Mi'il Channel Snorkeling

The 5th most popular snorkel dive spot in Micronesia.

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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.

Yap Island

Yap Island

Yap Island

Yap Island

Mi'il 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 http://www.visityap.com/

GPS:  9.600074, 138.131133

Date Published:  2/29/2012

Date Updated:  7/21/2016

ID:  24909

Mi'il Channel Snorkeling Map


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