Top Snorkeling and Scuba Diving in Koror

Ready to check out the best sites in Koror for scuba diving, snorkeling, shore diving, free diving or other ocean activities? Zentacle has 28 dive sites, snorkel spots, beaches, and more. Discover hand-curated maps, along with reviews and photos from nature lovers like you. No matter what you're looking for, you can find a diverse range of the best ocean activities in Koror to suit your needs.
Jellyfish Lake

#1 - Jellyfish Lake

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The lake is marine, 30 m deep, and characterized by both oxic and anoxic water layers separated by a distinct chemo-and thermocline. Above 15 m, the lake is well lighted, oxic, and with normal marine salinity and temperatures. Below that, the lake is dark and anoxic with high sulfide content in the water and sediment. The locals tell visitors before they jump in the water: "when you see 1000 jellyfish, keep going, when you see 10,000 jellyfish, keep going, when you see 100,000 jellyfish, keep going, when you see 1,000,000 jellyfish, stop, you're there." This is a unique snorkeling experience! Eil Malk Island Jellyfish Lake is also known as Ongeim'l Tketau.
Shark City

#2 - Shark City

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Another great site in Palau Thru Ulong Channel to dive site
Zeke Zero

#3 - Zeke Zero

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Upside down WW2 Zero aircraft Just west of the Harbour entrance and in the vicinity of Short drop off
Jake Seaplane

#4 - Jake Seaplane

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Aichi E13A Jake Seaplane North of Arakabesan Island. Her final resting place is about 4 miles west of the bridge joining Babeldaob and Koror
LST

#5 - LST

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The LST was attacked by aircraft from the Carrier Lexington as part of Task Force 58, Operation Snapshot, on July 26 and finished off the following day by aircraft from the Carriers Lexington and Bunker Hill .272 Foot length, 40 Foot beam The final resting place of LST is just North of Ngargol Island near shore and a large piece of rock that has fallen from the island into the water
Helmet

#6 - Helmet

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The Helmet or Depth Charge Wreck or Helmet lays right side up in 55-100 feet of water, with her stern shallow and her bow deep(about 100 Feet). There are aircraft engines, and many depth charges South side of Malakal Harbor near Japanese Cut and marked with a Buoy. Helmet is also known as Depth Charge Wreck.
Urakami Maru

#7 - Urakami Maru

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387 Foot length, 52 Foot beam She was attacked by aircraft from the Carriers Hornet and Montarey as part of Task Force 58, Operation Desecrate One, on March 30 and sunk. Her final resting place is the middle of Malakal Harbor, just west of Malakal Island
Zero

#8 - Zero

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Easy shallow dive for a WW2 zero aircraft. Propeller out of the water most of the time Just inside the western reef on your way to Jellyfish Lake
Unidentified Maru

#9 - Unidentified Maru

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Small Cargo ship about 130 feet long Her lays on her side. She is at the southern end of Urukthapel Island in an upside-down 'V' formed by the island Unidentified Maru is also known as Unidentified Maru 7.
Nagisan Maru

#10 - Nagisan Maru

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She was attacked by aircraft from the Carrier Bunker Hill as part of Task Force 58, Operation Desecrate One, on March 30 an hour later aircraft from the carrier Belleau Wood attacked with no hits, and she was finished off the following day by aircraft from the Carrier Yorktown . 362 Foot length, 50 Foot beam Inside the Rock Islands
Siaes Cave

#11 - Siaes Cave

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One of my favorite dives in the world. Absolutely beautiful. Soft corals abound. Getting through the reef requires experience. A boat driver that has done it many times Siaes Cave is also known as Siaes Tunnel.
Pinchers Lagoon

#12 - Pinchers Lagoon

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Sandy bottom good for dive training or to have lunch on a mooring ball. Entrance tyo Malakal Harbor
Ngerchong Island

#13 - Ngerchong Island

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Ngerchong Island Inside and then swimming to the outside of reef can have pelagics and an assortment of other marine life East of German Channel
Zero Zeke

#14 - Zero Zeke

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Zero right side up in shallow water Across the very shallow reef a few miles south of the main harbor entrance. This should only be attempted at high tide.
Siaes Corner

#15 - Siaes Corner

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Great dive often better than Blue Corner with many species of fish and pelagics. perfect finish to Siaes Cave dive if the current is cooperating. Just a short current ride north of Siaes Cave (Tunnel)
Ngerchong Outside

#16 - Ngerchong Outside

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Soft corals, cuttlefish and sharks. Much marine life. East or west side south of Malakal Harbor
Buoy #6 Wreck

#17 - Buoy #6 Wreck

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100 foot unknown Japaneese fishing Boat used as a sub chaser Near the Eastern entrance of Malakal Harbor and the light house
Arakababesang Island

#18 - Arakababesang Island

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One of the best snorkeling spots on earth. You will wonder "why go SCUBA..." until you do! The Resort here PPR is an aging resort with bad management and bad plumbing and high prices. It waqs nice many years ago. Beach at PPR on Arakababesang Island is also known as PPR- Palau Pacific Resort.
2 Dogs Island

#19 - 2 Dogs Island

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Baby black tip sharks swim the area. Amazing Japannese WW2 remains middle of Island Southern Rock Islands
Lost Lake

#20 - Lost Lake

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Small opening at this GPS location opens to inside of Island and beautiful Lagoon. South of Malakal Harbor
Peaceful Lagoon

#21 - Peaceful Lagoon

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Beautiful Lagoon for skindiving and possibly SCUBA. Barracuda sometimes haunt this great spot for off-gassing South and then East out of Malakal Harbor
Ulong Island

#22 - Ulong Island

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Great place to off gass between major dives and snorkel after lunch. Many types of Tropical fish South west of Malakal Harbor
Coastal Patrol Boat

#23 - Coastal Patrol Boat

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Great snorkel between dives. Small coastal boat sunk in WW2 South of Malakal Harbor
Ulong Channel

#24 - Ulong Channel

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Great dive for animals, giant clams, rose coeals and so much more From Ulong Island
Urukthapel Island Reef

#25 - Urukthapel Island Reef

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Shallow reef area, great for offgassing between deep dives. A few banded sea snakes Southern Side of Malakal Harbor near the mouth
Long Beach

#26 - Long Beach

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A lot of diver training and a great beach for off-gassing between dives. Southern End of 2 dogs Island
Amatsu Maru

#27 - Amatsu Maru

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502 Foot length, 66 Foot beam 10,000 Ton, Combined Fleet Tanker Stinging Hydroids cover the marker buoy line to the ship. She was attacked by aircraft from the Carrier Enterprise as part of Task Force 58, Operation Desecrate One, on March 30 and finished off the later that day by aircraft from the same Carrier . From the entrance to Malakal Harbor just around the North pincher a few yards. Often a mooring line on her
Kamikaze Maru

#28 - Kamikaze Maru

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Dangerous to Dive Very high pressure tanks for WW2 Torpedoes can and have ruptured like a bomb. She was attacked by aircraft from the Carrier Bunker Hill as part of Task Force 58, Operation Desecrate One, on March 30 and finished off the same day by aircraft from the Carrier Bunker Hill. 370 Foot length, 54 Foot beam Just inside the Rock Islands and South of the Iro (Maru) Kamikaze Maru is also known as Kamakazi Maru.