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Diving Blue Corner

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Strong currents bring in the food, which brings in the fish, which brings in the divers, who have fun in the currents. And the diversity of fish the currents bring in is impressive by anyone’s standards, three or four barracuda species, tuna, four or five species of shark, rays (eagle and manta), wrasse and hard shelled creatures: turtles, lobsters, shrimps, and octopuses and far, far more.

A drift dive, the general idea is to reef hook yourself onto the reef and float, watching the marine life go past as you do. Really an amazing experience in an amazing setting.

Written by  Nick Shaw.

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“Blue Heaven for Big Fish”

By Christopher Pala for The New York Times First published September 23, 2007 PALAU, an island nation in the Pacific Ocean, roughly 500 miles east of the Philippines, is a diver’s dream, nowhere more so than at a piece of coral reef called Blue Corner.… Read more...

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Sam's Tours Dive Training

Reputedly one of the most beautiful dive sites in the world, Palau offers scuba enthusiasts a chance of a lifetime. At Sam’s Tours Dive Training, all instructors are certified by the Professional Association of Diving Instructors. Lessons for every skill level are offered, including special lecture/dive classes for particularly interested divers. If you are already Open Water Diver Certified, special courses are available.

Diving Blue Corner

Sometimes still known by its English name Belau, over the last few years the islands of Palau have become one of the world's most famous diving locations. Blue Corner, off the coast of Palau, is one of the world’s best known dives and offers divers the chance to see large schools of barracuda, grey sharks, sea turtles and black-tip reef sharks. Divers also come to meet Einstein, a tame Humpback Wrasse, whose friendliness has made him a celebrity.

Blue Corner is a triangle shaped underwater plateau edged by deep vertical drops. It's probably best left to advanced divers because of its strong, unpredictable currents.

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