The Marksman’s Nest
Firearms Training Centre & Shooting Range
New Members & Day Visitors Welcome – Advance Booking Essential
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
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)
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.
Advanced/Specialist Firearm Training for Security Industry
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