21 05, 2010

THANK YOU !

By |May 21st, 2010|Categories: News|

~Sally's Diary~ All at Pom Pom Island Resort want to give a big Thank You to Marco and Monica from Italy who have very generously sponsored one of our recent turtle nests.  After joining us on one of our Turtle Patrols, they witnessed a Hawksbill Turtle laying eggs and wanted to be a part of [...]

12 05, 2010

UNKNOWN CRAB

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

~Sally's Diary~ On a recent dive at New Life, Pom Pom Island, one of our diving guests, Hisa san and myself found a very interesting crab. Hisa san has taken a photo and we are currently trying to ID it through our books. If anyone has any idea what crab it is please let us [...]

6 05, 2010

IS IT A BIRD, A PLANE, NO! Its a flying Frogfish!

By |May 6th, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |

~Sally's Diary~ Today, at Mantabuan Michelle found a giant frogfish, sitting next to some sponge coral. As we were about to leave, he decided to leave us instead, so we were lucky to see him actually swim. He was swimming into the current, with minimum effort and without hardly any movement. He gently swam off [...]

1 05, 2010

Turtle breeding season has started !

By |May 1st, 2010|Categories: News|

30.April 10:30pm...suddenly  I got a call to my walkie talkie......That was the news from Raymond & Shafiq to inform me that they found turtle eggs ! Raymond & Shafiq brought the eggs to hatchery beside  the restaurant, Andy digged the hole and Raymond put the eggs carefully in the hole and covered by sand.  94 eggs were collected in that night,and it seems [...]

30 04, 2010

Underwater camera lesson

By |April 30th, 2010|Categories: News|

~Sally's Diary~ Andy had his work cut out this afternoon with some terrible students...  Carla and Sally needed to have a underwater camera lesson to get the best out of our cameras and make better pictures.  There were many things to remember, now we just have to get it right for our homework tomorrow underwater [...]

28 04, 2010

Rinoh found turtle eggs

By |April 28th, 2010|Categories: News|

~Sally's Diary~ Today, Rinoh found Green Turtle Eggs for our hatchery!!!  Everyone was really excited, we showed Rinoh and Raymond how to correctly rebury the eggs as the mother turtle would have done.  Now its time to wait for about 45 - 60 days for our new babies!  This nest is available for adoption, please [...]

25 04, 2010

Repeater Guest

By |April 25th, 2010|Categories: News|

~Michelle's Diary~ Everyone at Pom Pom wanted to say a warm WELCOME BACK to our repeat guest family of Mr.Mahathir. They thoroughly enjoyed their holiday here, and the children were very interested in our Conversation Board. At the end of their holiday, they brought some of our T-shirts to show their support of our Resort [...]

21 04, 2010

Videos videos! & Facebook Update

By |April 21st, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Some videos for viewing ;) Blue Ribbon Eel [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uiBnU7_WxHY[/youtube] Juvenile fishes [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rXh-SPy9ij8[/youtube] An assortment of turtle videos + the famous scratch scene nearing the end [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3M_f_LG0riI[/youtube] Latest Update from Facebook Like/Fan page: We've reached over 200 likes/fans! Other updates: Gallery - Underwater section added to the Blog (can be found at the top, or by [...]

19 04, 2010

LIDS London Dive Show

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

~Sally's Diary~ After spending my annual holiday back in the UK, its great to return to Pom Pom. I enjoying seeing my family and catching up with friends, and it was lovely to finally eat a full English Sunday lunch, roast beef and potatoes with Yorkshire puddings. But I have to say, it is great [...]

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