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Australian Shooting Academy

Level 1, Paradise Centre | Cavill Ave, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
+61 7 5527 5100
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Great, unique fun - give it a go

Had never fired a pistol before, so went and tried two different guns - a small calibre Walther to... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2017
Canberra, Australia
via mobile
Awesome experience

My husband and son both had a great time at the Australian Shooting Academy - two days running... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2017
Hobart, Australia
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For a real thrill and novel experience visit the Australian Shooting Academy to experience the power of firing a real gun with real bullets. Perfect your aim and learn to shoot in a super-safe, fully supervised environment. Get your adrenaline pumping by choosing from pistols, rifles, handguns and shotguns. We are suitable for all physical capabilities so no one is left out of this memorable activity. We are an indoor facility so no need to worry about the weather. No weapons experience necessary, novices and experts are welcome to shoot here but you do need ID. Although small children can't take part, youngsters from 11 years old and up who are accompanied by a parent or guardian can join in the fun. With six separate ranges and 27 shooting lanes, we are also Australia's only indoor clay target range. Feel the power when you fire real bullets, anything from .22 Calibre right up to the mighty Smith and Wesson 500 magnum, maybe even hit the mark. No experience is required, as an expert range officer will guide you through the experience adhering to the most stringent of safety procedures.
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Level 1, Paradise Centre | Cavill Ave, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
+61 7 5527 5100
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Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Had never fired a pistol before, so went and tried two different guns - a small calibre Walther to start, followed by the Glock 9mm. The staff were helpful and encouraging, and stepped through the process of loading, holding, aiming and firing. You will understandably...More

Thank BP-Aus
Reviewed 25 July 2017

My husband and son both had a great time at the Australian Shooting Academy - two days running - with a range of pistols and rifles. Professional, helpful and patient staff who created a really positive experience. Would highly recommend!

Thank amorg43
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

I never would have thought I would enjoy this experience as much as I did. My partner and I had an amazing time. We purchased the swat package and I believe I enjoyed it more than him. It is highly priced but with all the...More

Thank Tinisha H
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Pistols chained- can understand that bit but not much fun.. If you REALLY want to shoot, join a pistol club pay about $350 a year membership fee and have free training, free use of club pistols NOT chained, (but safety is THE nr ONE priority)...More

Thank toowoomba4350
Reviewed 27 June 2017

I did not even know that this was on the Gold Coast. Got to shoot a Desert Eagle and it was amazing. 10 out of 10! The staff are also great and very friendly :)

Thank Adriane S
Reviewed 23 May 2017

I have been to the Gold Coast a few times and have always been aware of this place but never tried it. This time I thought why not... It was one of the highlights of my trip! It looked expensive but after trying it, it...More

1  Thank Tony R
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Wow, I thought you had to go to Vegas to do this. Select your weapon, pay your money , sign the waiver and off you go. Very helpful instructor , helps and discusses. Shot 60 bullets with the Glock. Learnt a lot and was surprised...More

1  Thank Yurugaboy
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Omg.... professional staff and some serious weaponry. First time shooting and did pretty well on the pistol- Police pistol that is! Bit pricey but heck you only live once! They cut a deal so it wasnt too unaffordable 🔫

1  Thank Stacey P
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

We walked off the street into the shop and was met with a lovely young man who gave us a deal as we didn't want to shoot 60 rounds. After paying we moved through to a shooting range where he set us up. After a...More

1  Thank Michelle F
Reviewed 9 April 2017

For years we have looked at ASA with a plan to one day to go in. This was the trip we decided to go in, and we thoroughly enjoyed it. One of our young family members was the one that did the shooting. It was...More

1  Thank john j
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Laeticia D
10 May 2017|
Response from alomatrinder | Reviewed this property |
$70 for 6 bullets on the .44 Smith & Wesson Revolver etc.
Kelly C
30 September 2016|
Response from MoS0965 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Kelly C, Suggest you call them to confirm but I understand that minimum age is 11 yrs. There isn't much room in the shooting ranges themselves so I doubt you could have a big spectator crowd in there. Plenty of room in... More