Cintai Tioman will work with villagers, resorts, businesses, snorkel and dive operators throughout Tioman Island to achieve 2 main goals:

Goal 1
Increase the ecological resilience of coral reefs around Tioman Island
Reduce local impacts to coral reefs around Tioman


  • Reduce solid waste generation
  • Reduce sewage pollution
  • Reduce impacts of construction projects
  • Reduce impacts of tourism
  • Improve management of the marine protected area
  • Conduct scientific programmes to provide data required for management and monitoring
Goal 2
Increase the social resilience of the community in Tioman Island
Build capacity of local communities to enhance better management of the island and its surrounding resources


  • Socio-economic assessment baseline study
  • Raise awareness about the importance of coral reefs among key stakeholders 
  • Empower the local community to manage its own marine resources
  • Provide skills training to create supplementary employment opportunities



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Cintai Tioman
Reef Check Malaysia
Suite 5.19-5.22, Box 606, Wisma Central, Jalan Ampang, 50450 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

+603 2161 5948