Adelaide provides several of the best shooting facilities in Australia, covering all the major disciplines. Both ranges are approximately 45 minutes of the city. South Australia has a proud history of turning out World Champion, Olympic and Commonwealth medallists.

State Shooting Park at Virginia (north of Adelaide) and the Monarto Shooting Complex (east of Adelaide) provide a diversity of ranges. Clubs lease the ranges at these sites, and can provide information on opening hours, memberships and competitions.

In addition a Greyhound coursing track is located at the State Shooting Park.

State Shooting Park

Specifications & amenities

  • 20 free pistol bays with returning target systems
  • 10 sets of turning targets for rapid fire sport pistols
  • 3 skeet layouts with automatic loading
  • 2 Olympic trench layouts
  • down the line traps
  • 30 kms north of Adelaide
  • Open for visitors by arrangement, contact the Caretaker

Park Road (Carmelo Road)
Virginia SA 5120

Caretaker: 0401 123 978


Monarto Shooting Complex

Specifications & amenities

  • Long Range Full-bore Prone and F-class Rifle Shooting out to 1,000 yards.
  • Undercover firing points: Smallbore Prone and Benchrest over 20m, 50m and 90m
  • Standard ISSF, Sports Pistol, Centrefire and Air Pistol, Service Pistol, Sporting Rifle and Shotgun.
  • Metallic Rifle and Pistol Silhouette, Blackpowder Shooting, Big Game Rifle and Benchrest.
  • Undercover firing points - Sihouette to 600 yards, Benchrest to 200 yards.
  • Down the line Trap and Skeet ranges.
  • The complex ranges are not open to the General Public, use of other ranges is by appointment.

Rifle Road (via Ferries Mcdonald Road)
Monarto South SA 5254

Secretary: 0408 803 581