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Blaze Anderson Professional Guide, Instructor, and Photographer
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: I have been exploring Maui's reefs for over 25 years and share my personal service with you, to ensure you get the Best Ocean Tour and Instruction Experience offered on Maui. No crowds, Customized Service, Premium Equipment, and No Rushing, are just the beginning of my business creed. Now add my knowledge of the amazing Reefs, abundant Sea Life, Hawaiian Green Sea Turtles, and Oceanography, and you have the recipe for a special ocean interaction. I offer Private and Group Tours, Instruction, and Underwater Photography for the following activities: SCUBA Diving, Scooter Snorkeling, Eco-Snorkeling, Kayaking, and Paddleboarding. Snorkel Tours available for ages 6 and up, Pool Scuba for 8 and Up, and Scuba Certification for ages 10 and up. I am very family friendly, an expert in calming nervous wives, and provide plenty of excitement for advanced divers. My top Tours are: Makena Caverns Scooter Dive, Intro to Scuba Pool Clinic and Reef Dive, and for Snorkelers-The Scooter Snorkel Tour. I Instruct and Certify All levels of Scuba, first-timers to Divemaster, delivering over 26 years worth of Scuba Knowledge and Skills to help you become a relaxed and safe diver. Check my Website for more about me, and for Reservations. Shaka, Blaze
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
Reviewed April 2, 2017

Great trip one on one with scooters that allowed to cover large areas. Saw large turtles and swam with turtles for a long distance. BlAze spent a lot of time showing marine life. He also gave detailed instructions on land before we started

Highly recommend him!

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed April 2, 2017

Just fabulous. The most professional and fun pre-dive briefing I've ever seen. Wish we could duplicate Blaze everywhere else we dive! Thx, Blaze!!!

Date of experience: May 2016
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Blaze A, Owner at Blaze Anderson Professional Guide, Instructor, and Photographer, responded to this reviewResponded April 30, 2017

Mahalo to you Allan! While I'm just a kid a heart, I also have a deeply ingrained professional side from my experiences in the U.S. Navy as a Rescue Swimmer and an 8 Year Beach Lifeguard for San Diego City.

I've learned to plan, plan, plan,
execute,
and then have as much fun as you can, can, can!!!

I love to facilitate and enhance water skills with all my divers to provide an experience that reinforces safety and comfort...

Aloha to you and the family, see you again!
Blaze

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Reviewed April 2, 2017

Blaze is such a pro on diving and photography, best dive trip ever. It's like all the marine life is part of his family, he will train you with ease if you have never been diving before, the location is one of the best places to dive in Maui .he also has other location that are amazing . If you get the chance do a night dive with him get in his schedule .If you are going to maui you must meet and dive with blaze . You will not only have a great experience you will also make a friend

Date of experience: December 2016
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Blaze A, Owner at Blaze Anderson Professional Guide, Instructor, and Photographer, responded to this reviewResponded April 30, 2017

Aloha Kyler, thanks for your review and for sending out many of your friends to experience my version of Maui's undersea world!

I'm proud to be able to easily guide beginners and advanced divers to unique areas for visiting with the turtles and other fish life...

Let's work on getting you on the scooters for our next level of scuba adventures!
See you soon, Blaze

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Reviewed March 30, 2017

We found Blaze online and signed up for our first scuba dive with our older daughter, who had done it a couple of times in Mexico. He explained everything really well and had us try the equipment in the pool before we entered the ocean. Then in the water, he found us a baby octopus and let us touch and hold it, while he took amazing pictures for us. Then we saw a speckled ray and a baby turtle in a small cave area...so beautiful, and he was a fun and helpful guide.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank katherineo498
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Blaze A, Owner at Blaze Anderson Professional Guide, Instructor, and Photographer, responded to this reviewResponded April 2, 2017

Aloha and Mahalo for your review. I am just as rewarded as you when we have such a successful experience together learning to breathe underwater! I appreciate your trust when allowing me to lead you into the great unknown, and explore the reef for sea life. I hope you always appreciate and share your respect for our beautiful island, sea, and critters...Keep exploring and challenging yourself to expand your limits and enjoy planet earth!.
Shaka, Blaze

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Reviewed February 20, 2017

My tween/teen daughter and I have been on about a dozen scuba / scooter dives with Blaze. He is at the same time very safe, and very chill. I think he knows most of the Maui sea life personally. He will locate the octopus in low vis, and somehow convince you to put it on your head, send you the awesome film, and have you thoroughly enjoy the process. He has unusually good defog.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank greggb541
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Blaze A, Owner at Blaze Anderson Professional Guide, Instructor, and Photographer, responded to this reviewResponded April 30, 2017

Gregg, Thanks for the review and your fascination with the He'e, or Hawaiian Day Octopus!
We love those creatures and look on every dive!
Once you get the "Tako-Eye" they become visible around the reef..Kinda like those 3-D stare but unfocus your eyes images!

I look forward to more adventures together, and Kikaha the tiger Shark misses you!
Blaze

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