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Ocean Star Express

Address: Main street Gili Trawangan, Sanur, Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia
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Ranked #10 of 12 Attractions in Sanur
Type: Ferries/ Boats, Other
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Type: Ferries/ Boats, Other
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014 via mobile

When I bought the ticket in Sanur I first had to wait for a two hours and with finally 30 minutes to departure they told me that the boat suddenly was full and that I had to take the next one (one hour later). I protested and then they got me a seat on a different boat but then I... More 

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New Delhi, India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

The transfer from Bali to harbor was smooth and as per schedule. Once you reach the harbor, you wait at a restaurant and no one gives you any timelines or talks to you. You just wait.It would have been better if we started a little later from Bali instead of standing and waiting outside a restaurant at the harbor. The... More 

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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We booked two trips at Ocean Star, one to Lembongan and the other to Padang Bai. Everything went as planned, very smoothly with nice guides and drivers.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We travelled from Sanur to Nusa Lembongan with Ocean Star. The boat was looking really old and dirty (the floors and seats) and we had to go inside without our shoes.. Staff was friendly and the trip was organized really well but the boat was disturbing our relaxed day.

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Golden Beach, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Quick easy & on time service, friendly crew carried our bags & assisted us on the boat. Good price return from Sanur to Lembongan

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 via mobile

Good transport from hotel (on time and safe) The boat trip to Lembongan was fast and uneventful although a little rough. However the 'tours' booked with them were lacking and lunch was very basic. It could have been greatly improved with some interaction and information from the the 'guides' and a better location and facilities for lunch. It was an... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We went from Kuta, Bali to Gili Trawangan. Upon arrival we found a great host that was honest enough that they charged us DOUBLE for the trip. It's Indonesia and I'm a tourist so I expect to pay a bit too much but 600k instead of 300k is just awful. Besides that; the pickup from the hotel was an hour... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Great pickup service, good staff, safe boat, 4 stroke motors, a pleasure to use their service..Transport in A/C mini bus with safe drivers. Booking through agent cheaper than online.. I recommend travel in the mornings for a smoother ride as it gets quite rough after lunch some times & the service will be cancelled if its dangerious..

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

A girlfriend and myself decided in doing 1 night in Gili Trawangan. Got picked up from hotel on time. Nice bus. Stuffed around at the dock when we arrived in padang bay. Zero communication, just followed the crowd. We boarded. On our way just 20 mins after schedual. My friend became very ill, she was told.to stick her head out... More 

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Bronshoej, Denmark
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We went with Ocean Star to Gili Air and the trip to the island went well. As we were going back we came to the harbour area on Gili Air - there was one employee from the company but he has no uniform, signs or anything else that would suggest that he was from the company - it was only... More 

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