Who We Are

Kapas Turtles is a small community-based project, non-profit organization, focusing on turtle conservation in Pulau Kapas. This group, of very enthusiastic volunteers from different backgrounds, was formed in 2021 and we have taken this mission on as an act of personal, social and ecological responsibility to carry out a program to assist the survival of this endangered species.

Where We Work

Cotton-white beaches and crystalline water make the island a favourite weekend break among locals to spend the day snorkeling, diving or jungle trekking. Pulau Kapas has a tropical climate with warm temperatures year-round and wonderful sunny days.

What We Do

Kapas Turtles collects data of every nesting, relocation, incubation, release and excavation, this includes variables such as: timings of the initial nesting, the transfer to the hatchery, the hatching, the release to the sea as well as on the morphology …


We have partnered with the International Seakeepers Society Asia and the Universiti Malaysia Terengganu to help out in protecting threatened sea turtles and their habitats. With this partnership we hope to be able to conserve, protect and …

How Can You Help

If you don’t live near sea turtles, sometimes it can be frustrating to think about what you can do to help them in a meaningful way. No matter where you live, there are many things you can do to promote a healthy ocean environment: act responsibly, educate, voluteer …

On Behalf Of All The Sea Turtles That Will Benefit From Your Generosity,
We Thank You In Advance For Your Support

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