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Ngardmau Falls

Address: Koror, Koror Island, Palau
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Ranked #6 of 15 Attractions in Koror
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Waterfalls, Nature & Parks
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Type: Waterfalls, Nature & Parks
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Los Angeles, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Worth it, but don't count on "swimming" in the pool beneath the falls. The falls are very powerful, the pool shallow, the mist intense. The walk is hot, many steps, but worthwhile.

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Fort Worth, Texas, United States
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7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

The falls were beautiful, but water temp is cold, be ready for that. The perfect ocean temps spoiled me. I actually enjoyed the poools 2/3 down to the falls more. The hike in and out isn't too difficult, I recomend it.

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Taipei, Taipei, Taiwan
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

It's a beautiful waterfall! Takes a good 20min hike down. We chose to do the half way zip line which was more for the thrill of it than saving time. If u want to save time you gotta do the full zip line but then you miss the nice cooling creek! Definitely take the buggy train ride back up as... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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9 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

As with a couple of other reviewers, my first visit to Ngardmau Falls was a peaceful, scenic hike through the rainforest, and a lovely dip in the rock pools at the end. Now they've 'developed' the attraction, much to it's detriment IMHO. There is a zip-line down - those who choose to do this may get a buzz, but miss... More 

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South San Francisco, California
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54 attraction reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

There is a fee to trek to the falls but it is totally worth it. Stunning jungle scenery as well as lush flora and vibrant fauna. Huge flowing falls you can play in all you wantand the folks that staff it are awesome! Thanks Ike and Jordan for a fun filled trip to the Falls!

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

The trail to the falls is a bit challenging, but the steps and upkeep make the journey fun. A zipline is available for the adventurous. If you walk, bring water shoes or dive boots. The Monorail back up is worth the price, especially if you are interested in seeing the flora up close.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Ngardmau Falls was one of the first adventures I had on land in Palau. You have to drive about 30 minutes from Korror. There are people that sit at the base of the hike that charge for parking ( I don't think they're legit, and it was only a couple dollars I believe.)The hike is easy but you have to... More 

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Westminster, CA
18 reviews 18 reviews
9 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We sandwiched an excursion out here between our two Rock Island excursions. We were a bit apprehensive, but did it ended up being nothing short of spectacular. We stopped at a fruit farm which was very interesting. Then went to the waterfall (there are two, but Ngardmau is the bigger of the two). We trekked downhill for 1.5 miles to... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We rented a car for our trip to Palau so we did not have to pay a tour group to go. (The drive up to Ngardmau is very user-friendly on a newly constructed road by the american army core of engineers.) We paid $10 each for the park entrance and hiked down about 20 mins to the waterfall. The hike... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

You need to walk a while to the huge waterfall or you can take the zipline to it.

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