16 05, 2011

First Baby Turtles born for 2011 at Pom Pom

By |May 16th, 2011|News|

Last night after a very heavy rainfall at 2am, Rayner checked on our turtle nests and found our first turtle nest for this season had hatched.  We had seen the sand drop the day before, so we all had been monitoring the nest, waiting for signs of  life.   At 2.30am the babies were digging their [...]

25 04, 2011

Thank you to Amy, Ben and Sam

By |April 25th, 2011|News|

Amy, Ben and Sam are our latest Turtle sponsors, who after having joined our Turtle Patrol on the 21st of April on the last night of their stay on Pom Pom,  were lucky enough to find a Hawksbill Turtle laying eggs. She laid 129 eggs that evening finishing at about 10.30pm.. We wanted to say [...]

8 04, 2011

Thank You Andrew and Elaine – Turtle Sponsors

By |April 8th, 2011|News|

We want to give a big thank you to our latest turtle sponsors, Mr Andrew and Mrs Elaine who have sponsored our latest Turtle nest.     They went with our turtle patrol this week when we found the BIGGEST NEST YET!  189 EGGS!  This is a record for Pom Pom, (and maybe [...]

26 03, 2011

Turtle nest sponsors

By |March 26th, 2011|News|

A big thank you to Ms.Gail & Mr.Paul & Mr.Keith who have very kindly sponsored our turtle nest which have been transferred to hatchery on 23.March. This latest nest is green turtle eggs, they will hatch in about 60 days.  We want to thank you all very much for your kind support and look forward [...]

24 03, 2011

Turtle nesting season has started !

By |March 24th, 2011|News|

Our patrol found a green turtle nest , 93 eggs were carefully transferred to our hatchery beside Dive Centre. パトローラーがアオウミガメの巣から93個の卵を保護、93個の卵をダイブセンター脇のハッチャリー(卵の保護センター)へ無事に移送しました。 It is our first turtle nest in 2011 !    2011年、最初の海亀の巣、ハッチャリーへ移送完了!

6 03, 2011

Turtle T-shirts

By |March 6th, 2011|News|

Our turtle patrol looked very smart tonight when they modelled our latest turtle patrol tee shirts.  We have had them made specially, and they are for sale in our souvenir shop, with all profits from the sales going back into our Conservation Fund.    The boys made the patrol last night with our lovely [...]

22 01, 2011

Hatchery maintenance

By |January 22nd, 2011|News|

This week, at the hatchery, our Turtle Patrol are busy replacing the old sand in the hatchery with fresh clean sand.  The reason for this is that over time, the original sand becomes dirty and we start getting tree root and ant problems.  Its a big job to take out all the sand, but the [...]

26 12, 2010

Happy Christmas

By |December 26th, 2010|News|

Last night at Pom Pom Island Resort we had a wonderful Christmas evening, food wise there was sashimi tuna with wasabi sauce, salmon steaks, turkey and roast potatoes.   Afterwards the staff demonstrated their local dancing skills for our guests. 昨晩ポンポンリゾートでは最高のクリスマスを過ごしたわ!お刺身にサーモンステーキ、七面鳥にローストポテト。。そのあとはスタッフがローカルダンスをゲストに披露! Mitri, our pastry chief  made an amazing gingerbread house to be enjoyed.  later we [...]

24 10, 2010

Thank you to Mr and Mrs Seymour

By |October 24th, 2010|News|

Mr Erik and Mrs Charlize very kindly sponsored 2 turtle nests recently, a green turtle and a hawksbill turtle nest on behalf of their many nieces and newphews.  They chose nests that were due to hatch quite shortly.  We are pleased to report that both nests have successfully hatched.  The first nest was a Green [...]

2 10, 2010

Busy evening at the turtle hatchery!

By |October 2nd, 2010|News|

Phew, we have just finished a very busy 1 hour at the hatchery tonight! At 6pm, we noticed that there was some movement in one of our nests, as we started observing the sand moving, we saw the first baby Hawksbill turtle come up to the surface, after that it was very busy, as it [...]

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