Nauru, an island country of Micronesia of South Pacific Ocean was earlier known as the Pleasant Island. An interesting fact about Nauru is that it is the smallest republic of the world. Being the smallest republic it has second lowest population strength, that is just next to Vatican City.
Game fishing in deep sea side by side exploring the secrets of that rare world is the most popular activity enjoyed by the tourists who come to Nauru. One can see specific species of fishes in the blue Pacific Ocean.
Scuba diving is equally a popular water sport of the island owing to its crystal clear water. The pristine reefs that are preserved as they are make scuba diving excursions all the more thrilling and memorable. The deep blue water of the beaches of Nauru almost attracts everybody to plunge into it. All these expeditions are well arranged by the local people or by the staffs of the well-known hotels.
Nauru was rich in phosphate but the extractions have dried up its reserves. The phosphate mines as they are after those gone by days, are the interesting places to walk in Nauru. Some other tourists’ attractions of Nauru are Yaren, Anibare bay, Former President's House and Command Ridge.