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Address: Malifa | PO Box 2271, Apia, Upolu, Samoa
Phone Number: 685 26940
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Description: Polynesian Xplorer run a range of "Experiential Tours" for Samoa, among...
Polynesian Xplorer run a range of "Experiential Tours" for Samoa, among other holiday services. We are based in Apia township provide tour experiences for Upolu, Savaii, Manono & Namu'a Islands. If you are looking to experience the real Samoa - or need help with your Samoa holiday booking, you've come to the right place!
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Interesting Tour with an excellent driver and guide

We ended up having a private 1/2 day tour--"Experience Apia". We had a driver for our van plus Robert, the guide, and both were excellent as well as friendly and informed... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 4, 2015
Larry-Lynn
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Santa Rosa, California
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Santa Rosa, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

We ended up having a private 1/2 day tour--"Experience Apia". We had a driver for our van plus Robert, the guide, and both were excellent as well as friendly and informed. Unfortunately, we had rain during our tour so when visiting the very interesting former home of Robert Louis Stevenson were not able to walk around the gardens, but did... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

I wanted to say thanks so much for the fabulous service provided by your company and my driver Gus. I was really impressed with the drivers professionalism, genuine care for my comfort and really engaging conversation on our drive. He explained local legends and meanings of words etc. which was an unexpected bonus while in transit - a great highlight... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

In May 2014 we went to Samoa for our second trip. The travel agent arranged our transfers from Upolu to Savaii and return through Polynesian Xplorer. We picked the tickets up when we arrived at Faleolo airport and the lady told us they were standby tickets, but if we got to the ferry a bit early we would have no... More 

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Victoria BC
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

The company worked very hard to arrange a tour from our home in Victoria, BC. We had Fusi all to ourselves. He was personable, knowledgeable, kind and caring. Though we had a pre-planned, detailed itinerary, Fusi was quick to understand what to show us: see the island and learn about its culture. This was covered in depth by him. He... More 

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Tujunga, California
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37 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Fusi was our energetic and knowledgeable guide and infused everyone with enthusiasm. The coconut demonstration included the guide from the other bus climbing up a tall palm tree with only his bare hands and feet - very impressive - and then demonstrated weaving the leaves and drinking the coconut milk/water. Entertaining and educational. The lunch on Namu'a island was delicious... More 

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Kissimmee, Florida
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4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Our tour began by boarding nice air conditioned buses right on the pier a short walk from our cruise ship. Fusi our guide was entertaining and a wealth of information. The island drive and the coconut demonstration were quite amazing. As mentioned in a previous review, to see a 43 year old man scampering 40 feet or so up a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

We were on a school netball tour for 10 days and were taken care of really well. Fusi looked after us and helped with any queries. He was FABULOUS and we really appreciate everything you did for us. Our girls are still talking about how fantastic they thought you were and how generous you were with your time and heart.... More 

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Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
43 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

We did a tour with about 30 other people off our ship. It was a full day of interesting sights, well hosted. Our guide, Toopoo (sp), a "talking chief" was pleased to tell us about the Samoan way of life. It was interesting to hear of the village way and the hierarchy of local politics. Many have commented upon the... More 

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Hartsville, South Carolina
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

The owner of Polynesian Xplorer, Francois Martel, met my husband and I both on Samoa and Western Samoa to introduce us to our tour guides and check one last time about exactly what we wanted to see. Both days were perfect!!! The guides were so knowledgeable and touring privately without climbing on and off buses with the crowd from the... More 

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Cairns, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

My partner and I were fortunate enough to book a day trip to walk around Manono Island in November. We had a wonderful day and had the best guide in Samoa. Tupu was a wealth of information on anything we asked about. I learned so much in just one day. His passion for Samoa shows and if I have any... More 

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