PALAU 02

RAINBOWS END

13 - 26 MAY 2021  • 14 DAYS •  14 GUESTS

Join us on an exceptional expedition through the archipelago of Palau, a tropical island paradise showcasing incredible marine biodiversity with over 1500 fish species, an abundance of pelagic animals and a plethora of soft and hard corals.

 Discover jaw-dropping island landscapes, with world-class diving and snorkeling. Swim with millions of jellyfish at mysterious Jelly Fish Lake and experience the cultural riches and scenic sites of Babeldaob as you walk along an ancient stone path to a traditional men’s house and hike to a spectacular waterfall in the middle of the jungle for a refreshing dip. Explore the hidden network of marine lakes, mangrove channels and white sandy beaches by kayak. Paddle through the lush Rock Islands and marvel at the beautiful blue hues of the crystal-clear waters and its unique flora and fauna. Enjoy a scenic flight for an incredible aerial view of this unique and beautiful island nation with the rich waters and the lush green of the islands dotted throughout.

Discover Palau’s spectacular and world-famous snorkel and dive sites from the comforts of our exclusively chartered yacht, the SY Palau Siren, furnished with luxury amenities and excellent food. When not in the water exploring the underwater riches, visit the significant World War II battle sites of Peleliu, enjoy a massage and sip on a cocktail whilst watching the spectacular sunsets. Experience the best of Palau in comfort and style on this incredible adventure.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Sail in the lap of luxury as you explore the best that Palau has on offer, onboard our exclusively chartered yacht.

  • Snorkel and dive spectacular drop offs, marine channels and lakes abundant with fish and corals.

  • Watch Sharks patrolling the reefs, swim alongside Manta rays and turtles

  • Enjoy a Pelagic day in search of whales, dolphins and pelagic sharks

  • Explore a coral encrusted World War II shipwreck and swim with millions of jellyfish in mysterious Jelly Fish Lake.

  • Kayak through Palau's Rock Islands, snorkel fragile coral gardens inside hidden marine lakes and feast on a beach BBQ.

  • Soar over the enchanting Rock Islands and reefs of Palau on a scenic flight

  • Take a refreshing dip in a jungle waterfall and stroll down an ancient stone path to a traditional men’s house.


a COMBINATION for the ULTIMATE EXPERIENCE

Book 2 expeditions and receive a $500 per person savings / Book 3 expeditions and receive a $750 per person savings

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PHILIPPINES - ENCHANTING ISLANDS, SEASCAPES & CRITTERS

29 APR - 15 MAY 2021 – 17 DAYS – 18 GUESTS  

This exceptional journey takes you through the Philippines and her islands, with colourful markets, authentic villages and abundant marine life. Stay at luxurious beach resorts, surrounded by jungle and enjoy stunning ocean vistas. Submerge into an incredibly rich and diverse underwater world and explore some of the most gorgeous reefs on the planet.


RESERVE MY SPACE & ENQUIRIES

You've got that "I don't want to miss out" feeling for a good reason. Our expeditions are life changers and we have a solid following of Wild Earth Explorers who love returning to adventure with us. Don't hesitate in reserving your space today.  



I had an incredible, amazing, magnificent, wonderful time. I’ve been using these words with my friends, but they don’t cover how superb our adventure was. It was beyond words. You are so energetic and exuberant and you leave no stone unturned in the quest for exceptional experiences for us to enjoy. No detail is overlooked. What a lovely group of people. It always feels like a big, happy family. What a grand experience. Thanks again for enriching my life.
— Libby C., Great Britain - 2013 Philippines & Palau

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ITINERARY OVERVIEW

PALAU 02 - RAINBOWS END

13–26 MAY 2021 – 14 DAYS – 14 GUESTS

Day 01 | May 13 Depart Home / En Route to Koror, Palau

Day 02 | May 14 Arrive in Koror

Day 03 | May 15 Scenic flight / Board S/Y Palau Siren

Day 04-11 | May 16-23 Explore Palau, Dive, Snorkel, Kayak, Pelagic day 

Day 12 | May 24 Jelly Fish Lake / Rock islands  

Day 13 | May 25 Cultural Tour of Babeldaob / Fly home

Day 14 | May 26 Arrive home


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BROCHURE

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S/Y PALAU SIREN

Onboard the stunning 40-meter S/Y Palau Siren luxury live-aboard, the cabins can be used as twin or double bedrooms. The outside dining area is very spacious, offering a great setting for all your meals. The dive deck is very spacious and comfortable and there’s a large sun deck. There are designated areas for charging and preparation of your camera, video and laptop equipment.

She is a traditional "gaft-rigged Phinisi schooner", handcrafted from ironwood and teak. You will find no other dive live-aboard as beautiful in the waters of Micronesia. She was built by divers for divers and you can rest assured every need has been thought of and has been implemented.

FEATURES

  • 8 large air-conditioned cabins each with their own en-suite bathrooms with hot water, personal computer, audio-visual entertainment system and multiple power sources to facilitate the needs of digital photography. All rooms are lavished with luxury extra's including bathrobes, hair dryers, towels, individually controlled mood lighting and controls for your air-conditioning unit.

  • 7 sails, an expansive leisure and diving deck area, covered outdoor dining area, a spacious air-conditioned saloon with cocktail bar, 42 inch flat-screen and computer server supporting the inter-cabin network.

  • 2 ten-meter dive tenders accompany the main ship.

  • Workstations for the preparation and maintenance of cameras including prep and storage areas and large rinse tanks with fresh water solely for cameras and videos.

  • Enriched Air Nitrox is free for all certified Nitrox divers. If you are not a certified Nitrox diver the instructors onboard can teach you the Enriched Air Specialty (at a cost).

  • Dive gear rental free of charge (only torches and dive computers cost extra).

  • Laundry Service (at a cost).

  • Massage Service (at a cost).

  • Kayaks.


WILD EARTH LEADERS

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Natalia Baechtold

Co-Founder, Director of Visual Media, Expedition Leader & Dive Master

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Robin Aiello

Marine Biologist & Snorkel Guide

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