Best Mi'il Channel Snorkeling

The 5th most popular snorkel dive spot in Micronesia.


  July 21, 2016

Off the northwest coast of Yap Island, the snorkeling at Mi'il Channel is the second most popular dive after Goofnuw Channel. It is good manta ray cleaning station from November to May. It is best just before slack high tide. During Mi'il Channel snorkeling, keep an eye out for sleeping white-tipped reef 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, Mi'il Channel is the 5th most popular snorkel dive spot of all 9 snorkeling dives in Micronesia. Several of the better snorkeling spots are nearby Mi'il Channel including Wanyaan Beach, Sunrise Reef, Goofnuw Mini Wall, Magic Kingdom and Peelaek Channel.

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

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:  9.600074, 138.131133

Date Published:  2/29/2012

Date Updated:  7/21/2016

ID:  24909

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