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Maui Spearfishing Academy

#13 of 112 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Lahaina Features Animals
5425 Lower Honoapiilani Rd, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761
+1 808-446-0352
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True instruction of Free diving and spearfishing

Awesome class and outing for anyone interested in doing this. Joe and Keoki were patient and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
smoke8tr
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santa rosa
Great experience, highly recommended

We spent an awesome Monday morning with Joey. After a solid introduction and breathing techniques... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
HatrickPH
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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 3 days 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

Thank smoke8tr
Reviewed 1 week ago 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

Thank HatrickPH
MauiSpearfishing, Front Office Manager at Maui Spearfishing Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you Patrick, see you next time!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank BKWanderer
MauiSpearfishing, Front Office Manager at Maui Spearfishing Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you!

Reviewed 20 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

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

"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

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 5 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

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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 1 April 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

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.

Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Bobby is a great instructor with a heavy emphasis on safety and proper technique. What we learned from Bobby will benefit us in all our future water adventures. We had an amazing time and would recommend it to all those with an adventurist spirit!

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

Yes, we welcome all adventurers our way. Thank you!

Reviewed 23 February 2017

We were lucky enough to have the owner, Bobby, as our instructor/guide for the day. I opted for the Free Diving 101 class, with the goal of improving my breath hold to enhance my deep diving during snorkeling outings. I have to say that I...More

Thank Ken R
MauiSpearfishing, Front Office Manager at Maui Spearfishing Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2017

Our Free Diving 101 class is so good and teaches you skills that apply to all water sports. Thank you Ken and good luck as you continue to safely practice going deeper.

Reviewed 31 January 2017

I was extremely surprised with how enjoyable this experience was! I had no prior knowledge of the free-diving or spearfishing communities as somebody coming from the Midwest, but both Noah and Joey were not only extremely knowledgeable and assisting in their trades, they were also...More

Thank Alex C
MauiSpearfishing, Front Office Manager at Maui Spearfishing Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2017

Alex, I'm glad we surprised you with such a enjoyable day. We love it and it's great to hear when our guests love it just as much. We hope to see you out there again! Thank you!

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Holly_S_1254
Hi, do you have a way to keep the fish we catch frozen till we leave the island or know of a restaurant that cooks them for us?
20 February 2016|
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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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