Peelaek Channel Snorkeling

The 6th most popular snorkel dive spot in Micronesia.

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Off the east coast of Yap Island, the snorkeling at Peelaek Channel is known for its sea turtles, snapper and sharks.

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, Peelaek Channel is the 6th most popular snorkel dive spot of all 9 snorkeling dives in Micronesia. Several of the better snorkeling spots are nearby Peelaek Channel including Wanyaan Beach, Sunrise Reef, Goofnuw Mini Wall, Magic Kingdom and Mi'il Channel.

Yap Island

Yap Island

Yap Island

Yap Island

Peelaek Channel Snorkeling Map



Local Contact(s):  Yap Visitors Bureau (691) 350-2298; Yap Divers 691-350-2300; Yap Pacific Divers +691 350 6000; Beyond The Reef divers

Recommended Book:  "Micronesia Dive Guide" from David Leonard

Recommended Map:  "Yap Island Dive Map" from Franko Maps

Best Season:  Jun. - Oct.

Base Camp:  Hiltop Motel

Luxury Loding:  Manta Ray Bay Hotel, Yap Island (952) 953-4124; Yap Pacific Dive Resort

Breakfast Restaurant:  Colonia's Best Coffee

Reference Source:  click here

GPS:  9.519822, 138.175821

Date Published:  2/29/2012

Date Updated:  8/17/2016

ID:  24908

Peelaek Channel Snorkeling Map


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