2 06, 2017

CORALS, TURTLES, RESCUE OPERATIONS, BABY TURTLE RELEASE AND SPONSORSHIPS: a big thank to Lydia and Andy!

By |June 2nd, 2017|Categories: Conservation, Eco, News, Recreation|Tags: , , , , , |

Last week has been particularly full of events here in Pom Pom… We started the first day of the turtle week, with 65 green hatchlings…released into the sea around 9:00 pm! On the second day of the “turtle week”, during the beach cleaning, a small green turtle with floater syndrome was found around the [...]

10 03, 2014

Coral Grows Very Well in Pom Pom Coral Frame!

By |March 10th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

The frame been deployed last 1st July 2012. We started to plant the coral on the 1st of August 2012, and after 19 months they have grown very well, although a few of them didn't make it . Even Also some of the sponsors tags I can't see it anymore since the corals have started to [...]

19 02, 2012

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

By |February 19th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

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 [...]

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 [...]

23 10, 2010

Welcome back Mr and Mrs Fuji san!

By |October 23rd, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

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|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 [...]

20 08, 2009

Full of Life – Pom Pom Photography #2

By |August 20th, 2009|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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 [...]