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Rock Islands Southern Lagoon

  • Also Known As: Chelbacheb
  • Also Known As: Rock Islands

  • Vicinity: Over 250 Small uninhabited Islands S of Koror
  • Type: Atoll Lagoon

The Rock Islands are 445 uninhabited limestone islands spread over a 100200 hectares of lagoons and the surrounding sea. The environment is famous for their beaches, turquoise lagoons, marine lakes, coral reefs that support a large diversity of plants, birds and marine life. - AsNotedIn


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Places

Name of Notable Genus AsNotedIn No Address Proximity Area
Name Genus AsNotedIn Address Proximity Area
Blue Corner
  • Activity
  • 1000 P
1 hour by boat from Koror
Carp Island Resort
  • Lodging
  • 1000 P
Carp Island, 15 mi S of Koror, 45 minutes by boat, fee
Negemelis Drop-off
  • Activity
  • 1000 P
Reef Wall Dive 1 hour Boat from Koror, German Channel, Pacific Ocean

Geography »

Scenery

Many of the Rock Islands look like giant green mushrooms growing in a turquoise sea. Their dense vegetation supports numerous colorful bird species (from Giant White-eye to Blue-faced Parrotfinch) and comprise an Audubon Important Bird Area (IBA).

JellyFish Lake, on Eil Malk Island, is notable for golden stingless jellyfish that traverse the water. - AsNotedIn

Physiography
Physiographic feature Atoll Lagoon

Activities »

The waters surrounding the Rock Islands offer astonishing diving and snorkeling opportunities with thousands of species of fish and coral. - AsNotedIn


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