Mandarin Fish Lake, Koror

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#5 of 6 in Nature in Koror
Discover a recluse of Palau's diverse marine life at Mandarin Fish Lake. Hidden among rocky outcrops and lush vegetation, the lake gives divers and snorkelers a glimpse of the shy mandarin fish against the white-sand backdrop of the lagoon's floor. If you don't catch sight of the epoynous fish, don't worry: the lake's rich ecosystem supports many other colorful, exotic, and rare species, and the surrounding landscape offers a plethora of photo ops. Mandarin Fish Lake is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our world travel planner, Koror Edition.
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  • The whole tour was amazing. We took a kayak tour to Mandarin Fish Lake. Then we were able to snorkel in the lake. The snorkeling was pretty amazing and the lake was so serene.  more »
  • Usually the caution one more Mandarin fish are here work very actively. Night diving is safe, because the water is shallow.
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  • I can't swim but I've been snorkel at Maldives, Phuket, Egypt etc, Palau Mandarin Fish Lake is the best among them! Once you jump into the crystal clear water, you don't need any bread in your hand, a...  more »

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