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Tropical Research and Conservation Centre

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Pom Pom Island, Semporna, Malaysia
+60 19-850 5412
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My A level experience at TRACC

I've had an amazing time at TRACC doing the marine science A level course, where the place felt... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jack O
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Life changing experience

I could write a massive essay here but I’m going to keep this short and sweet...I came to Pom Pom... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Aaron R
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TRACC is a conservation organisation on Pom Pom Island near Semporna, about 50km north of Sipadan, Mabul and Kapali. With volunteer divers who stay for 1-12 weeks, we are protecting the reef by replanting the coral reef, protecting the sharks and...more
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Pom Pom Island, Semporna, Malaysia
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+60 19-850 5412
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"marine science"
in 5 reviews
"living conditions"
in 3 reviews
"crown of thorns"
in 3 reviews
"met some great people"
in 2 reviews
"dive skills"
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"incredible place"
in 2 reviews
"rescue diver course"
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"great dive sites"
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"fun dives"
in 4 reviews
"nearby islands"
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"open water"
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"volunteers"
in 32 reviews
"tents"
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"planted"
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"project"
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"bomb"
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"reef"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've had an amazing time at TRACC doing the marine science A level course, where the place felt like a second home and I met some of the best people. The classes where very interesting and engaging with our teacher Dr Catherine Jadot guiding us...More

Thank Jack O
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I could write a massive essay here but I’m going to keep this short and sweet...I came to Pom Pom island with my childhood best friend , we traded travelling for pursuing our dive master course and to delve into the world of marine conservation....More

Thank Aaron R
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just finshed my four months on the island with tracc I done all my diving courses from open water all the way up to dive masters! And I would do it all again in a heartbeat truely recommend going to this place you come away...More

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Reviewed 2 February 2018

Was at TRACC for 4 weeks in Dec 2017 and had the most meaningful vacation ever. I had a blast of a time learning loads about marine life and replanting corals. The island is stunning and once you enter the water, the devastation of bomb...More

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Reviewed 29 November 2017

Truly gorgeous. Fab Place. Its truly beyond me that we underestimate just how much we dont know about our oceans.

Thank futbolmania999
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Reviewed 15 November 2017

The most meaningful diving experience you can ever have! Would definitely come back for the rest of my diving courses!

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Thank GerardChen
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Reviewed 26 October 2017

Tracc is an incredible place, I'm so thankful I could have been there! I recommand this place for anyone who love to dive and want to help to preserve the beauty of nature. People at Tracc are also amazing, young and beautiful, you will meet...More

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Thank marianne_raffin
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Reviewed 25 October 2017

It was a marvellous experience, wonderful place, wonderful people. Very simple and happy life. I will come back

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Thank Blanca Z
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Reviewed 19 October 2017

Had the most amazing time over at TRACC this summer! It was the second time I visited and I will make sure to come back! Great people and awesome work and diving!

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Thank charlottewestrin
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Reviewed 18 October 2017

Great experience. 3 dives every day. Learnt a lot. Recommend to anyone interested in marine conservation.

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Thank OriginalNutbag
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Randall D
6 October 2017|
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Response from Hazel O | Property representative |
Hi Randall, Yes you do. The cost of volunteering does not include flights. I've sent you an e-mail. Regards, Hazel, TRACC
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SianVogtTuck
9 June 2015|
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Response from aphanius | Property representative |
Hi, We welcome marine conservation assistance for short trips by qualified divers only. Trainee divers need to come for 2 weeks minimum. We normally have a boat to/from Semporna on Mondays or Thursdays so trips mon to... More
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