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PALAU NOVEMBER 2016 Palau November 2016

Trip Overview

Palau is considered one of the world’s premier dive destinations, with dozens of dive sites, in a rare variety: walls with fascinating coral formations, reef corners where the currents attracts sharks, rays and schooling fish, channels and other sandy bottom sites, tunnels, holes, caves and caverns, and plenty WWII wrecks, from freighters to planes! From macro to mantas, Palau has it all! We will be staying at the Palasia Hotel (Town view) and Breakfast is Included. Lunch is included on dive days.

  • 11/6/16 LAX to Taipei on China Air Leaving at 1:05 AM arriving 11/7 at 6:00 AM. Half-day tour can be arranged while in Taipei (not included)
  • 11/7/16 Taipei to Palau on China Air Leaving at 1:35 PM arriving at 6:35 PM
  • 11 nights in Palau (7-18 the of November)
  • 11/18/16 Palau to Taipei on China Air Leaving at 7:25 PM arriving at 10:05 PM
  • 11/18/16 Taipei to LAX on China Air Leaving at 11:50 PM arriving at 8:35 PM

Hotel in LAX for return is included in the price – Fly to SLC on the morning of the 19th

Trip Costs

$3,999 per person (dbl. occupancy)

$2,889 per person non-diver

Price may vary slightly based on domestic pricing between SLC/LAX leg.

A $500 deposit ($250 non-refundable) is required per person to hold a spot. Space is limited. Prices are based on double adult rate occupancy and are subject to change. Please be aware the airline or operator may impose a fuel or tax surcharge over which we have no control If this happens, an additional fee may be charged prior to departure. Single persons signing up may be subject to additional charges. Changes to package and cancellation penalties do exist. Travel insurance is highly recommended.

Payment Schedule:

  • $1000 pp paid by 11/6/2015
  • $1000 ($2000 total) pp paid by 2/12/2016
  • $1000 ($3000 total) pp paid by 5/20/2016
  • Total pp paid by 8/8/2016

NOTE: a 3% fee will be added if using a credit/debit card



  • Roundtrip airfare SLC to Palau
  • Hotel in LAX on return
  • Half day tour of Taiwan during layover if interested
  • 10 nights in the Palasia Hotel
  • 9 Days of diving with Sam’s Tours (includes free Nitrox)
    • 7 days of 3 tank dives (2 of the third tanks at Chandelier Cave)
    • 1 day of 2 tank boat dives followed by Jellyfish Lake snorkel
    • 1 day of 2 tank boat dives
  • Breakfast is included at the hotel each day
  • Lunch served on each dive day

Not Included

  • Open Water Certification ($170 for 4 certification dives and $100 for 2)
  • Lunch on non dive days
  • Meals other than those listed
  • Evergreen Hotel for 7 hour layover in Paipei if desired (optional)
  • Tips for stay ($150-200 pp)
  • Departure tax in Palau of $20 pp (paid when leaving and must be paid in cash)
  • Green environment fee of $30 pp (paid when leaving and must be paid in cash)
  • Marine Park Fees ($50 Palau, $50 Jellyfish Lake, $30 Peleliu pp)
  • Reef Hook
  • Dive Rental Equipment
  • Dive / Travel Insurance

Entry Requirements

A valid passport that will not expire within 6 months of the return date. Special documentation requirements for children under 18.