19 02, 2012

Involvement in Coral Planting Project in Sibuan Island organized by Sabah Parks

By | February 19th, 2012|News|

On the 15th-16th February 2012, Pom Pom Island Resort was involved in the Coral Planting Project in Sibuan Island organized by Sabah Parks the Marine Park of the state. The objective of the project is to restore the coral reef area that has been destroyed decades ago. With our involvement in the project, indirectly we [...]

16 01, 2011

Crown of Thorn Starfish Removal

By | January 16th, 2011|News|

We are starting the New Year as we mean to continue at the Dive Centre this month.  We are actively collecting the Crown of Thorn Starfish from the corals surrounding our Island.  The last few days have seen some of our individual members of staff collecting these starfish, but today, everyone took part.  We have [...]

24 11, 2010

Artificial Reef

By | November 24th, 2010|News|

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 [...]

23 10, 2010

Welcome back Mr and Mrs Fuji san!

By | October 23rd, 2010|News|

Mr and Mrs Fuji san have very kindly made a showcase of the underwater photos they have taken at Pom Pom Island Resort.  Probably our most well known and loved guests, they have  visited Pom Pom Island Resort many times before.  They have made a website showing the macro creatures and corals that they have [...]

6 12, 2009

Seek & Destroy

By | December 6th, 2009|News|

~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 [...]

1 11, 2009

Fixed buoy line at Jetty

By | November 1st, 2009|News|

~Sally's Diary ~ Today at Pom Pom, we have fixed a second buoy line to the left-hand side of the jetty.  It was carefully planned to make sure that our snorkelling guests who want to see our wonderful sea life, don't stray too far or go into deep water.  It should also ensure that any [...]

20 08, 2009

Full of Life – Pom Pom Photography #2

By | August 20th, 2009|News|

It was a fun afternoon dive today, with lots of findings at one of our local house reefs: New Life 3.30pm After our descend, Jon lead the group and slowly worked our way to finding the "rock"... We were on a mission, to spot a frogfish that Sally saw (or might have) on her previous [...]

4 06, 2009

Macro Life

By | June 4th, 2009|News|

Having  spend 12 years as an active diver and 5 of those years as a Padi Instructor, I have enjoyed diving experiences all over the World, the North Sea, Scotland, Egypt, Greece, Cave diving in Sardinia, Malaysia Pennisular to name a few, and on the majority of those dives I would spend my time, looking [...]

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