- 1 How do I get from Bali to Gili Trawangan?
- 2 How long is the ferry from Bali to Gili T?
- 3 How many days do you need in Gili Trawangan?
- 4 How long does it take to get from Ubud to Gili Trawangan?
- 5 Is Gili Trawangan expensive?
- 6 Can you do a day trip to Gili Islands from Bali?
- 7 Where do you get the boat from Bali to Gili Trawangan?
- 8 How do you get to Gili Air from Bali?
- 9 Is Gili Trawangan in Bali?
- 10 Is Gili Trawangan worth visiting?
- 11 Are there sharks in the Gili Islands?
- 12 Is Gili Trawangan a party island?
- 13 Should I stay in Seminyak or Ubud?
- 14 Are Gili Islands safe?
- 15 Can you fly to Gili Islands?
How do I get from Bali to Gili Trawangan?
Hopping on a fast boat from Bali to Gili Islands is the most convenient, and quickest, way of commuting. You can opt for this service from two places in Bali, Padang Bai, and Amed. The journey takes 2.5 – 3 hours depending on the weather.
How long is the ferry from Bali to Gili T?
Ferries from Bali to the Gili Islands typically take around 1,5-2 hours from the main harbour in Padang Bai and the cheapest tickets sell for around $20-$25 for a single trip.
How many days do you need in Gili Trawangan?
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 long does it take to get from Ubud to Gili Trawangan?
It takes about 3.5 hours for total transfer time from Ubud to Gili Trawangan, either from Padangbai or Serangan. if it is Padangbai, it is 1.5 hours overland driving, 0.5 hours gathering before depart, then 1.5 hours sea cross.
Is Gili Trawangan expensive?
You should plan to spend around Rp463,184 ($32) per day on your vacation in Gili Trawangan, which is the average daily price based on the expenses of other visitors. Past travelers have spent, on average, Rp92,988 ($6.52) on meals for one day and Rp35,536 ($2.49) on local transportation.
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.
Where do you get the boat from Bali to Gili Trawangan?
Gili Getaway Fast Boat goes to Gili Trawangan, leaving from Serangan harbour on the south coast of Bali and taking about 2 1/2 hours to get from Bali to Gili Trawangan. This is one of the fastest boats and it goes directly to Gili Trawangan.
How do you get to Gili Air 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.
Is Gili Trawangan in Bali?
The Gili Islands are three islands off the coast of Lombok, east of the island of Bali. The Gilis are comprised of Gili Trawangan, Gili Meno and Gili Air. “Gili” literally translates to “island”.
Is Gili Trawangan 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 there sharks in the Gili Islands?
Reef sharks are relatively common in the Indo-Pacific and we get excited every time we see one around the Gili Islands! Black tip and white tip reef sharks are the most common reef sharks seen around the Gilis, although we do not see them as frequently as we would like.
Is Gili Trawangan a party island?
Backpackers have been flocking to Gili T for years, as it’s been known as a party island where you can find pretty much any vice your heart desires.
Should I stay in Seminyak or Ubud?
Seminyak is all about the beaches. If you don’t enjoy swimming, surfing, sunning, relaxing, or watching sunsets – you’d be better visiting Ubud. Ubud is more about nature. The most popular attractions include Campuhan Ridge, Tegalalang Rice Terraces, Sacred Monkey Forest, Ubud Market, or one of the many waterfalls.
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.
Can you fly to 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 islands are basically too small to fit an airstrip, let alone an airport on. The closest airport to the Gili Islands is Lombok International Airport (LOP).