|Nearest land||Ngemelis Island|
|Depth range||3 to 40 m (9.8 to 131.2 ft)|
|Average visibility||60 ft (18 m)|
|Bottom composition||Sand, coral|
German Channel is an artificial channel dug into the Palau's barrier reef in the south-west that connects the lagoon to the Pacific Ocean. The channel was made by the Germans during the time when Palau was a German colony. Presently, it is a popular dive site.