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Address: Box 7076, Koror, Koror Island 96940-0868, Palau
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+680 488 7267
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Sam's Tours, a PADI Five Star IDC Facility, is Palau's most award-winning...

Sam's Tours, a PADI Five Star IDC Facility, is Palau's most award-winning dive center, eco-adventure tour company and home to Palau's newest, most luxurious liveaboard, the Palau Siren. Located in Malakal Harbor, Koror, Palau, we operate every day of the year, offering scuba dive trips, snorkel trips, rock island tours, land tours, sailing charters, Palau's top rated kayak trips with Planet Blue Kayak Tours and 7 and 10 day liveaboard trips to explore Palau's reefs and waterways.We provide a full range of guided tours and services that includes full day or half-day trips and customized private charters for individuals, families and groups. Complete value-packed hotel & tour packages are offered in conjunction with Palau's preferred hotel properties. Complimentary roundtrip shuttle service is provided daily to all Koror based hotels from early morning until late evening.Excellent customer care, personalized attention, and professional service have earned Sam's Tours recognition as Palau's premier tour and liveaboard service.

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Was in Palau and diving for the first time. During the course, the staff and instructor at Sam's were amazing and very helpful. They were very detailed and throughly explained... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Was in Palau and diving for the first time. During the course, the staff and instructor at Sam's were amazing and very helpful. They were very detailed and throughly explained every step of the procedure. My friends and I charters a boat after we all got certified. Our guides, Lulu and Dustin were amazing! Not only they were knowledgeable about... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent 2 weeks diving in Palau (March 1 - 15, 2017). & days with Sam's and 7 on the Solitude One. Both were exceptional. Sam's Tours were incredibly accommodating and the dive masters and staff could not have been better. They run a very smooth operation and the staff cannot do enough to help you. We loved the diving... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Because Palau is a diving mecca, we found some dive shops less than enthusiastic when we asked about snorkeling. We took 2 snorkel/kayak trips with Sam's and enjoyed both immensely. We visited 2 separate locations with 2 different guides. The guides were very knowledgeable about the fish, the birds, and the rock islands themselves. They tailored the tours to the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed two superb days with Sam’s , snorkeling and kayaking the beauty of Palau while our daughter dove. The suggested tours were appropriate and packed a full day of unique sights and sounds. The tours are well-organized, the loaner equipment in is good shape and our guides both days were well informed about the marine and avian life we... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent 3 days kayaking and snorkeling with Sam's Tours. They were very expensive and we thought about using someone else. We ended up glad we used Sam's. Everyone was friendly and knowledgeable and they have lots and lots of people at their dock. Their pilots are good and went out of their way to accommodate us as well.....taking us... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in Palau in Feb for 9 days. Five of them were supposed to be diving. I had booked with another company for the 5 days of diving. I hadn't selected Sam's because I knew they were larger and I wanted a more personal touch (I was wrong about this, they provide great service). I was unable to dive... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sam's Tours is by far one of the best dive tour companies or tour companies that I've ever experienced. The tour company and employees were lovely and organized. They did the prework to know exactly what I needed and were ready for our group. The experience was top notch from the start when two boats arrived to pick-up our group... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sam's is a very organised, friendly, very safe dive outfit. We did 12 dives with them during our 2 weeks in Palau. The team is great. I am relatively new to diving and was a little anxious on a few dives, but the guides were terrific and took great care of me. In fact all the guides were, without exception,... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

A lot of factors impact your overall impression, some of which are beyond the control of management, so I have left writing my review for a few weeks. Organising my trip was very straight-forward and I found the admin staff very helpful; emails were answered promptly and efficiently. On arrival you get a horrid refillable plastic water container/pouch - I... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

Dont go anywhere else.. Sams tours is amazing and try and get to dive with the Amazing Sam himself. Make sure you do the Unique Dive Expeditions. Those guys really know how to show you a great dive... Special shout out to dive guides and capitans - Jeremy, Neil, Jen, Kailey, Eric, Rikke, Sergi, Chris (both), Ray, Cello, Jimmy, Siksei,... More 

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