Gillhams Fishing Resorts
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Lovely swim and sunbathe by the pool Weather sunny in morning, overcast and rain afternoon. One fish caught - pacu Hopefully the fishing will get better Mosquitos are a pain 5 times so far (mainly as it starts to go dark.
Arrived yesterday after 2 plane journeys and a drive from airport, about 16 hours total. Absolutely knackered to say the least. Weather hot, overcast. This trip is for fishing. We are staying at Gillhams Fishing Resort for 8 days, and Marc is fishing mainly, he has just lost a stingray. We are staying in a bungalow that overlooks the lake, it is …
Today was devoted to fishing. You can choose to fish all day (7 am to 8 pm) or you can pay by the hour. We decided to fish all day but didn't get started until 8 am. We had a fishing guide, Geoff, allocated to us and he set us up with 2 rods each, some fish baits (pilchards), pellet baits and a bucket of pellets to use as an attractant. The fishing …
Unfortunately, we had to get up early today as we had to leave for the airport at 8 am (flight at 10.30). The girl on reception said it was a normal workday and we might be delayed getting through the peak hour traffic. It was hard to get out of our massive comfortable bed. Finally we get a super comfortable bed and we only got to spend 5.5 hours …
... because we were already there so we just decided to enjoy it as much as possible.
From the Tup Island our long-tail friend took us closer to the Chicken Island which was named after the shape of its unique limestone jutting out into the sea (looks like a chicken head). Locals call it “woodpecker”. We were given roughly 30 minutes for snorkeling. It was nice and we spotted schools of colorful fish again but nothing comparing to the Perhentian Islands.
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking