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Have a Blast at Guns Elliston

Have a Blast at Guns Elliston, it's an Experience!!

The Town of Elliston is a quiet tourist destination known for Puffins and Root Cellars. However, it is also the smallest community, in Newfoundland, to have its own Federally approved shooting range and we offer a special opportunity to the adventurous. Ever see a gun in a movie, tv show or video game and wonder what it might be like to fire one? Here is your opportunity to find out and take home a souvenir target you shot!

So, if you are exploring the Bonavista Peninsula, especially the Elliston/Bonavista area, and looking for a unique and exciting experience book a package today.

What can you do at Guns Elliston?

We provide shooting instruction and will guide you through each step ensuring you have some safe fun. Everything is provided on site and no previous shooting experience is necessary (or licenses required) for some shooting fun under the watchful eye of a certified range safety officer. All activity takes place in a controlled environment at the Discovery Shooting Club on Catalina Road (Route 238 rebuilt & paved in 2018) that links Elliston directly to the highway (Route 230). A Google map is provided at the bottom of this page.

Photo taking is encouraged and we are family friendly so bring the kids. They enjoy it as much or more than the adults!

We have a fine selection of firearms available that span a time period from 1868 to the modern day and offer two options.

  • Option A: Theme Packages - Select one or more of our theme packages listed below.
  • Option B: Mix/Match Packages – Choose specific firearms from any package and combine them into your own personalized shooting experience. Note: In this option the cost is $39.99 per firearm and you must select three or more. Generally Inquires on Mix/Match Packages

Target shooting experiences are by appointment only and usually can be booked with relatively short notice. Please note only cash can be accepted on site.

 

Guns Elliston .22 Rifle/Pistol Package - $59.99

Ruger 10/22

 

The .22 is extremely family-friendly and is the perfect introduction to target shooting for those who want to start with something really light. It is also something very easy for smaller kids to handle. Here we offer the Ruger 10/22 semi-auto rifle and the Browning Buckmark pistol that both offer a great experience in a compact package.

 

Browning Buckmark

Includes:

  • 20 shots = .22 Ruger 10/22 Semi-Automatic Rifle
    • (additional 20 rounds & use in either gun = $10.00)
  • 10 shots = .22 = Browning Buckmark Pistol
  • Range Fee/Target
  • Eye and Ear Protection
  • One on one time with Range Safety Officer/Instructor
  • All in price (insurance, cleaning fees etc. are all included in the price)

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Taurus 689

Guns Elliston Quadruple Handgun Package - $79.99

 

Taurus PT99

Here is a great sampler of various handgun types. Fire the classic .38 Special from a revolver as used by police for much of the 20th century. Move on to the 9mm semi-auto pistol that has replaced the revolver with additional firepower. Then try the pistol that armed the Soviets during WWII, the TT-33 in 7.62x25mm. Finally try the modern polymer striker fired (i.e. no hammer) pistol – The Glock! This version is the 21 model that fires the larger diameter .45 ACP round.

Includes:

Soviet TT-33
  • 6 shots = .38 Special Double Action Revolver
    • (additional 6 rounds = $10.00)
  • 6 shots = 9mm - Taurus PT99 Pistol
    • (additional 6 rounds = $10.00)
  • 6 shots = 7.62x25mm - Soviet TT33 Pistol
    • (additional 6 rounds = $10.00)
  • 6 shots = .45 ACP - Glock 21 Pistol Glock 21
    • (additional 6 rounds = $10.00)
  • Range Fee/Target
  • Eye and Ear Protection
  • One on one time with Range Safety Officer/Instructor
  • All in price (insurance, cleaning fees etc. are all included in the price)

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Guns Elliston Assault Rifle Package - $59.99

AR-15 Rifle

 

Fire one of the world’s most recognized military rifles during your visit to Elliston. The AR-15 (also known as the American M16 & M4 or the Canadian C7 & C8) is a great shooter that is quite comfortable to operate. We also provide a SKS rifle firing the legendary 7.62x39mm round as used in the AK-47 Assault Rifle. This version of the SKS has been modified to accept the AK-47 magazines.

 

SKS Rifle

Includes:

  • 5 shots 5.56x45mm = AR-15 Semi-Automatic Rife
    • (additional 5 rounds = $10.00)
  • 5 shots 7.62x39mm = SKS Semi-Automatic Rife (Modified to accept AK-47 mags.)
    • (additional 5 rounds = $10.00)
  • Range Fee/Target
  • Eye and Ear Protection
  • One on one time with Range Safety Officer/Instructor
  • All in price (insurance, cleaning fees etc. are all included in the price)

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Guns Elliston Antique Rifle Package - $49.99

 

Here is your opportunity to fire a real black powder antique rifle. The Snider Enfield was the British Army's first general issue breech loading rifle that was adopted in 1866 replacing the 1853 rifled musket. Specifically, we have an 1868 dated example that was built as a musket and converted to a breech loader. In this format it is known as the Snider Mark II** pattern rifle and fires the .577 Snider (black powder) cartridge. The muzzle loading version of this gun was used in the U.S. Civil War primarily by the Confederacy against the North. So, this is a unique opportunity to know what it was like to fire such a rifle.

Antique Package

 

Includes:

  • 3 shots = .577 Snider
    • (additional 3 rounds = $15.00)
  • Range Fee/Target
  • Eye and Ear Protection
  • One on one time with Range Safety Officer/Instructor
  • All in price (insurance, cleaning fees etc. are all included in the price)
  • Please note that ammunition for this rifle is very limited and may always not be available.

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Guns Elliston Trench Warfare Experience (WWI) Package - $79.99

SMLE

 

Here is a special opportunity to stand in a replica First World War trench and fire live ammunition over the top from a real WWI rifle. We will even provide a period helmet to make your experience that much more unique as well as being a great photo opportunity! Additionally, you get the thrill of firing an authentic British Officer's personal sidearm - the historic Webley Revolver in the rare .455 caliber! Remember, we have the only replica trench that is certified for live fire.

Webley

 

Includes:

  • 5 shots (1 clip) = .303 British - Lee Enfield No. 1 Mark III* WWI Bolt Action Rifle - 1916
    • (additional 5 round clips = $15.00)
  • 6 shots = .455 Webley- Officer's 1917 Webley Pistol
    • (additional 6 rounds = $15.00)
  • Wear a WWI Trench Helmet
  • WWI Trench Replica/Range Fee/TargetTrench Helmet
  • Eye and Ear Protection
  • One on one time with Range Safety Officer/Instructor
  • All in price (insurance, cleaning fees etc. are all included in the price)

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Special Grenade Launching Option:

Only available with this Package or the 1917 Arms Demonstration Video Package - below

No. 36 Hand Grenade

$30.00 extra = Fire a grenade launcher (i.e. a cup attachment secured to a rifle that launches grenades using a blank cartridge). You get to fire 3 non-explosive grenades substitutes downrange. See WWI Arms Demonstration - Rifle Discharger Cup for an overview of this weapons system. For an example of a grenade substitute being fired Click Here.

 

 

 

Guns Elliston 1917 Arms Demonstration Video Package - $299.99

 

Looking for a truly unique one of a kind experience? If so, here is your chance to experience all the weapon systems seen in the WWI Arms Demonstration Video (below). It depicts First World War interpreters using various weapon systems available in 1917 and was filmed at the Discovery Shooting Club where all shooting takes place. This is our largest and most expensive offering but encompasses everything in the Trench Warfare Experience (WWI) Package and elements of other packages. Additionally, this package includes some items offered nowhere else!

Where else are you going to have the opportunity to do something like this?

 

Includes:

  • 3" Stokes Mortar (mock up)
    • You get to fire 3 blank mortar rounds
  • Webley Mark VI Revolver in .455 Webley
    • 6 shots (additional 6 shots = $15.00)
  • Grenade Mock-Up
    • We provide a dummy for you to lob down range as in the video.
  • Lewis Gun (mock up)
    • Photo opportunity
  • 1911 Pistol in .45 ACP
    • 6 shots (additional 6 shots = $10.00)
  • Short Magazine Lee Enfield Rifle in .303 British
    • 5 shots (additional 5 shots = $15.00)
  • Rifle with Discharger Cup (i.e. Grenade Launcher)
    • 3 non-explosive grenade substitute shots
  • German Luger in 9mm
    • 6 shots (additional 6 shots = $10.00)
  • Trench Club
    • Photo opportunity
  • Wear a WWI Trench Helmet
  • WWI Trench Replica/Range Fee/Target
  • Eye and Ear Protection
  • One on one time with Range Safety Officer/Instructor
  • All in price (insurance, cleaning fees etc. are all included in the price)

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Guns Elliston Cowboy Western Package - $59.99

Single Action

 

Do you like Western movies? If so don’t miss out on a chance to fire some of the most well-known Western style guns while being just as far East as you can go in North America geographically! Available is a single action Ruger Vaquero (Spanish for Cowboy) pistol firing the legendary .45 (Long) Colt round. There is nothing quite like launching those big .45 rounds from a pistol almost identical to what we all saw on the silver screen. Every Cowboy needs a rifle and here you also have your opportunity to fire the classic lever action .30-30 that has been so prolific through all of North America.

 

Marlin 30-30

Includes:

  • 6 shots = .45 Long Colt Single Action Revolver (i.e. Cowboy Gun)
    • (additional 6 rounds = $15.00)
  • 5 shots = .30-30 Lever Action Rifle
    • (additional 5 rounds = $15.00)
  • Range Fee/Target
  • Eye and Ear Protection
  • One on one time with Range Safety Officer/Instructor
  • All in price (insurance, cleaning fees etc. are all included in the price)

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Guns Elliston Terminator Movie Package - $59.99

Shotgun

 

Remember the Terminator and the weapons it used in Terminator 2: Judgment Day? If so you will probably recall the iconic lever action shotgun being used in the film (Click for photo). In this package you will experience the thrill of firing a copy of that memorable shotgun (Unlike Arnold two hands are required!) and the 1911 .45 pistol that is so widely used in film and television. Frankly, it’s an experience you will remember for a long time.

 

Includes:

1911 Pistol
  • 5 shots 12 Gauge = 1887 Winchester Lever Action Shotgun
    • (additional 5 rounds = $10.00)
  • 6 shots .45 ACP = 1911 Pistol
    • (additional 6 rounds = $10.00)
  • Range Fee/Target
  • Eye and Ear Protection
  • One on one time with Range Safety Officer/Instructor
  • All in price (insurance, cleaning fees etc. are all included in the price)

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Guns Elliston German Package (World War II) - $59.99

Luger Pistol

 

The Eastern Front during World War II saw the largest military confrontation in history between Germany and the Soviet Union. Here we have one of the best bolt action rifles of all time, the famous K98k Mauser rifle that was the backbone of the Wehrmacht (German army). Next is the iconic Luger pistol that needs no introduction. Don’t pass up an opportunity to shoot some real pieces of WWII history.

 

Includes:

  • 5 shots = 7.92x57mm - Mauser K98k Rifle
    • (additional 5 rounds = $15.00)
    K98k Rifle
  • 6 shots = 9mm - German Luger Pistol
    • (additional 6 rounds = $10.00)
  • Range Fee/Target
  • Eye and Ear Protection
  • One on one time with Range Safety Officer/Instructor
  • All in price (insurance, cleaning fees etc. are all included in the price)

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Guns Elliston Soviet Package (World War II) - $59.99

WWII Handgun Package

 

Here we have the best Soviet bolt action rifle of all time the Mosin Nagant. Specifically, we offer a chance to shoot the compact M44 variant in the powerful 7.62x54Rmm cartridge. Then try the pistol that armed the Soviets during WWII, the Tokarev TT-33 in 7.62x25mm. Don’t pass up an opportunity to shoot some real pieces of history.

 

Includes:

M44 Rifle
  • 5 shots = 7.62x54Rmm - M44 Rifle
    • (additional 5 rounds = $15.00)
  • 6 shots = 7.62x25mm - Soviet TT33 Tokarev Pistol
    • (additional 6 rounds = $10.00)
  • Range Fee/Target
  • Eye and Ear Protection
  • One on one time with Range Safety Officer/Instructor
  • All in price (insurance, cleaning fees etc. are all included in the price)

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All activity takes place at the Discovery Shooting Club. See below for a map.

 

 


 

Area Links:

 

Discovery Shooting Club, Inc.
The DSC provides a safe location for shooting activities & is a community partner in the region.

 

Elliston Community Website
Website for the Elliston, Newfoundland.

 

Puffin Souvenir Craft Shop
Elliston's Puffin Souvenir Craft Shop stocks unique handmade crafts & goods that are made locally in our hamlet by the sea.

 

Wholesome Living, Inc.
Wholesome Living vacation Home & Flower's Cove Hike and Picnic.

 

The Meems' Elliston B&B
The Meems' Elliston B&B. Down to earth, by the ocean. Our lovely old house is located in the stunning little outport of Elliston, on the Bonavista Peninsula.

 

Bonavista Social Club
Check it out – the Huffington Post have announced their 5 Best Burgers in Canada and Bonavista Social Club's Ultimate Moose Burger made the cut!

 

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