Gili Lombok Snorkeling Spot Location
9 Popular Gili Snorkeling Spot Locations on Google Map.
Lombok island save the paradise of marine park spots and the charm of its beautiful beaches, many spot locations Gili Snorkeling in Lombok and make the island of Lombok one of the destinations for travelers who like snorkeling and diving activities.
Lombok Island, West Nusa Tenggara, is surrounded by dozens of Gilis/small islands, do you know how many total Gilis are on the island of Lombok? according to Wikipedia recorded only 35 dyke surrounding it, but according to local community data more than that.
Because wikipedia still hasn't recorded it or doesn't include it Gili Bembek, Gili Betok and all Gili Sand other. It is estimated that there could be more than 50 unrecorded dykes surrounding the island of Lombok.
Just imagine that in East Lombok itself there are about 30 Gili and only about 12 to 15 Gilis are ready to be explored and visited by tourists.
General understanding of Snorkeling
snorkeling: Is a swimming or diving activity in shallow water by wearing equipment in the form of a diving mask called a snorkel (diving equipment in the form of a J-shaped hose with a mouth guard at the bottom end).
In addition, divers often wear other mobility aids in the form of frog legs (diving fins) to increase thrust on the legs. Snorkeling does not require special skills.
Gotravelaindonesia.com "Car Rental and Indonesian Tours" will share information about the location of the Gili Snorkeling spots in Lombok which can be your reference that will fill your vacation on the island of Lombok.
1. Gili Trawangan
In this millennium, who doesn't know Gili Trawangan (traveler can read complete information on gili trawangan), especially for domestic tourists.
A series of Gili islands offer spectacular views of the seabed of coral reefs and are snorkeling and diving spots that are hunted by many world divers and beginners.
Majority of visitors Gili snorkeling spots Trawangan is a foreign tourist, such as from Malaysia, England, France, Australia, the Netherlands, Italy, and other countries.
Gili Air is usually crowded with tourists from July to August for Snorkeling on Gili Trawangan Lombok or just regular leisure.
“Spectacular & Awesome” is that the words are still lacking to describe the beauty of Gili Trawangan, Gili Meno and Gili Air.
Gili Island in Lombok is the perfect beach resort for anyone visiting the island.
Natural, natural, white sand and culinary night market that serves seafood and various types of culinary delights. Now another small island around the dyke has become a major tourist destination that is famous and worldwide.
Dive & Snorkeling Points: Good Heart Reef, Turtle Point, Sunset Reef and Ship Wreck
If the traveler is satisfied after exploring Gili Trawangan, also visit the neighboring island of Gili Trawangan which is next door such as; Gili Meno and Gili Air.
Gili Air is the closest island to the main island (Gili Trawangan) and is the most densely populated island.
While Gili Meno is the smallest island and is only inhabited by a few residents, but still you will get an experience and no less exciting and a special beach panorama while on the island of Gili Meno.
2. Gili Meno
The island of Lombok is able to hold tourists to stay longer. After spending the night at senggigi beach, tour guides will usually recommend visiting three beautiful dyke in the northwest of the island of lombok.
Of course the advice that is used as the prima donna is Gili Trawangan because it has the most complete facilities between the other two dyke.
But that doesn't mean the other two dykes, namely Meno and Air, are actually no less charming, guys, because the dyke also offers a serenity that trawangan cannot provide.
Snorkeling Points: Meno Wall and Turtle Point
Well traveler, what we will discuss now is Gili Meno.
Gili Meno is an island located in the middle between trawangan and water. The smallest island is sparsely populated and the atmosphere inside the island is dominated by palm trees and grass. Every now and then you will see cows chewing grass while taking shelter in the trees.
First name touted as a suitable destination to be visited by couples who are on their honeymoon or someone who wants to be alone, calm or away from the hustle and bustle.
One of its allures is the existence of a salt water (salt) lake in the middle of the island.
Its spectacular diving points are Meno Wall, Sea Point Turtle and Point Coral Blue and others.
We also provide a snorkeling package at Nemo in the 3 Gili Lombok snorkeling package which you can find on this gotravela site.
3. Gili Air
The small Nusa Island of Gili Air is one of the three famous Gili islands in Lombok, namely Gili Trawangan and Gili Meno. These three islands are of course very famous for their beautiful beaches and natural seabed.
As previously discussed above for Gili Trawangan and Gili Meno, it is not surprising that these 3 Gilis have become one of the favorite tourist destinations on the island of Lombok.
Gili Air is an island that is located closest to the Big Island of Lombok.
Located precisely in Gili Indah Village, Pemenang District, North Lombok Regency. Where tourists can explore several points to enjoy Indonesia's marine biodiversity in general.
Here you can snorkel Gili in Lombok to see marine life such as sea horses, turtles, a variety of fish with various colors, as well as the diversity of other marine inhabitants.
Local people call Gili Air by the name "Tengaq Aiq" which means in the middle of the sea.
Snorkeling Points: Coral Garden and Meno Wall
The island covers an area of 170 hectares with the main livelihoods as fishermen, traders, and tour guides.
On Gili Air, you only need 90 minutes by walking leisurely around the beach to surround the island.
Gili Air offers several diving and snorkeling spots on the Gilis in charming Lombok. You will have no trouble satisfying your diving desire because there are many operators here that provide diving equipment and guides.
The area that is commonly used for snorkeling has a depth of 1 meters to 5 meters. Do not dive too far, because in this area a rope is installed as a sign that we have crossed the safe limit for snorkeling.
4. Gili Kedis
To get to the location you have to go to Sekoteng, the southwest coast of the island of Lombok - tawun port / tawun port.
Crossing by boat is only IDR. 500.000 which is rented/chartered with us in Snorkeling Gili Nanggu.
For your info there is no public crossing or public boat to get to the location.
Exploring the small island of Gili Kedis does not take long, to go around this small island it takes only ten minutes. Of course a traveler can already imagine the size of this island, right?
The stretch of white sand and sea water is very clear and clear so that a traveler can easily see the seabed with a collection of corals and marine biodata.
“Gili” in the local language means Island/Nusa Kecil.
Usually tourists hang a hammock between the trees on Gili, there is also a large tree in the middle of the island which can be a shelter for visitors and is very suitable as a spot for your pre-wedding photos.
5. Gili Condo
Gili Condo is a small island/nusa that is ready to welcome tourist visitors compared to Gili Petagan and Gili Bidara which are both located in East Lombok.
This island already has lodging and restaurant facilities, as well as snorkel equipment rental.
Like a virgin island the beach on gili condo it is very clean and clear, with soft white sand, crystal blue sea water and incomparable serenity.
Scenery Mount Rinjani can also be seen from a distance, is a plus that you definitely get when visiting this island.
As if they are aware of protecting nature, the community and business developers of resorts and restaurants on this island are always trying to maintain and preserve coral reefs and their biota on Gili Kondo.
So that visitors and travelers can see directly the marine park here which is inhabited by various types of coral reefs, marine life and fish that vary in color and shape.
6. Gili Kapal
Gili Kapal it is located not far from Gili Kondo and Gili Bidara. Gili Kapal is also an island consisting only of sand without any coral or plants.
The sand on Gili Kapal often rises and falls due to the waves and depends on the ebb and flow of the wave season.
Although small and looks “plain”, Gili Kapal has many and is rich in marine park spots and the beauty of the seabed compared to other Gilis around it.
The beauty of the marine park or the underwater world in Gili Ship this is absolutely stunning, the best snorkeling spot in the world and Gili Snorkeling in Lombok.
The shallow sea on this ship's dyke will invite you to swim and you will not be able to resist it.
7. Gili Bidara
Gili Bidara East Lombok is a small island and can be seen from the coast of Sambelia or from Gili Petagan, Gili Kapal and even Gili Kondo.
This Gili is smaller than the Gili Kondo opposite. The distance from dyke bidara will be closer if from dyke ship.
The residents there are very friendly residents who are very easy to interact with that's what you will feel when you arrive on this island.
You will be greeted with views of the village where the houses of local residents are still covered with dried coconut leaves.
Even though everything is simple, this is where the traveler can feel the happiness, kinship and tranquility of village life which is completely different from life in the city.
8. Gili Petagan
The exact location is in the Sambelia area, neighboring Gili Kondo which we discussed above. Famous for its mangrove forest which is a relic of the Japanese occupation which is now a tourist attraction.
This mangrove forest is now surrounded by seagrass beds and beautiful coral reefs. Seagrass meadows are meadows that grow in the sea.
To explore the dense mangrove forest on Gili with a boat / boat that you charter, you have to wait when the sea water is quite high because if the sea water recedes, you can be sure the boat you are riding will run aground.
The clear water reveals views of the beautiful marine park that a traveler can enjoy from the top of your chartered boat.
Petagan also has a very beautiful Gili Snorkeling location in Lombok, just info: For travelers who don't have snorkel equipment, you can rent it at Gili Lampu Harbor (the price is around 20 thousand), if the supply runs out, you can also rent it at Gili Kondo (about 35 thousand).
9. Gili Nanggu
Sunset is the most beautiful moment, right? as well as that moment while on Gili Nanggu.
Like Gili Trawangan, on Gili Nanggu there is also a beautiful beach with white sand and blue sea.
This 8-hectare island has modern accommodation and other tourist facilities available. In addition to having a variety of accommodation options, the resorts here are also equipped with various supporting facilities.
Starting from watersports, port charter boats, jogging tracks, diving and snorkeling equipment. All these supporting facilities can be used by all tourists.
Gili Nanggu is suitable for couples who are enjoying their honeymoon enjoying the beautiful sunrises and sunsets.
Gili Nanggu promises to create a romantic atmosphere that is difficult to find on other islands/dykes.
Gili Nanggu Sea Turtle Conservation Program
Since 1995 the island of Gili Nanngu has continued to contribute to nature conservation activities through Gili Nanggu Sea Turtle Conservation Program.
In the last 12 years, the program has succeeded in incubating 8.500 baby turtles. The participation of all stockholders to protect against free marketing is to buy them from fishermen.
The turtle eggs are incubated in the beach sand for 30-35 days after hatching the hatchlings and then released in the open sea.
That's what we can present in this Gili snorkeling spot location page in Lombok. Hopefully this page, can help you determine your choice of travel in Lombok that you want to visit.
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