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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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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.

Diving & Snorkeling Guide to Palau and Yap 2016 (Diving & Snorkeling Guides) (Volume 2)
By Tim Rock

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Paperback (124 pages)

Diving & Snorkeling Guide to Palau and Yap 2016 (Diving & Snorkeling Guides) (Volume 2)
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Palau is one of the world’s underwater wonders and Yap is both the most culturally intact isle in the region and a worthy diving and snorkeling mecca in its own right. This guide is new for 2016, with new images, more information on the outer atolls and updated dive site information. These two western Micronesian islands together offer the best diving in the Western Pacific. Both have stunning natural beauty, fabulous coral gardens and guaranteed encounters with big ocean marine life like sharks and manta rays. This guide introduces you to the most popular and sites of Palau and Yap, as well as some unique and more remote sites that are rarely visited. Although the islands are famous for their wide array of beautiful hard corals, abundance of marine life and big fish dives, there is also some great shipwreck diving in Palau. This new book has over 130 full color images and island maps. Dive-site locations are shown on maps and each site is introduced with general location, most frequently dived depths, the type of dive that can be expected, the dominant marine life to be found and logistical requirements. And it is not only about diving. There is lots to do on land in both islands and Yap, especially, is a fascinating cultural oasis, where life still goes on much as it has for centuries. And the people are incredibly welcoming! In short, this is everything you need to get the most out of your trip to Palau and Yap and also makes for a terrific souvenir of your visit.
Palau (Lonely Planet Diving & Snorkeling Great Barrier Reef)
By Tim Rock

Lonely Planet
Paperback (144 pages)

Palau (Lonely Planet Diving & Snorkeling Great Barrier Reef)
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  • dive site depth range and conditions
  • topside practicalities
  • 10 easy-to-read maps
Product Description:

The Palau archipelago in Micronesia boasts a huge barrier reef that protects the mushroom-shaped limestone Rock Islands, offering tranquil diving and snorkeling in the lagoon's warm waters. Dramatic drop-offs at the famed Ngemelis Wall and Blue Corner makes Palau an adrenaline-pumping drift-diving paradise. Explore historic WWII shipwrecks, venture into mysterious sea caves, and snorkel ancient Jellyfish Lake. From the southern tip of Peleliu to the northern reaches of Kayangel Atoll, this guide covers 48 of Palau's best dive sites, with full-color photos throughout.

You'll get specific information on:

  • Dive site depth range and suggested diving expertise
  • Common and hazardous marine life
  • Topside activities from waterfall hikes and camping to kayaking and shopping
  • Accommodations and diving services listings
  • 10 easy-to-read maps
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" x 27", folded to 4.5" x 9" and printed on waterproof, rip-resistant synthetic stock.
Lonely Planet Singapore (Travel Guide)
By Lonely Planet & Daniel McCrohan

Lonely Planet
Paperback (224 pages)

Lonely Planet Singapore (Travel Guide)
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Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher

Lonely Planet Singapore is your passport to all the most relevant and up-to-date advice on what to see, what to skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Shop for treasures along Orchard Road, take in dazzling city views while gliding along the Singapore River, or try local specialties at a hawker centre; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Singapore and begin your journey now!

Inside Lonely Planet Singapore Travel Guide:

  • Colour maps and images throughout
  • Highlights and itineraries show you the simplest way to tailor your trip to your own personal needs and interests
  • Insider tips save you time and money and help you get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
  • Essential info at your fingertips - including hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, and prices
  • Honest reviews for all budgets - including eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, and hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
  • Cultural insights give you a richer and more rewarding travel experience - including history, art, literature, cinema, music, languages, landscapes, food, drink, and more
  • Free, convenient pull-out Singapore map (included in print version), plus over 20 colour local maps
  • Useful features - including Walking Tours, Travel with Children, and Day Trips
  • Coverage of Chinatown, the CBD, Sentosa Island, Colonial District, Marina Bay, the Quays, Orchard Road, Holland Village, Dempsey Hill, Botanic Gardens, Little India, Kampong Glam, Palau Ubin, and more

The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Singapore, our most comprehensive guide to Singapore, is perfect for those planning to both explore the top sights and take the road less travelled.

  • Looking for just the highlights of Singapore? Check out Lonely Planet's Pocket Singapore, a handy-sized guide focused on the can't-miss sights for a quick trip.
  • Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet's Malaysia, Singapore & Brunei guide for a comprehensive look at all the region has to offer, or Lonely Planet's Discover Malaysia & Singapore, a photo-rich guide to the region's most popular attractions.

Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Shawn Low, and Daniel McCrohan.

About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, as well as an award-winning website, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet's mission is to enable curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves in.

TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards 2012 and 2013 winner in Favorite Travel Guide category

'Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.' - New York Times

'Lonely Planet. It's on everyone's bookshelves; it's in every traveller's hands. It's on mobile phones. It's on the Internet. It's everywhere, and it's telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.' - Fairfax Media (Australia)

Travel Hack Your Way Through Palau: Fly Free, Get Best Room Prices, Save on Auto Rentals & Get The Most Out of Your Stay
By Tim Westin

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Paperback (42 pages)

Travel Hack Your Way Through Palau: Fly Free, Get Best Room Prices, Save on Auto Rentals & Get The Most Out of Your Stay
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In clear, easy-to-grasp language, the author covers many of the topics that you will need to know in order to travel hack your way through Palau.
Palau Reef Creatures Guide Franko Maps Laminated Fish Card 4" x 6"
By Franko Maps Ltd.

Franko Maps Ltd.
Map (2 pages)

Palau Reef Creatures Guide Franko Maps Laminated Fish Card 4" x 6"
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A colorful guide with beautiful illustrations that will help you identify more than 100 species of coral reef creatures found in Palau's waters. Great for snorkelers, divers and nature lovers! This handy, waterproof reference is made of hard, laminated plastic with hole for lanyard. 4" x 6"

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