Mandarin Fish Lake, Koror

4.4
#6 of 18 in Wildlife in Palau
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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  • As part of our Fish 'n Fins diving safari (Reviewed by me separately) we spent a late afternoon in Mandarin Fish Lake. These cute and beautifully coloured fish are of the shyest and most difficult fis...  more »
  • You can see beautiful fish with clear water as long as the field of view continues. I'm not good at swimming, so I can't hide because I wear a life jacket, but I enjoyed watching a lot of fish even from near the surface of the water.
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