your group!  Wine and dine while watching live Glassblowing and even learn to make something for yourself to take home.  

For more information: website 

Available: Year-round 

Duration: 1-2 hours 

Maximum attendees: 20 

13. Candle Making 

Local candle company Lit+Co is a great place to stop for a quick demo in candle making. They have been providing high quality, small-batch soy candles and home fragrance to those seeking something a little different. Unique, true-to-life scents and attractive, simple packaging come together to create beautiful home fragrance. Invite your team for a fun and easy way to learn something new and take home a new skill!  

For more information: website 

Available: Year-round 

Duration: Less than 1 hour 

Maximum attendees: 20+ 

14. Urban Wine Tour/Class - House of Wine or Telaya Wine Co 

Boise boasts many urban wineries just minutes away from downtown. Telaya Wine Co, situated right on the Greenbelt, offers group tours of their production space followed by a group wine tasting in their beautiful tasting room. If you’re looking for a more in-depth wine tasting or food pairing class, look no further! Local company - House of Wine - provides private group classes that can be catered to the topic of your choosing. These classes are hands-on, interactive classes that will teach you more about the science of wine tasting, while also showcasing some local wines.  

For more information: Telaya website or House of Wine website 

Available: Year-round 

Duration: 2 hours 

Maximum attendees: Dependent on activity/class 

15. Rock Climbing 

Looking to try out one of Boise’s new rock climbing gyms? Vertical View offers an unforgettable experience for climbers of all ages and abilities; access to climbing walls, a private room with tables and chairs and a friendly and knowledgeable staff to provide guidance and facilitate the perfect event to suit your unique needs. A fun and challenging activity for all.  

For more information: website 

Available: Year-round 

Duration: 1-2 hours 

Maximum attendees: 30 

16. Fly Fishing 

We’re lucky enough to have the Boise River flowing right through town, as well as the Payette River situated not too far from downtown Boise - both of which have great fly fishing opportunities. The Idaho Angler has been teaching fly fishing and related classes for 24 years.  Our instructors are exceptional. Their instructors are experts in their field, and will share their knowledge with your team. They welcome private groups or preformed groups who want to schedule their own classes, and are happy to set up individual private instruction. 

For more information: website 

Available: Dependent on weather 

Duration: Approx. 4 hours 

Maximum attendees: 10-15 

17. Wine & Design 

Looking for a fun night of drinking wine and creating a masterpiece with your team? Wine & Design’s Team Building division combines working together and artistic creativity. They provide an inspiring space for teams to collaborate and create a masterpiece in an energetic environment. 

For more information: website 

Available: Year-round 

Duration: 2 hours 

Maximum attendees: 50 

18. Tour the City 

Boise is a beautiful city with great history, public art, and architecture. A fun and easy option for a team activity is to book one of the trolly or walkable tours that are offered. The tours include information like Boise’s downtown's evolution from gold rush boomtown, through urban renewal decline, and 21st century revitalization and stories behind some of the biggest attractions - Old Idaho Pen, the Capitol, etc.  

For more information:  

Boise Bicycle Tours: website

Boise Trolley Tours: website

Township Trolley Tours: website

Walkabout Boise: website

Public Art walking tour: website

Available: Year-round 

Duration: Approx. 2 hours 

Maximum attendees: 20+ 

19. JUMP Team Building Experiences

The JUMP Experience is a customized program for groups to sample the best elements of JUMP. Whether your objective is teambuilding, connecting or just sharing lots of laughs, we will create a program to ensure optimal enjoyment and value.

For more information: website

Email: experiences@jumpboise.org

Phone: 208.639.6610

Duration: 2 hours

Attendees: 10+