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Gili Islands

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Address: Lombok 83354, Indonesia
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Gili trawangan has pure white sand beaches and crystal clear water teaming...

Gili trawangan has pure white sand beaches and crystal clear water teaming with under Water marine life we offer travellers the fastest and most comportable sea crossing from the shores of bali to Senggigi,gili air and gili Trawangan.

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Gili Islands Scuba Diving Tour with Optional...
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Gili Island Snorkeling Day Trip

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Beautiful and hot

Took a boat out with our own crew and snorkelled. Delighted to see turtle and abundant coloured fish. Keep an eye out for boats so you don't get accidentally hit. We were always... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Jeremy J
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Lifou, New Caledonia
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Be careful, quack doctor at Island Clinic Centre. We went to this clinic and the doctor did not diagnosed that my partner had dengue fever, although we highly suspected it (fever, bone aching and headache) and asked him to do a test. He did a test that we figured out later was only for malaria. He explained that dengue fever... More 

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Thank Indianarose974
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Where to start, horrid little place, constant hassle from sellers and business owners, very over priced compared to the rest of Indonesia, then for a so called Muslim island with zero tolerance to drugs they are openly sold and taken through out the island, (when I got of the boat the first thing I was offered was drugs, not transport... More 

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3 Thank Chris M
Manchester, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice beach in some parts but it ends there. The island is filthy, covered in litter. The most awful and upsetting thing is the horse cruelty. No water no food just cruel! People need to stop going here! We also found the locals to be rude! Service charge added to absolutely everything and never once did we get good service!... More 

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7 Thank lilly366
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I spent three nights on Gili T- the island is quite nice, although there's lots of rubbish everywhere and the central part is pretty seedy (unless you're here to party, which in that case, it's perfect). There are some nice beach areas but like others have said, the water is very shallow and there's a lot of coral, which can... More 

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6 Thank Charlotteemilymatthews
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took a boat out with our own crew and snorkelled. Delighted to see turtle and abundant coloured fish. Keep an eye out for boats so you don't get accidentally hit. We were always fine and boat captains seem to be aware but there seems to be no areas marked off for snorkelled only. Best beaches in Indonesia are here. They... More 

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Thank Jeremy J
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22 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's ok if you like dirty place and garbage everywhere. I was diving here and that was nice but the island itself is really dirty and there's not much to do either. Just some bars and restaurants, dust, garbage and overpriced souvenirs.

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3 Thank Radim S
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

You can read tons of reviews about Gili Islands. Mostly negative about trash and ponny cars. I have been 2 years at Indonesia, that's why I fully understand mentality of this country. What you can see there is just their style of life. But if you will expect these conditions, then you can fully see hidden paradice inside. Nice beaches... More 

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Thank David B
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

The Gili Islands were not worthed visiting, the staff everywhere are arogant, no value for money at all. Tourists visit the islands as they are close to Bali but I would recommend to stay in Bali. The cost is high, the travel, accomodation, food, so there is no value at all to go there. It is dirty, very hot, no... More 

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11 Thank Gatto H
Singapore, Singapore
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015

We went to gili on a day trip. The island is beautiful and you can choose to ride a bicycle around it for 3 dollars/hr or take a horse ride. There are many cafes to choose from. However activities there are limited. Most of the vendors there offer snorkelling trips or scuba diving. The trip back to bali from gili... More 

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1 Thank KhadriJoffery
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015 via mobile

I was in the Gili islands for a week and I will never ever be back, not until the 'Gili ponies' are a thing of the past. I've never seen such horrendous cruelty, the ponies were worked all day and night. I absolutely ruined my time in the Gili islands. The ponies were tiny, bony and covered in cuts and... More 

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