Divers at Pulau Hantu enjoyed outstanding underwater visibility over the weekend. It was rather disorienting. We’re much used to figuring out where we are half a meter at a time, and now all of a sudden we had to compute four meters of landscape at a go. It was a real challenge, but we got […]
Entries Categorized as 'Blog Log'
October 21, 2013
October 6, 2013
Mathieu Meur has been photographing the underwater world for over 20 years. On his photo blog, he writes, “I’m fortunate to dive some of the nicest, and sometimes most remote, corners of our planet.” Among his list of dive sites that include Micronesia and Costa Rica, is our humble little city reef, Pulau Hantu.
September 24, 2013
Hantu Blog received an encouraging email from the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) today as a follow up to the dumping incident and salvaging efforts that occurred at Pulau Hantu between July and August 2013. The following is the email we received from MPA Chief Executive, Lam Yi Young:
September 16, 2013
When it looks like this underwater, it can be hard to tell…
August 19, 2013
Hanging out on Pulau Hantu’s reef flat in a huge anemone yesterday, were at least five False-clown anemonefish Amphiprion ocellaris, three of which popped out to say hello. These are just one of the many kinds of unique fish that can be found in local waters.
August 1, 2013
This afternoon we made a very special kind of visit to Pulau Hantu. We left our dive equipment at home and I wore shoes instead of flip flops. It was going to be a dry day, but it surely was not going to be any less exciting. I joined the Maritime Port Authority on board […]
July 29, 2013
After the coral bleaching and quiet reef experiences from the last few dives, it may look like the season is beginning to turn, with seemingly cooler waters and more reef life being spotted by our divers. The visibility has also appreciated, allowing a few of us to wander off into the deep to explore the […]
July 29, 2013
It definitely pays to be kiasu sometimes! Hantu Blog diver, Wyatt Ang, took his GoPro down with him for our dive at Pulau Hantu yesterday, and left it on during the entire dive. If he hadn’t had done that, we might not have had this opportunity to relive this exciting moment of crossing paths with […]
July 28, 2013
Last weekend, divers were treated to a rare find at Pulau Hantu – a frogfish!
June 6, 2013
If you love taking a closer look at life on the reef, you’ll love diving in Singapore. Though we do get surprised by some mega fauna every now and then – we’ve had schools of batfish, barracuda, and Silver moonies – to authentically enjoy Pulau Hantu’s reefs, we have to marvel at the impressive diversity […]