Located on the coast of Lombok, the Gili Island is the next destination after Bali. The island may not be as famous as Bali but it certainly has the same level of natural beauty. The main islands of Gili Island are Gili Trawangan, Gili Air, and Gili Meno which are famous for the incredible beach view. As you can guess, the Gilli Islands are unspoiled and pristine, thus getting to the island is a little bit tricky.
Most local people and some tourists take the public ferry to get to the island. A public ferry is not a recommended transportation option to Gili Island because it is painfully slow. It takes up to eight hours to get to the island. Another transportation option to go to Gili Island is by fast boat. Tourists choose Bali Gili Fast Boat because it has a shorter journey time. Even though a fast boat can be more expensive than a public ferry but it is still a lot cheaper than a charter private yacht or helicopter.
Easy access to go to Gili Island
Nowadays there are lots of fast boat operators in Bali but one of the most reliable fast boat providers is Bali Gili Fast Boat. This operator provides easy access to get to Gili Island from Padang Bai. Padang Bai is the most accessible port in Bali to get to Gili Island. Even though the journey time may take up to 2.5 hours, but it is still faster than the public ferry. Plus, Padang Bai is accessible from other areas in Bali and does not take hours of driving.
There are lots of public busses available from Kuta to Padang Bai which makes this route convenient. However, if you go with this fast boat operator, you can choose one of the provided pickup points. The Bali Gili Fast Boat offers several pick up points which are Kuta and Legian, Seminyak and Canggu, Ubud, and Nusa Dua and Jimbaran area. Choose one pickup point that closes to your hotel.
Not only it provides pickup and drop-off service, but this fast boat operator also provides two ways journey. You can book a fast boat to go to Gili Island and the way back home. If this is your first time going to Gili Island, then it is better to choose the one which has been in the business for years.
Fast boat to Gili Island
Taking a fast boat should not be something to choose carelessly. The Bali Gili Fast Boat only provides a fast boat with safety and service in the front line. The fast boat is often overloaded which makes it dangerous. Plus, not all fast boats are regular maintenance and packed with safety equipment. This fast boat service makes sure that all fleets are equipped with sufficient lights, life rafts, GPS, life jackets for both children and adults, and other necessary equipment.
There are two types of fast boats in our service which are 180 and 200 seas. We never load the fast boat beyond its capacity, so it should be safe to travel. It is always important not to get on an overloaded fast boat due to the safety. Plus, all of our fleets are air-conditioned to provide a convenient journey.
Arranging transportation to Gili Island
Arranging transportation to Gili Island is very easy. You can book the Bali Gili Fast Boat online from our website. There are two options of the journey which are one-way and two-way routes. The fast boat from Gili to Bali can be arranged through the office at least one hour before departure. You just simply fill in the form on the Bali Gili website, proceed with payment, and that is it.
You can make a reservation for at least one day before departure. Even though there is a fixed schedule but sometimes the schedule can be delayed due to weather conditions. The price listed on the website includes the fast boat fare, pick up and drop off transport, and also insurance. One fast boat only has one destination for example Padang bai to Gili Trawangan, Padang Bai to Gili Air, Padang Bai to Gili Meno. If you aim to go to the three islands, it is better to go on separate days or simply charter the fast boat for a day. So, its better to booked Bali Gili Fast Boat with ours!