Geographically Located in Micronesia, 7° 30' North Latitude, 133° 30' East Longitude, Palau is an island nation comprised of 16 states. Officially the Republic of Palau, this island nation in the Pacific Ocean is about 500 miles east of the Philippines and 2000 miles south of Tokyo.
Climate: Palau enjoys a pleasantly warm climate all year round with an annual mean temperature of 82° degrees F. (27° C.). Rainfall can occur throughout the year, and the annual average is 150 inches. The average relative humidity is 82%, and although rain falls more frequently between July and October, there is still much sunshine. Typhoons are rare as Palau is located outside the typhoon zone.
Getting There: From the western seaboard of the United States, you can hop to Hawaii, skip to Guam, then jump to Palau. For a scenic island route, you can do an island hop across Micronesia to Palau. Through Asia, there are twice weekly charter services between Taipei, Taiwan and Palau and additional flights are also available during peak seasons. From Europe,visitors can fly via Emerates direct to Manila, Philippines and onwards with Continental Airlines to Palau--this is possible without overnight stay in Manila.
Fly from any major cities in Australia to Cairns to make your connection to Palau. Continental Airlines flies between Cairns and Guam twice weekly and daily from Guam to Palau. Most carriers service Manila, and connect via Continental Airlines’ twice-weekly flights to Palau.
Surf Trip Surf Travel Video. No Surfing! Images were captured in pristine waters of Manado and Tioman, Palau
Palau Islands Map
Check out these links for Palau surf spots, surf maps and pictures. Japanese Site.