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Paddling through Paradise

Story and Photos by Wendy Capili-Wilkie It’s 8:30 am, and the boat is ready and loaded with kayaks.  Our guide, Jaden gathered the four of us and conducted the kayak … Continue reading

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Underwater photo tips: How to get rid of Backscatter in Photoshop

Here’s the usual story:  You went on that once in a lifetime experience – diving with the nautilus, took your camera with you and thought you had the perfect shot, … Continue reading

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Mermaid Linden visits Sam’s Tours Palau!

Mermaid Linden of Mermaids in Motion visited Sam’s Tours and spent a day swimming amongst the beautiful rock islands!  It has been her dream to visit Palau since she saw Jacques … Continue reading

June 11, 2012 · Leave a comment

Critter feature: The Nautilus

The nautilus is a beautiful sea creature not commonly seen during diving.  It is a cephalopod which belongs to the family Nautilidae, subclass Nautiloidea, which has survived unchanged for millions of … Continue reading

June 7, 2012 · Leave a comment

Celebrating 10 years of Palau Shark Sanctuary

Sam’s Tours Palau celebrated the 10th year anniversary of the Palau Shark Sanctuary last February 12th at the Palau Pacific Resort. Palau Shark Sanctuary was founded in 2001 by Mr. … Continue reading

April 1, 2012 · Leave a comment

Welcome to Sam’s Tours’ Blog!

Finally, we have our blog up and running again!  It has been inactive for almost two years!  The old blog posts have been migrated to wordpress, with the blog’s format … Continue reading

March 20, 2012 · Leave a comment

Photo tips for diving Palau

TEXT and PHOTOS by Kevin Davidson  (Kevin operated KD PHOTO at Sam’s Tours from 1998 – 2008, before joining the super yacht BLUE STAR) This post below was written some … Continue reading

April 29, 2010 · Leave a comment

Scuba Diving Palau in The World’s First Shark Sanctuary

DIVING PALAU ISLAND, Micronesia:“Will we be diving with sharks?” is a question asked all too often by people new to diving in Palau. The truth is that while many divers … Continue reading

April 28, 2010 · Leave a comment

Sam’s Tours 20th Anniversary Bash!

 Sam’s Tours 20th Anniversary Bash! Oct 2 – 8, 2010 Hard to believe it’s been almost 20 years since Sam launched Sam’s Tours. If only he knew what he was … Continue reading

April 23, 2010 · Leave a comment

Gunther Deichmann – GD PHOTOWORK SHOP – Palau 2010

GD PHOTO WORKSHOP PALAU, MICRONESIA June 18 – 25, 2010 This is Worth Looking in To!    GD Photo Workshops are conducted by Gunther Deichmann, one of Austral-Asia’s most accomplished … Continue reading

April 22, 2010 · Leave a comment

DIVE PALAU: A PADI Diving Society Event – September 2010

Join Us. See Life. In Palau.15 – 24 September, 2010 Image Copyright GUNTHER DEICHMANN Sam’s Tours, a PADI 5 Star National Geographic Dive Center and member of the Quality Divers … Continue reading

March 1, 2010 · Leave a comment


Celebrate Thanksgiving 2010 with Your Family in Palau. KIDS FLY FREE! We are very pleased to announce that by popular demand Kids Sea Camp is coming back to Palau in … Continue reading

December 31, 2009 · Leave a comment

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