Rankins Springs Target Shooting Complex

SSAA Rankins Springs Target Shooting Complex is located 1km outside the small village of Rankins Springs on the Rankins Springs Rd (to Lake Cargelligo). Turn at the road displaying a large golf ball. Follow the track through two sets of gates. Please close the first gate after entering.


A clubhouse and containers are used to support a roofed area containing a gas BBQ and a selection of tables and chairs that are used for Saturday night communal dinners. There is a water tank which contains water suitable for cleaning purposes only

1 long drop toilet provides necessary facilities

Multiple camping sites are situated around the grounds. Firewood can be collected from the fence lines. Fires are allowed, but cannot be left unattended. Fire restrictions are to be observed.

The range has a covered shooting platform with typical SSAA shooting chairs and tables. We use this facility as a base throughout the event and conduct our shooting events on shooting mats at the front of the cover.

There is no on-site electricity. The facility has excellent phone reception.

The Rankins Springs General Store closes at trades 7am -7pm Weekdays and 9am-2pm on weekends. The owners are very friendly and helpful and carry a good range of foodstuffs and takeaways. Follow them on Facebook Rankins Springs General Store | Facebook . Ensure you have your necessary supplies with you if you arrive outside this time.

Hot showers/flush toilets/Rooms are available at Rankins Springs Hotel (02) 6966 1287. Showers are $2.00 or if you have a couple in the public bar. Further accommodation Rankins Springs Motel (02) 6966 1183 or Rankins Springs Caravan Park, (02) 6965 1900.  


Shelter, sleeping materials, water, food, cooking implements, a light, chair, ice, refreshing drinks, firearm, ammunition, It is easy to camp badly, be cold, uncomfortable, hungry or eat poorly. Some simple preparations can see you sleep well, remain warm and eating fine flavoursome food with friends. Please bring along a good sense of humour, willingness to muck in, an open mind and a degree of mischievous derring-do! Adventurous hats are extremely welcome!