Volunteer with Turtle Watch Camp Malaysia

Turtle Watch Camp Malaysia

Turtle Watch Camp (TWC) was developed alongside Marine Park to increase the survival of sea turtle hatchlings and eggs laid on Tengah island and the surrounding islands of Johor, through its controlled hatchery and monitoring of natural nests. Promoting and enacting environment conservation.. Turtle Watch Camp is located on the beautiful Tengah Island seven nautical miles from Mersing, Malaysia. The private island boasts two wonderful reefs off its shores, home to an array of colorful fish families, attracting visitors such as dolphins and endangered sea turtles.

Turtle Watch Camp should be your next destination.  Come join our team and help with hatchery and beach patrols, underwater and beach clean-ups, data collection for nesting turtles and hatchlings, conservation turtle talks, and island projects. Make a difference and help us to kick start turtle conservation across Malaysia.

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Volunteering Activities

What we Need

Turtle Watch Camp (TWC) volunteers play an essential role to the continued sustainability of our Hatchery processes. Our turtle heroes help monitor, patrol and release hatchlings whilst carrying out various projects and educational programs to promote turtle conservation.100% of our volunteer’s fee goes towards covering the costs of running the hatchery, covering food, accommodation & logistics.

Goals & Duties:
 Increase Green & Hawksbill turtle egg and hatchling chances of survival.
Promote environmental conservation.
Take action against illegal egg poaching.
Island kayak / trekking patrols
Hatchery surveillance / maintenance
Beach & underwater clean-ups
Snorkeling / species recordings
Optional diving courses are available

When: Volunteer between March - November

Duration: 1 week

What we Provide


Incl. Accommodation / Food
Incl. 1 FREE discover scuba dive (Not PADI course)
Minimum stay 1 week
Incl. private boat transfer
Incl. Snorkel gear
OPTIONAL diving courses are available on request (not included in the price)

Travel Information

Any period of time
5 to 10 people

1200 Malaysian Ringgit for 1 week (100 RM per extra day)
2500 Malaysian Ringgit for 1 month


Recent Supporters


Your Contact Person

Mariana Pereira
Mersing, Johor, Mersing, Malaysia.

Other Information

Please spread the word, follow our facebook page, share our posts, and print and display our posters if you are not able to join us here. Call us on +60177550419 or email us at conservation@batubatu.com.my – www.turtlewatchcamp.org

What are you waiting for?

We at Turtle Watch Camp Malaysia would love to hear from you!