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Blue Water Express IX

Fast Boat from Lombok and the Gilis to Nusa Penida

Check live seat availability, book and receive e-tickets immediately for fast boat tickets using the search box on this page. Blue Water Express operates a return fast boat service between Lombok, the Gili Islands and Nusa Penida.  The boat stops in Buyuk Harbour on Nusa Penida and the total crossing time between Penida and Gili Trawangan is 1 hour 45 minutes.

Note: the boat does not operate from 12 November 2023 to 31 March 2024.

Penida to the Gilis Island Hopping

This service originates in Serangan Harbor (Bali), handling the route via Nusa Penida to Lombok and the Gilis

Island hopping is a great way to discover the region. You could buy a ticket from Serangan to Penida, and add a ticket from Penida to the Gilis or Lombok
This way you could spend a few days on Nusa Penida on your way to the Gilis or Lombok.

Note, once you have made your booking, we will send you immediate e-tickets. Blue Water Express will also reconfirm within 24hrs. 

 

Blue Water Express Schedule

 

Days of
operation

Departure
point Bali:

Distance
to Kuta:

Departing
at:
Stopping
at:

Arrival
Time:

Departing
 at:

Stopping
at:

Arrival
Time:

Baggage
limits:

Prices from*
(*use search box)

Every day Serangan
Padang Bai
30 mins
90 mins
10:00
11:15


Gili T
Gili Air
Lombok

 
12:45
13:20
13:45
13:10
13:35
14:00
Padang Bai
Serangan
15:55
16:55
25kg per
person
Serangan:
€47.50 - €94rtn

Padang-Bai:
€41 - €81rtn 

 

Days of
Operation

Departure
point Bali:

Distance
to Kuta:

Departing
at:
Stopping
at:

Arrival
Time:

Departing
 at:

Stopping
at:

Arrival
Time:

Baggage
limits:

Prices from*
(*use search box)

Every day Serangan 30 mins 08:00

Penida
Gili T
Gili Air
Lombok

09:00
11:00
11:35
12:00

09:15
11:25
11:50
12:15

Padang Bai
Serangan

14:10
15:10

25kg per
person
Use search box
to check pricing
Every day Serangan
Padang Bai
30 mins
90 mins
11:00
12:15

Gili T
Gili Air
Lombok
Penida
 
13:45
14:20
14:45
16:55
14:10
14:35
15:00
17:10
Serangan 17:55 25kg per
person
Use search box
to check pricing
 
 

Days of 
Operation

Departure
point Bali:

Distance
to Kuta:

Departing
at:
Stopping
at:

Arrival
Time:

Departing
 at:

Stopping
at:

Arrival
Time:

Baggage
limits:

Prices from*
(*use search box)

Every day Serangan 30 mins 08:00

Penida
Gili T
Gili Air
Lombok

09:00
11:00
11:35
12:00

09:15
11:25
11:50
12:15

Serangan

14:55

25kg per
person
Use search box
to check pricing
Every day Serangan 30 mins 11:00
Gili T
Gili Air
Lombok
Penida
13:45
14:20
14:45
16:50
14:10
14:35
15:00
16:55
Serangan
17:40 25kg per
person
Use search box
to check pricing
Every day Padang Bai 90 min 08:00
Gili T
Gili Air
Lombok
 
09:30
10:05
10:30
09:55
10:20
10:45
Padang Bai 12:25 25kg per
person
€41 
€81 rtn
 

 

 
Days of
Operation

Departure
point Bali:

Distance
to Kuta:

Departing
at:
Stopping
at:

Arrival
Time:

Departing
 at:

Stopping
at:

Arrival
Time:

Baggage
limits:

Prices from*
(*use search box)

Every day Serangan 30 mins 08:00

Penida
Gili T
Gili Air
Lombok

09:00
11:00
11:35
12:00

09:15
11:25
11:50
12:15

Serangan

14:55

25kg per
person
Use search box
to check pricing
Every day Serangan 30 mins 11:00
Gili T
Gili Air
Lombok
Penida
 
13:30
14:05
14:30
16:40

13:55
14:20
14:45
16:55

Serangan 17:40 25kg per
person
Use search box
to check pricing
Every day Padang Bai 90 min 08:00
Gili T
Gili Air
Lombok
 
09:30
10:05
10:30
09:55
10:20
10:45
Padang Bai 12:25 25kg per
person
€41 
€81 rtn
 

 

 

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Lombok Transfers

Starting from 1 April 2024, private transfers will be available on Lombok: 

 
From 1 April 2024
To/From

Private car
(1-4 pax)

Senggigi, Mataram €16.50
Senaru, Lembar, Airport €31.00
Kuta  €39.50
Tete Batu, Sekotong, Selong Belanak  €47.50
Sembalun  €63.50
Pink Beach  €76.00

 

You can add your pick up/drop off while booking on our website. If you do not know yet where you will be staying, you can organize the pick/up drop off later by contacting us.

Penida Transfers

Starting from 1 April 2024, private transfers will be available on Penida: 

 
From 1 April 2024
To/From

Private car
(1-4 pax)

Batu Mulapan - Central East  €14.50
Banjar Nyuh - Central West €14.50
Crystal Bay - West  €23.00
Rumah Pohon - East  €23.00

 

Boat Specifications

The BlueWater Express IX, the pride of the Blue Water fleet, was launched in 2017. This vessel  has been designed specifically to handle the waters between Bali and Lombok. It has extra capacity and safety features and is manned by some of the best trained and most experienced crews the region has to offer. Blue Water Express are reknowned for their consistent high standard of operational service in Bali.

SPECIFICATIONS
Craft Name: Blue Water Express 9
Length Overall: 21m
Beam: 4.7m
Passengers: 72
Main Engines: 6 x Honda 250hp (total 1,500hp).
Top Speed: 35 knots
Cruising Speed: 25-30 knots
Crew: 5
SAFETY EQUIPMENT AND FACILITIES
Life Rafts: 5x 20 man life rafts (100 total)
Life Jackets: SOLAS standard for all passengers & crew
EPIRB: Electronic Position Indicating Radio Beacon. When immersed in water the EPIRB automatically sends an SOS signal via satellite to the authorities, informing name of vessel and precise location. Continues to send signal for up to three days.
Distress light: Full set of distress flares in accordance with regulations.
GPS: GPS Navigational system.
Throw rings: 4 throw rings
Communications: Marine VHF ship-to-shore radio.
Toilet: Stand up toilet on board.
Sun-deck: Spacious sun-deck on roof.
TV: TV screens in cabin.
Ventilation system: Coach-style cabin ventilation system.


Cancellation & Amendment Policy

Blue Water Express operate the following cancellations and refund policy: The full ticket price will be charged for any cancellation less than 48 hours prior to boat departure. Within a week, but outside 48hrs, you will receive a 50% refund minus any charges applied to make the refund (see the general Terms and Conditions for cancellation charges). Outside 8 Days, you will receive a full refund minus any charges applied to make the refund (see the general Terms and Conditions for cancellation charges).

In cases of unexpected illness etc., exceptions can be considered if doctor's notes/other proof can be provided. Contact Blue Water using their details found on your e-tickets. If you wish to change your travel dates, you can do so for free (subject to availability), up to 48hrs prior to departure. If you need to change your route or boat carrier entirely, please contact us direct for assistance, bearing in mind the above mentioned refund policy.

 

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