Gili Gili III
Gili Gili from Padang Bai to Lombok and the Gilis
IMPORTANT: During Low Season (October - April), Gili Gili may occasionally transfer passengers to an alternative boat for the crossing to/from the Gili islands and Lombok. This will be based on daily passenger numbers and any changes will be communicated to customers prior to travel. In such cases, hotel transfers and customer service will still be handled by Gili Gili.
The Gili Gili 3 is Gili Gili's brand newest boat (2018) with a cruising speed up to 35 knots, making it one of the fastest and most comfortable rides from Padang Bai to Gili and Lombok. Departure from Padang Bai to the Gili Islands is at 08:30, arriving at Gili Trawangan at 10:00, Gili Air at 10:20 and Bangsal harbour (Lombok) at 10:35.
High Season Schedule (July and August)
During the peak season Gili Gili will operate a second departure from Bali. Departing Padang Bai at 13:00, arriving at Gili Trawangan at 14:30, Gili Air at 14:50 and Lombok at 15:05. The boat will only stop on each island to drop off and pick up passengers before continuing to the next destination.
Padang Bai lies on the south eastern shore of Bali, closer to central Bali locations such as Ubud. The travel time by sea from Padang Bai to the Gilis is somewhat shorter, approximately 1 1/2 hours. Gili Gili fast boat company provides air conditioned free pick-up and return to your hotel or villa in Bali from Sanur, Kuta, Legian, Seminyak, Jimbaran, Nusa Dua, Tanjung Benoa, central Ubud and Padang Bai. Pick up time will be at approx 2-3 hours before departure time, but the exact time depends on your pick up location and will be confirmed just after you have booked.
Pick up from outside the free areas will incur an extra charge, this is payable directly to Gili Gili on the day you travel. Depending on the location the extra charge will vary, see the charges below:
Ubud (Payangan, Tanah Merah, Tegal Alang, Sangingan, Sayan, Kedewatan), Canggu (Berawa, Batu Bolong, Echo Beach), Padang Padang, Balangan and Uluwatu costs 100,000rps per pax based on sharing a car.
Denpasar 100,000rps per person
Amed and Tulamben private car up to 4 pax costs 450,000rps per car
Candidasa and Sengkidu costs 200,000 rps for a private car (4pax).
Sidemen - Karang Asem cost 350,000rps for a private car for up to 4 pax.
Tanah Lot costs 450,000rps for a private car for up to 4 pax.
Medewi - Negara cost 600,000rps for a private car for up to 4 pax.
Each passenger can take two suitcases and hand luggage on the boat, if you require more please contact us in advance.
Gili Gili III boat specs:
- Seat capacity 40 (reclining seats)
- Life Jackets for all passengers and crew
- life rafts and rings
- full set of distress flares
- Marine VHF ship to shore radio
- First Aid
- GPS system
- x3 SUZUKI 300HP engines (total 900hp)
- Electric flushing Toilet
- Spacious sundeck on the roof
- 21" LCD TV
Gili Gili cancellation & amendment policy
For cancellations made more than 2 weeks prior to travel, a full refund is provided. Cancellations less than 2 weeks but more than 48 hours from departure are subject to 50% refund only. Cancellations less than 48 hours prior to departure are non-refundable.
In cases of unexpected illness etc., exceptions can be considered if doctor's notes/other proof can be provided. Contact Gili Gili 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.