Group bottom fishing from Lahaina
Kainalu’s Lahaina bottom fishing trips fill a long needed niche for Lahaina ocean activities.
Her Lahaina bottom fishing charters are operated from May to November by Makai Adventures. During the winter months, the bottom fishing charters are replaced by whale watching trips. Private charters during the winter can be accommodated.
37′ Premium Custom Thresher featuring
- Walk around decks
- 12′ beam
- Large Bimini top for shade
- Cushioned seating
- On board bathroom
- Fresh water rinse station
- Modern electronics
- Bait and tackle provided (fishing licenses are not required)
- Morning and afternoon trips
- Cold water and other beverages provided
Kainalu can accommodate up to 8 anglers, and offers discounts to guests who just want to ride along.
Bring your lunch. Catch your dinner!
There’s amazing flavor packed into some of Maui’s bottom fish. The crew will point out the tastiest fish to you, and even filet them before returning to the dock. Some of the larger fish you might catch include:
- Grey Snapper (Uku) 1-30 Lbs
- Giant Trevally (Papio) 1-100+ Lbs
- Peacock Razor Fish (Nabeta) 1-4 Lbs
- Grouper 1-100+ Lbs
- Barracuda 3-40 Lbs
Trips and Prices
SHARED BOTTOM FISHING
SEASONAL: Shared bottom fishing is not offered during whale season (12/1 thru 4/15)
DAYS: Monday, Wednesday. Friday only
TIME: 7 – 11am (6:45 check-in) / 12-4pm (11:45am check-in)
PER PERSON RATES*:
Adults 13 and older: $189.00 ($206.12 including tax and fees)
Children ages 5 – 12: $149.00 ($162.50 including tax and fees)
Ride Along: $69.99 ($76.33 including tax and fees)
At least 4 people must be signed up before the boat will confirm a shared charter.
Minimum age on shared charters: 5.
Kainalu is perfect for larger family groups. She’s limited to 8 anglers, but the boat is licensed for up to 24 passengers so bring ’em along (FishMaui recommends limiting group size to no more than 15). Snorkeling, sightseeing, dolphin watches, and seasonal whale watching can also be included. The day is yours. Looking for a boat for an ash scattering? Makai Adventures offers 2-hour private charter rates. BYOB and food.
2 hrs: $999.99 ($1,090.98) – good for whale watching / ash scattering
3 hrs: $1,425.00 ($1,554.66) – minimum for snorkeling
4 hrs: $1,800.00 ($1,963.78) – minimum for fishing
5 hrs: $2,250.00 ($2,454.73) – minimum for fishing AND snorkeling
6 hrs: $2,550.00 ($2,782.02) – whatever you want to do!!
Suggested minimum age to fish: 4
Captain and crew extremely attentive to needs of all passengers. My party included an 87 year old, who they made sure was comfortable throughout the trip. Would book again if/when we return to Maui.