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Palau is an island country in free association with the United States located in the South Pacific. The capital of Palau is Ngerulmud.

Palau Country Details


Country Name Palau
Political Status An island country in free association with the United States
Geographic Location The South Pacific
Principal Language English
Capital Ngerulmud


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Diving and Snorkeling Guide to Palau and Yap (Diving & Snorkeling Guides 2019)
By Tim Rock

Independently published
Paperback (124 pages)

Diving and Snorkeling Guide to Palau and Yap (Diving & Snorkeling Guides 2019)
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The amazing Palau Rock Islands and the legendary dropoffs, large schools of fish, big, colorful corals and extreme natural beauty make this a bucket list destination. From World War II shipwrecks to big bull sharks, Palau has it all. Blue Corner may be the best dive site in the world. Not to be missed.

Its neighbor, traditional Yap, the Land of Stone Money, offers divers the chance to interact with manta rays, mandarinfish and visit an amazing site for reef sharks. Clear waters and beautiful southern drop-offs and a laid-back lifestyle make this a real jewel in Micronesia’s crown.

Both islands are lush and beautiful with friendly people and special histories.

This book has new photos, more info and new sites about Yap and Palau. Enjoy these western Pacific gems.

Micronesia and Palau (Other Places Travel Guide)
By Ben Cook, Chad Lathe, Christy Lejkowski & Michael Gall

Other Places Publishing
Paperback (234 pages)

Micronesia and Palau (Other Places Travel Guide)
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Micronesia and Palau have long been known to diving enthusiasts for some of the most intriguing and spectacular dive spots on earth. Yet as the reputation of these islands spread, more travelers are looking to escape the modern Western world and become transported to a calmer, slower pace of life. The writers of this guide all lived, worked and played on the islands which they write about. First-hand knowledge, cultural insight, and personal recommendations allow visitors to feel like locals while enjoying the indisputable beauty of these islands and people.
- Learn the history and culture of the islands from writers who have each spent years living with local residents.

- Explore off-the-beaten-track locales relatively unknown to foreign visitors.

- Navigate on the islands and among islands, enjoying the best of Micronesia and Palau.

- Dive, surf, snorkel, and swim in some of the most stunning marine environments in the world.

- Choose the best places to eat, sleep, shop, and visit based on reviews of all the major islands.

Papa Mike's Palau Islands Handbook
By Mike Hollywood

Brand: iUniverse, Inc.
Paperback (160 pages)

Papa Mike s Palau Islands Handbook
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The Republic of Palau is the westernmost archipelago in Oceania; it is renowned for it's pristine lagoons and immense marine diversity. Palau's marine community features over 800 varieties of hard and soft corals, over 1,500 fish species and over 100 varieties of sponges. Its waters feature two species of endangered turtle the green and hawksbill turtles as well as the most endangered marine mammal, the dugong. There are over 800 islands within its territory with over 50 marine lakes within those islands, each supporting its own diverse marine microclimate. The skies above Palau teem with over 140 varieties of birds representing 41 families and 16 endemic bird species. Palau natural wonders are world-renowned and it's clear waters host an assortment of dive sites that are considered by experts to be among the finest on the planet. This guidebook is written in a relaxed style, full of helpful information, presented with a touch of humor and the author's personal opinions. You will enjoy the lighter side of this well researched guidebook as you discover the natural beauty of these islands.The only guidebook devoted entirely to Palau, allowing more in depth coverage than other titles encompassing all of Micronesia.The most extensive and up to date listing of accommodations of any guidebook of the region, including photos, Website listings and E-mail addresses.Complete Inter-Island flight schedules and island ferry boat schedules.Extensive coverage of activities on each island. Diving, Fishing, Snorkeling, Kayaking, Surfing, Tours and Cultural Events.Over 40 maps and pictures.
Palau - Wink Travel Guide
By Wink Travel Guide

Independently published
Paperback (25 pages)

Palau - Wink Travel Guide
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Palau has all of the gorgeous tropical tranquillity you could wish for in a Pacific island state. Most visitor attractions are found on and around The Rock Islands or Chelbachebover.

These 250 rock islands — many tiny, uninhabited places — offer some enchanting views and are a World Heritage site. They are a silent invitation to kick back and enjoy a touch of paradise.

Have a cocktail in one of the beach clubs on the country's perfect white sand beaches, admire the beautiful deserted bays and lagoons from a kayak or do as most visitors do: dive under to see the stunning and untouched marine life right under the surface. Popular dives include Blue Corner, Blue hole and the German Channel.

Wink Travel Guides introduce you to the best world travel destinations, in a clear and concise way, illustrated by photos.

Palau Adventure & Dive Guide Franko Maps Waterproof Map
By Franko Maps Ltd.

Franko Maps Ltd.
Map (2 pages)

Palau Adventure & Dive Guide Franko Maps Waterproof Map
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This map and guide is loaded with information for everything there is to see and do in the Republic of Palau. It is a map and a guidebook rolled into one. Enough info to help you plan your trip and a handy reference to carry and use in Palau. Dive and snorkel sites are located and described in detail. There are colorful illustrations of many of Palau's beautiful coral reef creatures. Side One focuses on scuba diving and snorkeling locations, and has a lot of information about Palau s states, and more. Side Two describes many of the resorts, tourist sites, and has close-ups of Koror, Babeldaob, Peleliu and Angaur. 18.5" x 26", folded to 4.5" x 9" and printed on waterproof, rip-resistant material.
The Palau Guide: A guide to yachting and tourism in Palau
By Randy Abernethy

BookSurge Publishing
Paperback (182 pages)

The Palau Guide: A guide to yachting and tourism in Palau
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This book provides an in depth look at Palau for visitors by land and sea. The first half of the book delves into the culture and history of Palau with suggestions for tours, hikes, diving and cultural activities. The second half of the book provides a comprehensive set of information for the visiting yachtsman, from weather, parts and services, to charts, routes and anchorages. Palau is an island nation and much of her secret beauty is scattered throughout the myriad islands of her azure lagoons, making the second half of the book of interest to sailors and visitors by air alike.
Palau Dive Map & Reef Creatures Guide Franko Maps Laminated Fish Card
By Franko Maps Ltd.

Franko Maps Ltd.
Map (2 pages)

Palau Dive Map & Reef Creatures Guide Franko Maps Laminated Fish Card
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This colorful guide is perfect for divers, snorkelers and nature lovers visiting the Republic of Palau. Side One is a shaded relief mini-map of Palau with 70+ dive and snorkel sites named and located. Beaches and major resorts are located as well. Side Two is a fish and reef creature identification guide with more than 70 species beautifully illustrated and named.


This convenient, waterproof reference is made of rigid, laminated plastic with hole for lanyard. 5.5" x 8.5".

Franko's Guide Map of the Republic of Palau
By Frank Nielsen

Franko Maps
Map (2 pages)

Franko s Guide Map of the Republic of Palau
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This is a guide to the undisputed best diving placee in the world.
If you wish to plan an expedition or a scuba vacation in Palau, you must have a copy of this map and call or contact one of the three major Scuba Centers and operators in Palau. (Information is included in the map).
Waterproof guide map, ideal for scuba divers and snorkelers. Provides information about Palau, conditions and attractions at scuba diving sites. Includes illustrations and common names of Philippine Sea/Pacific Ocean creatures. Shows snorkeling sites, scuba sites, major roads, unpaved roads, points of interest and lodging.
This map contains more information about the archipelago and the Republic of Palau as you going to fing anywhere else.

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