Leith Valley Rifle Range

Open most Saturdays 1-4pm (weather permitting). The range is closed for routine maintenance in July and over the Xmas period. The range may also close at times of high fire risk.

2021 Timetable

Date Open/Closed Date Open/Closed
2-Jan-2021 Closed 3-Jul-2021 Closed
9-Jan-2021 Closed 10-Jul-2021 Closed
16-Jan-2021 Closed 17-Jul-2021 Closed
23-Jan-2021 Open 24-Jul-2021 Closed
30-Jan-2021 Open 31-Jul-2021 Closed
6-Feb-2021 Closed 7-Aug-2021 Open
13-Feb-2021 Open 14-Aug-2021 Open
20-Feb-2021 Open 21-Aug-2021 Open
27-Feb-2021 Open 28-Aug-2021 Open
6-Mar-2021 Open 4-Sep-2021 Open
13-Mar-2021 Open 11-Sep-2021 Open
20-Mar-2021 Closed 18-Sep-2021 Open
27-Mar-2021 Open 25-Sep-2021 Open
3-Apr-2021 Closed 2-Oct-2021 Open
10-Apr-2021 Open 9-Oct-2021 Open
17-Apr-2021 Open 16-Oct-2021 Open
24-Apr-2021 Closed 23-Oct-2021 Closed
1-May-2021 Open 30-Oct-2021 Open
8-May-2021 Open 6-Nov-2021 Open
15-May-2021 Open 13-Nov-2021 Open
22-May-2021 Open 20-Nov-2021 Open
29-May-2021 Open 27-Nov-2021 Open
5-Jun-2021 Closed 4-Dec-2021 Open
12-Jun-2021 Closed 11-Dec-2021 Open
19-Jun-2021 Closed 18-Dec-2021 Closed
26-Jun-2021 Closed 25-Dec-2021 Closed


The Leith Valley Rifile Range is accessed off Leith Valley road. Either from Leith Valley or off state highway one at Leith saddle heading south. Open from 1pm to 4pm only, $5 for NZ Deerstalker Members $10 for non-Deerstalkers

Leith Valley Range Location

Any cancellation due to weather or closures will be made on the Facebook page, Leith Valley Rifle Range. Please join this page for updates.

The range is a 10 minute walk from the road, so make sure you are at the range well before closing time.

Hearing protection and eye protection are mandatory.

  • Bring your earmuffs!
  • Dogs are not permitted.
  • Smoking is not permitted.
  • Small children are not permitted for obvious safety reasons. Older children must be under the direct supervision of an adult at ALL times.
  • Adequate footwear and warm clothing is advised.

Range Fees:

Members $5.00 (please bring your current membership card as proof) Non Members $10.00

Targets are supplied.

Firing from 25, 50 and 100 meters.

3 benches available

Range officers can assist with sighting in.


  • Follow the direction of the Range Officers at ALL times
  • Rifles are to have bolts removed unless you are shooting.
  • Ammunition is not to be loaded in the rifle/magazine until you are stationed at the bench ready to shoot.
  • Chamber safety flags (supplied) are to be used at all times.

Prohibited use of the range without a qualified range officer, and outside of the above hours will result in prosecution. This applies to Otago Branch NZDA members as well. Cameras are now operating at the range.

If you are interested in becoming a Range Officer, please contact us here.