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Gili Islands

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Address: Lombok 83354, Indonesia
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Gili Islands Scuba Diving Tour with Optional Lombok Pickup
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Gili Island Snorkeling Day Trip
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Full-Day Private Scuba Dive Charter in Bali with Lunch

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Gili Trawangan, Meno and Air

We spent two nights on each of the islands. The purpose of our visit was snorkeling and maybe diving. Transportation on all islands by foot, bike or rickshaw. Starting in Gili... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Prague, Czech Republic
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you like diving, snorkeling, Gili islands are for you an ideal destination. Gili trawangan is crowdy, noisy and bars and restaurants are too much! Gili meno is the opposite. It is quiet too much! We were so disappointed that we avoid to go to Gili Air. Beaches are nice. You have anyway many things to do there but do... More 

Thank JP77_N
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

To whom it may concern Please do something for travellers Public toilets very bad Bicycle for rent brake not function

Thank Mohd Rizal B
Kuala Lumpur
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My friends and I came here for snorkelling at a few spots and lunch at Gilli Trawangan. The cleanliness of the beach could improve. The corals and fishes were beautiful, but fall short of Perhentian Islands as the waters were murkier (I am not sure if it was because of the bad weather) and it was so crowded in the... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent two nights on each of the islands. The purpose of our visit was snorkeling and maybe diving. Transportation on all islands by foot, bike or rickshaw. Starting in Gili Trawangan - island is busy, as you most likely heard before "happy" mushrooms are offered widely as well as other staff. Restaurants, warungs, shops, ATMs, exchange offices, Dive clubs... More 

1 Thank GuideSabina
Vienna, Austria
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I would give the island a 4 rating but locals and visitors do not care about the island. It starts to get dirty everywhere. Lot's of plastic on the beach and between the cost lines. Just around the hotels is clean. In general is very beautiful island and friendly people. Please don't expect sandy beaches. Just very less spots are... More 

1 Thank Frank L
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I traveled to the Gilis with my wife - We chartered a speed boat to get there. The journey was approximately 40 minutes. I was expecting to see some nice corals (by snorkeling) and clean beach but ended up being disappointed! The corals were dead and I only see plastic bags and rubbish by the beach. My snorkeling experience was... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While visiting Gili islands, you have 3 different atmosphere : one for relaxing, doing snorkeling/diving and maybe enjoying your honey moon (Gili Meno), one to have crazy wild party (Gili Trawangan) and one who is just at the average of the two others (Gili Air). The islands are very close from each other and are reachable in less than 30... More 

1 Thank Alamgirfarhad
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went to gili Air from Serangan Bali, I took Eka Jaya fast boat, Gili air is one of the best and good place in Lombok to spent our time especially for honeymooner.

1 Thank Jhon L
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2017

For some of the most picturesque landscapes of Indonesia, the reality is far more disappointing. The inhabitants of the area need to improve their waste management initiatives as the garbage is dumped literally everywhere and you will not find a beach that is as clean and pristine as the pictures show. Very unfortunate. The port of Bangsal is a notorious... More 

6 Thank Xander M
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2017

GIli Air is quite difficult to get to with a hour or longer sea crossing in a small fast boat from Bali. Best suited to a younger crowd of barefoot hippies or backpackers or those who like to just chill and do not a lot. A lot of the beach bars play reggae type music and have loungers for lying... More 

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