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Black Coral Garden offers some huge examples of very healthy black coral.
|Name Dive Site:||Black Coral Garden|
|Depth: ||22-35m (72-114ft)|
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The Black Coral Garden is a fairyland of large pristine bushes, located between 22 and 35 meters. The bushes can be found in large patches if you know where to look, and many of the bushes are more than two meters high. There is an eerie, fairytale quality to black coral, and divers are usually amazed at the iridescence of the bushes, created by the same protein that gives pearls their beauty. This is a special dive that allows divers a glimpse at a rare and fascinating species!
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Pom Pom Island Resort with PADI Dive Centre is a beautiful, peaceful, paradise island found situated off Borneo coastline. Taking only 45 minutes by boat, you can escape the everyday world on our small island. You can enjoy complete relaxation and tranquillity surrounded by white sands, tropical vegetation and turquoise seas.The Resort has a range of luxury detached Beach, Garden and Water Villas constructed for every comfort including air conditioning and fans, hot showers, own balcony or terrace. The Water Villas offer panoramic views over the sea, whilst the Beach villas are nestled under trees with sea views. Our packages include 3 meals per day plus free flow of snacks, juices, coffee and teas in our famous traditional Malaysian Restaurant. Enjoy turtle spotting from our jetty, you maybe lucky enough to witness baby turtles running to the beach from our hatchery. At our PADI Dive Centre you can learn to dive or if already qualified experience amazing diving and snorkelling in the clear blue waters of the Celebes Sea watching beautiful coral fish and turtles. We are situated close to Mabul and Sipadan and have similar marine life to Mabul with amazing macro creatures, such as frog fish, shrimps, crabs and nudibranchs, these are found on nearly every dive. After diving you can enjoy a relaxing traditional massage in our massage spa or if you are feeling more energetic, you can swim or kayak round our paradise island.
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Its best dive site, the Black Coral Forest, can be found at the end of a gentle slope at a depth 25m-30m. Here the precious coral can be found huge bushes, ranging from white to neon green to purple in color. Turtles often can be found resting there, and whenever the current picks up eagle rays can be spotted overhead. The huge coral boulders at shallower depth are excellent places to look for lobsters, frogfish and a large variety of other coral fish.
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