Turtle Volunteer Programme

It’s time to get hands-on about turtle and terrapin conservation as well as healthy oceans! This programme is a collaboration between MNS Selangor’s Marine and Green Living SIGs, MNS Pahang Branch, and the Turtle Conservation Society of Malaysia (TCSM).


Date: 3 August 2019  (Saturday) to 4 August 2019 (Sunday)

Time: 2.00 p.m. ( 3 Aug 2019, Saturday) – 1.00 p.m. (4
August 2019.

Meeting Point: Rimbun Dahan Turtle Hatchery, 26080 Balok, Pahang.


3 August 2019 (Saturday)

2:00 p.m.: Meet at the Rimbun Dahan Turtle Hatchery for a talk on sea turtles and conservation efforts.
2:30 – 4:30 p.m.: Hatchery cleanup, nest excavation, painting signage at the hatchery.
4:30 – 5:00 p.m.: Tea break.
5:30 – 6:30 p.m.: Beach cleanup and rubbish audit.
6:30 – 7:30 p.m.: Turtle hatchling release.
7.30 – 8.30 p.m.: Vegetarian dinner catered from villagers.
9.30 p.m. onwards (optional): Turtle nesting observation.

4 August 2019 (Sunday)

8:00 a.m.: Meet at the TCSM river terrapin centre in Kg. Pasir Gajah:
   -a talk on terrapins
   -a tour of the gallery.
   -Clean terrapin ponds.
   -River and site cleanup.
   -Option to purchase merchandise or do a symbolic terrapin adoption for RM35.
11:30 a.m.: Vegetarian lunch catered by villagers and
served at TCSM.
1:00 p.m.: Event officially ends.


Open ONLY to those with valid MNS memberships and limited to 30 participants.

Cost per person: RM220
*excludes: costs for meals (except where indicated) and transport.
*Includes: Donations to TCSM and Rimbun Dahan Turtle Hatchery, vegetarian dinner at Rimbun Dahan on Saturday, turtle watching at night, accommodation for one night, vegetarian lunch at TCSM on Sunday, and MNS Group Insurance.

*Transportation: carpooling. Kindly indicate during registration if you need or can offer transportation.

To register and make full payment, please click the button below:

Register Here


For inquiries or in the event of complications:

Ee Lynn: wongeelynn@yahoo.com
Whei Li: tanwheili@gmail.com