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Maui Spearfishing Academy

#13 of 114 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Lahaina Features Animals
5425 Lower Honoapiilani Rd, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761
+1 808-446-0352
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Incredible experience and we are hooked on the sport now. Cannot say enough great things about... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Seth C
Maui Spearfishing Academy is a well organized, impressive experience with knowledgeable instructors

We started the day at 7:30am getting our wetsuits, snorkel gear and weights and headed to a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Matin H
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Be PROUD of the fish you catch and the skill you gain with Maui Spearfishing Academy! We only target big Game and Invasive species. We'll teach you how to dive and hunt in a sustainable a respectful way. Let us be the highlight of your trip. Just look at our reviews!
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Hours Today: 07:00 - 20:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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5425 Lower Honoapiilani Rd, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761
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+1 808-446-0352

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Incredible experience and we are hooked on the sport now. Cannot say enough great things about Bobby and his operation. My only recommendation is to not go spearfishing the first day of your trip as the rest of your vacation will be a bit of...More

1  Thank Seth C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We started the day at 7:30am getting our wetsuits, snorkel gear and weights and headed to a classroom setting. The instructor Bobby seamlessly transitioned between reef knowledge, identifying invasive fish species to breathing techniques that can help in aiming and shooting the spear in the...More

1  Thank Matin H
MauiSpearfishing, Public Relations Manager at Maui Spearfishing Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Mahalo Matin. See you next time!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went out with Maui Spearfishing Academy over the weekend and had a great time. Bobby (one of the owners) was our guide for the day. He was very knowledgeable and patient when it came to teaching newbies like myself. Before this class the deepest...More

1  Thank Gramboli86
MauiSpearfishing, Front Office Manager at Maui Spearfishing Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Mahalo!

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Awesome class and outing for anyone interested in doing this. Joe and Keoki were patient and extremely good instructors. They truly teach you for about 2 hours on the techniques and how to push your body to new depths. I had some experience before I...More

1  Thank smoke8tr
MauiSpearfishing, Front Office Manager at Maui Spearfishing Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

It's great to hear from someone with some experience that we were able to get you to new depths. Thank you!

Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

We spent an awesome Monday morning with Joey. After a solid introduction and breathing techniques on the beach, we went hunting those Rois. Even though Joey was the only one to catch fish, we really enjoyed this experience. We can highly recommend the Spearfishing Introduction...More

1  Thank HatrickPH
MauiSpearfishing, Front Office Manager at Maui Spearfishing Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2017

Thank you Patrick, see you next time!

Reviewed 31 May 2017

Had a fantastic day out with Bobby. Learned some great breathing / water mgmt / fish identification skills beyond the fishing technique. Bobby was incredibly knowledgeable and has the perfect coaching approach. His love/excitement for the sport and respect for environment couldn't be hidden if...More

1  Thank BKWanderer
MauiSpearfishing, Front Office Manager at Maui Spearfishing Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2017

Thank you!

Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

If you're looking for some local adventure on the island this is the place to go!! The cool thing about this excursion is that you're hunting for game fish or invasive species that harm the reefs. It's not like you shooting a bunch of beautiful...More

1  Thank Kim C
MauiSpearfishing, Front Office Manager at Maui Spearfishing Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2017

"Local adventure" that's what we like to hear. Thanks Kim!

Reviewed 1 May 2017

This was so much fun. We met at a scuba outfitting place, got set up with gear, learned about the fish we would see and then did a bit of practice breathing on the beach and learned how to hold our breath correctly. I made...More

1  Thank MarcusPC
MauiSpearfishing, Front Office Manager at Maui Spearfishing Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

Mahalo Marcus! Congrats on the long breath holds and spearing some fish. It's great to hear that you "will definitely do it again." See you soon!

Reviewed 4 April 2017

The spear fishing is just a bonus. We learned techniques for the water that will be applied, worked on and enjoyed recreationally for a lifetime...really...and who knows what the (15) year old does with the knowlwdge, but he worked the techniques all day and is...More

2  Thank Troy K
MauiSpearfishing, Front Office Manager at Maui Spearfishing Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2017

"We learned techniques that will be applied for a lifetime" Thank you, Troy we are happy that you and your son learned so much and loved it. We are stoked when we get to set the foundation of safe spearfishing and who knows where your...More

Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

If you want to swim out 50 feet from shore and be shooting a gun at anything that moves within an hour of checking in, this class is not for you. If you are interested in learning breathing techniques for longer diving, elements of freestyle...More

1  Thank tracey k
MauiSpearfishing, Front Office Manager at Maui Spearfishing Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2017

Thank you Tracey! We appreciate the honest review and are happy to hear we were able to get you to dive deeper and stay down longer than ever before. Those skills will last you a lifetime.

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Response from MauiSpearfishing | Property representative |
Aloha! As far as keeping fish after our trip, we do rely on our guests being able to keep/prepare their fish in their condo/etc. For those staying in hotels, we do not have a pre-arranged deal with any restaurants. Many have... More
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