The Rock Islands of Palau, also called Chelbacheb, is a collection of 250-300 islands of limestone or coral uprises in the Pacific Ocean. The area is about 47 square kilometres (18 sq mi) and a height up to 207 metres (679 ft).
The Rock Islands of Palau, has been on the UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2012. Most of the islands are uninhabited and are famous for their beautiful beaches, blue lagoons and the peculiar umbrella-like shapes of many of the islands themselves.
The famed Jellyfish Lake, one of the many Marine lakes in the Rock Islands that provides home and safety for several kinds of stingless jellyfish found only in Palau. It is the most popular dive destination in Palau.
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Most tourists who come here like to spend their time underwater, for Palau is among the world’s most spectacular and best diving and snorkelling destinations on the planet.
Photograph by Ian Shive, Tandem