Diving in Palau: OASIS

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Diving in Palau

Fun Dive
Fun Dive schedule

Fun Dive (For Certified Divers)
Inscribed in the World Heritage list in 2012, Palau has been one of the dream destinations for scuba-divers all over the world. Its amazing rich nature offers a variety of dive sites (over 70!) to fascinate divers of any level and interest. Trip to world's best dive sites is about a 30 to 50 minute-boat ride through unique Rock Islands and Turquoise Blue ocean. Found in just one plunge are friendly big Napoleon wrasse, Grey Reef Shark, Manta Ray, Eagle Ray and Turtle gracefully swimming around. Macro lovers will be amazed with various colorful gobies, lovely anthias and basslets. Make a request to your dive guide on or prior to your arrival if you have preferred dive sites and must-see fish in mind. We will try to plan trips to match your preferences.

Diving Spots
Blue corner/Blue Holes/New Drop off/German channel/Ulong channel/Siaes tunnel/ Shark city/Chandelier cave/Short Drop off/Peleliu corner/Peleliu express, more than 70 places.

*Attention Click here for Important notices
*Please prepare a raincoat or a boatcoat as we may encounter some squalls during trip
* For safety reason, selection of dive sites is subject to change for tide, weather conditions and skills of participants. We would appreciate your kind understanding.

Morning Dive schedule
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Morning Dive
Good for divers who want to do 4 dives a day, and for brush-up of those who haven't dived for a while. Trip to the dive sites is just a 10-minute boat ride so the whole dive trip will take about 1.5 hours. Dive sites are in inner bay areas, usually calm with no strong currents, and paradise to variety of photographers' favorites like Banded Shrimp Gobies, Signal Gobies, Cardinal fish and Anemone fish. The boat returns to the pier by 8:30 am.
Minimum number of participants : 2 adults
Dive spots: Marine lake/St. cardinal garden

Sunrise Dive
Sunrise Dive schedule

Sunrise Dive
Good for last day of your dive-tour. Boat quietly leaves the pier in the rosy dawn so relax and enjoy a beautiful sun rise in the Rock Islands on the way. Trips are usually to Ngemeris or Ulong areas for 2 dives in the morning, when other divers are still getting ready for the day trip. Particularly before new moons, we plan a tour to Ulong areas, where divers will encounter thousands of Baffalo fish spawning.
Minimum number of participants : 4 adults

Oasis House Reef
Oasis House Reef schedule

Oasis House Reef
Good evening dive spot after your day trip. Our original dive spot is just below the pier of our shop, with max depth 3 to 4 meters. Found in the shallow water are full of photogenic species like psychedelic Mandarin fish, beautiful Pink Spotted Shrimp Goby, lovely parrs of Pajama Cardinal fish and Banded Darcher fish, Giant clam and so on. Around 6:00 to 6:30 pm is the best time to watch Mandarin fish mating. Our shop is equipped with hot showers so enjoy them and have some beer at the terrace with beautiful sunset after dive.

Introductory Dive
Introductory Dive schedule

Introductory Dive --- For Non-Certified Divers

Try and experience an exciting underwater tour in one of the world's famous dive spots!

Sunrise Intro-Dive
Good for those who wish to try scuba-diving, but have other tours to join during day time. Sunrise Intro-Dive tour will start at 6:10am and ends at around 8:30am, so you are in time to get ready for your day trip. Lecture practice starts in a shallow swimming pool of a nearby hotel, in a relaxing and stress-free atmosphere. Your dive instructor will give you some tips on skills and trouble-shooting. After practice in the pool is your dive in the sea, where you may watch beautifully-colored coral fishes, and if you are lucky, a turtle snoozing in the shallow coral areas. Courses take place with a small group of people with experienced dive instructors.
Minimum number of participants : 2 adults

*Attention Click here for Important notices
*Children at the age of 10 and younger cannot participate in this course.
* Please prepare a raincoat or a boatcoat as we may encounter some squalls during trip


Beach Intro-Dive
Beach Intro-Dive schedule

Beach Intro-Dive
Good for those who want to dive and relax on a white sand island. Courses include one dive in the morning, and one in the afternoon. Lecture & practice take place in a shallow, clear water area by the white sand beach, where a school of little fish welcomes you. Relax and enjoy your dives as well as beautiful scenery of quiet blue ocean and the Rock Islands. Between the dives is perfect time for lunch, picnic and snorkeling. There are some benches for you to take a nap as well!
Minimum number of participants : 2 adults

*Attention Click here for Important notices
*Children at the age of 10 and younger cannot participate in this course.
* Please prepare a raincoat or a boatcoat as we may encounter some squalls during trip

Outer Reef Intro-Dive
Outer Reef Intro-Dive schedule

Outer Reef Intro-Dive
For those who wish for more adventures after joining Sunrise Intro Dive or Beach Intro Dive. Unlike in inner bay and beach areas, chances to watch schools of bigger fish like Trevally, Napoleon Wrasse, Sharks and turtles are higher and marine scenery is more dynamic in outer reef dive sites.

Minimum number of participants : 2 adults

*Children at the age of 10 and younger cannot participate in this course.
* Please prepare a raincoat or a boatcoat as we may encounter some squalls during trip
*For safety reasons, we accept guests who have joined Sunrise Intro or Beach Intro Dives prior to Outer Reef Intro Dive during his/her stay. We appreciate your kind understanding.

Open Water
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As a PADI certified dive center, we offer a variety of training courses;

Open Water Diver Course
First step to be a certified diver. Training course includes lessons for acquiring basic skills and trouble shooting.
For more details, click here

Advanced Course
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Advanced Open Water Diver Course
For divers with Open Water certification. Training course includes lessons for advancing your dive skills such as deep dive and underwater navigation (required), and other skills of your interests to expand your diving knowledge.
For more details, click here

Attention

Important Notices
*Always take you Rock Island Permit ($50/person) or Jellyfish Lake Permit ($100/person) with you during your tours. Permit is not necessary for children of age 6 or younger.

*For safety reason, KOROR STATE WATER SAFETY REGULATION requires that all divers take dive signal tubes with them at all times during diving. Include one in your dive gear or ask your dive guide for a rental on arrival.

*Those with below pre-medical conditions need to present us with a diving medical certificate issued by a medical specialist (doctor), guaranteeing that the subject diver is eligible for scuba-diving.

- With neurological disorder such as Epilepsy and other disease with possibility of loss of consciousness.
- With neurological disorder such as severe migraine headaches, head injuries, Intracranial Tumor and other brain related disorders.


- With cardiovascular disorder. (Heart disorder) 
- With pulmonary disorder such as asthma, pneumothorax and other related disease. (Lung disorder) 
- With high blood pressure  
- With diabetes 
- Adults at the age of 60 and older  

* Listed schedules are not fixed, subject to change for tide, weather conditions and skills of participants.

* Listed tour schedules are not fixed but for your reference, and subject to change for marine and weather conditions. We appreciate your understanding and acceptance.