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“Samoa surf”

Manoa Tours, Watersports Day Tours
Ranked #2 of 20 Tours in Apia
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Manoa Tours is an outdoor adventure business located on the South Coast of Upolu, Samoa. We offer Surf Transfers Daily, Hiking Treks, Snorkel Excursions, Turtle Tours and Learn To Surf Lessons! Manoa Tours is Fun, Reliable and Safe, with years of experience on island! Surf, Snorkel and Hike Samoa!
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Food available for purchase, Activities for older children
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Went out with Neil three times, gave great advice and took us to two great surfing spots. Highly recommend this tour! If the surf gets too big, you can always snorkel!

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Manoa T, General Manager at Manoa Tours, Watersports Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2017

Talofa Lava Amy & Tom! Thanks so much for your great review, we're so happy that you got out for some surfs & also had a chance to snorkel as well! With lots of Alofas from all of us at Manoa Tours, see you next time!

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Reviewed 29 June 2017

Neil was at the boat every morning promptly at 6 am and got us to the best waves every day of our holiday, 5 of those days were excellent with hardly any crowds, wait I mean any one else at all! 15 years of surfing in Samoa sure pays off, we certainly benefited from Neil's expertise and local knowledge- thanks Manoa Tours!

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Manoa T, Manager at Manoa Tours, Watersports Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2017

Talofa Lava Craig! Thanks for your great review of Manoa Tours, we are delighted to know that you enjoyed your holiday in Samoa, and your surfs with us each morning! We hope to see you again soon in Samoa, Alofas!

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Reviewed 28 June 2017

Neil clearly knows his stuff and was really friendly and professional, and most importantly passionate about getting people out to surf in Samoa.
Neil's service was incredible after the disappointment we had at the exclusive but useless Aganoa Lodge in Savai'i.. don't go there for the surf guides, just go for the fales and views!
One bit of feedback is is it's possible to get a ladder on board to get back into the boat? I pulled my deltoid climbing back on after the first surf and so missed out on 4 days of my holiday and probably abother 3 weeks back home.

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Manoa T, General Manager at Manoa Tours, Watersports Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2017

Talofa Kate, Thanks so much for review! Please note that we DO have a ladder on board the boat at all times for guests who wish to use it to climb on / off the boat, we are so sorry that you missed this! Thank you for heading out for a surf with us during your holiday in Samoa! We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your surf with us, and thought that our guide was knowledgeable, friendly, professional & passionate! Alofas from Samoa!

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Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

Just spent the most amazing 4 days in Samoa, and the highlight was definitely going out with Neil for 2 days on his boat, and hands down catching the best 2 surf days iv ever had. The last wave of the trip ended up being the wave of my life and the first time I have ever been in a tube! Couldn't have asked for a better memory.

Thank you so much, couldn't be happier!

Noah.

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Manoa T, General Manager at Manoa Tours, Watersports Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2017

Talofa Lava Noah! Thanks so much for your nice review of Manoa Tours & your great photos!! We loved having you on the boat, we hope to see you again in Samoa! Alofas

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Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

While recently staying at Sinalei Reef Resort we were recommended Manoa Tours for snorkelling and surfboarding. I contacted Neil by telephone and he was extremely helpful in recommending a boat trip from the resort to snorkel. We met at Coconut Resort and he also has a number of snorkel and goggles available for use. Depending on the day, Neil has a number of locations he will take you to. I have snorkelled at the Islands of Fiji and the Cook Islands and the snorkelling on the Reef was fantastic. The coral is pretty in shape and contour but not colourful. There is an abundance of fish and Neil is very relaxed with time spent in the water. We did not manage to see the green sea turtles out on the Reef however Neil made sure we would see them with a stop on the waters edge near the resort. Again to see them in their natural environment feeding was amazing. I would have loved to have had the opportunity to do more snorkelling with Manoa Tours. It is weather dependent so even though it is a clear day if it is windy Neil will recommend whether it is advisable to snorkel or wait another day. Highly recommended while in Samoa. I will be back with the kids and this will be the first thing I book and hopefully the opportunity to snorkel more than once.

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Manoa T, General Manager at Manoa Tours, Watersports Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2017

Talofa Lava! Thank you for your lovely review of your snorkel trip & boat trip with Manoa Tours! We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your time out on the ocean with us! Thank you also for posting your great photos! Alofas from Samoa

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