Have-a-Go at Archery

Archery Lessons at Archery Park Nelson

Come out to Archery Park Nelson for a casual drop-in and get an introduction into archery and your first lesson. 

We keep our practise range open at certain times during the week for a casual drop-in session. Our NZFAA certified archery coach will be on site and will give you a brief introduction and provide you with all the gear required. We will gladly point out how you can improve your technique.

  • Archery lessons according to NZFAA best practise
  • Rent all the archery gear required
  • No previous experience needed
  • Certified archery coach on site
  • Try archery with no pressure

Costs: $30 per Person for ca. 30mins

Opening times for Have-a-Go at archery

Individual bookings are prioritised. To avoid disappointment, please give us a call on: 03-398 8043 to check that the range is open before you spontaneously come out.


We try to have the range open at the following times:

Tuesday: 9:30pm to 1.00pm

Wednesday: 9:30pm to 1.00pm

Saturday: 9:30pm to 1.00pm

Sunday: 9:30pm to 1.00pm

people at an archery target at Archery Park Nelson
group of kids with archery target

Book us for your Birthday!

Experience a special event for a young Katniss Everdeen or Robin Hood

Book our practise range for your birthday party and have fun learning archery.  

  • Party guests will enjoy learning archery under supervision of an experienced and certified archery coach
  • Shoot with real longbows and real arrows at real targets 
  • Experience the thrill to shoot at our special fun targets
  • Play archery games and have a friendly competition


Prices for birthday archery activities start at $240 for ca. 2 hours of archery with up to 6 kids. Each extra kid will be $20, with a maximum group size of 12.

What you need to take care off

We will require your presence and help to supervise the kids. You may also want to bring a few small snacks and drinks.

Book your archery birthday party now!

Give us a call at 03-398 8043 or contact us here to book your kids birthday archery party.

Also check out our Battle Archery game.