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Address: Box 7076, Koror, Koror Island 96940-0868, Palau
Phone Number:
+680 488 7267
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07:30 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 07:30 - 18:00
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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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Best diving center in Palau

Great diving center, well equipped, very friendly, international, great spot, great people. What else, they bring you to best dive spots in Palau.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Munich, Germany
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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great diving center, well equipped, very friendly, international, great spot, great people. What else, they bring you to best dive spots in Palau.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a group of 10 that did a kayak trip and then had the guide take us around town for some shopping before we boarded our live aboard dive boat. We are underwater photographers who each had at least 2-3 large travel bags. They picked us up from our hotel and stored our luggage in their locker area while... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Sams Tours was the most professionally managed and also busiest land based dive center that we've ever visited. Lots of boats going everywhere everyday. Yet they managed to get it all together perfectly. Most of the dive sites are very well researched. These guys, they really know what they are doing. They know when the shark is feeding, etc. My... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We did two days of diving with Sams and had a great experience. The staff was fantastic, and really made an effort to hit the spots you want to see (locations are determined on the day of based on conditions). We did the nitrox certification as well, which only required a little bit of reading and a test. The only... More 

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Hong Kong
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Did a two day dive with Sam's Tour and Lulu was our teacher/guide. She was so friendly, professional and patient. Highly recommend Sam's Tour well as they have their own dock, equipment, boats, drivers, cars, classrooms, bar, shop etc. it's very professionally run and logistics are coordinated perfectly. Teachers come from all over the world and are passionate and experienced... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are definitely cheaper options to do scuba diving in Palau but if I will go there again, I will do dives with SAM'S. Really friendly international staff and whole crew. I would like to say hello and thank you to Sharon, Angelo, Keiley, Matt, Steven and Sergi for a great experience and guidance! :) ...Even when there are so... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our second time diving with SAMs and it was once again exceptional. The overall happy feeling, cheerful people and atmosphere make this company stand out over the others. Their bento box lunches were not as good as in the past, but it is likely they will solve that issue. All employees including office/store staff, dive asters and boat... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was searching through all possibilities all around the island. I compared more than 8 agencies. Sams tour had best reviews, so finally we went with them. And that was the best decision! They are all so profesionals and they really took superb care of us. We dived for 5 days. Special thanks go to Angelo, Rikke, Lulu, Neil and... More 

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Seoul, South Korea
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did 7 days of diving with Sam's. Sam's was very helpful to help us plan are trip prior to arriving in Palau, and continued to be helpful and communicative throughout the trip. Every person who works at Sam's is super helpful and friendly. Eireen in the shop is very knowledgeable and eager to help you plan the best trip... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

My wife and I sailed to Palau and each did 30 dives with Sam's. Excellent dive masters (thank you Matt and Jess!), good boats and drivers, superb local knowledge. They were always ready to give information on fish species, Japanese war wrecks, local history. Recommend doing the nitrox course

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