Marine Life Found in Palau
Three major currents meet in the waters surrounding Palau, which results in over 1500 species of fish and over 700 species of corals and sea anemones. Recently Palau became a UNESCO World Heritage Site, because of its biodiversity and its incredible concentration of marine life.
When diving in Palau, you may expect to find; blue triggerfish, moray eels, parrot fish, turtles, Napoleon Wrasse and even the elusive Mandarin fish. And of course, the millions of golden non-stinging Jellyfish in Jellyfish Lake (snorkel only)
For those that are looking for shark and manta ray encounters, Palau is the place to be as Palau created the first shark sanctuary in the world in 2015.
How to Get to Palau?
There are many large airlines that fly to Palau, making it easy to plan your trip from anywhere in the world. For example, you can get a flight with United Airlines, which will take you to Palau through Guam or Manila.
Guam can be reached from both the eastern and western parts of the United States, including Hawaii, as well as from Seoul, Tokyo, and Australia.
Manila can be reached with flights from Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Hong Kong, and Bangkok, as well as from other Asian cities.
There are charter flights departing from Hong Kong and flying directly to Palau. There are many ways to reach Palau. Your individual needs will determine the best way for you to travel.
Diving in Palau is an experience that you will never forget. Sheer walls dropping down hundreds of feet are decorated with colorful and diverse sea fans and coral. Along the wall, fish of every size and color dart in and out of crevasses, while down below, sharks, turtles, and other pelagic species cruise the currents.
Palau offers every type of diver memorable and lasting impressions. Many divers return to this amazing paradise to savor, yet once again, the beauty and diversity of Palau’s waters, its people, and its islands.
Would you like to go diving in Palau? Feel free to contact us. We have an underwater photography dive trip scheduled in November 2016 and we have multiple partners who offer dive packages + accommodation and scuba lessons too.