Gili Trawangan Lombok And Complete Tips For Vacation There

Gili Trawangan Lombok is a mecca for backpackers and lovers of the party atmosphere on the beach. But that was it first. Now, anyone is able to arrive and enjoy the natural aesthetics of the beaches & marine on the island of Gili Trawangan. Location

Gili Trawangan is located in North Lombok. It takes 20 minutes to cross from Lombok Island using a public boat. This island is one of the three small islands located there. Two of them are Gili Meno and Gili Air.

How to Get There?

  • If you according to the Island of the Gods bali, you can use a speed boat that already has a regular schedule from the island of Bali to Gili Trawangan. The price starts from Rp 400,000 for one way. For complete coverage of this fast boat, please search on google using the keyword “Fast Boat according to Bali to Gili Trawangan”.

  • If you are according to the airport or according to Senggigi on Lombok, you can rent a mount to Bangsal Port, a public dock intended to cross from Lombok to Trawangan.

  • The rental West Nusa Tenggara rate of a mount if according to the airport ranges from Rp 350,000 for the class of avanza cars, and Rp 250,000 when from the city of Mataram / Senggigi.

  • Public transportation is still fairly difficult to produce so try to rent a vehicle whether it is a car or a motorcycle. You can find this rental place in senggigi area. If at the airport, poly will show the transport service as soon as you exit the arrival door.

  • After arriving at Bangsal Port, take a public boat using a rate of Rp 15,000 / Person. Usually wait first until the boat quota is full, then the boat is the way. Relax, the quota is full quickly, so you don’t have to wait long.

  • The schedule of public boat crossings based on Lombok to Gili Trawangan starts based on 9 am to five pm.

  • Another alternative to Gili Trawangan is to use a Fast Boat. Operating in Kodek Bay (not far by Bangsal Port) uses a rate of Rp 350,000 per way and can accommodate up to 8 people. So if you’re on a hemp-crowd vacation, you can afford to split the cost.

  • If you use a Fast Boat, the schedule is free because you are chartered

Gili Trawangan Lombok

As a mini island, Gili Trawangan has a complete tour package to pamper tourists.

Starting based on the beach, the natural beauty of the sea, a lot of activities such as diving, snorkeling, cycling around the island, accommodation options according to jasmine classes to hotel star 5, culinary tours with various dishes, & of course, party sites with a perfect global night.

Generically Gili Trawangan is divided into two parts. In the eastern part (of the boat crossing dock) is the most crowded part. Many restaurants, bars, inns, diving courses. It can be said that in this area the center of gili Trawangan night atmosphere. Party ’till the morning!


In the west, it is more common. Here lies the five-star hotels, glamorous resorts. Not so much activity is found, but the perfect place for a vacationhoneymoon or family vacation.

This island is relatively small.

You can walk around the island for 2 hours, or rent a bicycle to surround it. There are no motorized mounts on Gili Trawangan, there are only bicycles and cidomo (a kind of delman).

So you can get to Gili Trawangan Lombok to party, dive, laze on the beach, snorkel, around the island, cycling, taking pictures, whatever! The best side is that you can do many things on Gili Trawangan with a lot of accommodation and various choices of activities in it.

A day on Gili Trawangan

Morning: Rent a bike, start paddling around the island. You can stop at any restaurant or beach that you are happy to just order a drink and take pictures.

  • Bicycle rental rates range from Rp20,000 /hour.
  • Noon: Try to play canoeing or snorkelling.

For snorkeling you can take a dough trip every 10 am, gather in front of Sama-Sama Reggae Bar. The rate is Rp 150,000 /Person.

Or if you want a private snorkeling trip in Gili Trawangan with your group only, you can charter a glass bottom boat with a rate starting at Rp 1,200,000 & able to fit up to 10 people. The price as you have been able to travel around 3 gili & snorkeling around the waters of 3 gili earlier.

Afternoon: Cycle west, catch the sunset on Karma Kayak or on an instagramable swing in front of the Sunset Wave Hotel. The evening returns to the crowded center near the pier, hunting for cuisine at the art market that is only open at night can be another exciting adventure.

Also Read: The Most Recommended Tourist Attractions in Situbondo

Additional Tips for a Vacation to Gili Trawangan

First, for those who just want a day’s vacation & not stay, try to be on time with the crossing schedule. At 9 am must have been at Bangsal Port so that you have a lot when on Gili T. And come back before 5 pm, because if it is past time there is no more public crossing back to Lombok.

Well, unless you want to rent a fast boat. Second, buy enough needs such as mineral water & snacks before crossing to Gili T because the price there can be more expensive. Third, don’t throw garbage carelessly, guys!

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