Sharks, mantas, school of fish, Napoleons… Palau is always full of underwater action!

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Sharks, mantas, school of fish, Napoleons… Palau is always full of underwater action!

Palau Siren was happy once again to have on board brand new divers from US, New Zealand, Scotland and Switzerland for more great dives around the Rock Islands. For our check dive, we chose Haf Adai Wreck, a fishing boat converted to sub-chaser by Japanese, where we saw lion fish, pufferfish, blue fuseliers, sweetlips, nudibranch, longnose hawkfish, pipefish, mated damselfish with eggs. During breakfast, the Palau Siren moved towards Ulong Island, where some shark action were waiting for us at Siaes Tunnel and Sandy Paradise. For our night dive we chose to go back to Sandy Paradise where we saw banded boxer shrimp, glass fish, Barracuda, crabs, shrimps and various nudibranch and flatworm

Napoleon wrasse PalauOn the next day, we still dove at Ulong Channel where the shark action was still there as well as Napoleons, groupers, fusiliers, schools of black snappers , jacks and barracudas and to finish with the big lettuce coral – known to be one of the biggest in the world! After this incredible dive, we continued our adventure towards Ngemelis area, where we dove the famous Blue Corner and New Drop Off. As always, those dive sites were amazing! Grey reef sharks, whitetip sharks, Napoleons, schools of snappers, barracudas and jacks, turtles, and a long etcetera! For those who weren’t tired after this great diving day we chose Big Drop Off for the night dive.

manta2 germanchannelNext on our schedule was German Channel with good incoming current, we got some shark action and Mantas at the cleaning stations. After breakfast, it was time for dive 2 at Turtle Cove, where we saw many sharks, Napoleons and school of fish as well as turtles. For our 3th dive, we went back to Blue Corner where all schooling fish were on the top of the reef and the sharks were swimming all around us. We were back to German Channel, on the next day, to see if our big black friends were still there, and they were! Second dive was at Dexter’s wall, amazing dive with the numerous green turtles at Dexter’s and finishing the dive with the Grey Reef Sharks at Blue Corner. The next dive was at Blue Holes and it’s incredible Cathedral with its disco clams, hermit crab and sharks. For those who wanted a night dive, we went back to Big Drop Off.

JFL webJellyfish Lake and its milions of Golden Jellyfishes was next on our schedule, then Peleliu where some of our guest went for the WWII land tour, the rest dove Virgin Blue Hole. After the dive, the Palau Siren slowly moved towards Ulong Island where our group from Peleliu joined us. Next dive on the list were Sandy Paradise and Cemetery Reef. There, our divers saw sharks, snappers, school of bigeye, scorpion leaf fish, an octopus, turtles and Napoleons.
Our last day of diving, we chose Siaes Corner, Iro Maru and then Chandelier Cave. We had a great time with new international friends! Thank you guys and we hope to see again on board!

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