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 taken me in and made me one of their own, I couldn’t have asked for … Read more "Gelfo"
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 divers, they are all extermely helpful, patient, and they really do care about the students! … Read more "Mat Orsakov"
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 students feel comfortable. The staff is knowledgeable about their products and local diving. I would … Read more "Carrie Jones"
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 ago and have logged over 40 dives since. Best hobby I ever got into.
(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 teachers. They aren’t just a store to make money but to share their love of … Read more "Sam F."
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! Can’t wait to become an advanced diver!!!
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 things to say about Carl as well as the entire maximum scuba crew. We will … Read more "Michael"
(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 it gave me a headache and others never fit my schedule. Not so with Maximum … Read more "Mark J."
(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 no obligation to buy equipment. I almost couldn’t believe it. After signing up, I found … Read more "Shaiyan K."
(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 my more advanced certs. I will definitely only go to maximum!
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 that I called said you had to buy the equipment first. As a beginner, I … Read more "Tanya H."
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 informative, and contained a lot of positive energy. Our instructor, Pat Keller was very knowledgeable, … Read more "Brian Z"
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 you did. He said we all did great and could tell that our instructor was … Read more "Frank Gremillion"
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 a weekend warrior! Very special thank you to Mark Erminger for patience, and knowledge. Will … Read more "Derick Winfield"
(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 to Maximum Scuba. We had good expecations of Maximum Scuba and its instructors because they … Read more "Joe I."
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 the best part was that we felt completely prepared. Jeff is really good at what … Read more "Karlee Darby"
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 best to get totally re certified and plan to return to active diver status( I … Read more "Austin Davis"
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 be any more satisfied with them and would recommend them to everyone. No pressure is … Read more "Danny"
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. I will complete the online survey as I always want to provide feedback whenever possible, … Read more "Michael Sterken"
(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!
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 let them down. I am so glad I did! Alekx was so patient with me … Read more "Ana Salinas"
(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 I felt completely comfortable. The staff does a great job making you feel at home … Read more "Kelly H."
(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 of gear before taking the class, which put me off a little bit as I … Read more "Jason C."
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 most educated and helpful Instructor I’ve ever had the privilege to work with. Go see … Read more "Kelly Hovan"
(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. All of the necessary rental equipment is included in the cost of the class, and … Read more "Michelle D."
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 all that beauty under the water I was hooked. 2 weeks later my son, husband … Read more "Michelle Bud"
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 in the water. While at the lake, they also have divemasters assist your instructor in … Read more "Stephen Austin"
(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 answered the phone was a little short, but after coming into the store and getting … Read more "Sarah D."
(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 certified and I could not be more happy with Jeff, Danielle and the team.
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 thing I would change about jeff, Pat, Mason or any of the other great people … Read more "Wesley"
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.
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! He really knew all the material, and he made the class fun and enjoyable. I … Read more "Stephanie Foltermann"
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 a store to make money but to share their love of Scuba. They have fun … Read more "Sam Ferguson"
(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.
(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 includes your gear rental for the course. I’m just starting the advanced cert and purchasing … Read more "Chad L."
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 too well we tend to hear the bad experiences about 10 times as often as … Read more "William Forkner"
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 Scuba were happy to reschedule our training. Their rental gear was in great condition, and … Read more "Michael Terrasa"
(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 does. He was also patient with me. I would definitely recommend my friends and family … Read more "Johnny N."
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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 certificate, we agree with the reviewers. Maximum scuba rocks. One of the features we liked … Read more "Yashar M. Aval"
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 experience with them as excellent. The instructor for my course was Pat Keller. Pat is … Read more "Darren Waddleton"
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 area and it was going to end up costing me around $800 because everyone else … Read more "Brooke Nicholls"
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 taking the class, which put me off a little bit as I didn’t know if … Read more "Jason C"
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 I was wasting their time to having my reservation for certification class being cancelled TWICE. … Read more "Ryann"
(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 beat their prices. I have also been to Cozumel and Belize with them and both … Read more "Rob C."
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 sessions, Jeff kept us relaxed and laughing all while making sure we were completely comfortable … Read more "Jessica E."
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 their enthusiasm bleeds through everything they do. Ask for Carl’s class. (I bet they are … Read more "Jimmy Mills"
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 reassuring the whole time and never once showed an ounce of frustration or anything other … Read more "Ashley Walsh"
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 the most wonderful sight, I always loved watching the sunlight dim through the water as … Read more "Vijetha Kumar"
(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 dive shops before them and I will never go anywhere else.
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 thrasher sharks). He’s knowledgeable and meticulous!
(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 took the PADI beginner open water class in such a time crunch, and the staffs … Read more "Andru W."
(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 without nickle and dimeing you to death.
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 their stuff. I could not have had a better introduction to SCUBA than what I … Read more "John Frazier"
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 our participants said they had had an opportunity to do a discover SCUBA event in … Read more "Tod Taylor"
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 and Advanced Open Water classes with Carl Griffin instructing and are looking forward to taking … Read more "Barbara Trapp"
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. I have also been to Cozumel and Belize with them and both trips exceeded my … Read more "Rob Connoly"
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 understands and fits our program. Our Dive masters and instructors were Jeff Gordon and Dustin … Read more "Samantha Fergeson"
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 make sure I was confident & ready for my dive in Cozumel! When it was … Read more "Bryan Gates"