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Sam's Tours Palau

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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
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Koror, Palau, Koror, Koror Island 96940-0868, Palau
+680 488 7267
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sams has a very good dive crew. Excellent operation. Dive crew and office Dive Masters are fun but very professional. Boats sufficient for the trips and the captain know what they’re doing. We were there for 6 dive days did 17 dives. We saw a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank PGwartney
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Unique Dive Expeditions Firstly don’t believe their marketing. They did not discover the spawning aggregations, another dive shop did that first, (Blue Marlin). That makes them firstly liars and charlatans and from Blue Marlin’s perspective plagiarists. Secondly, the managers (Paul and Richard) care more about...More

Date of experience: December 2017
4  Thank Divernation101
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For me personally, the very first email communication is usually a good indication of what to expect down the line. Sam's Tours first reply to me was timely, clear and thorough, And that set the tone. I was picked up from the hotel on time...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank beaubo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sam's Tours is topnotch both in hospitality and great diving experience in Palau! Martul and her staff were super accomodating, makes you feel at home! We enjoyed our dives with Frenchie is funny, knowledgeable scuba instructor and knows each dive sites in Palau very well....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank BeaOh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sam’s Tours was amazing! The staff is so friendly, helpful and knowledgeable. My friend lost his camera on a dive and they even offered to give him a ride into town to buy a new one! The diving is phenomenal! My dive guide, Neil, was...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dive shop is very organised and well run and each dive boat only takes a maximum of 8 pax and you do not feel too crowded. Dive guides are very knowledgeable and i was diving with Neil who is a great guide who knows the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank ThomasYe
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We joined the kayaking and snorkeling and it was absolutely perfect. The guide (I think the name is CJ) was wonderful and explained us so many things. A tour to make.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

After a week on the dive boat, we spent another five days on land in Palau. Part of our trip was the full-day kayak and snorkel excursion through the Rock Islands by Sam's Tours. It was spectacular, and in some ways even eclipsed some of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 5, 2018 via mobile

I did a week on a dive boat and then another week at Sam's. I thought the staff in the office was friendly and amenable to personal preferences for dive sites. The dive guides were very friendly and excited to show the incredible biodiversity of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Odyssey571510
Reviewed October 31, 2018

The diving here is fantastic. The dive masters and boat skippers at Sam's are top notch. I gave the three rating because larger scuba tanks are unavailable. You see, in Palau, your entire dive group must surface together. This is because of strong currents in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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July 7, 2016|
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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
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January 18, 2016|
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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|
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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