20 03, 2010

ITB Show

By | March 20th, 2010|News|

~Sally's Diary~ Carla has just returned from her whirlwind tour of Europe promoting Sipadan Pom Pom Island Resort. She is still feeling very tired and jet lagged but had a very productive and exciting time. She started with the first show, the EUDI Show in Bologna, Italy which is a dive show, from there she [...]

13 03, 2010

Ornate Ghost Pipefish week

By | March 13th, 2010|News|

~Sally's Diary~ It seems to be Ornate Ghost Pipefish week here at Pom Pom, they have been spotted on most of our dives.  Michelle found a tiny white one nestled in a sea fan, while 3 days ago, I found a large white ornate at 10 metres at our Magic Rock dive site whereas the [...]

9 03, 2010

TURTLE WALKS

By | March 9th, 2010|News|

~Sally's Diary~ 28.February Yunus is impressing our guests with his turtle walks.  Most evenings, weather and tide permitting, we make turtle patrols around our island.  Our guests are very welcome to join us and see if they are lucky enough to find a female turtle looking to lay her eggs.  It is very important not to [...]

5 03, 2010

Project of Crown of Thorns starfish clear up

By | March 5th, 2010|News|

~Sally's Diary~ Miles Grogan and Yoko volunteered today to help the Dive Centre with our project of Crown of Thorns starfish clear up.  We went to Mantabuan to re-check a previous site where there had been a Crown of Thorns starfish removal session in the summer.  There were still some young ones there, we collected [...]

2 03, 2010

SEAGRASS PROTECTION

By | March 2nd, 2010|News|

~Sally's Diary~ Sally went with the WWF to their training session on 28.Feb for learning to survey the sea grass at Mataking Island.  Its very important part of our eco system which needs to be monitored, for without it, the turtles and many other life forms would suffer.  We need the sea grass to be healthy [...]

28 02, 2010

WWF ADESSIUM MEETING

By | February 28th, 2010|News|

~Sally's Diary~ On the 23rd of February, we hosted the WWF Adessium meeting on behalf of Gavin Jolis, the meeting was attended by Dato Panglima and his daugher, Nino Ho, WWF, Jan Versteegh WWF Netherlands, Ken Kassem, (WWF),Dr Arun Venkataraman, WWF Malaysia, Sharon Ng Lay Har, WWF Malaysia, Angela Lim Lee Hee, WWF Malaysia , [...]

23 02, 2010

PYGMY SEAHORSE

By | February 23rd, 2010|News|

~Sally's Diary~ Andy was showing how sharp his eyes were, when 3 days ago, he found a pygmy seahorse at our NEW LIFE dive site at Pom Pom Island.  Located on the wall on one of the many sea fans, this little chap was well hidden, but today Andy managed to take some great photos [...]

22 02, 2010

WWF MEETING

By | February 22nd, 2010|News|

~Sally's Diary~ Everyone at the Dive Centre and Resort is very excited about the visit from the WWF sponsors all the way from the Netherlands.  They are coming here on the 23rd to inspect our hatchery, visit our snorkelling reefs and also listen to a talk by Gavin on turtle protection and other works that [...]

21 02, 2010

Discovery Scuba Diving Course

By | February 21st, 2010|News|

5 pax of Mr.Chen Si Jie Group from China took Discovery Scuba & Intro Dive Course in Pom Pom. 中国から訪れたチェンさんグループ。5名がディスカバリースキューバコース、イントロダイビングコースを受講しました。 Learn how to use equipment by Instructor Sally. Review the skills by Video and then.... start diving ! Instructor Andrea assists students wearing dive gears. Back roll & Dive to the sea ! Sally Team [...]

18 02, 2010

TURTLE EGGS

By | February 18th, 2010|News|

~Sally's Diary~ Yunus and Noah were very pleased today to report the first turtle eggs of the New Year at Pom Pom, there had been tracks before but no eggs, but now we are happy to report that eggs have been successfully transferred to our hatchery.  The tracks in the sand were examined and we [...]

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