Babeldaob Travel Guide

  • View from the famous Badrulchau Stone Monolits,
    View from the famous Badrulchau Stone...
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  • Badrulchau Stone Monolits
    Badrulchau Stone Monolits
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  • Huge! Approx. 30 m high and 75 m wide
    Huge! Approx. 30 m high and 75 m wide
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Babeldaob Things to Do

  • Japanese war memorial site

    This memorial site is located close to the main road on the western side of the island.I could not find any information of this place because there are no information boards on the location. I found a japanese flag there and the text on monument seems to be written in japanese. Maybe it is the names of fallen soldiers in WW2 who are listed?The...

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  • Aimeliik Bai

    This is a perfect Bai, lying in idyllic suroundings. Bai, is a men's meeting house.The roof is made of straws and it is seems to be 100% waterproof.The building is beautifully painted, both outside and inside.The Bai is hard to find, but it's worth the struggle of finding it.

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  • Malsol's Tomb, Mystic Place

    This place feels a little bit creepy when you are there.Malsol was a warrior from a neigbouring village and was stoned to death by few women, because he had killed a son from their village. The stones that was throwed on him, makes up the tomb.This place means something spiritual for the locals. On the site, there is a micro Bai, where the locals...

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Babeldaob Restaurants

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    by arneallan Written Dec 20, 2010

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    The restaurant has an international menu.

    Pizza, steak and Japanese.

    The Vine menu is the best i found in Palau

    Favorite Dish: Pizza

    Related to:
    • Romantic Travel and Honeymoons
    • Wine Tasting
    • Food and Dining

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Babeldaob Transportation

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    by arneallan Written Dec 20, 2010

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    The traffic is calm and you are almost alone on the roads.

    Speed limits is from 25 to 40 mph and the main roads is really good.

    Car is the only way to travel around Babeldaob island, excdept from joining guided tours.

    Expect to pay about 40 usd per day including full insurance.

    The car Main roads
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    • Road Trip

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Babeldaob Warnings and Dangers

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    by arneallan Written Dec 24, 2010

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    The dirt roads consist very often of steep hills and many turns.

    After a heavy tropical rainfall, you will have big problems if you don't have a 4X4.

    The insurance is Normally limited to the main roads.

    If you hire a 4X4 you will meet no problems on the roads and you will allways have a valid insurance

    Related to:
    • Budget Travel
    • Road Trip
    • National/State Park

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Babeldaob Off The Beaten Path

  • Village of ngatpang

    This is a small quiet village which has a couple interesting things to see. It's a struggle to find this village,because there are no signboards telling you where to drive.After about 11 km's on the main western road from south, take left (Dirt Road). after 3 km's, take right and you will arrive Ngatpang after 5 km's.The first thing you will find...

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  • Village of ngatpang

    This is a small quiet village which has a couple interesting things to see. It's a struggle to find this village,because there are no signboards telling you where to drive.After about 11 km's on the main western road from south, take left (Dirt Road). after 3 km's, take right and you will arrive Ngatpang after 5 km's.The first thing you will find...

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  • Old weather prediction stones

    These stones was used in former times to predict the weather.This is not an "must see" attraction, but the 5 minutes hike in the jungle was nice.500 meters north of the Japanees war memorial ground on westhern part of the island you will find a historical site sign on the main road. Park your car and walk up to the house and ask for help. The guy...

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