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Jellyfish Lake

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Address: Koror, Koror Island, Palau
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Jelly Fish Lake is Closed

Jellyfish lake is closed now due to the Jelly Fish all dying off. Likely due to over snorkeling and suntan lotion killing the marine life. Let is recharge but there are a ton of... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Dublin, Ohio
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Dublin, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Jellyfish lake is closed now due to the Jelly Fish all dying off. Likely due to over snorkeling and suntan lotion killing the marine life. Let is recharge but there are a ton of great things to do in Palua if you are a water sport person.

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Boulder, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was one of the most spectacular, sublime places I have ever visited in the world. The dive shop from Dolphin Bay in Peleliu made sure to arrive early, before any crowds, and we had the lake to ourselves for most of the hour or so we snorkeled through jellyfish. In more than decade of diving, this was the only... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Due to radical changes in weather last year, most of the jelly fish died and it is currently not possible to visit. They are expected to recover again, but it may not be before 2019 according to locals. Hang in, jelly survivors!

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The tour operators will not visit jellyfish lake at this time because there are no jellyfish. Given that the permit is $100 it is nice that they don't just take your money. I was disappointed as this was the top attraction I wanted to visit while in Palau

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Saint Joseph, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Easy snorkeling with thousands of painless jellyfish! A bit of a hike (10 mins) up over a rocky trail and steps. Hand ropes available some of the way. 15 min boatride from Sam's Tours.

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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

What an experience to snorkel with jellyfish in a lake. It was one of the moment once in a lifetime.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

I was with a group of 12 underwater photographers who spent a week on a live aboard SCUBA diving before doing this on our last day before leaving Palau. This lake was the only reason I decided to go on the trip as I wanted the opportunity to experience such a rare phenomenon. It did not disappoint. After a week... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

Jellyfish lake is home to a special variant of jellyfish devoid of stingers, making it a very special spot for snorkeling and shallow free diving. You are literally surrounded by hundreds of jellyfish, all slowly floating toward the sun. BRING A GOPRO FOR THIS ONCE-IN-A-LIFETIME EXPERIENCE!!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

excellent must not be missed if in Palua. Well worth the trip and walk up the hill to see, just a incredible life time experience

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Urbandale, Iowa
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

Someday this site will hopefully be open again. During my visit in December 2016, I arrived to discover that the lake is closed to all visitors. The numbers of jellyfish were dropping, and they have stopped tourism for an undefined time period to let the numbers recover. This was quite a surprise, since it is one of the most vital... More 

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