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Amed to the Gili Islands

Freebird Express offer a highly rated daily service from Amed in the north east of Bali to the Gili Islands and Lombok. They have a new (2017) boat, the "Freebird Express 2" which they will operate along with another new boat, set to launch mid 2018. The trip from Amed to Gili is the shortest possible sea route from Bali. NOTE: Only use this service if you are staying in NORTH BALI - Amed is 3+hrs drive from most popular areas in southwest Bali and pickup is expensive. Also NOT suitable for Ubud.

Freebird Express Schedule


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Amed (North Bali) 4+ hours 09:30

Gili T
Gili Air
Lombok (Bangsal)

10:30
11:00
11:30
10:45
11:15
11:45

Bali(Amed)
 
13:15 25kg per
person
€32.25
€64.50 rtn

 

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The daily departure sails from Amed to Gili at 09:30. Hotel pickups in the local area will usually be between 08:00 and 08:30. In optimal sea conditions the trip to Gili Trawangan takes 45 - 60 minutes, afterward stopping at Gili Air and Lombok(Bangsal). It is only a 10 minute trip between each of the Gilis and Lombok. Departure times are found in the schedule or simply by using the search box.
 
Arrival back in Amed is about 13:00 each day. Ticket prices include free hotel transfers from Tulamben and Amed only. If you are staying further away additional charges will apply. The costs of pickups from outside the free areas are per car, max. 4 passengers:
 
  • Ubud, Lovina - EUR40,00
  • Pemuteran - EUR48,50
  • Candidasa - EUR25,50
  • Sanur - EUR36,25
  • Nusa Dua, Jimbaran, Seminyak, Legian, Kuta, Denpasar Airport - EUR47,25
  • Canggu, Tanah Lot - 50,50

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.

If you are staying in Ubud or South west Bali then it is cheaper and quicker to take a boat departing from Padang Bai with a different carrier as hotel transfers are then included.
 
SPECIFICATIONS
Craft Name: Freebird Express
Length Overall: 15.81 m
Beam: 4 m
Crew 6 crew, fully licensed and certified experienced captain
Passengers: 70
Main Engines: 5 X Yamaha 250hp
SAFETY EQUIPMENT AND FACILITIES
Life Rafts: 2  life raft
Life Jackets:  80 life jackets for all passengers and 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.
Life Ring: 2 throw rings.
Distress Light: Full set of distress flares in accordance with regulations.
GPS: GPS Navigational system.
Communications: Marine VHF ship-to-shore radio.
TV: TV Screen in the cabin.
Music: Music onboard.
Upper deck: 4 X Upper deck seating with the captain.

 

Freebird Express cancellation & amendment policy

All cancellation must be made in writing and must be acknowledged by Freebird Express. The full ticket price will be charged for any for cancellations made within a week of travel and "No show". For cancellations made more than 7 days prior to departure, you will receive a full refund minus any charges applied to make the refund (see the general Terms and Conditions for cancellation charges). NOTE: In high season (July - August), this period is doubled to 14 days.

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

 

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