29 11, 2010

Dolphins seen on last dive

By |November 29th, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Yesterday afternoon after finishing our last dive at Pit Rock and returning back to the jetty with Pieter, we were lucky enough to witness dolphins jumping.  Not huge jumps but you could see there was quite a big group playing around.  We managed to get the boat quite close and tried to take some photos, [...]

24 11, 2010

Artificial Reef

By |November 24th, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

The first newly designed block in creating our new artificial reef entered that water yesterday evening.   With all the Dive Crew helping, the block was lowered into the sea and placed into position.  At this stage, it has gone into water slightly too deep for our purpose in replanting corals on to it, so over [...]

19 11, 2010

Artificial Reef

By |November 19th, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

At Pom Pom this week, we are starting our new artificial reef project.  This is going to be placed near the jetty and around the Pom Pom Island.  We are going to be replanting corals and looking to start new coral colonies to protect the fish and turtle life and to give them somewhere to [...]

18 11, 2010

Sabah Softwoods Berhad

By |November 18th, 2010|Categories: News|

Last week we had a very special group of guests come to stay at Pom Pom Island Resort.  Our visitors were from Sabah Softwood Berhad, a very successful company based in Tawau.  There were here for a 3 day seminar in our Conference Room and came from all over Malaysia.   Full of energy and enthusiasm, [...]

18 11, 2010

Reef exploration

By |November 18th, 2010|Categories: News|

We are continuing on our quest to find new dive sites for our diving guests to explore.  We have discovered a new reef close to Bohadulong Island which starts at a depth of 12 metres and is in excellent condition.  The reef steps down in stages,starting at 12 metres, then 15, 18 and 30 plus, [...]

16 11, 2010

Winter Promotion at Pom Pom

By |November 16th, 2010|Categories: News|

Why not escape the Winter blues and come to Pom Pom for a relaxing break in the sunshine!  We have made a special promotion for our lovely guests to visit  during November to March, you can check out the full details and prices on our website on the Reservations Page.    We look forward to seeing [...]

13 11, 2010

Mario and Raimond find 89 green turtle eggs.

By |November 13th, 2010|Categories: News|

Yesterday, Mario taking a stroll along the beach when he found some fresh green turtle tracks so we called Raimond, our turtle egg expert and started the hunt to find where she had laid her eggs.  She had tried in several different places, and in the end had laid her eggs under some trees in [...]

12 11, 2010

Reef Research

By |November 12th, 2010|Categories: News|

The Dive Centre is always looking for new dive sites to show our diving guests, especially since we get many guests here who come several times to visit us at Pom Pom Island Resort.  Yesterday, Mario and Philippe found a new wall with many sea fans, and soft corals starting at about 10 metres and [...]

10 11, 2010

Green Turtles Born last night

By |November 10th, 2010|Categories: News|

At 11pm last night, we had our latest batch of turtles born from our hatchery.  Some of our guests had retired for the evening, but as we know everyone wants to enjoy seeing the baby turtles running down the beach, we called our guests to come and see.   These were green turtles which came from [...]

9 11, 2010

Reef Clean up

By |November 9th, 2010|Categories: News|

This morning at Pom Pom Island Resort, our Dive Masters and Mario planned a reef clean up between our New Life and Magic Rocks site.  There is some beautiful coral there, but due to some recent storms, rubbish has been washed up on the reef, and we needed to remove it to protect the corals, [...]

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