When to Go

High Season (Dec–Mar)

  • Accommodation can be hard to find – reservations are essential.
  • Hotel prices up by 50%.
  • Usually flat, calm seas and drier weather.
  • Dive sites may be crowded.

Shoulder Season (Apr, Jul & Aug, Oct & Nov)

  • Discounts available at hotels.
  • Heavy rainfall.
  • Winds often whip up the waves; some dive sites not accessible.

Low Season (May & Jun, Sep)

  • Hotel prices up to 30% lower than in high season.
  • Lower airfares into Palau.
  • Fewer travellers; dive sites not crowded.