Quest for sustainability

Conservation of the island’s reefs, coastline and jungle

Campaigns and education involving both tourists and local residents to keep Kapas naturally beautiful.

Waste Management

Reducing and refining the varieties and levels of waste the businesses on the island produce.

Database of the Island’s Flora and Fauna

Compiling the wide variety of life found on Kapas and its surrounding waters.

2,357 km2

the total size of 74 gazetted islands and surrounding islands in Malaysia since 1989

26 islands

and surrounding islands, 569 km2, declared as Marine Parks in Terengganu since 1994

6 kilometres

east off Marang coast, Pulau Kapas is a Marine Park zoned for a distance of 1 nautical mile from lowest sea level

1811 meters

stretch of sandy beaches in Pulau Kapas and 105 meters in Pulau Gemia

"An ongoing project aimed at compiling a database of the variety of lifeforms that call Kapas home. Divided into the relevant categories, it will feature pictures coupled with descriptions providing better understanding and appreciation of what we have and how it all interconnects to form this little paradise."

Marine Life See List

"An ongoing project aimed at compiling a database of the variety of lifeforms that call Kapas home. Divided into the relevant categories, it will feature pictures coupled with descriptions providing better understanding and appreciation of what we have and how it all interconnects to form this little paradise."

Botanical of Kapas See List

Black Tip Reef Shark
Often found nearshore in shallow water coral reefs and intertidal zone, the black-tip reef sharks are active strong swimmers which move alone or in a small group.

Parrotfish
Its colorful appearance is distinct and its diet is important for healthy growth of coral reefs. With its parrot-like beak, parrotfish feed on algae by scraping off coral. They excrete sand!

Christmas Tree Worm
S. giganteus is a tube-building Polychaeta worm which lives primarily on large stony brain corals and porites. The distinct feature of this animal is it's brightly colored crown spirals which come in pairs..

Slingjaw Wrasse
The slingjaw wrasse will shot it's jaw to snatch prey when spotted, swim upwards and spit out any inedibles like sand and rubbles.

"Many marine animals are in danger of consuming floating plastic waste and garbage. Be responsible in disposing your garbage such as polysterene containers, plastic bottles and food waste.."

Ethics & Recreational Guidelines Educate Yourself

"Flying foxes are giant fruit bats - the largest bats in the world! They are native to the tropics and subtropics across the Old World, from the eastern coast of Africa to the Pacific.."

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