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How do I get from Jakarta to Gili Islands?
You may also fly to Bali first from Jakarta and later go over to Gili Islands from there by boat through Padang Bai. Many boat operators will pick you up from popular areas like Kuta or Sanur. Alternatively, you may fly from Jakarta to Lombok and get a short boat ride from there to the Gili Islands.
How do I get to Gili Islands?
How to get there. Getting to the Gili Islands is easy from either Bali or Lombok. From Bali, travellers can catch a fast boat at Sanur Beach or Serangan Harbour. The trip takes less than one hour from either point and return tickets cost about $105 USD per person.
Is Gili Islands worth visiting?
The Gilis are very nice and definitely worth a visit if you have time. The beaches and waters there are nicer than Bali.
What is Gili island?
Gili AirGili Meno island
Can you fly to the Gili Islands?
Can you fly to the Gili Islands? In a word: No! There’s no airport on the Gili Islands, so your only route in is to fly to Bali or Lombok, and then transfer to a port and catch the ferry.
How long does it take to get to Gili island?
Ferry schedule from Serangan to the Gili Islands
|Blue Water Express Incl. free pick-up from Kuta, Seminyak, Canggu, Uluwatu, Ubud
|Gili Getaway Incl. free pick-up from Kuta & Seminyak
|To Gili Trawangan, Air & Meno
|Ekajaya Fast Boat
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.
Is Gili Trawangan a party island?
Located just off the coast of Lombok sits the largest of the three Gili Islands, Gili Trawangan . Most commonly known for its vibrant nightlife, incredible sunsets and fantastic snorkelling, Gili Trawangan is the party island of the three Gilis.
Is Gili Islands in Bali?
The Gili Islands are three islands off the coast of Lombok, east of the island of Bali.
Which Gili island is best for couples?
Gili Air – The best Gili Island for honeymoons Gili Air is the best Gili Island for honeymoons, family trips, and travelers who want to escape the madness of Gili Trawangan but need more action than in Gili Meno. On this island, you’ll find more restaurants than in Meno and even some cocktail bars.
How long is the boat from Bali to Gili Islands?
around 1 hour
South Bali departures often take 2-2,5 hours by boat, Padang Bai departures take around 1,5 hours and from Amed to Gili Trawangan it is around 1 hour.
Can you swim between Gili?
Can we swim to the other Gilis? While it is perfectly safe to swim and snorkel around the Gilis you should never try to swim to the next island, it is much further than it looks and the currents in the middle of the channel can be very strong even for the best of swimmers.