Explore the Charm of the Gili Islands! Located northwest of Lombok, the Gili Islands invite you to explore three exotic islands: Gili Trawangan, Gili Air, and Gili Meno. Gili Trawangan is the largest and a tourist favorite, enchanting with its extraordinary underwater beauty. You can explore its unspoiled coral reefs and dynamic marine life by diving or snorkeling. Wondering how to easily and enjoyably get to Gili Trawangan from Lombok? This article offers a comprehensive overview of your transportation options, from speedboats to traditional boat, to immerse yourself in this underwater paradise. Discover the best way to enjoy of Gili Trawangan.

Transportation Options Explore Gili Trawangan

Visiting Gili Trawangan? Enjoy the eco-friendly spirit of this paradise island where motorized vehicles are not allowed. Here’s how to enjoy and explore Gili Trawangan while preserving nature:
  • Cycling: Explore Gili Trawangan by bicycle for a fun experience. You can rent bicycles in various places with prices starting from IDR 50.000 per day. Make sure to check the condition of the bike before renting it.
  • Ride Cidomo: Experience local culture on a cidomo, the island’s traditional horse-drawn carriage. Suitable for traveling from the port to your hotel, especially when carrying luggage, or for a relaxing tour around Gili Trawangan. Prices start from IDR 50.000 to IDR 250.000, depending on distance. To explore the wider island, prices start from IDR 200.000. Don’t forget to bargain and agree on a price first.

Getting to the Gili Islands

You can reach the Gili Islands by sea from Lombok or Bali. Here’s a simple guide on how to get there:
  • Public Boat : Start your journey from Bangsal Harbor by taking a public boat to Gili Trawangan. Accommodating around 50 people, these boats sail between 07:00 and 16:00, promising a 30-minute scenic cruise. With rates starting from IDR 20,000 per person, this option offers convenience and affordability. Please note that departures are based on full capacity, so expect a wait of 15-30 minutes during peak hours.
  • Public Speedboat : For those with limited time, public speedboats offer a quick escape to Gili Trawangan. With space for 70 passengers, you’ll reach the island in about 10 minutes. Available every day from 07:00 to 16:00 at Bangsal Harbor, tickets are priced at IDR 85,000 per person
  • Private Speedboat : Looking for a touch of flexibility? Opt for a private speedboat charter. Match your departure time to your schedule for an intimate and luxurious experience, perfect for groups of up to 10 people. Estimated travel time is 10 to 15 minutes, with individual rates from Teluk Nara to Gili Trawangan around IDR 150.000 per person
  • Fast Boat Bali to Gili: from Bali to the Gili Islands by fast boat trip from Padang Bai Harbor. The journey takes approximately 1.5 hours, depending on sea conditions, with one-way prices starting from IDR 300.000 per person. For a budget trip, secure your place via infokebali.com .
The guide makes your trip easier but also helps you choose the best option for an unforgettable holiday to the Gili Islands. These prices are valid through February 2024. Prices are subject to change at any time.

Some Exciting Activities That You Can Enjoy On Gili Trawangan

Experience a journey to the stunning Gili Trawangan, where sun, sea and sand come together to offer an array of unforgettable activities. Here’s a guide to what you can dive into:

  • Thrilling Water Sports : Make a splash with an exciting range of water sports.. From peaceful swimming and relaxing by the beach to adrenaline-pumping activities such as banana boating, jet skiing, kayaking, paddle boarding, water skiing and even surfing, Gili Trawangan has it all.
  • Diving : Explore the underwater paradise by diving. Whether you’re a seasoned professional or a curious beginner, the island’s dive sites like Turtle Heaven, Coral Fan Garden, Sunset Point, Biorocks, Bounty Wreck and Shark Point offer stunning natural beauty. Each spot promises a unique diving experience, showcasing dynamic coral and marine life.
  • Island Hopping Snorkeling : Don’t miss this snorkeling adventure that takes you around Gili Trawangan, Gili Meno and Gili Air. The colorful coral reefs and diverse fish species are ready to amaze you. It’s the perfect way to relax and immerse yourself in the wonders of the island’s waters.
  • Glass Bottom Boat Tour: For those who prefer to stay dry, the Glass Bottom Boat Tour offers a glimpse of the vibrant underwater world without getting wet. Sit and admire the dance of fish and the beauty of coral reefs through the clear bottom of the boat, creating memories to last a lifetime.
  • Culinary Journey : It feels like a holiday is incomplete without tasting local cuisine. The specialty of Gili Trawangan is the fresh seafood from the night market. Choose your choice and cook it to perfection. Don’t miss local dishes such as ayam taliwang, nasi pelecing, and nasi bajo which are available at nearby restaurants and cafes, so you can deliciously explore the flavors of the island.

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