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Charleston Scuba

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Charleston Scuba is Charleston, South Carolina’s only PADI 5-Star Instructor Development Center. Whether you want to learn to dive, purchase new gear, get your gear serviced, book a charter, or do some dive travel we have everything you need! Our...more
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335 Savannah Hwy, Charleston, SC 29407-7263
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Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

I had a great experience with Charleston Scuba. I became a certified scuba diver yesterday, 09/02/18. The team was great! I got very seasick, and they were just the best! They helped me every way they possibly could, to include taking care of my gear...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Felicia T
Reviewed 11 August 2018

We dove twice recently. Would I use them again yes but check the number of divers as they over load the boat sometimes. Now the details. Check in was good but took a little while on Day 2 due to the number of people. The...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank aiken_bonzi
Tom R, Manager at Charleston Scuba, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

We appreciate the feedback and thank you for diving with us! I'm happy to hear you had a great time, and wanted to let you know that we typically do not have that many people on the charter. That day we had made an exception...More

Reviewed 27 June 2018

The trip to Cozumel MX was excellent!! The flights were great and the hotel was superb. The food was outstanding and we had three terrific meals a day. Or if you wanted you could go to the snack bar all day. The pool was cleaned...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank bobandsue260
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

Although I really don’t dive in the Charleston area (I dive almost yearly in the Caribbean or Pacific), I have used Charleston Scuba for all my equipment needs since moving here 9 years ago. Whether it’s just asking a question, having equipment serviced or buying...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank divinganddogs
Reviewed 21 May 2018

The review course is excellent. All certified divers who do not routinely dive should take it periodically to maintain proficiency. Tom, the owner, runs the dive charters. He is very knowledgeable and knows the best dive sites in the area. The boat is excellent and...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Edward P
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Charleston has some great diving and Tom and crew at Charleston Scuba are experts in helping you enjoy the sights. I have been diving with Charleston Scuba for many many years and they always bend over backwards to make your trip memorable.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Chris W
Tom R, Manager at Charleston Scuba, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

Thanks for the compliments Chris! We love to see our customers have a great time and get to enjoy the amazing dives Charleston has to offer!

Reviewed 17 July 2017

I took a half-day refresher course in a pool with Charleston Scuba, as it has been some years since my last dive. The instructor, equipment, class size, etc where perfect.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank fisherman055
Tom R, Owner at Charleston Scuba, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2017

Thank you! We hope you had fun as well.

Reviewed 30 May 2017

Good trip and friendly crew! Saw a lot of sealife including 2 turtles, several stingrays, a large nurse shark and tons of fish!

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Johan_Charleston
Tom R, Owner at Charleston Scuba, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2017

We're so happy you had a great experience. Looking forward to that turtle footage! Be sure to share to our Facebook page. Look forward to having you on another dive soon!

Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

This is my second time diving with this shop, and they're all top notch folks. They have their system of organized chaos (as Dive Master Jordan described it) down to a science for getting things moving in the morning. They put us on a couple...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank ah64fish
Tom R, Owner at Charleston Scuba, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2017

We're so glad you had a good dive. You never know what you'll see out there! Sorry about your camera; I hope we can help you find another one, or at least get you set up with lights and accessories. Please do join us again...More

Reviewed 24 May 2017

I've used Charleston scuba for the past few years, and I have been consistently impressed by their professionalism and enthusiasm. All of their staff are outstanding, and in particular Gary and Tim are extremely good teachers and have made every class I took with them...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank fisherd3
Tom R, Owner at Charleston Scuba, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2017

Thanks for your thoughtful comments about our training program. We've been voted Charleston's Best Dive store for 20 years running, and our fabulous instructors are a big reason for that. We're so glad you were satisfied with your training, and look forward to continuing to...More

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4 December 2016|
Response from Tom R | Property representative |
Our Offshore Charter season ends in October due to rough seas and colder waters. We have fresh water trips to Rainbow River Florida in January-March. Give us a call or check our website for info and prices!