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The only body of fresh water on the island

Baud Lagoon is the only body of fresh water on the island. It is only about 20-25 minutes' walk... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Saricie_Q
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Taipei, Taiwan
Disgusting and ugly lagoon

I took a hike from the the Odn Aiwo hotel to get there. It was about a 25 minute walk uphill in the... read more

Reviewed 12 February 2017
Kazumoto N
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Madrid, Spain
via mobile
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4 weeks ago
“The only body of fresh water on the island”
11 Feb 2017
“Disgusting and ugly lagoon”
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Nauru
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Baud Lagoon is the only body of fresh water on the island. It is only about 20-25 minutes' walk from the village of Aiwo (where one of the two main hotels in the country is located). It is not particularly scenic but also not too...More

Thank Saricie_Q
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

I took a hike from the the Odn Aiwo hotel to get there. It was about a 25 minute walk uphill in the heat and then downwards. The lagoon was pretty dirty with garbage all around the place. It was not worth visiting but there...More

Thank Kazumoto N
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Buada ( pronounced boarder) is an interesting place as it is a seperate district in Nauru which has its own lagoon an the district homes are located all around the lagoon with one way in to the district and the same way out . The...More

1  Thank Jon L
Reviewed 20 August 2015

Probably the prettiest spot in Nauru, with a nice lagoon surrounded with green foliage, but the unattractive metal low barriers , trash, and algae, detract from the scene. Worth the short drive to go, but not much more. Apparently it used to be quite pristine...More

3  Thank Suli and Toa L
Reviewed 23 March 2014

Probably the prettiest spot in Nauru, with a nice lagoon surrounded with green foliage, but the unattractive metal low barriers , trash, and algae, detract from the scene. Worth the short drive to go, but not much more.

10  Thank Frances J
Reviewed 12 September 2013

While this could be a picturesque spot - it's spoilt by the smell, rubbish and pollution. It's so sad to see the state of this area despite several attempts by several groups to start addressing the situation. It has lovely green foliage - just polluted.

11  Thank LeanneHarrisonNZ
Reviewed 22 February 2013

You can walk from Aiwo up the hill to get to the lagoon or take a 4WD. Locals swim in the lagoon but local scientists do not recommend it because of the bad quality of the water. It is a great place to sit and...More

16  Thank Jovana D
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