16 05, 2011

First Baby Turtles born for 2011 at Pom Pom

By |May 16th, 2011|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Last night after a very heavy rainfall at 2am, Rayner checked on our turtle nests and found our first turtle nest for this season had hatched.  We had seen the sand drop the day before, so we all had been monitoring the nest, waiting for signs of  life.   At 2.30am the babies were digging their [...]

3 05, 2011

Well done to Martina

By |May 3rd, 2011|Categories: News|

Last night at Pom Pom we celebrated with Martina and her lovely family from Germany. She has just made her 200 dive here at Pom Pom, quite a mile stone. Both herself and her husband dive along with their children, so they have certainly kept very busy during their stay with us. Judith her daughter [...]

25 04, 2011

Unusual visitor to Pom Pom

By |April 25th, 2011|Categories: News|Tags: , |

2 nights ago, we had a very strange guest visit our Island.  At around 10pm, someone spotted a strange shaped rock moving on the beach outside the restaurant.    On closer inspection, we discovered it was a horseshoe crab!  This crab like creature hasn't changed for over 250 million years, making it a very successful [...]

17 04, 2011

Jason is back on Pom Pom

By |April 17th, 2011|Categories: News|

  We all want to say a big Welcome Back to Jason who visited us before in 2010 when he kindly posted his beautiful photos on our blog!  Jason loves the macro creatures we find at the sites around Pom Pom, and now it is the season for ornate Ghost pipefish and robust Ghost pipefish [...]

11 04, 2011

Discover Scuba

By |April 11th, 2011|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |

Kerstin from Germany was very brave yesterday, when for the first time she tried Scuba Diving.  Before coming to Pom Pom, her daughter and her, had not tried snorkelling before, so we were very impressed when she took to the water with Elenora like a professional diver.  They dived for around 45 minutes and were [...]

26 03, 2011

Turtle nest sponsors

By |March 26th, 2011|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |

A big thank you to Ms.Gail & Mr.Paul & Mr.Keith who have very kindly sponsored our turtle nest which have been transferred to hatchery on 23.March. This latest nest is green turtle eggs, they will hatch in about 60 days.  We want to thank you all very much for your kind support and look forward [...]

24 03, 2011

Turtle nesting season has started !

By |March 24th, 2011|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Our patrol found a green turtle nest , 93 eggs were carefully transferred to our hatchery beside Dive Centre. パトローラーがアオウミガメの巣から93個の卵を保護、93個の卵をダイブセンター脇のハッチャリー(卵の保護センター)へ無事に移送しました。 It is our first turtle nest in 2011 !    2011年、最初の海亀の巣、ハッチャリーへ移送完了!

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