Marine Life in Pom Pom Island Resort Housereef

Hello Pom Pom Lovers, I heard that some of you love to go for a morning snorkelling or diving in mandarin house-reef, a wonderful dive site at a fin kick from the jetty! Take a few minutes break to enjoy this video made by our Resident Marine Biologist, Oriana! I will then wait for [...]

Memo of Understanding with Sabah Wildlife Department about Pom Pom Turtle Hatchery

Hello Pom Pom Lovers! It’s time to celebrate here in Pom Pom! At the end of Semporna Hari Penyu (Semporna Turtle Day), we renew our Memorandum of Understanding with the amazing Sabah Wildlife Department for Pom Pom Island Turtle Hatchery! A huge thank you go to WWF-Malaysia for the (almost) daily help!! Our marine biologist Oriana and reservation [...]

Did you ever dream to swim with sea turtles?

If you enjoy snorkelling or diving, you absolutely have to graduate from fish to sea turtles! Observing these amazing creatures in their natural habitat is a magical experience... While diving or snorkelling you will have the unique opportunity to see Layla, one of our resident green turtle, taking a nap or Arlenita, resting on [...]

Hi Pom Pom Lovers!

We have a limited space left in our resort in June, July and August - don't miss it! Pom Pom Island Resort is known for its clear blue water, breath-taking sunsets and completely pedestrian way of life - travel around the tiny island by foot, bicycle or kayak. Moreover, the sea turtle nesting season is about [...]

Sea turtles are coming back!

Our sea turtle hatchery is getting full again! On 2017, we have released 8430 Green and Hawksbill hatchlings into the turquoise water of the Celebes Sea, and right now we have 5 green and 2 hawksbill turtle nests ready to hatch in the next few weeks. Visit Pom Pom Island Resort and discover more [...]

A big thank to Biagio Stasi for adopting Pom Pom Corals

On 13th April, Mr Biagio planted with me more than 30 corals on a new artificial reef (“NANATURTLE”), located in mandarin house-reef at a depth of 12 meters. We started with a short briefing on the dive site and coral planting techniques…. and we spent 92 minutes in underwater, planting corals and assisting to [...]

Macro Research

When we are able, the dive staff at Pom Pom, check out our local sites looking for new and strange critters.  Its really important for us to find new things for our diving guests, as many guests are repeater guests and we want to give them something new to see and photograph.  Two days ago, [...]

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