What does FAQ Stand for?
Frequently Asked Questions


How old do I need to be to play paintball in NSW?
In NSW by law you need to be at least 16 years of age to be able to play paintball.


Do I need photo ID to play paintball?
Yes paintball markers are registered firearms and all players, no matter how old they are need to bring Photo ID on the day of play.


What forms of Photo ID can I bring to play paintball?
Any legitimate ID that has your Name, Photo and Date of Birth on it such as your Drivers License, Passport, NSW Photo Card, School Photo ID or Proof of Age Card.


How many players do I need in my group to play paintball?
Average groups sizes are around 15-20 players in a group, it’s more fun the more targets you have to shoot at so if you have a smaller group you will be mixed in with others.


How many players do I need in my group to play paintball on our own?
A minimum of 15 players on the day to have the run of the fields


Will players in my group all be on the same paintball team?
It is more fun to have a chance to shoot your friends so groups are mixed within the teams. This also prevents an ‘us and them’ mentality and encourages the making of new friends.


Can people come just to watch us play paintball?
We do have under cover areas where people can sit and wait but due to the size of the locations they don’t get to see a whole lot, so we suggest they bring a book to read.


How long does paintball take?
We recommend to allow at least 4-5 hours for the paintball experience. Session times vary depending on how many paintballs are purchased and how trigger happy people are. Most sessions with an arrival time of 9:00 – 10:00am and the average number of paintballs tend to finish up around 2:00pm - 3:00pm.


Are EFTPOS facilities available at the paintball site?

Yes, we currently have a EFTPOS Machine



Can I bring my own drinks to paintball?
Your are more than welcome to bring your own drinks to have after the session, but keep in mind drinks, Eskies, backpacks and bags cannot be taken out onto the playing fields. We recommend leaving your drinks in the car in an Eski until you are done.

There is clean water available in the safety area once you are up at the fields.


Can I wear glasses and play paintball?
Yes. Glasses will fit under the masks, though comfort level depends more on the size of your frames. If you do wear glasses, let one of our staff know and we will apply some anti-fog solution to your glasses as we do to all mask lenses to help prevent fogging.


What should I wear to  paintball?
Shoalhaven Skirmish provides a camo battle suit as part of your tactical gear hire to go over your clothes. We recommend light clothing to be worn underneath, or take as much of as you are comfortable with. That way you have something non sweaty to put back on afterwards and it will help prevent you from overheating.


How many paintballs do I need?
The average number of paintballs people tend to use in a session is about 500 – 700 each.  Some people play with a lot more, some people less. It just varies depending on how trigger happy you are..!!


Is parking available on site at paintball?
Yes all locations have parking available on site. The drive way to get to the car park is just off Falls Road about 100m from the Princess Highway