Palau

LOCAL TIME:
GMT+9
LANGUAGE:
EnglishJapanesePalauan
FLIGHT TIME FROM UK:
20 to 25 Hrs
CURRENCY:
USD

Palau is a country located in the western Pacific Ocean, southeast of the Philippines. It consists of over 340 islands and has a population of around 21,000 people. The capital city is Ngerulmud, but the largest city is Koror.

The official languages of Palau are Palauan and English, with Palauan being the most widely spoken. Other languages such as Japanese and Filipino are also spoken due to the country’s history and location.

The currency of Palau is the United States dollar (USD), which is widely accepted throughout the country.

The flight time from the UK to Palau can vary depending on the route and layover times, but typically takes around 20-25 hours with one or more stops.

Palau is 9 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT+9) and does not observe daylight saving time.

The main airport in Palau is the Roman Tmetuchl International Airport (ROR), located in Airai, which is about 6km south of Koror. The address of Roman Tmetuchl International Airport is P.O. Box 10001, Airai, Republic of Palau 96940.

Top Local Attractions

Rock Islands

The Rock Islands are a stunningly beautiful collection of limestone islands located in Palau's southern lagoon. Visitors can explore the islands by kayak, take part in snorkeling or diving activities to discover the rich marine life and coral reefs, and admire the stunning landscapes and crystal-clear waters.

Jellyfish Lake

Jellyfish Lake is a unique natural wonder located on Eil Malk Island in Palau. The lake is home to millions of golden jellyfish that have lost their ability to sting. Visitors can take part in a guided snorkeling tour to swim amongst the jellyfish and experience the unique sensation of swimming in a lake filled with these beautiful creatures.

Ngardmau Waterfall

The Ngardmau Waterfall is a stunningly beautiful waterfall located in the dense jungle of Palau's largest state. Visitors can take a short hike through the jungle to reach the waterfall and enjoy the stunning views of the lush vegetation and crystal-clear waters cascading down the rocks.
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