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Rock Islands Southern Lagoon

Koror, Koror Island, Palau
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Beautiful clear waters Amazing fish life, huge groupers,sharks,turtles.... just amazing. The boat... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
One of the Pacific's Most Beautiful Places

The Rock Islands are a gem of the Pacific. The Islands are beautiful, the reefs world class, and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Koror, Koror Island, Palau
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful clear waters Amazing fish life, huge groupers,sharks,turtles.... just amazing. The boat journey is quite long but worth the ride racing around the small islands.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Rock Islands are a gem of the Pacific. The Islands are beautiful, the reefs world class, and the snorkeling fantastic. It's hard to praise it as much as it deserves. I don't scuba dive, but some people on one of my boat tours said...More

1  Thank Mathyew
Reviewed 4 July 2017

We spent most of our diving here in crystal clear, warm waters. Coral, shoals of fish, sharks and turtles. Wow!!

Thank DiverDi2015
Reviewed 25 June 2017

We seemed to dive and snorkel here alot! Unfortunately when you leave your resort it takes about an hour to get to any of these outer great places. Good news - the ride is beatiful! Bad news - if it is nasty weather it would...More

2  Thank 621kct
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

This is one of the most beautiful places on the planet! We enjoyed touring through these islands each day when diving with Palau Dive Adventures. Survivor TV show was filmed here and this remote beach is a great place to picnic. Each of the islands...More

1  Thank Larry F
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

You want to know what it is like go visit it.....what I write here can not do the place justice. The unspoilt beauty the different colours of the ocean the clarity of the water everything combined makes this place paradise......put Palau and the Rock Islands...More

3  Thank AMA62
Reviewed 22 May 2017

absolutely gorgeous, the islands are not really open for tourism (which will, hopefully, protect the ecosystem...) if you want to view this beautiful place, take a tour by plane. it is expensive, yes, but if you are a camera buff this will get you multiple...More

Thank bestbefore1957
Reviewed 2 May 2017

The rock islands are a beautiful and very unique place that one must have seen ! The colors of the ocean are incredible.

Thank fotodive
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Best boat ride ever going thru the islands. Even stopped to snorkel with the mantas while they were feeding!

1  Thank pirateis48
Reviewed 19 April 2017

The only thing to do is to visit the Rock Islands. You'll need to go on a tour, rent a boat, dive, or kayak to appreciate this place. Note that the pictured group of islands called "70 Islands" is protected and offlimits and can only...More

2  Thank SeaDrag
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27 May 2017|
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Response from ELizBoston | Reviewed this property |
Resorts have snorkel guides and options. It's easy to book through your hotel. Snorkeling is great! You can do it right out front of the resort at Palau Pacific. But any hotel can arrange it for you.
8 February 2016|
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Response from markoBRISTOL | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely- just finished 10 day trip aboard Palau Siren . Not cheap but excellent
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6 February 2016|
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Response from DeltaAtlanta | Reviewed this property |
The Milky Way and jellyfish lake are located in the Rock Islands. You will get to see some beautiful scenery just transiting on the way to those two sites. We went out on the dive boat five days and each time we went to... More