Helping to protect endangered nesting turtles by patrolling the beach and collecting data
Location: Pulau Perhentian Besar (‘Big Island’)
Project type: Conservation
Objective: To help the passionate staff of Bubbles Dive Resort, who pledge to protect the famous nesting turtles and reef of the Perhentian Islands. This coastline is full of life that is also, unfortunately, endangered. This project is designed to offer you a chance to be part of a detailed and meticulous protection campaign. Teams undergo orientation and training to gain a better understanding and appreciation of the wonderful nature surrounding the island.
Examples of work done
- We first started working here in 2008
- Around 15 teams have visited the site
- To date we have saved 1650 turtle eggs and completed around 150 patrols