It was a very nice surprise for everyone at Pom Pom to see our lovely guests from Sweden who had visited before in April, and as they had enjoyed their stay so much, returned to visit us again in September. They were lucky enough to see our baby turtles being released to the sea, [...]
Ronald, a keen diver and underwater photographer, joined our Turtle Patrol last week and also was lucky enough to see the baby turtles being released. He has visited Pom Pom several times in the past and he has very kindly sponsored our latest Turtle Nest which will help us organise more patrols to protect our [...]
Hiro san and Aki san with the dive team Our lovely repeater guests, Hiro san and Aki san made their 100th dive here at Pom Pom, Hiro san is a very experienced diver who enjoys photographing macro life, whilst Aki san made her Advanced course here nearly 2 years ago and now, as an experienced [...]
Helen and David are our lovely Turtle sponsors from the UK, who have sponsored our nest of 101 Green Turtle eggs laid on the 4th of September. Helen and David joined our Patrol that night and were able to witness when the Mother Turtle laid her eggs! It was also another busy day at the [...]
Rayner, our Dive Master at Pom Pom Island Resort, has been officially recognized after passing his exam earlier, as a Wildlife Warden. This gives him the power of arrest and he is able to make reports of harm to wildlife to the authorities. In conjunction with WWF, the Sabah Wildlife Department arranged a special presentation [...]
Yesterday we had some new arrivals at the hatchery, it looks like being a busy week, as there are many nests due at the moment. One of the babies was born earlier, but released okay, then the rest came at 5pm, all very active, and released immediately to the sea. [...]
During August our Italian guests enjoyed celebrating their Ferragosta with us. For this special day, Mitri, our Chef made a lovely selection of cakes and desserts for us to sample, plus we had music and singing organised by Carla and Paolo.
Actually, I didn't add this photo to the previous photos from Michael as it doesn't show any birds, but its a lovely view of our jetty at dusk which I love so hope everyone enjoys this one as well. Thanks again Michael...
Michael from Australia has been the first to take photos from our new hide of our Barred Rail! The view is much improved and as the birds are not aware of human presence behave in a natural manner, making it a great photo opportunity! Michael was very kind and forwarded me some of his photos [...]
Most people coming to our Resort enjoy nature and what better way to relax and unwind than to spend an hour or two bird watching. We have received many guests who love to spend time watching our feathered friends and at Pom Pom we have some unusual species to add to your birding list. To [...]