Juara Turtle Project

Tioman Island

Juara Turtle Project (JTP) is a sea turtle conservation center at Juara Village, proving education to locals and visitors on eco-management of this endangered marine species. The center also runs a volunteer programme complete with half-board accommodation to help with patrols, data collection, repair work, cleaning, tour guiding and more.

Turtle nesting season lies between March and October; during this time, JTP roams the beach at night and collects eggs from nests, transferring them to a hatchery for incubation, then releasing the babies to sea when due. During the day between 10am and 5pm, the center opens to visitors, providng a tour and information gallery at a donation fee of MYR10 per pax.