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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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11 reviews 11 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

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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Bali, Indonesia
17 reviews 17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

The Driver of this speed boat (he is certainly not a captain!) should be penalized because he arrives at full speed at Gili Air and pass through all the International Yachts who are laying there on the Moorings. Try to avoid this Boat ... there are many others who cares !!

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Bronshoej, Denmark
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30 reviews 30 reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
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
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
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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85 reviews 85 reviews
28 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
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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Manchester, United Kingdom
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
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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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

30 minutes fast boat over to Lembongan Island. Sat inside the boat on the way there which was very comfortable. on the way back we sat on top which was a refreshing experience. saw Dolphins on the way out which was an added bonus!

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

We booked a day trip to Nusa Lembongan through an Agent. We read the information and chose Ocean Star Express. They were cheaper than the Bali Hai Cruises and seemed to suit what we wanted to do at the times we wanted. We were told we would be picked up at 7am for the transfer from our hotel to Sanur.... More

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