How do you get from Bali to Gili Trawangan?
To get from Bali to the Gilis by public ferry; you need to take into consideration that it will be a long journey, as you will be taking two different boats to reach the islands . First, you will take the public ferry from Padang Bai to Lombok. The boat departs every hour and the travel time is about five hours.
How much is the boat from Bali to Gili T?
Re: Latest fast boat prices to Gili T from Bali . From either place you should be paying about $50 return.
How long does it take to get to Gili T from Bali?
How far is Gili Island from Bali?
So how long does it take to get to the Gili Islands from Bali ? Depending on where you leave/arrive, it’s about 2.5 hours from port to port. But you also need to take into consideration the time it takes to get to the port from where you are staying in Bali .
Is Gili T expensive?
Past travelers have spent, on average, Rp92,988 ($6.37) on meals for one day and Rp35,536 ($2.44) on local transportation. Also, the average hotel price in Gili Trawangan for a couple is Rp611,454 ($42). So, a trip to Gili Trawangan for two people for one week costs on average Rp6,484,574 ($444).
Can you do a day trip to Gili Islands from Bali?
No the Gilis are not a day trip at all. They are not even off the coast of Bali , they are off the coast of Lombok, the next island over. Boat companies say it takes an hour to get there.
How many days do you need in Gili Islands?
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. How would you like to spend your time on Gili Trawangan ?
Are the 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.
How do I get to Gili Trawangan from Seminyak?
You can book a fast boat to take you from either Serangan harbour or Padang Bai. These include a free hotel pick up/drop off. Serangan is a quicker journey from Seminyak , but then you have a longer boat journey, about two and a half hours.
Are Gili Islands safe?
The islands are very safe but there are incidents of petty crime on all islands but especially Gili Trawangan . It has to be said that most of the petty crimes committed on the island are carried out by people from the mainland and indeed other travelers rather than the islanders themselves.
Which Gili Island has the swing?
Is Lombok better than Bali?
Sights: Bali generally has more tourist sights as the island is filled with beaches, rice paddies, water parks, safaris, museums, galleries, cafes and more. Lombok , on the other hand, is far more of a beach destination and if you want to see ‘attractions’ then you might come away disappointed.
Which of the Gili islands is best?
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.
Where do you get the ferry to Gili Islands?
The main southern departure harbour for fast boat services to the Gili islands and Lombok is Serangan harbour. If you are staying in south Bali, you can also consider using Padang Bai departures as explained below. Nearby Sanur harbour and Benoa Port mainly serve Bali to Lembongan and Nusa Penida.
How do you travel between Gili Islands?
Lombok has an international airport with major operators flying regularly into the main island , from where you can hop on a 2.5-hour overland transfer to the Bangsal Harbour and then a boat to the Gilis . You can also boat directly from Bali, which usually takes about 2 hours.