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The Dorsal Effect

Kuta Pugut Lombok Tengah, 562596, Indonesia
+62 822-3768-9629
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An amazing day out

The Dorsal Effect's tour combines the reality of the shark markets with some fun snorkeling and... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2014
SarahInSingapore
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Singapore, Singapore
Paradise with a Cause

Forget Bali. Lombok is the place to be. I joined The Dorsal Effect's ecotrip after nearly two... read more

Reviewed 28 April 2014
Krisinder K
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Book a one day snorkelling and beach hopping boat trip with us departing from the eastern part of Lombok at Tanjung Luar fish market, to provide an alternative livelihood for shark fishermen in Lombok. Gear, food and drinks provided.
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Kuta Pugut Lombok Tengah, 562596, Indonesia
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+62 822-3768-9629
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Reviewed 18 June 2014

The Dorsal Effect's tour combines the reality of the shark markets with some fun snorkeling and seeing the amazing scenery near Tanjung Luar. I knew previously that about 100 million sharks are killed each year, many for their fins, but seeing the Tanjung Luar shark...More

Thank SarahInSingapore
Reviewed 28 April 2014 via mobile

Forget Bali. Lombok is the place to be. I joined The Dorsal Effect's ecotrip after nearly two years of not travelling. I had heard of Kathy Xu's cause and was just dying to support it. My opportunity came up in Mar 2014, albeit only for...More

Thank Krisinder K
Reviewed 27 April 2014

I will always remember this amazing experience I had in Lombok. There is nothing more satisfying than being a part of something beautiful, fun and meaningful. It was one of the most chill, care-free days of my life-swimming/snorkling/cloud gazing/cliff climbing/smiles and conversations-and being able to...More

Thank elizabethl8l
Reviewed 26 April 2014

I had a wonderful experience on the boat trip that the Dorsal Effect offered. Island hopping and exploring deserted islands reminds me of my video gaming days. In addition, before setting off on the boat trip, we went to the abattoir where fishermen displayed and...More

Thank WeiTeck
Reviewed 26 April 2014

Started off the trip walking through the fish market and saw a hammerhead about 2.5m long lifeless. We took a boat out into the ocean to arrive at a little sandy island, though we weren't able to see any starfish, we did discovered a little...More

Thank Milton_Neo
Reviewed 22 April 2014

I had the recent good fortune to attend a day trip run by Kathy and the Dorsal Effect. As an avid Ocean conservationist and Conservation Photographer I had been working on my own project around Indonesia when I heard about the work of this group....More

Thank seawildearth
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