Gili Inter Island Trip : How to Get to Gili from Lombok
Most tourists know this amazing islands of Lombok. The island are free from crowded transportation, no motorcycles, no cars. The preferred method of transportation is by foot and bicycle or the horse-drawn carriage called a cidomo. Gili Island is located off the northwest coast of Lombok, Indonesia. Gili Trawangan, known as Gili T is the largest of the another Gili, that is Gili Meno and Gili Air. ‘Gili’ means small island in Sasak, the native of the island of Lombok. Sasak is an expressive language with a tradition of epics and other traditional discourses. It is spoken on the island of Lombok (immediately east of Bali). Trawangan comes from the Bahasa Indonesia; Terowongan (Tunnel), due to the presence of a cave tunnel built there during Japanese occupation in World War II.
Gili Island has been the most developed island towards tourism. It has many attractions of nature with an unspoiled scenery for nature lovers. It offers an entertaining experience for who want to enjoy the beautiful island paradise on an area of 338 hectares. The island has calm water, enjoy the blue coral gardens and underwater life with a great feasibility up to 40-50 meters. The underwater scenery will satisfy you to explore the underwater nature in Gili Island, especially Gili Trawangan. Gili Trawangan Indonesia is one of the only two places that have this kind of blue coral in the world in addition to the Caribbean sea Mexico.
Gili Island can be reached by sea transfers only. Using public fast boat, private boat or using traditional boat called Jukung. The transfer time from Bangsal Port is around 15 - 20 minutes, and transfer time from Senggigi is around 30 minutes. Fast Boat from Lombok to Gili Trawangan departs from Bangsal, Senggigi and Teluk Nara Port. But Teluk Nara only operated at high season. So, if you want to travel from Gili to Lombok or vice versa, please ensure that the fast boat serves the routes.
Fast Boat from Lombok to Gili Island
Inter Island Fast Boat from Lombok to Gili Island has a daily schedule with transfer time around 15 to 30 minutes. On a high season, fast boat from Lombok to Gili can departs from Senggigi, Bangsal or Teluk Nare port. But sometimes it's just departs from Senggigi to Gili Trawangan.
|Fast Boat||Port in Lombok||Estimated Transfer Time|
|Scoot Fast Cruises||Senggigi||30 minutes|
*this schedule may change at any time, please contact us to ensure the fast boat schedul
Private Transfer from Lombok Airport to Gili Island
Beside using a fast boat from Lombok to Gili Islands, you also can use a private transfer to Gili Island ( Gili Trawangan, Gili Air and Gili Meno ) from Senggigi or Lombok Airport by a private boat. Some boat operators offers the price to a specific segment of the market. So, you don't need to worry about fast boat schedule and etc. The price of Private transfer was include with boat and the car from Airport. You can make online booking through this website Gilitransfers.com. Private transfer can departs based on your suitable time.