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“Nice safe Boat, Air conditioned with a lack of respect for your luggage”

Marina Srikandi Fast Boat
Ranked #123 of 152 things to do in Denpasar
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Marina Srikandi provides water transport service with great performance fast boats. We are the biggest water transportation solution in Bali since we have many fast boats in the best condition and the most luxury facilities. We aim to build transportation system easier by providing safe and contented domestic and international water services.
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Lockers / storage, Activities for young children, Food available for purchase, Wheelchair access, Activities for older children
Sydney, Australia
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262 reviews
66 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
“Nice safe Boat, Air conditioned with a lack of respect for your luggage”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 25, 2014

Our day started with an early morning rise, then off to the Marina Srikandi office by 7am, nice staff at the office, Put on an air conditioned large bus for the one hour plus drive to the harbour so far so good. Once we arrived at the harbour there were no directions given by the staff as to were to go so like sheep we all headed off in a direction until the sheep herder rounded us all up to give us directions to the wharf, one on the wharf again chaos people again like sheep were being rounded up in the heat whilst all we needed was to be told nicely were we needed to go.It gets a little worse I asked the deck hand/ baggage handler to please be careful of peoples bags as he was just throwing the bags onto the top of the boat, then another baggage handler then picked the bags and through them all in a heap. That was a mistake asking the baggage handler to be more careful he then through my bag with force onto the to deck yelling something to his mate in Indonesian hence his mate then did the same, the staff then rapt the bags in a big tarp, now to add salt to the tale they then during the trip sat on everyones bags. Our group was so displeased with the aggressive nature of the baggage handlers/ deck hands we did not do the return travel with them even though we had pre booked we all decided to right off our return fare of $50.00 per seat and travel with another company which turned out to be a good decision.In conclusion it was a nice clean air conditioned boat, good pleasant office staff with a deck crew with no respect or manners

Visited May 2014
Thank Glenn N
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28 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 23, 2014

pickup in van seminyak to somewhere on a empty block of land. told to get on a bus. sat in bus 40 mins, then they drive which took 90 mins. then 1 hour boat ride turns into 1.45 hours. petrol fumes in cabin entire trip

Visited May 2014
1 Thank Jeremy S
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Sydney, Australia
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44 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Use a different boat company...”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 10, 2014

We paid in full for the "fast" boat from Bali to Lombok. We were told to be in the lobby of our hotel at 9am for pick up between 9 and 9:30. Despite many phone calls to them and assurances they were on their way they arrived at 11:15. The boat we had booked with them left at 11am. Eventually we boarded a boat at 1pm that was to take us directly to Lombok and take about 1 and a half hours. 3 hours later after stopping at three places along the way and waiting for other passengers to get off, luggage to be taken off, new passengers to get on and their luggage brought on board, we arrived in Sengiggi.....just over 7 hours to get there. Last time we made this same trip with a different boat company, similar price, it took 3 and a half hours.

Visited May 2014
4 Thank Joanne E
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Bali, Indonesia
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37 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Safe/comfortable way to the Gilis or Senggigi Lombok.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 3, 2014

Recently took the Marina Srikandi boat service from the Gilis off Lombok to Bali. There are many boat operators working this route, but Marina Srikandi very safe, comfortable and fast. They don't over load the boat with passengers and have quality equipment for the journey.

Visited March 2014
1 Thank John A
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