We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Sam's Tours Palau

Features Animals
Closed Now: 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM

Sam's Tours Palau
Booking unavailable on TripAdvisor

Want other options you can book now?
All photos (536)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good13%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“sam's tours”(183 reviews)
“dive master”(66 reviews)
“blue corner”(76 reviews)
Sam's Tours, a PADI Five Star IDC Facility, is Palau's most award-winning dive center, eco-adventure tour company and home to the SY Palau Siren. Located in Malakal Harbor, Koror, Palau, we operate every day of the year, offering scuba dive trips...more
Closed Now
Hours Today: 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
See all hours
Koror, Palau, Koror, Koror Island 96940-0868, Palau
+680 488 7267
Improve This Listing
Recommended experiences in and around Koror
from $150.00
More Info
from $160.00
More Info
from $190.00
More Info
Reviews (637)
Filter reviews
567 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews sam's tours dive master blue corner unique dive dive sites dive shop jellyfish lake long lake german channel well oiled machine office staff spent days land tour kayak snorkel post dive run organization mandarin fish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 567 reviews
Reviewed yesterday

I am very happy I went with Sam's Tours during my short stay in Palau. Of course the dive guides were awesome and knowledgeable. But the friendliness and hospitality of the rest of the staff helped round out the whole package. Although a bit pricey,...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Jared L
Reviewed 6 days ago

Everyone is so friendly that one feels at home and being taken care of. One is treated not a number of just being a customer but a person with feelings and emotions, ready to experience the original beauty of the island.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank mertii
Reviewed February 12, 2019 via mobile

Sam's Tours is Palau's premier scuba diving and eco-adventure company. Sams Tours Palau scuba diving operator offers boat trips to the fantastic reefs of Palau to see sharks, mantas, to name a few. They have an excellent reputation for its services and professionalism and I...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank cspera1972
Reviewed February 10, 2019

Very good organisation by Sam Tours: from talking to them during ADEX, to email correspondences, to arrangement of dive sites, boats, dive guides, hotel booking + daily pick ups, permits, lunch bento boxes, special diving trips etc etc etc, everything is handled professionally and efficiently....More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Jollyshandy
Reviewed February 9, 2019

Spent five days in Palau and all my activities were booked through Sam’s. I haven’t dived for a while so I had some buoyancy problems. Staff there are very patient and too extra care of me, which I really appreciate. I had to change some...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Cat_Adventurelover
Reviewed February 3, 2019 via mobile

An excellently run, well equipped shore based diving outfit. I had never been to Palau before, so did some online shopping and emailed several places asking questions. Sams Tours did a far better job at responding to emails with clear, well written information. That certainly...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 37bradleyw
Reviewed January 12, 2019 via mobile

We did our open water, nitrox, advanced and several dive days with Sam’s and it was simply an amazing experience. It already started with the pre-trip customer service where Ellen and team were answering to all our questions and change of plans in a great...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank conradwue
Reviewed January 5, 2019 via mobile

Spend 2 weeks in Palau and every day was a wonderful experience. The dive equipment is well take care of. The day trips are a lot of fun. Pleasant was the daily hotel pickup. Very professional instructors, good lunch and a boat captain who made...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank martijnz356
Reviewed December 27, 2018 via mobile

Hubby and I had a five-day dive package with Sam’s Tours during Christmas. We were very happy with their service. Sam took care us very well. They are very organized and professional. Every morning they write the boat schedule on a big whiteboard outside their...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank angelwyf
Reviewed December 22, 2018

Family with 12 and 16 yr old went on two day trips to kayak/snorkel (Long Lake and Tarzan); we all enjoyed great service from guide Uduod and boat captain Jefferson). Also went diving two days with Neil and had wonderful experiences at Uulong, German Channel,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank CarrieGusAljure
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 34 nearby hotels
Cliffside Hotel Palau
83 reviews
.08 miles away
Sea Passion hotel
218 reviews
.19 miles away
COVE Resort Palau
144 reviews
.27 miles away
Palau Royal Resort
527 reviews
.30 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 72 nearby restaurants
377 reviews
.96 miles away
Kramer's Cafe
464 reviews
.36 miles away
Drop Off Bar & Grill
514 reviews
.20 miles away
Carp Restaurant
190 reviews
.37 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 65 nearby attractions
Palau Escape
12 reviews
4.78 miles away
Belau National Museum
157 reviews
1.51 miles away
Etpison Museum
100 reviews
2.04 miles away
Dolphins Pacific
134 reviews
1.85 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
July 7, 2016|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
Response from Steph G | Reviewed this property |
I don't know what your interests are, but there is plenty to see in Palau. Tours through the Rock Islands, snorkelling tours, land tours to waterfalls, historic sites and their Parliament House (which is something else... More
Cindy B
January 18, 2016|
AnswerShow all 9 answers
Response from Annette J | Reviewed this property |
I always like to bring my own snorkel, fins, and mask. I do have a dive computer, but my husband rented his. We like to bring our own wet suits, but you can rent them as well. Tanks, weight belts, and a reef hook was... More
May 24, 2015|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Phileas_Blog | Reviewed this property |
Hi, we did not deal with Paddling Palau while we were there, bur instead with a private skipper who operates two liveaboards out of the Sam's tour location. They did have several Kayaks on their boats. We did not camp, but... More