Tourism in Nauru

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Map of Nauru

Nauru is a small, isolated western Pacific island, which lacks many of the tourist facilities of some of its larger neighbours, such as Fiji, the Cook Islands, or even New Caledonia. Tourism is not a major contributor to the economy,[1] with only around 200 tourists a year visiting the island.

Getting to Nauru[edit]

Nauru International Airport is the sole airport on the island. Nauru Airlines, formerly known as Air Nauru and Our Airline, is the only airline to the island. It operates two Boeing 737-300 aircraft out of Brisbane, Australia, and provides an air link to Nadi, Honiara, Tarawa, Majuro, and Brisbane.

Accommodation[edit]

There are two hotels in Nauru, Menen Hotel, the largest hotel on the island, and OD-N-Aiwo Hotel.

Food and beverage[edit]

The Menen Hotel hosts two restaurants, the Anibare and the Oriental, and one bar. These facilities offer views of Anibare bay, off the east coast of the island. The Anibare offers international cuisine and local seafood. The Oriental serves Thai, Chinese, and Indian food. The restaurants are frequented by islanders.

Leisure activities[edit]

Deep sea game fishing is offered by several local businesses with privately owned boats available for charter. Scuba diving equipment is not easily available in Nauru as well as wreck diving opportunities. The Menen Hotel bar is the most suitable nightclub in Nauru.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nauru". Pacific Islands Trade and Investment Commission. Archived from the original on 2008-07-21. Retrieved 19 June 2012.