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Manoa Tours, Watersports Day Tours

#2 of 19 Tours in Apia
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South Coast Road, Apia, Upolu, Samoa
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Couldn't have been better

Our Samoa surf adventure was excellent and largely due to Neil. Ready to go any time, knew all the... read more

Reviewed April 30, 2018
MarcoPatricio
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Hobart, Australia
Surf trips and Snorkeling/turtle watching

Surfing was epic, went out 4 mornings, Neil has been on island over 20 years so knows what breaks... read more

Reviewed April 29, 2018
282renem
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Auckland Central, New Zealand
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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!
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South Coast Road, Apia, Upolu, Samoa
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

Our Samoa surf adventure was excellent and largely due to Neil. Ready to go any time, knew all the spots, great advice, good stories, and able to connect us with whatever we needed...he just made it fun and easy. Highly recommended.

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Manoa T, General Manager at Manoa Tours, Watersports Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2018

Talofa Marco, Malo Lava for your great review of Manoa Tours! We are delighted to know that you enjoyed your surfs with us, we hope to see you again in Samoa. Alofas from the crew at Manoa Tours

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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Surfing was epic, went out 4 mornings, Neil has been on island over 20 years so knows what breaks to go to when. We even found waves on a day which was forecast to be flat. No crowds. Awesome snorkel trip with my wife, had...More

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Manoa T, General Manager at Manoa Tours, Watersports Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 29 April 2018

Talofa Lava! Thanks so much for your great review of your time spent in Samoa, we are delighted to hear that you got out for some surfs with our team as well as enjoyed a snorkel adventure with your wife! Lots of Alofas from Samoa,...More

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Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

Went to Samoa for about 10 days and was recommended to contact Neil as soon as I arrived. Neil knows Upolu like the back of his hand and would always get us to the best breaks! I got more barrels in 3 days than I...More

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Manoa T, General Manager at Manoa Tours, Watersports Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2018

Talofa Lava Will, Thanks so much for your great review after your recent trip to Samoa! So glad to know that you & your partner had a fun time in Samoa & that you got to head out for surfs with our team & that...More

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Reviewed 9 April 2018

I was in Samoa for a couple weeks and somehow ended up with the right guy in the right place literally every single day. Beyond knowledgeable, safe, helpful, and goes above and beyond to make sure we enjoyed our trip. Also connected us with the...More

Thank Joshua M
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Manoa T, General Manager at Manoa Tours, Watersports Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

Talofa Lava Josh! Thanks so much for your great review after your recent trip to Samoa! Great to know that you enjoyed your holiday here & surfs & trips out with our team at Manoa Tours! We will look forward to seeing you again in...More

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Reviewed 15 March 2018

Neil was a great, great guide to show me and my old man the quality waves Samoa had to offer. It was August 2017, so right in the middle of trades season normally, and we still scored perfect-sized (for us) waves - 2-3ft every day....More

Thank Richard C
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Manoa T, General Manager at Manoa Tours, Watersports Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2018

Talofa Richard, thank you for your great review after your recent trip to Samoa! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your 5 days surfing with our guide! We hope to see you & your family again in Samoa! Alofas from the team at...More

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Reviewed 25 January 2018

I booked a short solo surf trip to Samoa with Perfect Wave who hooked me up with Neil as surf guide. Every morning stared in darkness on Neil's boat and 10 or 15 minutes later I would be jumping into warm glassy surf at first...More

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Manoa T, General Manager at Manoa Tours, Watersports Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 January 2018

Talofa Lava Rob! Malo lava for your lovely review, it was great to have you out on the boat for surfs with our team at Manoa Tours during your recent visit to Samoa! Thanks so much for your detailed review & all of your nice...More

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Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

We got in touch with Manoa Tours before we arrived to see what kind of waves we could expect and were not disappointed! We didnt see another surfer the whole time we were there, surfed for 8 hours a day every day for 10 days...More

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Manoa T, General Manager at Manoa Tours, Watersports Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2018

Talofa Lava! Thanks so much for your great review after your recent trip to Samoa! We are happy to know that you had a fun trip with uncrowded waves during your stay! We look forward to seeing you again on island! Alofas from Samoa

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Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

Emailed Neil prior to arriving on the south coast and as we arrived only for about 10 minutes Neil was into us to get out in the surf !! Awesome waves and scenery , Neil is a massive legend and you will enjoy whatever the...More

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Manoa T, General Manager at Manoa Tours, Watersports Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2018

Talofa Lava! Thank you for your great review of Manoa Tours & our Team, we are happy to know that you had a great trip to Samoa & scored uncrowded waves during your stay! We hope to see you again soon! Alofas from Samoa!

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Reviewed 20 November 2017

I emailed Manoa tours before I left for Samoa along with a few other companies but they were the only ones to reply and quickly too. I rang Neil a couple of days before to check the weather would be ok for snorkelling and although...More

Thank Lucy D
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Manoa T, General Manager at Manoa Tours, Watersports Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2017

Talofa Lava Lucy, thank you for joining us for a snorkel tour to celebrate your partner's birthday! We are so happy to know that you had a great experience snorkeling, walking the beach & checking out turtles! Thank you for your review, we hope to...More

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Reviewed 1 November 2017

We booked a snorkelling trip with Neil, who is a such a lovely patient guy and very knowledgeable, having lived in Samoa for 17 years. The snorkelling was just ok, due to the reef having been damaged from the cyclone and tsunami, but you really...More

Thank K C
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Manoa T, General Manager at Manoa Tours, Watersports Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2017

Talofa Lava! Thank you for your review after your recent Snorkel Tour with our guide Neil at Manoa Tours! We are delighted to know that you had a fun day out at sea with our team, snorkeling & saw some dolphins as well! Thank you...More

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Brenna V
2 June 2018|
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Talofa Brenna! Thanks so much for your question about our Turtle Tours! We meet up at Coconuts Beach Club Resort & Spa & head off from there - we visit turtles that are living in the wild in the lagoons along the South... More
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Lisa O
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Talofa Lisa, thanks so much for the question, lovely to hear that you are looking at visiting Samoa! There are lots of great options along the south coast, please drop us an email and we can put you in contact with a few... More
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Talofa Lava Robyn, thanks so much for the message & lovely to hear that you will be visiting Samoa in August! We would love to take you on a snorkeling tour by boat, we offer a variety of tours / destinations! Please drop... More
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