We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
A definite must see and very important to preserve this place.

This is a must see place if you go to Palau. It is a unique heavenly place. To swim and snorkeling... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
New York City, New York
Preserve this AMAZING place

Visited jelly fish lake in the mid 1990s and it was an outstanding, albeit a bit scary at first... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Karen R
Copenhagen, Denmark
Read all 1,187 reviews
All photos (486)
All photos (486)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“fish”(99 reviews)
“snorkel gear”(8 reviews)
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
Koror, Koror Island, Palau
Improve This Listing
Recommended experiences in and around Koror
from $150.00
More Info
from $160.00
More Info
from $190.00
More Info
Reviews (1,187)
Filter reviews
703 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
More languages
Traveler rating
Show reviews that mention
All reviews unique experience fish snorkel gear thousands permit hike palau tourists harmless government rope video gopro jetty species planet rock
Selected filters
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 703 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must see place if you go to Palau. It is a unique heavenly place. To swim and snorkeling among these creatures is real magic.They are so soft to the touch. At the beginning it was little scary for me because this my...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank jamker2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited jelly fish lake in the mid 1990s and it was an outstanding, albeit a bit scary at first, experience. Once in you realize it's perfectly ok. I'm hereby requesting all who plan to go, not to wear fins if you can possibly avoid it....More

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank Karen R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It’s a kind of magic. Swimming in another dimension. Take Fins and go pro. I didn’t want to go out of the water. Be aware that the white big round jellyfish that live deeper in the lake have stinging cells.( I saw them 4 meter...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Megamagelen
Reviewed May 11, 2019

Jellyfish Lake is a unique place. Many years ago some jellyfish were somehow washed into this landlocked lake. With no natural enemies they multiplied profusely and lost their venom. swimming/snorkelling with them is a strange, unique and sort of extreterrestrial experience. At first you are...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Shaked007
Reviewed May 8, 2019 via mobile

Hundreds of jellyfish swim with you in a preserved lake. It's a wonderful, spot for snorkelling and a must see if you visit Palau.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Charles S
Reviewed May 7, 2019 via mobile

Was luck to visit jellyfish lake during April 2019 as it has reopened again The jellyfish seems to be bigger than what it used to be. We found out from the tour guide that the original jellyfish were all dead and some organisation worked closelu...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank andrewtC7769MU
Reviewed May 2, 2019 via mobile

It’s crazy expensive to visit and worth every penny! We snorkel a lot but what a surreal place and a unique experience. Do not miss it!

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank ceg51
Reviewed April 24, 2019

Great experience to swim with these jellyfish. Had a great time taking videos and watching the jellyfish swim around.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Michael B T
Reviewed April 16, 2019 via mobile

Feels like you’re snorkeling on another planet! The minute you look into the water, you’re amazed at the 1000’s of jellyfish swimming all around you. They’re beautiful! This is a very peaceful place. Please be respectful and don’t litter ANYTHING! It’s pristine here. It’s about...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Orneryo
Reviewed March 26, 2019 via mobile

An amazing adventure, worth a look, but respect the lake and it's inhabitants. Really an amazing place to see.

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank shortdrill
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 35 nearby hotels
Palau Plantation Resort
168 reviews
.00 miles away
Garden Palace Downtown Koror
56 reviews
.40 miles away
West Plaza Coral Reef Hotel
16 reviews
.43 miles away
West Plaza Hotel Downtown
29 reviews
.43 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 72 nearby restaurants
657 reviews
.55 miles away
Coffee Berry
187 reviews
.49 miles away
L' Amarena Gelato Shop
64 reviews
.70 miles away
Tori Tori Restaurant
111 reviews
.50 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 65 nearby attractions
Belau National Museum
163 reviews
.13 miles away
Etpison Museum
102 reviews
.82 miles away
Palau Aquarium
133 reviews
.80 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
December 20, 2017|
Response from RickNatividad | Reviewed this property |
Hello. The jellies in the lake are stingless. Overtime they have become harmless and all the jellies are safe to touch.
Jessica G
October 7, 2017|
Response from Jesalee | Reviewed this property |
Don't hesitate. Palau is amazing. Jellyfish Lake is only a minuscule event in Palau. Very advertised as unusual. Palau has ancient coral of many varieties and colors and an abundance of thousands of tropical fish that... More
September 11, 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from lisa w | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the above answer, we were there in March and they thought it would be at least another year.