Learn to shoot the longbow in our unique forest archery range under professional supervision. The Dragon Hunt Archery Experience is the newest thing to do in Nelson and gets raving reviews. Or try one of our other archery activities. All activities are delivered by an experienced archer. All archery gear is provided. No previous experience needed.
Price: $125 per person
TripDeparts: 9:30 am
Duration: Three Hours approx.
Meeting Point: Archery Park is on the Cable Bay Adventure Park on 194 Cable Bay Rd, Nelson 7071. It’s only a 15min drive from Nelson central.
What to expect
Half a day of total archery immersion and archery lessons from an experienced longbow archer at one of Nelson’s most environmental friendly activities. We have a maximum total group size of 6 participants to allow for plenty of individual training and advise throughout the experience.
What to bring
All you need is a pair of sturdy shoes and a sense of adventure. The total walking distance on our unique forest archery range is only ca. 1.5 km but prepare for some rough sections and two stream crossings with a rope handrail and boulders to go across. Jandals (flip-flops) are not appropriate footwear.
Pack a drink and a snack, sunscreen and insect repellent.
We find that 3D archery is suitable for kids from 10 years onward, unless they have some experience in archery or are fit and very coordinated from other sports.
Before or after your Archery adventure enjoy refreshments at the Cable Bay Adventure Park licensed cafe
Cafe is open every day 9:00 am – 5: pm pm right next to Cable Bay road. Come and relax inside, on our deck or in the surrounding gardens. a great spot to stop in for a coffee or something to eat serving delicious Pomeroys Coffee and Teas and have a great selection of cabinet food and menu items.
Wood Fired pizza’s are now being served Friday and Saturday afternoons from 1pm till closing or we can fire the pizza’s up on demand (allow 45 min for heating). We are licensed with a selection of local and imported beers, wines and ciders and a wide variety of low and non alcoholic beverages.
We can also cater for large groups and functions by arrangement.