9 10, 2010

First eLearning students at Pom Pom

By |October 9th, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Congratulations to our first e-Learning Open Water Divers from China who have successfully completed their course yesterday!  They opted to complete the theory section on line using the PADI e-Learning system, then come to Pom Pom to take the confined water lessons and open water dives. ポンポンリゾート初のe-ラーニングによるオープンウォーターコースを受講したのは中国からのゲスト。きのう無事に海洋実習も終了し、ダイバーデビュー。おめでとう!この4人組、旅行前に中国の自宅でPDIのe-ラーニングを受講。そしてポンポン島で海洋レッスンを実施。 I asked them how they felt about the [...]

12 06, 2010

Divers Group ” Poseidon x 8pax” from Japan

By |June 12th, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

Japanese Divers 8 pax visited Pom Pom from Hokkaido,Japan. (Dive shop " POSEIDON" http://www.cre-poseidon.co.jp/) They enjoyed 4 dives per day, they are powerful and cheerful ladies group! We celebrated Ms.Chieko san for her 200 dives . 北海道のダイブショップ”ポセイドンhttp://www.cre-poseidon.co.jp/)から8名様がポンポンし島へご滞在。1日に4本ものダイビングをこなす元気いっぱいのパワフル女性グループ! リゾートではチエコさんの200本ダイブのお祝いもしました。

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 [...]

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 [...]

9 03, 2010

TURTLE WALKS

By |March 9th, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

~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 [...]

28 02, 2010

WWF ADESSIUM MEETING

By |February 28th, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

~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 , [...]

18 12, 2009

Amazing Dive

By |December 18th, 2009|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

~Sally's Diary~ We have just say a sad goodbye to our lovely Japanese guests who have been diving with us.  For me the best dive we had together was at Drops Coral yesterday morning, it was one of those amazing dives when you can't believe your eyes, and wonder how it can get any better.  [...]

11 12, 2009

Conservation Workshop

By |December 11th, 2009|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , |

~Sally's Diary~ Good news at Pom Pom dive centre, we are very happy to be invited in the Pygmy Seahorse Conservation Workshop which is being co-organized by University Malaysia Terengganu, Sabah Parks and Save our Seahorses.  Mike Kilroy, a expert in macro and one of our Dive Instructors will be attending to make sure that [...]

7 12, 2009

Self Diving at Pom Pom

By |December 7th, 2009|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Self Diving at Jetty is popular among Japanese Divers after 3 boat dives. 3本目のボートダイブのあと、桟橋からのセルフダイビングが日本人ダイバーに人気です。 Guest start diving from the end of buoy... and then make their way back to the Jetty. Pom Pom's dive boat will be standing by at the Jetty, and is ready to give any assistance if needed. 浮標の最終地点より海中へエントリー。そこから桟橋へ戻るのが本日のセルフダイビング。 In Pom [...]

6 12, 2009

Seek & Destroy

By |December 6th, 2009|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

~Sally's Diary~ We have accomplished another successful mission for removal of the Crown of Thorns starfish from the beautiful reefs at Mantabuan. Mike, Yunus and myself spent this morning seeking them out and collecting them up into baskets for safe removal from the sea. It is very important not to harm them whilst removing them [...]

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