We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“Exceeded all expectations!”

Palau Dive Adventures
Ranked #1 of 27 Tours in Koror
Certificate of Excellence
More attraction details
Attraction details
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: At Palau Dive Adventures, we offer small, flexible, flawlessly organized dive adventures. You choose the dive spots you want to see and we take care of everything else. Live-Aboard Adventures by day, shore based freedom and comfort at night. Our impeccably organized 5-day itinerary packs in 13 stunning dives (plus 2 land tour options) during the day, leaving you free to relax and enjoy the culture,conveniences and comfort of the island at night. Each trip begins on Monday and finishes up on Friday. Group size is limited to 10 guests per week and we have have 3 dive masters that guide in the water, so no matter what level you are, we can accommodate you. Book your trip now, before someone else does!
Reviewed August 7, 2017

We had an awesome week of diving and we're so  happy we made our plans with Palau Dive Adventures! The staff and crew couldn't have been nicer! And the lunches were fantastic! (tip: work on your chopstick skills!) We couldn't believe we even got a THANK YOU note!  That was just crazy!  We've already recommended PDA to our diver friends!

1  Thank tinawill2017
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
PalauDiveAdventures, Manager at Palau Dive Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded August 8, 2017

Dear "tinawill2017",

THANK YOU! Really!

Of course we would send a thank you note. We know Palau is a haul to get to, but always worth it. We are glad you had an awesome time with us and SINCERELY appreciate you telling all your diver friends about us.

Love your tip! We can always pack a lunch fork for you as well. We wish you a great summer.

Kindest regards,

Mary Ann Napil + Entire PDA Team
Dive Shop Manager

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a ReviewReviews (217)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages
All reviews
"these guys"
in 18 reviews
"bento box"
in 21 reviews
"small group"
in 16 reviews
"great diving"
in 17 reviews
"take care"
in 14 reviews
"blue corner"
in 34 reviews
"the entire week"
in 4 reviews
"water bottles"
in 7 reviews
"captain dustin"
in 4 reviews
"german channel"
in 15 reviews
"knowledgeable crew"
in 3 reviews
"other companies"
in 8 reviews
"airport pickup"
in 5 reviews
"hot tea"
in 4 reviews
"birthday cake"
in 4 reviews
"always felt safe"
in 4 reviews
"enjoyed diving"
in 6 reviews
Filter

55 - 59 of 217 reviews

Reviewed July 20, 2017

I was in Palau on business and only dove 1 day. However, my web research proved correct as the 5-star rating of PDA proved right on. The crew were top-notch, friendly, responsive, efficient pros. Nice small group size w max of 10 for boat -- we had 6 divers and 3 guides. We did 3 tanks/dives and all were gorgeous. The dive team monitored the diverse clients perfectly and led us to spectacular sites. Jillions of sharks and all the other biggies you expect in Palau. They even serve a very nice bento lunch on a pleasant beach served in real lacquered wood box -- lots of choices and no SPAM or weenies! This company hustles to keep customers happy and delivers!

Thank Paul D
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
PalauDiveAdventures, General Manager at Palau Dive Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded July 21, 2017

Dear Paul,

Thank you for doing your "web research" and choosing to dive with us. We sincerely appreciate it!

At least you got in one day of diving and hopefully next time you can a bit more time diving and not so much time working. :)

Thank you again for diving with us and for taking the time out of your busy schedule to write a review of us.

Kindest regards always,

Team PDA
Mary Ann Napil
Dive Shop Manager

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed July 18, 2017 via mobile

Can't say enough about the crew at PDA. Helpful, friendly people who went out of their way to make our trip enjoyable.

Jason, Jaime and everyone else on the team are good people.

Highly recommend PDA. Would love to go back.

Thank dockramer
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
PalauDiveAdventures, Manager at Palau Dive Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded July 18, 2017

Hi "Dockramer",

Thank you for coming to Palau and diving with us. Glad you enjoyed Jason and Jaime, we will make sure they are both around next time you come :)

Thank you again!

Mary Ann Napil - Dive Shop Manager/Jaime's Older Sister :)

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed June 21, 2017

You may know about them taking care of your dive equipment all week. You may know about the EXCELLENT bento box lunches. But what I was really impressed with was the transportation service. I stayed at an airbnb a few miles outside of downtown Koror, and it wasn't an issue for them to pick me up and drop me off every day for no addition charge. Jaime actually drove out to the property prior to my arrival just to make sure he knew how to get there. He then offered to drive me around town when I wasn't diving. He picked me up twice to drive me to dinner and even picked me up at 6:30am to transfer me to a dock for an excursion to Peleliu with a different company. That's full service!

And they go to all the good dive spots, not just the places close to the dock. They give you variety - wrecks, coral/wildlife dives and even Chandelier Cave, which is an incredibly unique experience.

Go with these guys. When you account for the 3 dives per day, including free nitrox and the other perks, it's well worth the cost.

Thank Joe U
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
PalauDiveAdventures, General Manager at Palau Dive Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded June 22, 2017

Dear Joe!

Thank you again for "diving" with us, looks like maybe you had almost as much fun "driving" with us! We want our guests to experience more than just the marvels underwater but, also the topside activities on land. We all know the underwater world of Palau is amazing, but, so are the people of Palau and you only get that staying on the island.

We truly thank you for diving with us and we will relay your gratitude for our service to Jaime.

Thank you again for doing all the research on Palau and choosing to dive with us.

Kindest regards,

Mary Ann Napil - Dive Shop Manger and Jaime's Older Sister :)

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
See more reviews
Reviewed June 21, 2017

PDA is no doubt the nicest and best dive center in Palau. From their website to booking and finally to diving, they were professional and extremely helpful, making our time in Palau unforgettable.

If you ever search for diving in Palau, the first result will be their website. Not only does it exhibit the wonderful dive sites of Palau, it even recommends things to do in Palau outside of diving. Their website is easy to navigate and is a fantastic resource to your trip in Palau.

Booking with Cheryl was very easy and helpful. She made everything very clear and even gave us recommendations for places to eat. Pickup is great and your dive gear will be taken care of very well.

The divemaster in PDA is very experienced and knows the dive sites very thoroughly. Unfortunately jellyfish lake was closed when we booked our dives, however the PDA team gave us an extra dive instead. Every single dive was special and memorable. We all dived nitrox so we had so much time underwater. Being the most expensive dive center in Palau, I found every dollar worth. I’m not going to spoil what you will find while diving here, everything is truly very special and you have to see it for yourself.

If you’re diving in Palau and want the best experience, there is no better dive center than PDA.

Thank schemetrical
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
PalauDiveAdventures, Guest Relations Manager at Palau Dive Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded June 21, 2017

Dear "Schemetrical",

Thank you for choosing to dive with us! You obviously did your homework and researched all the options in Palau. We are very happy to hear you found our website resourceful.

In fact, we found some things we want to tweak on our website and as such will launch a newer website that is more informative in the next 3 weeks. It is our goal to show that this is so much more than a dive trip. It is an experience that the memories will last a lifetime.

I did a trip 9 years ago with a group of people on the dive boat and I am still in contact with them today, so all very special times.

Thank you again for choosing to dive with us and we look forward to being even better the next time you come.

Forever grateful,

Team PDA
Chris

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Travelers who viewed Palau Dive Adventures also viewed

 
Koror, Koror Island
 

Been to Palau Dive Adventures? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing