- 1 How do you get to Gili Islands from Bali?
- 2 How far is Bali from Gili Islands?
- 3 Where is Gili Island?
- 4 Which Gili Island is the best to visit?
- 5 Can you do a day trip to Gili Islands from Bali?
- 6 Is Gili islands worth visiting?
- 7 Are Gili Islands safe?
- 8 Where is the best place to stay in Bali?
- 9 How much does it cost to go to the Gili Islands?
- 10 What is Gili island famous for?
- 11 Can you fly to the Gili Islands?
- 12 Is Gili in Bali?
- 13 Is Gili Trawangan expensive?
- 14 Is there sharks in Gili Islands?
- 15 Which Gili has the best beaches?
How do you get to Gili Islands from Bali?
Getting a fast boat from Bali to the Gili Islands is the most straightforward option. The boats leave from a few different areas in Bali, and depending on which company you choose, can take you to Gili Air, Gili Trawangan or Lombok mainland. Our favourite fast boat company is Blue Water Express.
How far is Bali from Gili Islands?
The distance between Bali and Gili Islands is 118 km. 7
Where is Gili Island?
Gili Air is a small 5km island located off the north west coast of Lombok, Indonesia. It’s part of three peanut sized islands known as “the Gili Islands “. Gili Air means small water island in the local Sasak language.
Which Gili Island is the best 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.
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.
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.
Are Gili Islands safe?
None of us have ever felt unsafe on the Gili islands. The Gilis are absolutely safe for solo female travellers! An important fact to note is that the three Gili islands are INCREDIBLY small. Even the biggest of the three, Gili Trawangan, houses only 1500 people.
Where is the best place to stay in Bali?
BEST AREAS TO STAY IN BALI
- Ubud, the best place to sleep in Bali and get around the island.
- Kuta and Legian, one of the most popular areas to stay in Bali.
- Seminyak, the best neighborhood in Bali to stay in.
- Canggu, one of the best places to stay in Bali.
- Jimbaran, where to find some of the best hotels in Bali.
How much does it cost to go to the Gili Islands?
Prices to the Gili Islands start from as low as $30 to $50 one way and from $60 to $100 for a return ticket. Free hotel pickup and drop service is included in all tickets (Bali only). Make sure you choose the right port of departure while booking since fast boats depart from different ports in Bali.
What is Gili island famous for?
The Gili Islands are famous for its fantastic visibility, gorgeous coral reefs, and diverse marine wildlife! You can literally go swimming right off the beaches of Gili Trawangan, and you’re almost guaranteed to spot a few turtles!
Can you fly to the Gili Islands?
No, you can not fly to the Gili Islands from Bali as there is no airport on any of the Gili Islands. The closest airport to the Gili Islands is Lombok International Airport (LOP).
Is Gili in Bali?
Bali lies about 35 km to the west of Gili Trawangan, the islands’ most westerly member. Both Bali and Lombok are easily visible from the Gilis in clear weather. Mount Rinjani, Indonesia’s second highest volcano, is close by on neighbouring Lombok, and dominates the views towards the east.
Is Gili Trawangan expensive?
A vacation to Gili Trawangan for one week usually costs around Rp3,242,287 for one person. So, a trip to Gili Trawangan for two people costs around Rp6,484,574 for one week. If you travel slower over a longer period of time then your daily budget will also go down.
Is there sharks in Gili Islands?
There are over 100 different species of Bamboo shark, making it the largest family of sharks! Ok, so it is very rare that you will see these big, beautiful creatures cruising around the Gili islands, but they have been spotted! Whale sharks, despite their size, do not pose a threat to humans.
Which Gili has the best beaches?
Gili Meno: the romantic escape The smallest and quietest of the three Gilis, Gili Meno arguably has the best beaches of the lot – swathes of white sand scattered with squat trees, fringed with crystal clear water.