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Sam’s Tours Palau

1990 by Sam Scott (US-American)

Today, the dive center is managed by the experienced, well-rehearsed duo, consisting of Dermot Keane (Irishman) and Marc Bauman (US-American)

Malakal Harbour, Koror, Palau

PADI 5-Star IDC Dive Center
Bottom Time Bar & Grill
Planet Blue Kayak Tours
Royal Belau Yacht Club
Land excursions & outdoor activities

Scuba diving (daily excursions with 2 tank dives and lunch, no more than 8 divers per guide)
Sam’s Tours Unique Dive Expeditions (full moon/new moon expeditions)
Black Water Diving
Technical diving
Scuba Dive Training & Courses (up to PADI instructor)
Authorized Scubapro & Aqua Lung Sales & Service
Dive packages including accommodation
Snorkel Trips
Rock Island Tours
Land Tours
Kayak Trips

Opening hours
Daily (365 days a year)
2-tank dive trips leave typically around 9:00 am from the dock and return around 3:30 pm in the afternoon (lunch & refreshments included in dive fees). A 3rd dive can be added on dive days at any time

Nitrox for free up to 32% (with proof of certification)
Unlimited diving at “Sam’s Macro Wall” (mandarin fish)
Complimentary stop at Jelly Fish Lake during daily dive trips when booking a diving package
Complimentary roundtrip shuttle service to all Koror based hotels
Internet/WIFI (against charge)
Hot shower facilities

Boats and dive trips
9 dive boats (only 8-12 divers per boat) with twin engines, VHF radio, cell phone, DAN Emergency Oxygen & full canopy for sun protection
Maximum of 8 divers per guide
12 l alu tanks with US/INT valves. DIN adapters are provided free of charge

Please bring
– Sun glasses
– Sun hat or cap
– Sun cream
– Watertight bag for the boat
– Non-slip footwear which may get wet
– Wind/water proof jacket for the boat rides
– Ear protection (after diving)
When in Palau
– Please refresh the sun cream several times per day
– Please remember to drink plenty of water or juices


Official website of Sam’s Tours (english): Click here
Official facebook page of Sam’s Tours (english):
Palau Visitors Authority (english): Click here

For more information on Sam’s Tours Palau, please contact Judith Hoppe, Tourism Unlimited, at samstours [at]

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