Gili Islands

How to book ferries from Gili Islands to Indonesia

There are numerous ferry crossings operating from Gili Islands to Indonesia. Ferries currently connect 3 ports in Gili Islands with 2 ports in Indonesia.

There are a combined number of 84 ferry crossings each week across a selection of 9 Ferry Routes which are operated by 2 ferry companies including Bluewater Express & Gili Getaway with the shortest crossing taking around 1 hour (Gili Gede to Nusa Penida (Buyuk Harbour)).

This is a general summary of the services on offer between Gili Islands and Indonesia, for live information select from our Fare Search.

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About Gili Islands:

The Gili Islands are a small archipelago off the northwest coast of Lombok, an island in Indonesia.

Fringed by white sand beaches, turquoise waters and tall palm trees, the Gilis comprise three slices of paradise, all with their own unique character. Trawangan, usually known as ‘Gili T’, is the most popular island, famous for its funky atmosphere and buzzing nightlife tailored to the backpacking community. Gili Air offers a more traditional Indonesian feel, whilst Gili Meno makes the perfect peaceful island getaway.

Each island has superb snorkelling and diving opportunities, too, boasting some of the finest spots in South East Asia. There are also many dive operators where you can obtain PADI and SSI licences.

The Gili Islands are a popular destination for short excursions or as a stopover whilst travelling through Indonesia. From Gili Trawangan and Gili Air, there are frequent sailings to numerous ports on the east coast of Bali.

About Indonesia:

Indonesia is a country located along the Equator between the Indian Ocean and the Pacific Ocean. It is the largest archipelago in the world, and the fourth most populous country with the largest Muslim population.

Because of its geographic location, Indonesia has been blessed with the most diverse landscape, from fertile ricelands to the vast rainforests and even snow-capped peaks. Boasting 13,466 tropical islands, Indonesia has some beautiful white sand beaches, many of which still uninhabited.