How do I get from Bali to Gili Islands?
Route: Your accommodation in Canggu/Ubud → Drive to Padang Bai (1.5+ hours) → Slow boat to Lombok (4+ hours) → Taxi from Lembar Port to Bangsal Port (1.5+ hours) → Boat to Gili Trawangan (30+ minutes). Travel Time: 10+ hours total including waiting time.
How long is the ferry from Bali to Gili Islands?
Fast ferries from Bali to the Gili Islands typically take 1.5-2 hours, and most of the ferries leave from Padang Bai.
How much is ferry from Bali to Gili?
Bali to The Gili Islands Price On average, prices range from as low as $25 USD for low budget ferry operators and up to $45 USD for high class ferry operators for one way trips.
How do you get to the Gili Islands?
The closest airport to the Gili Islands is Lombok International Airport (LOP). Private transfers (car + speedboat) can be arranged from there to the Gili’s through Gili-islandtransfers.com, otherwise you can opt for the slower (cheaper) and less reliable public boats that leave from Bangsal harbour in north Lombok.
Are the Gili Islands worth it?
The Gili Islands are surely one of the most breathtaking destinations in Indonesia. That’s really saying something! But there are pristine sands of pure white, turquoise seas filled with turtles, coral gardens, and pockets of lush palm trees stringing along the coast, so it’s all justified.
Is Gili T expensive?
You should plan to spend around Rp463,184 ($31) per day on your vacation in Gili Trawangan, which is the average daily price based on the expenses of other visitors. Past travelers have spent, on average, Rp92,988 ($6.21) on meals for one day and Rp35,536 ($2.37) on local transportation.
How many days do you need in Gili Islands?
If you’re visiting just one of the islands, I recommend spending at least two nights and two days in the Gili Islands, as I did. If you do, you should book a snorkeling excursion to dive at all the islands on your second day.
Can you do a day trip to Gili Islands from Bali?
You can, in fact, do a day trip to Gili Islands from Bali. The accessibility of the isles is one of the main reasons that make it a popular addition to your list of things to do in Bali.
How long is the fast boat from Bali to Gili?
The fastest route between Bali and Gili Islands is Gili Trawangan with a crossing duration of around 1 hour 15 minutes.
Is Lombok worth visiting?
Lombok is much more laid back with superb beaches especially in the south. Lombok also has an interesting culture and many natural attractions such as waterfalls, corals for snorkelling and diving, etc. Of course there are also rice fields and other agriculture.
How many days do you need in Gili Trawangan?
We recommend starting with at least 3 nights and giving yourself a little leeway in your plans to add more days on. After all just about everyone who goes to Gili Trawangan ends up extending their stay by at least a day or two.
Are the Gili Islands safe?
The GIli islands are relatively safe, but keep in mind that they are not like most of western countries.