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Maui Spearfishing Academy

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5425 Lower Honoapiilani Rd, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761
+1 808-446-0352
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Not what I expected SPEARFISHING 101

When I called and spoke to a woman about this trip she informed me it was great for beginner and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
vasyam11
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San Diego, California
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SF101... New or Experienced you need this class.

I dove with Kainoa and right from the start he was enthusiastic, friendly and made it feel like I... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2017
Jack 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 2 days ago via mobile

When I called and spoke to a woman about this trip she informed me it was great for beginner and experienced divers. But I found this to not be the case since I got to dive down 3 times with a spear gun in my...More

Thank vasyam11
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

I dove with Kainoa and right from the start he was enthusiastic, friendly and made it feel like I was going diving with an old friend. He always had safety as his first priority and made sure I was confident and had all my questions...More

Thank Jack H
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

We learned free diving breathing techniques and then went spear-fishing. Bobby was amazing, great teacher, and I felt safe the whole time. We also saw a large pod of dolphins so that was a plus. Highly recommend this

Thank lisar4e
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Booked the SF101 tour after reading the multitude of positive reviews on this site, and let me tell you that the experience far exceeded my high expectations. Bobby led our small group of 4 on the snorkeling trip of a lifetime, and this does not...More

Thank bwhixon
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Bob and Keuke were our guides for two parties of 3. We learned a lot in the short classroom and beach lessons. For example, with Bob's technique I was able to hold my breath for 2 minutes on the first try, and I'm 47 years...More

Thank klangdon826
MauiSpearfishing, Front Office Manager at Maui Spearfishing Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2017

Keoki, is awesome! "I highly recommend it to anyone with a sense of adventure. I intend to do this again," is exactly what we want to hear. Thank you!

Reviewed 29 July 2017

I am an experienced spearfisherman from SoCal, been waiting for the best way to introduce my son to the sport. Maui seemed like it, clear warm water, tons of fish. Bobby led our Spearfishing 101 class and he was awesome. Super good on the safety...More

Thank madaku411
MauiSpearfishing, Front Office Manager at Maui Spearfishing Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2017

It's always great to get SoCal spearfisherman out into our warm Hawaiian waters, it's a whole new adventure

Reviewed 22 July 2017

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

Thank Seth C
MauiSpearfishing, Public Relations Manager at Maui Spearfishing Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2017

Seth! Thank you, we look forward to seeing you on your next trip to Maui. We can recommend some other adventurous things to do while on Maui. They may not be as great as us, but pretty close ;)

Reviewed 6 July 2017

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

Thank Matin H
MauiSpearfishing, Public Relations Manager at Maui Spearfishing Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 7 July 2017

Mahalo Matin. See you next time!

Reviewed 26 June 2017 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

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MauiSpearfishing, Front Office Manager at Maui Spearfishing Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2017

Mahalo!

Reviewed 21 June 2017

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
MauiSpearfishing, Front Office Manager at Maui Spearfishing Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2017

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

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Holly_S_1254
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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