Kosrae Visitors Bureau Launches New Website

New and Updated Information for Planning Travel for Diving and Ecotravel in the Pacific


Dec 10, 2010, 10:16 ET from Kosrae Visitors Bureau

TOFOL, KOSRAE, Federated States of Micronesia, Dec. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Now available online at www.Kosrae.com: a totally updated website that offers details about things to do and places to stay on Kosrae. The website offers the latest information about Kosrae's white beaches, amazing dive sites, fun events, interesting people and ancient history. Located in the Pacific Ocean between Hawaii and Guam, Kosrae is an undiscovered island treasure that offers a variety of diving, fishing, jungle hiking and cultural exploration for the diver and eco-traveler interested in visiting one of the Pacific's most unspoiled islands.

The new Kosrae Visitors Bureau website includes information on top dive spots such as Walung Coral Shelf and Hiroshi Point, dive boat operators, fishing charters, Kosrae's ecolodges, hotels and homestays, Micronesian culture and archeological ruins, as well as details on tours such as the Wiya Bird Cave, four-wheel-drive trips to the ancient village of Walung, the ancient Yela Ka forest, mangrove canoe tours and hiking to the Menke or Lelu ruins.

"Our new website will tell travelers what they need to know about diving our amazing coral reefs or exploring our ancient Kosraen culture," said Grant Ismael, executive director of the Kosrae Visitors Bureau. "There is so much to see and do."


Kosrae is an eco-adventure traveler's paradise and an internationally acclaimed dive destination. A 42-square-mile island, it is one of the four states of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) and is located north of the Solomon Islands, approximately 1,418 miles southeast of Guam and 2,960 miles southwest of Hawaii.  The reefs that surround Kosrae are considered to be among the most pristine remaining in the world with 172 different species of hard corals, 10 species of soft corals and 250 species of fish and marine life. Kosrae is rimmed with many white coral beaches and its interior is covered with lush tropical rainforest and rugged mountains. Kosrae is served by the Continental Island Hopper via Hawaii and Guam. To learn more visit the Kosrae Visitors Bureau website at http://www.kosrae.com.

SOURCE Kosrae Visitors Bureau