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Address: 3750 Flagg Ln, Lake Mary, FL 32746
Phone Number:
+1 407-391-3915
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Today
09:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 - 18:00
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 21:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Description:

Gander Mountain Academy is the first-and-only firearms facility to offer...

Gander Mountain Academy is the first-and-only firearms facility to offer this life-like simulation technology to the public. Experience our fully immersive simulators that are so cutting-edge and lifelike that until now they've only been available to military and law enforcement agencies. We believe that the right to use and bear firearms comes with a serious responsibility to be educated and safe. With our highly experienced instructors, unmatched training technologies, and a learning environment where all skill levels are welcome. For virtual range or simulator use, you don't need to bring anything. If you plan to use the live-fire range or take, you'll need to bring your firearm, hearing and eye protection, and plenty of ammunition.

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So much fun!!!!

My 17yo son and I did the virtual range and the 180' virtual experience. Both were extremely fun and offered a nice challenge. There are programs in the 180' experience that offer... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 October 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

My 17yo son and I did the virtual range and the 180' virtual experience. Both were extremely fun and offered a nice challenge. There are programs in the 180' experience that offer quite a bit of healthy competition. We really enjoyed our time here. After watching the introductory safety video (in their awesome leather chairs) we went back, were shown... More 

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Thank PineappleEm
Ohio City, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

We did the 300 degree simulation. It was a great experience. We learned a lot. It's very different presented with real scenarios rather than just shooting at still targets. You use a regular size AirGun similar to a Glock 22. Staff was helpful and friendly. We don't have a simulator close to where we live. So glad we took advantage... More 

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Thank W42
Lake Mary, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

Gander Mountain Academy is a very professionally run and safe shooting range, learning center and virtual Center. The Academy provides classes for first time gun owners and advanced classed for those interested in concealed weapons, gun safety etc. Their staff is mostly all retired military or law enforcement. The staff is knowledgeable, stresses safety and ready to help in any... More 

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Thank Scott G
Bayamon, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

We planned an afternoon at the range. Gander mountain academy is an experience. These people know their stuff. If you are a first timer you need to watch a safety video on gun safety. Their ranges are above and beyond anything I've ever seen (considering I am from Puerto Rico) great price $25 for an hour, super safe protocols and... More 

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Thank Sashaenyse1
Orlando, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016

The store and gun area employees are rude, nasty and unprofessional!! I will definitely be taking my business elsewhere!! Worst Customer Service!!

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Thank R G
Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

This sporting goods store has it all from fishing to shooting. The clothing here is good quality. You get what you pay for. I bought an Ocean Kayak from here that I love.

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Thank jkel37
Orlando, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

If you fish or hunt, this is your place. Since I don't, I find the remaining goods okay but can find better selection at other stores.

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Thank racerx3
Lake Mary, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

Great offering of a huge variety of sporting goods. The staff seem to always be friendly and helpful. We used the Shooting Range on this visit. Everyone was very professional, and clearly had safety first in mind. I've recommended this shooting range often to many, and will keep coming back.

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Thank AntonePC
Lake Mary, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

Clean. Secure. Well lit. I've been to many shooting ranges in greater ORLANDO and this is the Ritz Carlton of shooting ranges. Knowledgable instructors in a very safe and secure environment.

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Thank Ed G
Vero Beach, Florida
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stopped in at Gander Mountain specifically to try the virtual shooting simulator. It was a fun time! The cost was $25 plus tax for a 30 minute session that we shared in the 180 degree simulator. We did a head to head match and we were able to choose a different scene and shooting challenge with... More 

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