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Houston Dive Shop Reviews | Maximum Scuba Houston


I have been with Maximum Scuba since I figured it was time to learn scuba. Jeff and Maximum Scuba have instructed me from open water diver all the way to Dive master. From the beginning Jeff and his family have… Read more “Gelfo”

Ashley Walsh

My husband and I just finished our open water certification at the Seabrook store and our instructor was Patrick. He was friendly, informative, knowledgeable and made the process fun! I struggled some at the lake and he was calm and… Read more “Ashley Walsh”

Bryan Gates

Dear Management, I just wanted to let you know about 2 of your employees Cali & Neil. I was leaving on a Cruise & I had a week to get my certification done! These to went above and beyond to… Read more “Bryan Gates”

Tod Taylor

Jeff Here we are a week after the scout leader course and I’m just getting a chance to catch my breath. I just wanted to take a moment to say, “thanks”. You helped make the course something special. Several of… Read more “Tod Taylor”

Samantha Fergeson

This is Camp Casa Mare’s third year to work with Maximum Scuba. It is not by chance we have received excellent service and impeccable instruction three years in a row! We have been fortunate to find a dive shop that… Read more “Samantha Fergeson”

Tobey L.

(Yelp Review Seabrook) I got both my open water and my advanced open water with these guys a year ago. I have nothing but good things to say. Everyone was very friendly, helpful, and knowledgable. I cannot wait to get… Read more “Tobey L.”

Rob Connoly

Maximum Scuba certified me all the way up though rescue diver and I would recommend every friend or family member to go there for all their diving needs. They are always friendly, knowledgeable, safe, and you can’t beat their prices.… Read more “Rob Connoly”

Michelle Bud

My husband and I just got back from Mexico where we “snuba’d”…thought it was just a “throw a mask on and give me some air” kinda thing…but found out it was almost as good as the real thing. After seeing… Read more “Michelle Bud”

Brian Z

Maximum Scuba-PADI AMERICAS Dear Sirs I would like to take a minute to write a personal letter of commendation for your instructor at Maximum Scuba Store in Seabrook Texas. I had a wonderful experience in the class. It was very… Read more “Brian Z”

Sam F.

(Yelp Review Houston) I just recently had the pleasure of working with Maximum Scuba! They have 2 locations one in Houston and Seabrook! I have found that the staff is AMAZING! They know what they are doing and are excellent… Read more “Sam F.”


When you see other divers just hanging out at the shop for hours – you know they have a good thing going. Jeff, the owner, simply wants to share his love of diving and all things sea-related (ask him about… Read more “Jeannie”

Shaiyan K.

(Yelp Review) I needed to get my certification quickly for an upcoming trip, and after calling pretty much every place in town, Maximum gave me the best deal. Weekly classes at $300 all inclusive; no frills, no hidden costs, and… Read more “Shaiyan K.”

Frank Gremillion

I wanted to tell everyone what a great job you did with us. It was better than we thought it could be and our guide told me the first thing I should do is thank you for the great job… Read more “Frank Gremillion”

Derick Winfield

The very nice, and professional staff made this just an exceptional experience. All of my business, as well as recommendations go to these great people. After training with them, instead of diving every now and then on vacation, I’ll be… Read more “Derick Winfield”

Jason C

When I was looking for a scuba shop to learn diving 3 months ago, I talked to four of the largest stores in Houston / Katy area. All of them would require me to buy a set of gear before… Read more “Jason C”

Johnny N.

(Yelp Review Houston) Get your certification done here. The staff is awesome and they make sure it’s a great and fun experience for you. Eric was my instructor and he was great and seemed to be passionate about what he… Read more “Johnny N.”

Summer Hodges

Thanks Maximum Scuba! You made my Day. your business has to be the nicest and funniest place I have ever Shopped for scuba. You made a person very Happy.

Jason C.

(Yelp Review Houston) When I was looking for a scuba shop to learn diving 3 months ago, I talked to four of the largest stores in Houston / Katy area. All of them would require me to buy a set… Read more “Jason C.”

Tanya H.

I have to say that Maximum Scuba is an awesome dive shop. Their all inclusive classes make it easy for you to go and try out scuba diving before you start buying all the equipment. All of the other shops… Read more “Tanya H.”

Chad L.

(Yelp Review Seabrook) Looked around and found Maximum to be very Newbie friendly for someone who was interested in diving. Jeff and Mary will go out of their way to help you and they offer a no-hassle PADI certification which… Read more “Chad L.”

Ana Salinas

I can’t believe I got certified yesterday since I wanted to quit after the first practice day. I decided to come back because everyone at Maximum Scuba was so welcoming and patient with me that I did not want to… Read more “Ana Salinas”

Karlee Darby

Jeff is an outstanding instructor! My fiance and I completed our Open Water certification with him in December and just returned from our first dive vacation in St Lucia. We had a great time – the diving was awesome. But… Read more “Karlee Darby”

Joe I.

(Yelp Review Houston) My girlfriend and I took the PADI Open Water certification at the Richmond location and had the opportunity of having Pat Keller as our instructor. It was a positive experience and I would recommend friends and family… Read more “Joe I.”

Kelly H.

(Yelp Review Seabrook) Maximum Scuba is awesome! They will do whatever it takes to help you during your certification class. I was having trouble with some of the skills in the pool and my instructor Jeff Gordon helped me until… Read more “Kelly H.”


i took my open water class at the end of last year and I was the only one in the class. I had a great time, learned a lot, and discovered a new passion for diving. There is not one… Read more “Wesley”

Jimmy Mills

There are people who teach scuba because it’s a job, and then there’s Carl. Carl teaches because he is passionate about the sport and loves what he does. Jeff, the owner, is just as passionate. These guys love scuba and… Read more “Jimmy Mills”

Jimmy Mills

Andru W.

(Yelp Review) Maximum Scuba rocks! Not only because it has the best price in the world, it is the best place to learn scuba diving whether you are a beginner or you want to continue to become a pro. I… Read more “Andru W.”

Yashar M. Aval

Finding Maximum Scuba was one of the best things that happened to us in Houston. My fiancé and I wanted to get open water dive certificate and found Maximum scuba through its glowing online reviews. Now that we got the… Read more “Yashar M. Aval”

Darren Waddleton

I am writing this to PADI Quality Management in review of my recent experience with Maximum Scuba in Houston, TX. I attended the school during the week of July 4-10 to receive my open water certification. I would rate my… Read more “Darren Waddleton”

Brooke Nicholls

I just finished the Open Water Certification with Maximum Scuba and had a great experience. Jeff, Carrie, and Pat were all amazing and made us feel comfortable from day one. I called a lot of scuba stores in the Houston… Read more “Brooke Nicholls”

Mark J.

(Yelp Review) I had wanted to get my scuba certificate for a long time. Plowing through all the dive shops to find the best deal was always a chore – Some of the dive shops’ pricing were so convoluted that… Read more “Mark J.”

Michael Terrasa

My wife and I completed our PADI Open Water Diver certification at Maximum Scuba – Mammoth Lake in August of 2015. We had to reschedule our training twice due to hectic work schedules and both times the representatives at Maxim… Read more “Michael Terrasa”

Michael Terrasa

Michelle D.

(Yelp Review) I found out about Maximum Scuba through a friend, and I am glad I did! Like some of the other reviewers mentioned, their prices are absolutely the most competitive because they do not force you to buy equipment.… Read more “Michelle D.”

Stephen Austin

Awesome Experience……I took the PADI open water dive class with Carl. Carl is a very enthusiastic and patient teacher who you can tell really enjoys what he does. I feel as though I learned a ton and never felt nervous… Read more “Stephen Austin”

Austin Davis

Dear PADI, I do not take time to write about my consumer experiences good or bad, but Pat Keller is an exception. I was originally certified under Naui in Oct 1978 and after many year lay off from diving thought… Read more “Austin Davis”

Brian G.

Can’t wait to go on one of the Cozumel trips. Always a blast diving with the folks from Maximum Scuba. Safe and Fun Adventure no matter where or when. Never any high-pressure sales tactics. Took my Open water a year… Read more “Brian G.”

Mike O.

(Yelp Review) Stop shopping….if you want to get your C card for scuba Jeff is your man! Flat fees make it simple and you get the chance to discover scuba before buying all your gear…..call now!

Stephanie Foltermann

I took a private class with Pat Keller to get certified before I go to Costa Rica, and Pat really worked with my schedule to get all the class and dives completed before I leave. He was a great instructor!… Read more “Stephanie Foltermann”

Mat Orsakov

This is the only dive shop I would ever recommened! I have been to most of the dive shops in the Houston area and none have come close to the experience of MAXIMUM SCUBA! All the staff are very skilled… Read more “Mat Orsakov”

Carrie Jones

I chose Maximum Scuba for my Rescue Diver training as well as my Divemaster training, and I couldn’t be more satisfied with my experience. The instructors are extremely informative and enthusiastic, and go out of their way to make their… Read more “Carrie Jones”

William Forkner

I’d like to take a few minutes to write to you about my experience with Maximum Scuba in Houston, Texas, and even more specifically my instructor, Pat Keller. I too used to be in the retail/consumer industry and know all… Read more “William Forkner”


(Yelp Review Seabrook) I really like these guys (and gals). they go out of their way to make sure you are happy. They are the most flexible shop in town and they make sure you are a confident safe diver… Read more “M.R.”

Michael Sterken

I am writing to you with special thanks and compliments to one of your instructors. I recently obtained my PADI Open Water Certification through eLearning and Maximum Scuba in Seabrook Texas. The instructor I wish to compliment is Patrick Keller.… Read more “Michael Sterken”


My girlfriend took the PADI OW course last month with Eric. She had some significant mask issues while on the open water dives. His tireless resolve, dedication, and kindness really got her through the course. She had nothing by great… Read more “Michael”


Just finished the open water course this weekend and it felt great! The whole crew makes learning everything a breeze and fun. The schedule is VERY flexible and they will do anything possible to accommodate your needs. Overall I couldn’t… Read more “Danny”

Kim Brown

MAXIMUM SCUBA rocks!!! Why would anyone want to go anywhere else to get scuba certified. This is the place! Awesome instructors, the staff is knowledgable, and 2 locations to choose from. What more can you ask for. Thanks Maximum Scuba!… Read more “Kim Brown”


I came upon Maximum scuba after speaking with 3 other dive shops for scuba certification and being disappointed by the lack of customer service by all 3, from personnel that did a good job of making me feel as if… Read more “Ryann”

Britt S.

(Yelp Review Seabrook) This is the best dive shop around!!!!! Very friendly/helpful staff. Best thing is they don’t bug or pressure you to buy anything or sign up. Everyone is very laid back are caring. I have stepped into other… Read more “Britt S.”

Mark A.

(Yelp Review Seabrook) Great business. Great employees. Great owners. They address any concerns you may have about diving and move at whatever pace the slowest person moves at.

John Frazier

I just finished this class and was certified Sunday. I cannot say enough good things about this company. Alex was an awesome instructor. All the people connected with Maximum Scuba were were very patient and very professional. These guys know… Read more “John Frazier”

Kelly Hovan

I highly recommend visiting Maximum Scuba! They are very welcoming, and make you feel at home. If you’re ever in the area, make sure to plan the day at Mammoth Lake Waterpark! Jeff Gordon (one of the owners) is the… Read more “Kelly Hovan”

Vijetha Kumar

Hey Jeff, I am thankful to you. You are a wonderful teacher. I would not have dived in since I was scared of deep water (though it was just ten feet). I could trust you with the waters and had… Read more “Vijetha Kumar”

Sam Ferguson

just recently had the pleasure of working with Maximum Scuba! They have 2 locations one in Houston and Seabrook! I have found that the staff is AMAZING! They know what they are doing and are excellent teachers. They aren’t just… Read more “Sam Ferguson”

Jessica E.

The hubs and I got certified over the weekend!!! And we owe it all to the guys at Maximum Scuba. We did the elearning and went to mammoth lake to do our pool and open water dives. During the pool… Read more “Jessica E.”

Sarah D.

(Yelp review) My husband and I have wanted to our advanced for a while now. When we saw the living social deal for the advanced certs, we knew it was an opportunity we could not pass up. The lady that… Read more “Sarah D.”

Barbara Trapp

My grandson and I were introduced to Maximum Scuba diving through the Groupon Discover Scuba. This is a great deal. Our instructor made our experience so relaxed and fun that we both have gone on to complete the Open Water… Read more “Barbara Trapp”

Sandy W.

(Yelp Review) This Maximum Scuba team is awesome. Instructors are very good: informed, friendly, caring, focused on safety. When I had a scheduling difficulty, they worked with me to find a good time for all. My two teens are getting… Read more “Sandy W.”

Rob C.

(Yelp Review Houston) Maximum Scuba certified me all the way up though rescue diver and I would recommend every friend or family member to go there for all their diving needs. They are always friendly, knowledgeable, safe, and you can’t… Read more “Rob C.”