Spending a day at the shooting range in Krakow is undoubtedly one of the most exciting and unusual experiences to do. This is something the locals love to do, and it is quite common in Eastern Europe, unlike many other European countries where these activities are prohibited.
In Krakow’s shooting ranges you can shoot with powerful and lethal weapons, such as the famous AK47 Kalashnikov, shotguns and sniper rifles, or the CZ Scorpion Evo, but also historical weapons, such as the Soviet PPŠ-41 machine gun. A truly unmissable experience, which you will hardly find elsewhere!
Shooting Range Experience in Krakow: What to Expect
The shooting range experience in Krakow is quite popular with locals and tourists alike. It is a good way to spend a day of fun with friends, and something not to be missed for fans of weapons, war and history.
Krakow’s shooting ranges are famous for being some of the best in Poland and all of Eastern Europe. This is because they have high safety standards, professional staff who speak good English and a wide choice of weapons to try. Furthermore, the prices are very affordable.
Just outside the city there are several shooting ranges, the experience can be booked directly online, and on the appointed day they pick you up at your hotel and take you to the shooting range for the experience.
Here you can spend a few hours of total fun: first you will have a briefing with the instructor, who will explain the safety rules and lots of useful information on the weapons you want to try. Then, the shooting experience will begin: you will have a large number of powerful weapons to try, you will feel the adrenaline pump!
You will shoot at targets that allow you to view your score, at the end of the experience you can take the target home with you as a souvenir.
The weapons you can shoot with depend on the package you buy. Each shooting range in Krakow offers different experiences that allow you to try out different types of weapons. Depending on the package you choose you will have a certain number of bullets to fire with your weapons (eg 15 bullets for the AK47 Kalashnikov, 10 for the M16, 5 for the Glock pistol and so on).
Keep in mind that most of these are automatic and semi-automatic weapons, so the bullets run out very quickly. For this I recommend that you choose from the packages that offer the greatest number of bullets.
How to choose the best shooting range in Krakow?
Local tourist agencies offer various types of shooting experiences in Krakow, so there is a wide choice. Be careful because often some of these experiences are overpriced, others too basic, others conducted in unsafe and low quality shooting ranges.
If you want to play it safe and want to enjoy the best choice of lethal weapons, a good number of bullets to fire and a safe experience, led by real professionals, then the Extreme Shooting Range Experience could be for you! This is one of the most popular shooting range experiences in Krakow.
You can book it directly online, and you have the guarantee of a trusted agency, which selects only reputable partners. The experience includes round-trip transport from your hotel in Krakow, led by a professional English-speaking guide.
Considering the value for money this experience offers and the large number of powerful guns you can try, in our opinion this is the best and cheapest shooting range in Krakow.
What makes this experience so unique is that it offers packages that can satisfy any need. Beginners can opt for the inexpensive basic packs, which allow you to fire machine guns, AK47 Kalashikovs and powerful pistols, such as the Magnum and Glock.
But the must-have packs are those to shoot with the original weapons of the Red Army, like the PPŠ-41, Tokarev TT-33 and the famous AK47 Kalashnikov, or with the modern and powerful weapons of the US Army, such as the M16, Beretta M9, M4 with speed aim point, Colt 1911 and a Sniper Rifle.
You can also try other very powerful weapons, such as the CZ Scorpion Evo 3 machine gun, James Bond’s Walther PPK, the Israeli IMI Uzi, a Shotgun and the iconic Magnum. The full experience with the Veteran Pack includes over 3 hours of insane fun and the chance to try out all the most powerful and amazing weapons. All in total safety, under the supervision of an expert instructor.
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