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Enjoy an Incredible Hobby

Browse this large selection of metal detectors from Academy Sports + Outdoors and find the right unit for you. Metal detecting, or treasure hunting, as it's often referred to by enthusiasts, is an engaging hobby that can be extremely rewarding. It's a great excuse to be active outdoors, and a chance to spend quality time with a close friend or family member. Hand held metal detectors from this line are lightweight and easy to use. Some digital metal detectors feature the ability to pinpoint the exact location of a buried object, and tell what type of metal it's made of.

Shop today and hit the beach or park with a brilliantly engineered device. Whether you find a rare coin that's hundreds of years old, an expensive bracelet that was dropped in the sand yesterday, or just an old beer can buried in the sand, you'll end up with a story to tell when you spend the afternoon treasure hunting.

Discover Buried Treasure

Although it's a rare occurrence that you find an item that's worth a fortune, you will probably find something interesting, if not valuable, if you put the time in. A popular beach in the early morning is the best place to hunt. There's a lot of space to work with before the throngs of beachgoers have arrived, and digging in the sand is fairly easy. Campsites, parks, or even dirt parking lots can also yield amazing finds.

At Academy, you'll find affordable metal detectors at everyday low prices. Browse metal detectors online, and compare offerings from several of the industry's most trusted manufacturers. Choose a youth model and get the younger generation turned on to this fun pursuit. There's nothing like the anticipation of digging for an unknown object that could be worth a lot of money, or have important historical value. Shop online metal detectors, and start exploring your world