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“An amazing lagoon - don't miss it”
Review of Mandarin Fish Lake

Mandarin Fish Lake
Ranked #8 of 19 things to do in Koror
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Reviewed 23 June 2016

I went to Mandarin Fish Lake kayaking with my partner. It is an oasis of peace and beauty with excellent snorkelling and birdwatching. We didn't see the mandarin fish unfortunately, yet, the place is worth the visit.

Thank Ali_the_Westie
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Reviewed 16 April 2016

We took a kayak tour through Sam's Tours and requested we visit Mandarin Fish Lake so we could take some pictures of the famous mandarin fish!

Immediately upon entering the lake with our masks and snorkels, our guide showed us an area in the shade where the mandarin fish play. They are skittish if you dive down to them, but we took some pics from the surface by using zoom on our camera.

There are a lot of birds in the area that we could hear as we snorkeled.

There are also other fish other than the mandarin fish: large jellyfish, farmer fish, orange shrimp, schools of minnows, colorful clams, and more. Very peaceful retreat.

Thank foxegurl266
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Reviewed 5 April 2016

The marine lake is very clear and extremely shallow, so it's easy for any snorkeler. Usually you only see Mandarinfish at dusk when they come out to mate, but these were out during daylight hours. They are significantly smaller than what you see on the reef (only a few centimeters), but they aren't hard to find once you know what to look for.

1  Thank Jdivemaster
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Reviewed 12 March 2016

The lake has beautiful and distinct corals, the beautiful Mandarin fish, Upside Down Jellyfish and even Nudibranch! The nocturnal Mandarin fish is out at 11am and if patient, you can photo!!

Thank mommadoc1
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Reviewed 23 February 2016

This is a lagoon where u could see the small mandarin fish. I expend like 1 hr looking for the fish and I finally found it. You can also see some other fishes around. The above water view is also nice.

Thank arthalion
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