The British-owned Blue Water Express is the pioneer of high speed transport to the Gili Islands and Lombok and has the longest track record than any other service with a 100% safety record, started with the cooperation of Island Promotions.
FAST BOATS TO THE GILI ISLANDS & LOMBOK
The Gili islands just got closer with the increasingly popular fast boat services operating between Bali and Gili Trawangan, Gili Air and Lombok , here is some information regarding the schedules and routes and boat specifications.
Island Promotions Travel is only recommending boat operators that are fully licensed, have fully accredited captains and english speaking crew, that meet
full international western safety standards, and that have passenger insurance.
The Gili Cat service provides transport for customers all over Bali, they run from Padang Bai harbour (so great for people travelling from Ubud and north Bali) to Gili Trawangan and Lombok with two 16m Australian built fibreglass catamarans that seat up to 28 passengers. With the shortest sea crossing time of 1.5 hours. In high season they operate afternoon departures.
Island Getaway operate the 16 metre long fast boat 'Narooma' with the only daily service from Benoa in south Bali to Gili Trawangan and Lombok, with an extra drop / pick up from Gili Meno & Gili Air making it essential to book in advance. She is custom built to carry 24 passengers with the most comfortable and unique individual seating. Free refreshments provided, also with western toilet facilities.
The Gili Gili boat service leaves from Padang Bai and is perfect for passengers in Ubud and the central areas of Bali going to Lombok and the Gili islands.
The 32 passenger fast boat vessel has flat screen entertainment and A/C, and includes hotel pick up and lunch box with face towels.
The 16m long 32 passenger Ocean Star Express provides a reliable daily service from just about anywhere in Bali to Gili Trawangan and Lombok with the shortest possible sea crossing time of 1.5 hours, combining a picturesque road trip to Padang Bai in East Bali. With afternoon departures also available on demand in peak season, light refreshments included.
The SUPER SCOOT fast catamaran is the largest fast boat operator offering safe and time efficient crossings to Gili Trawangan or Air and Lombok, and is the only boat to stop at Lembongan.
The boat is geared to carry 52 passengers at a cruising speed of 30 knots, and with customised seating, a full cabin entertainment system and clean toilet facilities ensures that every crossing is safe, relaxed, efficient, and the most comfortable.
To be the Fast Cruises of choice for discerning customers on all the routes we cross.
Semaya Fast Cruises provide easiness, efficiency, safety, comfort, speed, reliability and at an affordable price, all for your convenience for trips to Lembongan, Lombok and the Gili islands.
The "Black Horse" fast boat is is owned by Eco dive Bali and is the ONLY fast boat to operate directly out of AMED in North East Bali direct to Gili Trawangan. Saving any road trips to Padang Bai, the fastest most direct service for customers in Amed, Candidasa, Tulamben and Lovina.