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Ocean Star Express

Main street Gili Trawangan, Sanur, Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia
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Ranked #15 of 16 Attractions in Sanur
Type: Ferries/ Boats
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Golden Beach, Australia
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75 reviews 75 reviews
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49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

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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Amsterdam
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

There seem to be a few scare stories on here about ocean star express but from our experience it doesn't deserve them. We travelled from kuta to Gili Trawangan in June and the whole experience was quite smooth and uneventful. They did pick us up half an hour late (7.30 when they said 6.30-7) but this is Bali and if... More

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Perth, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

I confirmed my reservation a week before should have done it the day before because they never turned up at the hotel. Then the number they provided was disconnected. Eventually reception found another number and they turned up an hour and half late. We were told we would depart at 09:30 we didn't leave until 10:30 and didn't arrive to... More

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Helsingborg, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

So we booked Ocean Star Express through the reception of our hostel in Sanur. Our schedule was from Sanur – Nusa Lembongan – Gili T – Sanur. The price on the leaflet was 1,200,000IDR pp. There were 4 in the group and I managed to haggle him down to 1,000,000IDR pp. The trip to Lembongan was quite rough and I... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Thought we were on sugriwa express but ended up on ocean star. They pick u up from hotel at 7.30 for a 10 am departure so u sit in a hot restaurant at the beach for over an hour waiting for no reason. I wanted to return at 4pm as their catalogue said. They push all the departures closer together... More

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