- 1 Which island is Gili?
- 2 How do you get to Gili Islands?
- 3 What is Gili island famous for?
- 4 What sea surrounds Gili Islands?
- 5 Are there sharks in the Gili Islands?
- 6 Is Gili island worth visiting?
- 7 Are the Gili Islands expensive?
- 8 Are Gili Islands safe?
- 9 Can you fly to Gili Islands?
- 10 Is Gili Trawangan a party island?
- 11 How long do you need in Gili Islands?
- 12 Is Gili T in Bali?
- 13 What is there to do in the Gili Islands?
- 14 How far is Gili from Bali?
- 15 How do you get to Gili Islands from UK?
Which island is Gili?
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. However, the mood is totally different from GiliT.
How do you get to Gili Islands?
The easiest way to get to the Gilis from Lombok’s airport or Senggigi is to walk to the nearest travel agent, taxi desk or tour and book a package. The cheapest way is to take a bemo/taxi to Pemenang, walk or cidomo (Rp 5,000) to Bangsal, and then take the Public boat (ferry) (Rp 10,000 to Gili Air) from there.
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!
What sea surrounds Gili Islands?
A group of three islands are located on the north west coast of Lombok. Those three islands are called the Gili Islands which has varieties for all sorts of tourists. A beautiful turquoise sea surrounds these islands with coral reefs and a calm environment.
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 island 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 the Gili Islands expensive?
The Gili Islands are a lot cheaper than other parts of Indonesia. If you’re looking to save money while traveling in the Gili Islands, here are some tips and tricks that will help you lower your costs: Rent a bike – Rent a bike for as little as 40,000 IDR ($2.70 USD) per day. It’s is a great way to get around.
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).
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.
How long 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.
Is Gili T in Bali?
The Islands are located in the Lombok Strait, to the immediate northwest of Lombok. They extend outward from a tiny peninsula called Sire near to the village of Tanjung on Lombok. Bali lies about 35 km to the west of Gili Trawangan, the islands’ most westerly member.
What is there to do in the Gili Islands?
Top 9 Things To Do On Gili Trawangan + 1 DON’T!
- Rent Bikes & Explore.
- Snorkelling Trip.
- Chill At The Many Beaches.
- Take A Massage On The Beach.
- Visit The Gili T Swings.
- Eat At The Night Market.
- Enjoy A Night Out At Sama Sama Reggae Bar.
- Stroll The Shops.
How far is Gili from Bali?
The distance between Bali and Gili Islands is 118 km.
How do you get to Gili Islands from UK?
There are 2 ways to get from London to Gili Islands by plane, ferry, car ferry or bus
- Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Lombok (LOP) LHR – LOP.
- Take the Public boat from Bangsal to Gili Meno.