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Learn to shoot the Longbow

Learn to shoot the Longbow

Duration:3.5 hours total
Includes:Equipment
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

17 years ago I woke up and decided to become an archer. But not like you have seen on the Olympics, more like Robin Hood. Ever since then I have been a longbow archer. I have explored the old skills of traditional archery in depth, by making my own wooden bows and arrows. I am a certified NZFAA archery coach and recently won a silver medal at the New Zealand National 3D archery tournament. I have…
Christine & Markus
Christine & Markus
Christine & Markus
Christine & Markus

What we’ll do

Get in touch with us to make an individual booking! We only schedule very few trips, but might be able to get you in at a time that suits you. Learn to shoot the longbow and practise your new skill in a unique forest archery range. There won't be a large group so you get individual training and all my knowledge. You get your own longbow and arrows for the day and I start you of on your path to…

What else you should know

No previous archery experience is required. Training for all levels will be provided. Wear good sturdy shoes, we will walk 2 km and cross an unbridged stream. If the weather is bad we need to cancel.

What I’ll provide

Equipment
All required archery gear

What to bring

Good outdoor shoes
Water and a snack
Appropriate clothing
Sunscreen and insect repellent
Camera
Sense of adventure

Where you'll be

Our archery range is on the Cable Bay Adventure Park. We will explore a rare untouched and pristine native forest with giant Maitai Trees and some of the tallest silver ferns in the region. You will also get to cross Nelson's cleanest stream. All while shooting bow and arrow. A cafe is on site so you can fuel up afterwards. Further down the road is Nelson's hidden gem - the Cable Bay beach. Make a day out of it, Cable Bay is worth a visit!

Keep these in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 6 guests ages 10 and up can attend.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

More tips

No previous archery experience is required. Training for all levels will be provided. Wear good sturdy shoes, we will walk 2 km and cross an unbridged stream. If the weather is bad we need to cancel.
Christine & Markus
sports lesson
Learn to shoot the Longbow
New experience
£68 per person
New experience
£68 per person