Goofnuw Mini Wall Snorkeling
The 2nd most popular snorkel dive spot in Micronesia.
Sunday 21 August 2016 06:34 GMT
Off the northeast coast of Yap Island, the snorkeling at Goofnuw Mini Wall is known for its hard coral reef. The best snorkeling is along the south side of Goodnuw Channel (aka Valley Of The Rays) where manta rays show up to a cleaning station from June to October, but beware of the strong currents. It is the most popular snorkeling dive spot on Yap Island. While snorkeling Goodnuw, you may encounter parrotfish, snapper, stingrays, manta rays and leopard sharks in the 20 to 80 foot deep water. The Goodnaw Mini Wall is a boat accessed dive site that is known for low visibility that is well under 60 feet.
Yap Island is located in the Western Caroline Island Chain. To reach Yap Island by air, there are weekly flights from Guam and Manila.
Overall, Goofnuw Mini Wall is the 2nd most popular snorkel dive spot of all 9 snorkeling dives in Micronesia. Several of the better snorkeling spots are nearby Goofnuw Mini Wall including Wanyaan Beach, Sunrise Reef, Magic Kingdom, Peelaek Channel and Mi'il Channel.