The Marksman’s Nest

Firearms Training Centre & Shooting Range

New Members & Day Visitors Welcome – Advance Booking Essential

We Offer

Coaching & Instruction – Individuals & Groups

Basic to Advanced Training – Target, Clay & Scenario

Wide Range of Firearms & Ammunition

Various Shooting Packages

Team Building Packages

Advice & Support

Events & Competitions

About Us

An outdoor shooting range in a secluded valley on a private farm 3km out of Malmesbury (70km from Cape Town), The Marksman’s Nest Firearms Training Centre & Shooting Range is managed by Geoffrey Coetzee, a former Mechanised Infantry Officer and Company Commander with 1 South African Infantry Battalion

We are all about improving skills through repetition training & coaching in a safe learning environment.

We have various shooting packages, a wide range of firearms & ammunition and professional firearms coaches.

New members, day visitors, groups and team builds are welcome.

Advance booking is essential.

See you in the nest.

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Day Visitor Shooting Packages

We welcome day visitors, groups & team builds of all levels.

Have fun whilst improving skills through repetition training & coaching in a safe instruction orientated environment.

All visitors / non-members must first complete Compulsory Basic Firearms Handling.  

From there on in you can either select another package, or purchase ammunition and train for a specific firearm.

The minimum amount of time you should plan on spending at Marksman’s Nest is one hour, up to 5 hours depending on whether you come as an individual or as part of a group, and just how much you like to shoot!

All packages include safety glasses, ear protection, range fees, briefing, instruction, firearms & targets.

Minimum age is 13 years (under 18 requires a responsible parent to be present).

Advance booking is essential.

South African Gun Owners

SAPS Firearm Licence Holders

We welcome new members of all levels.

Improve skills through repetition training & coaching in a safe instruction orientated environment.

Basic Handgun Workshop for Handgun Owners

Firearms Handling & Orientations

Refresher / Competency Training

Basic to Advanced Training

Combat / Tactical Training

Firearm Self Defence Application Course (SDAC)

Private Coaching

Motivations for Firearm Licencing  

General Advice & Support

Competitions & Events

General Target Practice

Membership for SA Gun Owners / SAPS Firearm Licence Holders is R650 p/a

Ammunition available on request.

Please complete our enquiry form to make a booking.

Compliance

We are fully compliant will all rules, regulations and national prescriptions as required.

All Marksman’s Nest instructors are qualified and licensed with the South African Professional Firearm Trainers Council (SAPFTC).

South African Police Service (SAPS) Training: 4001007

South African Police Service (SAPS) Range: 3000578

National Regulator for Compulsory Specification (NRCS): AZC 2016/033

South African Professional Firearm Trainers Council (SAPFTC): T1709005

Private Security Industry Regulations Authority (PSIRA): 2487368