Considered one of the best and most sought-after diving destinations on the planet, Palau is also a haven for eco-tourists who want to do their part to help others protect the natural world both above and beneath the waves.
The abundant marine life, friendly locals who can guide you to the most exciting dive sites for divers of all levels, and the perfect climate make Palau a must-dive destination for travelers from around the world.
But in addition to beautiful surroundings, Palau is an island that has taken charge when it comes to preserving the natural world, so you'll find many species of marine life and corals thriving in its waters.
How to Get To Palau?
Flying into Palau is easy, as there are plenty of airlines, such as United Airlines, China Airlines, and Delta Airlines, that arrive there daily. Choose from direct or indirect flights, depending upon where you're coming from. You can get to Palau from just about anywhere in the world. For example, you can arrive from Manila, Guam, Taipei, Tokyo, Seoul, and other cities across the globe.
When is The Best Time to Go Diving in Palau?
The great thing about scuba diving Palau is that the island's climate is suitable for water sports all year long. Average temperatures hover around 27°C (82°F). Just be aware that there's also a high possibility that you'll encounter a rain shower during your stay, but it won't get in the way of what you want to do. If you want to steer clear of most of the rain that falls on Palau, avoid the rainy months of July through October.
Would you like to explore and experience Palau? Check out these dive operators in Palau who offer liveaboard and land based dive packages for all budgets.
You Do Not Have to Be a Pro to Dive in Palau
Palau's dive sites are suitable for all levels of divers, and you'll have a variety of dive sites to choose from, including drift and reef dives, as well as wreck dives, underwater caves, saltwater lakes like Jellyfish Lake, and more.
And for those in search of dives that'll have them close to sharks, it's worth noting that Palau also became the first in the world to create a shark sanctuary. So whether you want to gain more experience if you're a beginner, or if you're in search of a new and challenging experience, scuba diving Palau has something for everyone.
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Article written by Rutger Thole who is an avid scuba diver and loves to travel, dive and write about scuba diving. Based in Amsterdam he runs bookyourdive.com and at least twice a year he plans a dive trip of the beaten track.