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Polynesian Xplorer

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Address: Malifa, Apia, Upolu, Samoa
Phone Number:
+685 26940

Polynesian Xplorer run a range of "Experiential Tours" for Samoa,...

Polynesian Xplorer run a range of "Experiential Tours" for Samoa, among other holiday services. We are based in Apia township provide tour experiences for Upolu, Savaii, Manono & Namu'a Islands. If you are looking to experience the real Samoa - or need help with your Samoa holiday booking, you've come to the right place!

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I booked a last minute tour with Polynesian Xplorer. They were very responsive to emails. My guide - Beatrice was beyond amazing. I had an excellent time with her. I got to see... read more

Reviewed 15 June 2016
Kunbi A
Ithaca, New York, United States
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Ithaca, New York, United States
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60 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2016

I booked a last minute tour with Polynesian Xplorer. They were very responsive to emails. My guide - Beatrice was beyond amazing. I had an excellent time with her. I got to see the beautiful waterfalls, ocean trench and tried breaking up a coconut :). I will surely recommend this tour company to others.

4 Thank Kunbi A
Santa Rosa, California
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95 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2015

We ended up having a private 1/2 day tour--"Experience Apia". We had a driver for our van plus Robert, the guide, and both were excellent as well as friendly and informed. Unfortunately, we had rain during our tour so when visiting the very interesting former home of Robert Louis Stevenson were not able to walk around the gardens, but did... More 

3 Thank Larry-Lynn
Melbourne, Australia
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2015

I wanted to say thanks so much for the fabulous service provided by your company and my driver Gus. I was really impressed with the drivers professionalism, genuine care for my comfort and really engaging conversation on our drive. He explained local legends and meanings of words etc. which was an unexpected bonus while in transit - a great highlight... More 

4 Thank 879stef
Sydney, Australia
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2014

In May 2014 we went to Samoa for our second trip. The travel agent arranged our transfers from Upolu to Savaii and return through Polynesian Xplorer. We picked the tickets up when we arrived at Faleolo airport and the lady told us they were standby tickets, but if we got to the ferry a bit early we would have no... More 

1 Thank Peter J
Victoria BC
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29 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2014

The company worked very hard to arrange a tour from our home in Victoria, BC. We had Fusi all to ourselves. He was personable, knowledgeable, kind and caring. Though we had a pre-planned, detailed itinerary, Fusi was quick to understand what to show us: see the island and learn about its culture. This was covered in depth by him. He... More 

3 Thank kaalvictoria
Tujunga, California
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95 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 May 2014

Fusi was our energetic and knowledgeable guide and infused everyone with enthusiasm. The coconut demonstration included the guide from the other bus climbing up a tall palm tree with only his bare hands and feet - very impressive - and then demonstrated weaving the leaves and drinking the coconut milk/water. Entertaining and educational. The lunch on Namu'a island was delicious... More 

4 Thank jimberr
Kissimmee, Florida
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 May 2014

Our tour began by boarding nice air conditioned buses right on the pier a short walk from our cruise ship. Fusi our guide was entertaining and a wealth of information. The island drive and the coconut demonstration were quite amazing. As mentioned in a previous review, to see a 43 year old man scampering 40 feet or so up a... More 

6 Thank Missyakamelissa
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 April 2014

We were on a school netball tour for 10 days and were taken care of really well. Fusi looked after us and helped with any queries. He was FABULOUS and we really appreciate everything you did for us. Our girls are still talking about how fantastic they thought you were and how generous you were with your time and heart.... More 

3 Thank Eileen T
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91 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2014

We did a tour with about 30 other people off our ship. It was a full day of interesting sights, well hosted. Our guide, Toopoo (sp), a "talking chief" was pleased to tell us about the Samoan way of life. It was interesting to hear of the village way and the hierarchy of local politics. Many have commented upon the... More 

2 Thank Ojairc
Hartsville, South Carolina
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5 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2014

The owner of Polynesian Xplorer, Francois Martel, met my husband and I both on Samoa and Western Samoa to introduce us to our tour guides and check one last time about exactly what we wanted to see. Both days were perfect!!! The guides were so knowledgeable and touring privately without climbing on and off buses with the crowd from the... More 

3 Thank Susan B

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