Hatchery maintenance

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 [...]

By |January 22nd, 2011|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

Happy Christmas

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 [...]

By |December 26th, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Videos videos! & Facebook Update

Some videos for viewing ;) Blue Ribbon Eel [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uiBnU7_WxHY[/youtube] Juvenile fishes [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rXh-SPy9ij8[/youtube] An assortment of turtle videos + the famous scratch scene nearing the end [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3M_f_LG0riI[/youtube] Latest Update from Facebook Like/Fan page: We've reached over 200 likes/fans! Other updates: Gallery - Underwater section added to the Blog (can be found at the top, or by [...]

Baby Turtles were born !

  Baby Turtles were born on 1.April & 4.April , 2 times in this week ! One time from our hatchery which we bury eggs in 16.Feb....the another time from around our guest room Beach Villa 3 , this was unexpected fantastic happening, because nobody realized that the nest of turtle eggs was there ! 海亀の赤ちゃんが卵からかえりました。4/1と4/4、なんと今週は2回!1回は2月16日に埋めた卵の保護センターから、もう1回はなんとビーチヴィラの3号室付近。ここに海亀が以前産卵に来ていたなんて誰も気づかなかったので、予想外のハプニングにみんなビックリ。 We [...]

TURTLE WALKS

~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 [...]

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

WWF ADESSIUM MEETING

~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 , [...]

TURTLE EGGS

~Sally's Diary~ Yunus and Noah were very pleased today to report the first turtle eggs of the New Year at Pom Pom, there had been tracks before but no eggs, but now we are happy to report that eggs have been successfully transferred to our hatchery.  The tracks in the sand were examined and we [...]

By |February 18th, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |
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