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Smile Air Airplane Tours

| Palau International Airport, Koror, Koror Island 96940, Palau
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no need to take any boat trip after you did this flight

we took the c tour and it was just amazing. we also asked to have the door off which i just thought... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Alexandra B
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Basel, Switzerland
Great experience!

Fantastic views of the islands, friendly knowledgeable pilot and staff. We did the “c” trip, which... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2018
Jonathan P
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Tucson, Arizona
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| Palau International Airport, Koror, Koror Island 96940, Palau
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we took the c tour and it was just amazing. we also asked to have the door off which i just thought was crazy scary but my husband absolutely loooved it. i made him sit in the front next to the non existing door! anyhow,...More

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Masanobu S, CEO at Smile Air Airplane Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Alexandra B Thank you for participating in our tour and for giving us fantastic comments. As you told, tourists cannot see those magnificent view from the boat except from the sky. You made right decision and we believe you had beautiful memory in Palau....More

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Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

Fantastic views of the islands, friendly knowledgeable pilot and staff. We did the “c” trip, which goes all the way to Peleliu.

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Lolita G, General Manager at Smile Air Airplane Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2018

Dear Jonathan, It was our pleasure flying you and sharing the amazing views of Palau. We hope to hear from you again when you visit Palau. Thank you

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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Having spent a week diving in Palau we decided to take the flight over the islands which was absolutely brilliant. Our lady pilot was very friendly and gave us a commentary of where we were flying over. We would definitely recommend anyone visiting Palau to...More

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Masanobu S, CEO at Smile Air Airplane Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2018

Dear Mr./Ms.Heppies, Thank you for joining our tour in Palau. As you said, the view from the sky in Palau is magnificent. We hope you had good time with us. Thanks again. M.Sato

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Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

We visited on Feb 4 afternoon and we three Taiwanese had our own plane and it began our perfect journey. The pilot was super nice and he made the trip so perfect and unforgettable. We were a bit worried about the heavy rain when we...More

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Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

This was one of our highlights of our trip to Palau after spending a week on a scuba live aboard. You just don’t imagine how incredible Palau is until you see it from the air. We booked a 30 minute tour with an open door...More

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Masanobu S, オーナー at Smile Air Airplane Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 January 2018

Dear ScubaNYC, Thank you for joining our tour and for giving us great comments and rating. We are very glad to hear that from you. The scenic view of Palau registered under world heritage should be seen from the sky. Thank you so much. Sato

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Reviewed 2 August 2017

This was a great tour and I am really glad we did it. We did the full long route which was totally worth it. Was neat to fly over blue corner and the areas we had been driving through on boat the week before. Totally...More

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Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

It was a breath taking experience! Our pilot, Toshi (hope spelling is ok) was wonderful- extremely professional and friendly. We went for30 min no door option, which was pretty cool, too. It is rather expensive, but so is Palau in general, but worth every penny....More

Thank Karolina G
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Masa S, オーナー at Smile Air Airplane Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2017

Thank you very much for your kind impression. Toshi is one of our best pilots. Hope to see you again there. Masa - Smile Air Inc

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Reviewed 7 August 2016

I've been to Palau numerous times as an airline crew member and this was by far the best excursion I have taken. The view was incredible. Definitely opt for the "door off" for the extra $10. Pilot very informative and professional. And took some great...More

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Lolita G, General Manager at Smile Air Airplane Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2016

Thank you very much. Hope to see you again with other friends and more. God bless.

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Reviewed 4 August 2016

A 40 minute flight in a small plane without doors on passenger side (10$ extra per person) is absolutely a must if you go to Palau. I was however shocked that the pilot was continuously chatting on his phone - could let go of it...More

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Masa S, オーナー at Smile Air Airplane Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2017

Thank you for your impression and sorry for giving you anxiety. Actually, Pilot is not personally chatting through the phone. Because Palau is very behind the aircraft control system, we cannot use company radio that is usually used in between aircraft and base in the...More

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Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

One of the most beautiful views I've ever seen. The airplane tour is definitely a must do in Palau. The pilot was really nice (he even allowed me to pilot then Airplane for a while).

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