How long does it take to get from Bali to Gili Islands?
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 .
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 do you get to Gili Islands?
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 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).
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 much is a boat from Bali to Gili Islands?
A public boat will just cost you around 22.500 IDR (€ 1,50 / $ 1,70,-) from Bangsal harbor.
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 is the best Gili island to visit?
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 much is the fast boat from Bali to Gili?
For the return journey from Gili Trawangan to Bali boarding is at 11:30 and departure is at 12:00. The price of a ticket is approximately US$52 (700,000rps) one way and US$100 (1,350,000rps) return per person (subject to exchange rate flutuations). This price includes hotel transfers from most hotels in South Bali .
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.
How long is the ferry from Bali to Gili Islands?
1:15 to 4 hours
Do you need a visa for Gili Islands?
If you think 30 days is not enough to discover all the magic of the Gili Islands and the rest of Indonesia you should apply for a 60 day tourist visa at the Indonesian Embassy upon your arrival in Indonesia. When you overstay your visa you incur a penalty of US$20 per day for under 60 days over-stay.