Palau lies 1,000 km (600 miles) east of the Philippines. It is world renown for marine bio-diversity and an abundance of large pelagic animals that includes schools of sharks and lots of manta rays, turtles on every dive, school of barracudas, elusive mandarin fish and lots of critters. Palau also offers exciting wreck diving with one of the Pacific’s largest collection of intact WWII shipwrecks and plane wrecks, snorkeling in the Jellyfish Lake and an unforgettable dolphin encounter in the Rock Islands. Palau is a divers dream! A true β€œone stop shop” when it comes to diving! Whatever your diving pleasure, level of interest or experience level, Palau diving is sure to please! The majority of diving in Palau consists of drift diving along the beautiful walls, plateaus and coral gardens of the outer barrier reef, a forty minute boat ride from Koror through the picturesque rock islands.

Reference: Palau Diving,

2005 TRIP

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Photography; Fritz, Tom Ventura & Dave Santos

2007 TRIP

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PHOTOGRAPHY: Jonet, Orly, Ernan, Ali & Dave

2008 TRIP

PHOTOGRAPHY: Dave & Albert



  1. Congratulations to the creators of this site. It is truly entertaining and informative. Brings back good memories of Palau. Makes you want to visit again. Great work!
    P.S. You have my permission to upload my palau 2007 pics if you like.

  2. Thanks Doc for your heartwarming compliment and for giving your blessing on the Palau 2007 upload. I will upload them as soon as I get the CD from Dave. And also don’t forget to give us a copy of your Tubbataha trip as soon as you get back. Have a safe trip πŸ™‚

  3. Can’t wait to see Palau 2007 photos. πŸ˜€

  4. What can I say… the pictures in Palau says it all, and I can’t wait to dive again. In fact, soon after we got back, I was ready to book for the next trip. One of my best dive trips as of date. Many thanks to our tour and event coordinator, Dave Santos and DM Ernan.

  5. Wow! I have a photo with the jellies! THANKS TAY!

  6. March 26-31 2010 new trip to Palau !!!!!

  7. Added all details of the Palau dive sites and over 30 videos in Hope you find it useful… Thank you!!! πŸ™‚

  8. Great photos! I miss Palau so much! I was born there and grew up there and in Yap. If you’re interested in reading about my experiences living in the region, check out my blog at .
    Again, great job!

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