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Gili Islands, lombok, Indonesia

Gili Diving near Lombok

Discover vibrant marine life and pristine coral reefs in the heart of Indonesia

What you need to know about Gili

The Gili Islands, located off the northwest coast of Lombok, Indonesia, are a diver's paradise. This tropical trio—Gili Trawangan, Gili Meno, and Gili Air—offers crystal-clear waters, abundant marine life, and stunning coral reefs. Whether you're a seasoned diver or a beginner, the Gili Islands provide a variety of dive sites to explore, each with its unique underwater attractions.

Diving in the Gili Islands is renowned for its vibrant coral gardens, walls, and slopes teeming with marine biodiversity. Expect to see green and hawksbill sea turtles, white tip reef sharks, and an array of colorful reef fish. The water temperatures are a comfortable 27-29°C (80-84°F) year-round, making it ideal for diving. Visibility ranges from 10 to 30 meters (33 to 98 feet), ensuring you won't miss any of the underwater wonders.

Apart from diving, the Gili Islands are perfect for snorkeling, with shallow reefs just off the beaches. Non-divers can enjoy kayaking, paddleboarding, and sunbathing on pristine white sand beaches. The islands' laid-back atmosphere and lively nightlife on Gili Trawangan make it a well-rounded destination for both relaxation and adventure.

Interesting facts about Gili Island

Getting there: The best way to reach the Gili Islands is by taking a fast boat from Bali or Lombok. For divers, liveaboard trips provide the most seamless access to the best dive sites.

Best time to visit Gili Islands: The optimal time for diving is from April to October when the sea conditions are calmest, and there's minimal rainfall. Water temperatures range from 27-29°C (80-84°F) year-round.

Diving Conditions: Water depths around the Gili Islands range from 5 to 30 meters (16 to 98 feet) with mild currents, making it suitable for divers of all levels. Visibility is excellent, typically between 10 and 30 meters (33 to 98 feet).

Our liveaboard trips: Several liveaboard options are available, offering trips that typically last from 5 to 7 days. These trips often include visits to nearby Lombok and sometimes extend to Komodo National Park.

A little known fact: The Gili Islands are known for their conservation efforts, including a turtle hatchery on Gili Trawangan, which aims to protect and increase the local turtle population.

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Gili Islands, lombok, Indonesia
Gili Meno, Lombok, Indonesia
Gili Islands, Lombok, Indonesia

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