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Jellyfish Lake

Endless tentacles rubbing against your gentle skin? No worries, these are not stingy, only jelly

Jellyfish Lake
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© Robin Hughes

If you have already been kissed by a stinging jellyfish during your seaside holidays, the idea of diving among 10 millions of these creatures may not seem very appealing at all. However, the golden jellyfish residing in Palau Lake are different from those found in seas and oceans.

First of all, these species is endemic to the lake. Secondly, they don't sting, as there are no predators in the lake to fight off, and they don't just passively drift, but constantly migrate across the lake following sun rays, for the sunlight sustains their life.

Things to do in Palau : Jellyfish Lake

Million jellyfish start their daily migration early in the morning around 6 am when the sun rises, and gradually move from the western side of the lake to the centre, and by the sunset they end the journey by the eastern shore.

Things to do in Palau : Jellyfish Lake

As you see in the pictures, the sight you will see while diving in Palau Jellyfish Lake is well worth spending time and money on a trip to these remote Pacific islands.

Things to do in Palau : Jellyfish Lake

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