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Malaria on the Gili Islands

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Amsterdam, The...
posts: 2
reviews: 22
Malaria on the Gili Islands

We hear so many different stories about malaria on the Gili islands. Has anyone recently been on the Gili islands and can you give us some more information if the Gili islands have malaria or not?

Kind regards,


posts: 4
reviews: 10
1. Re: Malaria on the Gili Islands

Hi Saron,

I don't know about if there is malaria, but I did not take an anti-malaria medication during my recent visit to the Gilis.

I did take the precaution of wearing DEET-based mosquito repellant, burning coils and that served me well.

I hope this helps.


Amsterdam, The...
posts: 2
reviews: 22
2. Re: Malaria on the Gili Islands

Hi FL,

Thank you very much for your answer. Were there many mosquitos?



Wellington, New...
posts: 79
reviews: 8
3. Re: Malaria on the Gili Islands

Hi Saron, we were on Gili T last month and I didn't notice many mosquitoes at all. We did make sure that we wore deet repellent at day and night though.


Bodø, Norway
posts: 45
reviews: 5
4. Re: Malaria on the Gili Islands

There is not many mosquitos on the island because of the lack of fresh water. I have lived on the island and never taken any malaria pills. I would not worry to much.

5. Re: Malaria on the Gili Islands

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