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Maui Spearfishing Academy

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Address: Ka'anapali, Lahaina, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761
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+1 808-446-0352
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 20:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Be PROUD of the fish you catch and the skill you gain with Maui...

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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The Real Deal

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... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Troy K

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 gearing to go back out tomorrow. We will be back and we will recommend it... More 

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Thank Troy K
MauiSpearfishing, Front Office Manager at Maui Spearfishing Academy, responded to this review

"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 son will go from here. Thanks again! More 

Redmond, Washington
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67 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 diving, and spearfishing strategies, then you will not be disappointed. I dove deeper and stayed... More 

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MauiSpearfishing, Front Office Manager at Maui Spearfishing Academy, responded to this review

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. More 

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4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 5 weeks ago 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!

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MauiSpearfishing, Front Office Manager at Maui Spearfishing Academy, responded to this review

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

Boulder, Colorado
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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 couldn't be more impressed with both Bobby's personal expertise and skill in free diving, as... More 

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MauiSpearfishing, Front Office Manager at Maui Spearfishing Academy, responded to this review

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. More 

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Reviewed 1 February 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 very personable and easy to talk to, making the experience one that I will remember... More 

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Thank Alex C
MauiSpearfishing, Front Office Manager at Maui Spearfishing Academy, responded to this review

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! More 

Krakow, Poland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

I've done a bit of self taught amateur free diving, so I was excited to do the 101 course, and add spearfishing to it. Little did I know.. this turned out to be one of the most profound experiences of my life! On the 2nd day Bobby and I went quite far out from the beach and managed to catch... More 

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MauiSpearfishing, Owner at Maui Spearfishing Academy, responded to this review

"One of the most profound experiences of your life!" We couldn't ask for any higher compliment. You did the real deal, learn the sport, practice it, and then top it off with a private spearfishing trip to Lanai. That's how you do it in paradise! More 

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Reviewed 26 January 2017

My Husband and Father in law went to Maui Spearfishing Academy during our last stay in December. The instructors were very helpful and made out spearfishing day a fantastic one! They went through all of the necessary safety steps and introduced us to the many different kinds of fish. We had a fantastic time! Thank you!!! Just a note for... More 

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MauiSpearfishing, Front Office Manager at Maui Spearfishing Academy, responded to this review

Thank you Alaina! More 

Brattleboro, Vermont
1 review
Reviewed 14 January 2017

Joey and Bobby are so much fun and great instructors. We had a blast and even got to hold a baby octopus! Breath holds are very cool!

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MauiSpearfishing, Front Office Manager at Maui Spearfishing Academy, responded to this review

Tim, thank you! See you next time More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Instructors and instructions are great! My husband and I did this on Thanksgiving day and really glad we did. We learned a lot about holding your breath longer, how to dive down fast, clearing your ears. I was surprised at how much there was to learn and then getting to try it out. I was great! Definitely the highlight of... More 

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MauiSpearfishing, Front Office Manager at Maui Spearfishing Academy, responded to this review

Thank you Aaron! More 

North Canton, Ohio
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2016

Great trip. Guides are knowledgeable and very helpful. Our instructor Noah was awesome. Imagine the best snorkeling trip you've been on, and then add in freediving and spearfishing.

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MauiSpearfishing, Front Office Manager at Maui Spearfishing Academy, responded to this review

Thank you Alex. Noah is awesome, we are glad you loved your day with us! More 

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