Bali to Gili Islands

Bali to Gili Islands

Here is a guide getting from Bali to Gili Islands. The name just mentioned refers to the 3 famous Gilis in Lombok which are the main tourist destinations for tourists, both from Indonesia and abroad.

Three Beautiful Islands

Gili in Indonesian means small island. There are 3 dyke that are so famous in Lombok. As mentioned above, the three are Gili Trawangan, Gili Air and Gili Meno. Gili Trawangan (Gili T) is the largest of the three and also the busiest. Here, you can find a lively beach atmosphere even at night. This is an option for those of you who like to party on the beach. Then, Gili Air is the best choice for a vacation with your partner, family or solo traveler. This place is not too quiet, but also not as busy as Gili T and already has good public facilities. While Gili Meno is the quietest of the three as well as the smallest. This place is good for those of you who don't like crowds and like nature. Here, you will feel like you are on a private island.

Get on the fast boat from Bali

Getting from Bali to Gili Islands can only be done by water transport. Yes, you can only take a plane to get to Bali or Lombok. Then, to go to the Dykes (Gili), you have to continue by taking a fast boat. There are many companies that offer fast boats, including ferries to cross from Bali to the Gilis and vice versa. However, there are a number of recommendations for the best boats that you can choose from, starting with Ostina Fast Boat, Eka Jaya Fast Boat, Dprabu Fast Boat, Golden Queen, and INVINIA Fast Boat.

Ostina Fast Boat

Location of the Port to Cross

Maybe you ask, 'where can I cross to the island?' Well, there are two important ports from Bali to Gili Islands, namely Padang Bai and Serangan.

Padang Bai is the main gate to the Gili Islands from Ubud and its surroundings. If you are traveling there, this port is more suitable for you to choose before heading to Gili Trawangan and other islands. From downtown Ubud, you can reach this port within 1-1.5 hours.

Meanwhile, the Padang Bai-Gili Islands crossing takes around 1.5-2 hours depending on sea conditions. Then, if you are in the South Bali area, such as Kuta, Seminyak, Canggu, Nusa Dua, Sanur as well as Jimbaran, Serangan Harbor is the solution. The crossing to the Gili Islands from this port takes approximately 3 hours.

So, those are some things about getting from Bali to Gili Islands. Hopefully, this info will make it easier for you to reach Lombok. For convenience and practicality, don't waste time. You can order a vacation package to the 3 Gilis complete with fast boat tickets at Gotravela Indonesia. You can also see more about the various Bali Gili fast boat tickets here. Happy holidays. (y)

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