4D 3N in Gili Trawangan and Lombok

Jan 19, 2018 - 02:56AM

4D 3N in Gili Trawangan and Lombok 4D 3N in Gili Trawangan and Lombok Starts from IDR 6.925.000; Inclusion of the package: Stay 4 days 3 nights (2nights in Gili Trawangan and 1night in Lombok) Daily buffet Breakfast. 1x Dinner beachfront in Gili Trawangan. 1x 90minutes Massage in Gili Trawangan. 1 Cake upon arrival. Free […]

October Newsletter

Oct 27, 2017 - 07:32AM

October Newsletter by Gili Eco Trust  

Register yourself!

Oct 26, 2017 - 06:14AM

Register Yourself! Sign up for curbside recycling, organic, non-organic, and glass garbage collection every day.samasama3gili@gmail.com Sign up for daily news and updates that contain how we encourage governments to cooperate in sustainable waste management and create a clean place from waste.samasama3gili@gmail.com For information, questions, complaints, and suggestions, please contact us via: Acok      : +62 812 […]

Gili Eco Trust

Gili Eco Trust We guarantee: – Responsible and professional in garbage disposal. – Minimize waste disposal at landfill (TPA). – Maximize waste recycled. – Waste recycling is packed and shipped from Gili Trawangan.     Sorting systems use colored trash cans. – Easy to follow. – Can separate your waste efficiently. – Daily waste disposal […]

Bali is Still Safe for Tourism

Oct 23, 2017 - 06:14AM

Bali is still safe for Tourism During the Mount Agung’s eruption issue, the government confirms that Bali is still safe for tourism. Because the tourism destinations are in radius more than 12kilometers from Mount Agung, such as Kuta is 71km away. So, don’t worry! Enjoy your holiday!  

Honeymoon package at The Trawangan Resort

Feb 27, 2017 - 06:58AM

Honeymoon Package at The Trawangan Resort IDR 6.050.000/package (normal season) The Trawangan Resort on the paradise island of Gili Trawangan. Lombok’s most popular tourist destination. The Trawangan offers stylish rooms and villas, each tastefully finished with luxurious furnishings and appointments. Only a few steps away from the pristine beach, the resort guarantees a relaxing atmosphere […]

Hotel Promo

Feb 23, 2017 - 04:44AM

Hotel Promo (The Trawangan Resort Promo) Period: 1st March – 30th April 2017 The Trawangan Resort is in the paradise island of Gili Trawangan. Lombok’s most popular tourist destination. The Trawangan Resort offers stylish rooms and villas. Each tastefully finished with luxurious furnishings and appointments. Only a few steps away from the pristine beach, the […]

Love Bird Honeymoon Package

Feb 14, 2017 - 05:18AM

Love Bird Honeymoon Package HONEYMOON PACKAGE @ HOTEL VILA OMBAK Love Bird Honeymoon Package – Starting from IDR 6.500.000 ++ per couple Hotel Villa Ombak is an international standard five star resort style hotel on the magical island of Gili Trawangan. The main concept of Hotel Villa Ombak is to integrate the traditional Sasak architecture […]

Royal Love Bird Package

Royal Love Bird Honeymoon Package at Akoya Pool Villa : IDR. 8.500.000 Inclusion: 3 Days 2 night stay at Akoya Pool Vila. Welcome drink & chilled towel upon arrival. Fresh fruit in room upon arrival. Room decoration (Balinese wedding decoration out of the room). Daily American Buffet Breakfast. 1 (One) time romantic dinner in your […]

Romantic Dinner

Romantic Dinner in Gili Trawangan The first international standard 5 star resort style hotel on the magical island of Gili Trawangan, with first class comfort and luxury accommodation suitable for everyone including honeymoon couples and families alike, all set in beautiful natural surroundings and 200 m of private beachfront, the resort offers guests a wide […]

Superior Luxury Package

Superior Luxury Package – Rp.9,000,000 (3 DAYS / 2 NIGHTS ) Accommodation: Hotel Vila Ombak is the only international standard 5 star resort style hotel on the magical island of Gili Trawangan. The main concept of Hotel Villa Ombak is to integrate the traditional Sasak architecture of Lombok and combine it with luxurious modern facilities […]

Bubblemaker for Kids

Jul 08, 2016 - 04:26AM

GIDA price – IDR 900,000 (1/2 day in the pool or IDR 1,730,000 is 1.5 days & includes dives in the sea.) Bubblemaker dive course for kids. Age 8-10, 1/2 day or 1.5 days with 2 x dives in the sea, includes Bubblemaker Logbook and diving equipment. The PADI Bubblemaker program is an introduction to […]

Gili Air Lagoon Resort has just recently opened on the quieter paradise island of Gili Air, Lombok.

May 30, 2016 - 02:23AM

Gili Air Lagoon Resort has just recently opened on the quieter paradise island of Gili Air, Lombok. Gili Air Lagoon Resort is designed in an ethnic tropical style and is appointed and furnished to the highest quality. The Villa balconies are above and surround the central lagoon pool, with the interiors designed with Tropical Island […]

ZOUK Shisha Lounge, Gili Trawangan

Nov 05, 2015 - 07:09AM

Recently opened just under a year ago in the heart of Gili Trawangan’s main strip located opposite the beach, is the new ZOUK Shisha lounge. Possibly the best and cleanest bar on the island with the best house music, free shisha, lovely and friendly staff, good snacks and good priced drinks, a happy, fun must […]

I Gap tour company review

May 14, 2015 - 06:14AM

I GAP TOUR COMPANY REVIEW Individualized Tailor-Made Travel, Paradise Islands Travel and the original Gili Paradise shop is competitively priced with other market-leading brands such as Agoda and Booking.com but what really sets them head and shoulders above the rest is their individualized tailor-made approach. Each customer is as unique as the experience they will […]

Gili Golf Now Open….

Jun 25, 2014 - 05:35AM

Golf on Gili Trawangan !   A small island located off the coast of Lombok. The island is renowned for its scuba diving and relaxing environment as there are no cars or motorbikes allowed on the island. The course opened early 2014 with 18 holes of mini golf as well as 4 inground trampolines. There […]

Same Island Different Planet…

May 07, 2014 - 07:42AM

Same Island Different Planet…   Join us for a completely new diving experience, unique to the Gili Islands, of Trawangan, Meno and Air. UV night diving or Fluro diving shows the underwater world in colors you would only expect to see at a full moon party! Fluorescence underwater occurs when we shine blue, near UV […]

Horse clinics in Gili NOW

Jan 16, 2014 - 08:30AM

  Gili Eco Trust Horses   Dear All, Here we go again………. Animal welfare clinics happening on Gilis, Gili Divers for cats and the art market for horses. Starting today the 15th of January until the 23rd Included. Then we will go to Gili Air for 3 days and then Gili Meno for 2 days. […]

Project Manta Reef for Snorkelers

Dec 23, 2013 - 05:26AM

MANTA REEF SNORKELING PROJECT, GILI TRAWANGAN, LOMBOK, INDONESIA This was THE project just recently on Gili Trawangan… A lot of work, a lot of energy, a lot of people involved to help lifting, planting, cutting, bending, welding…. the list goes on. Thanks to Coral Guardian for the idea and the design, and the nice video! […]

Successfull Shark release In Gili Trawangan

Sep 18, 2013 - 05:03AM

Bali Sharks with the new Gili Shark Foundation announce a successful rescue & release program in the Gili islands.     On Saturday, July 20, Bali Sharks conservation nursery donated four sharks to the Gili Shark Foundation. Two White Tip and two Black Tip Reef Sharks, ranging from 0.90 to 1.20 meters were transferred from […]


Aug 16, 2013 - 05:33AM

    Many people did not know that there is another 13 Gili islands in the southwest of Lombok, much closer to Bali than the 3 famous islands of Trawangan, Meno and Gili Air. With only three or four budget to mid range hotels this will take you back 20 years into a stunning set […]

Indonesia fuel price hike

Jul 06, 2013 - 04:11AM

Indonesia fuel price hike On June 25th 2013 the Indonesian government who heavily subsidizes fuel increased the price by 44%. This means that generally goods are slightly more expensive although we have not seen much of a knock on effect yet. This does not mean that prices in Indonesia are now 44% more expensive, more […]

To Eat, or Not to Eat

Jun 18, 2013 - 05:11AM

To Eat, or Not to Eat…. Indonesian Moslems Debate When the Fasting Month of Ramadan Actually Begins. Indonesia’s second largest Islamic organization Muhammadiyah has declared that the first day of the Moslem fasting month of Ramadan begins on July 9, 2013. Muhammadiyah have their own time-honored means of calculating the phases of the moon that […]

G.E.T. Funathlon event

Jun 04, 2013 - 06:46AM

G.E.T. FUNATHLON EVENT We are organizing a triathlon on the 8th of June to raise fund to stop shark finning (Project Aware) and to get a boat to send the rubbish to Lombok and to build an athletics track with outdoor gym around the island. We need your help to promote, join, register, get a […]

My time to leave….

Apr 16, 2013 - 04:02AM

My Trip To Gili Meno, my time to leave…. I was really surprised that when I see a few old and empty hotels abandoned by the investor or owner, I think it’s not a nice thing to see that they have just left the buildings like that without any demolition and tree replanting. This indicates […]

My Trip To Gili Meno continued……

Apr 02, 2013 - 04:49AM

My Trip To Gili Meno continued…… I felt unwell when I woke up in the morning, my body felt weak and bit of a fever and it’s really not good as I need to explore the Island and meet with other hotel’s managers or owners. Well Pak Zul is a legend, he buy me a […]

My trip to Gili Meno

Mar 26, 2013 - 05:07AM

My Trip to Gili Meno   Gili Meno is a small paradise island located off north Lombok and is part of the famous three Gili paradise islands of Gili Trawangan, Gili Meno & Gili Air. My name is Danny and I work for Island Promotions Travel for almost 4 years now and I still enjoy […]

Staff training in Gili

Feb 19, 2013 - 05:04AM

Staff Training in Gili   We thought it would be interesting to put to some of our 3 newer staff who are very good travel agents, and although they have never actually been to the Gili islands before, we thought a little learning trip would be in order, with lots of tasks like updating our […]

Top of the clouds in Lombok

Feb 08, 2013 - 06:20AM

Despite the steep slopes, biting cold and tricky paths, the rewards of climbing the (over 4000m high) Mount Gunung Rinjani volcano in Lombok is more than worth it. Whenever I go trekking, I will ask myself repeatedly: “What on earth am I doing here?” Why do I dress up like a guerrilla fighter, covered from […]

Wonderful Indonesia beckons visitors

Jan 17, 2013 - 06:31AM

Indonesia is beautiful, diverse and sometimes daunting, as BINA GOVEAS discovered on a five-day whistle-stop tour that left her wanting more… At less than three km long and two km wide, Gili Trawangan is one of three small islands off the northeast coast of Indonesia’s Lombok Island; while ‘gili’, if you are interested, simply means […]

Diving the Gilis

Jan 10, 2013 - 04:51AM

  PADI and SSI Dive centers are now abundant on all 3 islands and all offer the same courses from beginner to experienced and daily fun dives. All are set price from The Gili Islands Divers Association, (GIDA) and The Gili Eco Trust, (GET).   THE GILI ECO TRUST Concerns about conserving the Gili Island’s […]

More Photos from the Gili Islands

Dec 26, 2012 - 05:10AM

Most visitors stay on Gili Trawangan for the facilities and make the short hop out to the dive sites. Each dive school has its own fleet of traditional outrigger boats that ferry divers offshore to the walls and reefs where the best diving is to be found. Aside from the obvious lure of snorkeling and […]

Pictures from Gili Air

Dec 13, 2012 - 05:50AM

Although Gili Air is closest to the Lombok mainland it is the most overlooked of the three Gili islands in terms of development. However, that is all set to change as the market here is geared very much towards the budget traveler and tropical island explorer. A lot of visitors actually prefer the grass roots […]

Photos From The Gili Islands

Dec 07, 2012 - 05:45AM

Gili Trawangan now identifies itself as a great holiday destination suitable for families of all ages. Various new hotels, luxury villas, and boutique bungalows now cater to children and offer good value. Some have baby-sitting services, and with lots of activities on the islands families are sure to enjoy their beach holidays to the full. […]

New Years on The Gili Islands

Nov 27, 2012 - 05:31AM

New Years on Gili Islands   With another globally eventful year coming to an end and the hope of the coming year bright with possibilities, Lombok and the Gili islands is a great place to welcome the beginning of 2016.  In this “whats news” we give you the scoop on the best parties and the […]

Drawback to Gili electric cable

Oct 16, 2012 - 04:49AM

After all the efforts to get the Gili islands and the surrounding areas recognized and made officially a marine park called the Gili Matra Marine Park, and the efforts to get the very needed electric upgrade e by cable from the Lombok mainland of 10 megawatts of additional power,a report in the Antara News Agency […]

Sail Indonesia Trawangan 2012

Oct 03, 2012 - 05:26AM

Sail Indonesia is an annual Sailing Rally and 2012 will be the twelfth year of this event. The rally begins every year in Darwin in the middle of July. The departure from Darwin is the beginning of a three month program of linked events across Indonesia. These events are supported by the Indonesian Central Government […]

Pasar Malam – Night Market

Sep 20, 2012 - 06:48AM

 Pasar Malam – Night Market Recently the locals of Trawangan have set up a pretty large night market on the volleyball court in front of the art market near the pier. Up to maybe 50 stalls with seating now appear every evening starting from around 18.30pm serving every imaginable type of Indonesian food. From simple […]

Diving in the Gili islands

Sep 13, 2012 - 06:15AM

Diving in the Gili islands As one of Indonesia’s top areas for scuba diving and snorkeling, with a reputation for being the ‘turtle capital of the world’, with year round water temperatures about 28 degrees Celsius, the Gili islands have become popular for beginners and experienced divers alike.     There are about 25 dive […]

Unique fish makes biorock home

Sep 04, 2012 - 06:34AM

Unique Fish Makes BioRock Home Around the 3 Gili islands there are, thanks to Delphine Robbe and the Gili Eco Trust now 63 artificial Biorock structure regeneration projects. All are able to be seen by both divers and snorkelers alike as they are positioned between 8 and 16 meters of water. Some are simply domes, […]

Shark Week 2012

Aug 14, 2012 - 05:42AM

Shark Week The Discovery Channel’s Shark Week, which first aired on July 17, 1987, is a week-long series of feature television programs dedicated to sharks. Held annually, normally running in July or August, Shark Week was originally developed to raise awareness and respect for sharks. Now broadcast in over 72 countries, Shark Week is promoted […]

The 8th Indonesian Biorock Training Workshop

Jul 31, 2012 - 07:38AM

The 8th Indonesian BioRock Training Workshop   The Global Coral Reef Alliance (GCRA), Founded in 1990, is a small, non-profit organization dedicated to growing, protecting and managing the most threatened of all marine ecosystems—coral reefs. GCRA is a coalition of volunteer scientists, divers, environmentalists and other individuals and organizations, committed to coral reef preservation. We primarily […]

Gili Paradise Is Now On Facebook

Jul 27, 2012 - 06:26AM

Paradise Islands Travel and Gili Paradise.com have now linked up with the number 1 social networking site Facebook. Follow the link at the bottom of the page to join the online community and share your photos and thoughts on your trip to the gili islands. Get up to date information from people who have been […]

Gili Air Gets its First ATM

Jul 19, 2012 - 07:08AM

The latest arrival to show how Gili Air is very slowly catching up with big brother Trawangan, is a new ATM machine. It is located on the east side in the middle of what you may call the main strip, on our map of Gili Air [click here] it is roughly between numbers 14 & […]


Jul 12, 2012 - 13:12PM

  Ocean advocate Céline Cousteau and cartoonist Jim Toomey (creator of Sherman’s Lagoon) teamed up with the World Resources Institute to bring you Coral Reefs: Polyps in Peril. This short animated film tells the story of coral reefs with humor and admiration for these wondrous ecosystems.  Learn about the unique biology of coral reefs and […]

Protecting Gili Trawangan’s Underwater Environment

Jun 21, 2012 - 06:17AM

Electrification Project for Gili Trawanagan Group of Islands Near Lombok Now on Hold The State News Agency Antara reports that plans to lay an undersea power line from Lombok to the popular tourist Trawanagan island group has been suspended on the orders of the West Nusa Tenggara province (NTB). The power line project was first […]

The Guardian writes about the Gili Eco Trust

Jun 12, 2012 - 06:20AM

Biorock project at Ibu Karang, Pemuteran, Bali, Indonesia. Photograph: T.Goreau/Biorock Coral reefs are the rainforests of the world’s oceans. Like their terrestrial counterparts, they occur in tropical and sub tropical environments, support a bewildering variety of species and are diminishing at an alarming rate. Marine biologists across the world are desperately trying to protect our […]

Celebrity’s find the Gili Islands

May 21, 2012 - 03:50AM

  It is hard not to think about sunshine and daisies when listening to the American singer and composer Colbie Caillat’s songs, and it’s not just  because of the sunny day video for her song “Bubbly”, which rocketed  her to fame back in 2007. Colbie Caillat is the most recent a-list celebrity to find her […]

Can you Trust Your Agent?

May 03, 2012 - 08:04AM

Can you trust your agent? Do you get a personal service for no extra cost? What can you do if something goes wrong? How to avoid something going wrong and spoiling your holiday…. Paradise Islands Travel has just had an independent Tour Company Review. Where a  representative from the same company interviewed myself and went […]

Rumah Si-Pitung Gili Air

Rumah Si-Pitung is a picturesque mini-hotel nestled amongst the swaying palms of Gili Air; Rumah Si- Pitung is the perfect hideaway for the discerning traveler. If you are looking for the quintessential tropical island experience then look no further than this quaint little gem in an ideal setting to slow down, relax and unwind. Just […]

The Boat That Rocked

Apr 26, 2012 - 05:46AM

The Boat That Rocked Around sunset, Blue Water Cruises‘ beautiful wooden sailing boat, Aliikai, set sail from Serangan Harbor in Bali. Cruising through the clear waters – accompanied by Tarik from Bali-based band Paramitsha on his Spanish acoustic guitar playing haunting gypsy melodies – over 30 guests from around the world headed to Gili Air […]

More Power to the Gili Islands

Apr 13, 2012 - 06:39AM

The Gili islands have never been known for their consistent supply of electricity or fresh clean water, That should all change this season as PLN and a local water company have finally been given the go ahead by local authorities… State electricity company PLN plans an undersea cable network to supply electricity to three tourist […]

3 reasons to ditch Bali

Apr 04, 2012 - 06:16AM

Why not head to where the living is really easy? Gili Trawangan:  crystal clear water, tout-free beaches and no pounding techno music, unless it is a Monday night Blue Marlin Party. If Bali’s honking Bluebird taxis, zipping motorcycles, monstrous daily traffic jams and persistent beach touts obliterate your Bali dream within a few hours of […]

Halik Reef a Pristine Reef Ecosystem

Mar 24, 2012 - 07:18AM

This Research in Action article was provided to Live Science in partnership with the National Science Foundation. The clown anemonefish (Amphiprion ocellaris), shown here sheltering in a magnificent sea anemone (Heteractis magnifica), became one of the most recognizable and charismatic marine species after starring in the movie “Finding Nemo” (Walt Disney Pictures, 2003). Charisma can […]

Nyepi Silent Day, Escape To Gili………

Mar 17, 2012 - 05:36AM

Nyepi silent day, escape to Gili……… Nyepi is a Balinese “Day of Silence” that is commemorated every Isakawarsa (Saka new year) according to Bali’s calendar (in 2012, it will be on March 23rd). It is a day of silence, fasting, and meditation. The day following Nyepi is also celebrated as New year Gudi Padva in […]

Gili Paradise new website.

Feb 24, 2012 - 06:35AM

Gili Paradise new website.  Yesterday Island Promotions went live with it’s new look 2012 website. We think it is much more pleasing to look at, easier to navigate, and with even more information. However in it’s infancy there are a few minor changes that we are working very hard to fix. If you can not […]

Gili Trawangan Charity Fun Triathlon…

Jan 17, 2012 - 06:29AM

Two very successful events over the past few months have raised around Rp 65 million in funds, which Gili Trawangan businesses have pledged to be used to improve education facilities and conditions for local school children on this paradise island. The Fun Day Sunday hosted by the Gili Trawangan Development Association on 18 July 2010 […]

The Importance Of Travel Insurance

Jan 13, 2012 - 06:44AM

Guess again! Anything can go wrong while you are traveling, and we strongly advise buying a policy. Most travel insurance policies are designed for a variety of travel needs but, We emphatically advise reading the fine print of any policy you purchase regarding any deductibles and health situations. You many find your policy will not […]

Destination Of The Year 2011

Dec 30, 2011 - 06:30AM

Tenth must see destination of the year 2011 Bali’s sister island of Lombok‘s most popular tourist destination is the Gili Islands (or just the Gilis), they came to the attention of the wider world as a backpacker mecca in the 1980s and 1990s. They have now however been acclaimed to be the tenth must see […]

Party On Gili Trawangan

Dec 26, 2011 - 06:43AM

The blaze of white sand licked by the surf was dotted one recent sunlit afternoon with fishing boats and their local owners, a pack of bored men in flip-flops who each kept one eye on their hand of cards and the other on the pale tourist cargo streaming from the docked speedboat onto the main […]


Dec 24, 2011 - 06:43AM

Island Promotions and Gili Paradise have now linked up with the number 1 social networking site Facebook and the number 1 video blogging site. Follow the link at the bottom of the page to join the online community and share your photos and thoughts on your trip to the gili islands. Get up to date […]

A Tour Company Review Article

Nov 10, 2011 - 06:42AM

  Final Thoughts – The Gili Islands’ Specialists I wish I had discovered Island Promotions sooner! Having met Phil and his team at one of his shops in Kuta, I am impressed at their wealth of knowledge and expertise. Clearly, they are the premier Gili Islands’ specialists. I will be recommending them to friends and […]

New International Airport In Lombok

Oct 28, 2011 - 06:42AM

For all visitors flying to Lombok to reach the Gili islands of Trawangan, Meno andGili Air, all scheduled airline operations flying to and from Lombok have ceased at Mataram’s Selaparang International Airport (AMI) and have all been redirected to the new Lombok International Airport (WADL) in central southern Lombok near the city of Praya. The […]

Low Season Has Started

Oct 05, 2011 - 06:42AM

Low season specials For the months of October and November hotels and Fast boats fall into mid or low season pricing, the weather is excellent, and the islands are not so crowded. www.gili-paraduse.com offers the largest selection of hotels, guesthouses and villas on all 3 Gili islands. This is where Island Promotions Travel excels itself […]

Staff Wanted For Company Expansion

Sep 24, 2011 - 06:41AM

Staff wanted for company expansion, Island promotions hotels office needs more staff, we are getting more enquiries than we can keep up with, thus replying to a confirmation within 24 hours at the moment is very difficult. Our policy is to reply to an enquiry either the same day or within a maximun 24 hours. […]

Brief Description Of The Gilis

Sep 10, 2011 - 06:41AM

THE GILI ISLANDS INTRODUCTION Just a short two hour boat trip from Bali are the Gili Islands of Trawangan, Meno and Air. The largest of the three islands, Gili Trawangan, is around thirty minutes boat ride from the northwest mainland of Lombok and attracts the majority of visitors. The beaches of the Gilis are still […]

Trekking Rinjani

Aug 18, 2011 - 06:41AM

John is chairman of Senaru Trek Organizer Association and from the Indonesian Guide Association in Senaru, He also runs “John’s Adventures” which can arrange trekking trips from 1 up to 4 days for all ages including for families with young children. Starting in 1982. Mr. John is the first person who took trekkers to Rinjani […]

Major Legal Issues On Gili T………

Aug 14, 2011 - 06:40AM

Major Legal Issues on Gili T. Dear Gili Trawangan People, Firfstly I hope this email will find you well, however after reading it you may feel quiite different. I am going to try to explain you the situation on the island of Trawangan with the relationship with the Regional Government and police who are claiming […]

The Gilis Of Lombok

Aug 03, 2011 - 06:39AM

Did you know there are in fact 26 Gili islands surrounding the mainland of Lombok, on the northwest coast is of course the most famous and most developed, They are called – Gili Trawangan, Gili Meno and Gili Air, they are the most famous Gili Islands which are in the North Lombok Regency. On the […]

Tropical Hideaway Resort

Jul 27, 2011 - 06:39AM

ABOUT US Tropical Hideaway Resort is a small private resort based on the idyllic tropical island of Gili Meno in Lombok, Indonesia.  We are a mix of both Irish and Indonesian cultures, and have lived and worked in Indonesia for nearly ten years. We have been running Blue Marlin Dive and have been teaching and […]


Jul 09, 2011 - 06:38AM

They are so unnecessary, black, white, striped, bendy straws, crazy straws for kids, a spoon straw, miniature straws, individually wrapped “Sanitary” straws, special “color-changer” straws, even extendo-straws, why? Why do we need them? I know where they end up, and that is in the sea and then on the beach. Polypropylene is becoming favored over […]

The NEW Gili Cat Enterprise Fast Boat Is Nearly Re

Jun 30, 2011 - 06:38AM

The NEW Gili Cat Enterprise Fast Boat is nearly ready for operations. Currently under finishing touches of construction an expected to be launched early July is the new Gili Cat Enterprise. She is an aluminum Australian designed 20 metres vessel, which will be the biggest fast boat operating offering transfers between the islands of Bali, […]

Always A 6m Manta At Manta Dive

Jun 23, 2011 - 06:37AM

BIOROCK REEF RESTORATION PROJECTS AT MANTA DIVE, GILI TRAWANGAN Manta dive was one of the pioneers in Gili Trawangan to place a Biorock reef in November 2006. The diveshop management has never stopped supporting the Biorock project since the first reef showed amazing results of coral growth and fish population increases. The Gili Eco Trust […]

Surfing Trawangan

Jun 19, 2011 - 06:37AM

The Surf watch tower has now been renovated into 2 storeys with a bar. Downstairs during the day is a bar selling cold drinks, there was a huge banner saying ” Rainbow Magic “, I am not sure if this is what they have called the actual surf breal or the bar itself. During the […]

Stop Illegal FIshing On The Gili Islands

Jun 10, 2011 - 06:36AM

Here we have another shocking video taken in the Gilis of compressor fishing at Haan’s reef on Gili Air. This is a personal favorite as it has many rare marine life to be found. The practice of compressor fishing is highly dangerous and very damaging to both the coral and marine life. Please donate to […]

The Amazing Race Asia Gili

Jun 02, 2011 - 06:36AM

The Amazing race Asia Gili In this next leg’s Roadblock, teams rode an outrigger to Gili Trawangan Island, where one team member took free diving and snorkelling lessons at a Gili Trawangan Dive Resort before diving into Halik Reef to retrieve a briefcase full of money. They then returned to Gili Trawangan Island and rode […]

Gili Matra Marine Park

May 25, 2011 - 06:35AM

The Gili Matra Marine Natural Recreation Park. Not many people Know that the three Gili Islands of Gili Trawangan, Gili Meno and Gili Air are actually located in a protected marine park called Gili Matra Marine Natural recreation Park. The Gili Matra Marine Natural Recreation Park was established on 16 February 1993 and has a […]

This Leopard Or Zebra Shark Was Released

May 19, 2011 - 06:35AM

Another sad but positive outcome to the illegal fishing around Lombok and the Gilis protected marine park of The Gili Matra Marine Natural Recreational Park. This Leopard or Zebra shark was released unhurt by some carying Gili island’s Dive instructors, it was obviously distraught after its capture, and after some nursing and a very very […]

Frequently Asked Questions About The Gili Islands

May 05, 2011 - 06:34AM

Paradise Islands Travel and the Gili Paradise Shops are the original Gili Travel specialists, started in 2005 with a small kiosk in Poppies lane 2 Kuta, Bali, with an aim to provide accurate and up to date information on transport, accommodation and all Gili island related activities. We are now sponsored by a group of […]

Flying With Babies……

Apr 26, 2011 - 06:34AM

TRAVELING WITH BABY/INFANTS Traveling with babies can be a surprisingly delightful experience, as long as the fulfillment of their basic needs is kept pretty much on schedule… their schedule. Babies aren’t as fragile as parents sometimes fear. It’s most likely that your baby enjoys the trip. Babies often find flying soothing and usually fall asleep […]

Gili Eco Trust Meeting

Apr 12, 2011 - 06:33AM

  1)    Donation and support: As the Gili Eco Trust is doing so many projects on land with/for the community, we need more support from all visitors to the island. We would like your contribution on having a donation box in your business and some of your staff trained to explain what we are doing […]

A Paradise Lost? Part 1.

Apr 07, 2011 - 06:33AM

THE NEW YORK TIMES – TRAVEL ARTICLE THE blaze of white sand licked by the surf was dotted one recent sunlit afternoon with fishing boats and their local owners, a pack of bored men in flip-flops who each kept one eye on their hand of cards and the other on the pale tourist cargo streaming […]

Packages To The Gilis Islands………..

Apr 04, 2011 - 06:33AM

Welcome to Paradise Islands Travel, we can cater to just about any requests you may wish for. Luxury yacht charters, helicopter sightseeing and direct fast boat transport, traditional phinisi boat charters, domestic flights and transfers. Scuba dive packages from beginner to experienced, and all hotels, resorts, villas, and accommodations on all three Gili islands. Family […]

Bubble Maker Diving For Kids……………..

Mar 23, 2011 - 06:32AM

Why not let your kids try diving with our friendly profesional instsructors at Manta dive Gili Trawangan and Gili Air. We have a team of very experienced multilingual instructors who could let you spend some time on your own for a few hours, or if you are already a diver this is the perfect way […]

The Trawangan Villas, A New Style Of Luxury…….

Mar 09, 2011 - 06:32AM

The Trawangan Located on the Paradise island of Gili Trawangan, THE TRAWANGAN resort brings a superior level of comfort and sophistication to your Gili islands experience. Our Resort offers stylish villas, from 1, 2 and 4 bedrooms, each tastefully finished with luxurious furnishings and appointments. Let our professionally trained staff take care of your every […]

Nyepi Silent Day, Escape To Gili………

Feb 24, 2011 - 06:31AM

Nyepi silent day, escape to Gili……… Nyepi is a Balinese “Day of Silence” that is commemorated every Isakawarsa (Saka new year) according to Bali’s calendar (in 2011, it will be on March 5th). It is a day of silence, fasting, and meditation. The day following Nyepi is also celebrated as New year Gudi Padva in […]

Green Day In Gili……………………

Jan 25, 2011 - 06:31AM

Dear Eco Trust Members, The government is giving us many bougainville trees to plant around Trawangan. Hooray….. Please come and help us and join the Green Day on Monday 17th January 2011! At the same time, if you want some vetiver grass to plant, let the trust know, (as it is an amazing grass that […]

A New History To Lombok.

Oct 26, 2010 - 06:29AM

A new history to Lombok. Many of the visitors to Lombok and much of the islands goods come across the Lombok Strait by sea or air links. Only 25 miles separate the two islands accross the Lombok straights. Lombok is often marketed as “an unspoiled Bali,” or “Bali’s sister island.” Currently with support of the […]

Tourism Indonesia Mart And Expo (TIME) 2010

Oct 19, 2010 - 06:29AM

At least 118 buyers from 22 countries have announced their participation in the four-day Tourism Indonesia Mart and Expo (TIME) 2010 event, which begins Tuesday in Senggigi, West Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara (NTB). Held in cooperation with the Indonesian Tourism Promotion Board, the NTB Tourism Promotion Board (BPPD), the Culture and Tourism Ministry and other […]

Villa Kokita Gili Trawangan

Oct 05, 2010 - 06:28AM

There are many villas in Gilli Trawangan but Villa Kokita is special in that it is a true beachfront villa with a white sand beach directly in front and clear views of the ocean. Villa Kokita has a great unique location towards the quiter North of Gili Trawngan and although still within easy distance of […]

Gili Eco Trust Clean Up Days

Sep 21, 2010 - 06:27AM

We would like to inform you about our next clean up program for September and ask all visitors to the Gili Islands if you would like to join the program for a cleaner and greener Gili Trawangan. We are starting today to clean the back of the island: the village, around the rubbish dump area, […]

Gili Fast Boats Update – Gili Cat

Sep 07, 2010 - 06:27AM

With more and more visitors to the Gili Islands, the Gili Cat Express, one of the many leading marine operators operating the Bali to Trawangan route, are preparing to launch a new 20-meter, 70-passenger vessel to provide a regular service between the Balinese port of Padang Bai to the Gili Islands with an extension leg […]

Gili Island Horses & Cidomos

Aug 26, 2010 - 06:27AM

  It would appear that there are multiple campaigns about the ‘Cidomos’ (local horse and carts) and the way the horses are being portrayed as being abused on the Gili islands. No where does it say how much effort Delphine Robbe and The Gili Eco Trust have made to improve the situation and educate the […]


Aug 12, 2010 - 06:26AM

1) Clean up day: The next big clean up day will be on the 24th and 25th of September with help from the dive shops, school, horse karts, hotels and restaurants. We need to clean the whole island, not only the beach. It is why it will be over 2 days to involve as many […]

Gili Paradise TV From Island Promotions Travel

Jul 06, 2010 - 06:25AM

Watch this site as we will soon launch Gili Paradise TV from Paradise Islands Travel and www.gili-paradise.com. Coming soon, We will feature a new 12 minutes mini documentary film about the modern day Gili Trawangan island, with footage above and underwater, how to get to the Gili islands, what activities to do on the island, […]

Climb Mt Rinjani In Lombok

Jun 23, 2010 - 06:25AM

Climb Mt Rinjani in Lombok The International Rinjani Mountain Climbing event in Lombok Island, West Nusa Tenggara (NTB), is scheduled in July 2010, with more foreign mountain climbers taking part. “I have several times coordinated preparations of the international event in Jakarta, and this time its schedule has been set in July 2010,” Head of […]

The World Cup On Gili Trawangan

Jun 09, 2010 - 06:25AM

If you find your self in the Gili islands over the next couple of weeks and dont want to miss out on the world cup then your in luck. Tir Na Nog ‘Irish Bar’ is showing all the games on a huge 3m x 3m big screen in their large inside bar, so come rain […]

Visit Lombok & Sumbawa 2012

May 29, 2010 - 06:24AM

Ever since the first launch of Visit Indonesian Year program in 1992 (VIY 1992), The Indonesian Culture and Tourism Department continuously sustain similar program every year to attract foreign tourists and encourage to come to many different beautiful regions of Indonesia. Many tourist destinations conduct series of events to expose their tourist attractions every year […]

Octopus Steals My Video Camera

May 20, 2010 - 06:24AM


May 10, 2010 - 06:23AM

Standing in a Long Line for Paradise Delays of Up to 4 Hours Reported at Bali’s Immigration and Custom’s Counters. (5/4/2010) Virtually every local paper in Bali is carrying news of the long delays being experienced by arriving passengers at Bali’s Ngurah Rai International Airport where new Border Control Management (BCM) requirements have made an […]

Scallywags Organic Beach Club Now Open In Gili Air

Apr 27, 2010 - 06:22AM

Scallywags organic seafood bar and grill has recently opened a new sister restaurant on the quieter island of Gili Air, bringing the first international standard restaurant to the island. With its actual beach front location, serving probably the best food on the islands, the choice is endless with a nightly BBQ of fresh organic lobster, […]

Dive The Gilis – Manta Dive DVD

Apr 10, 2010 - 06:22AM


Mar 30, 2010 - 06:22AM

On April 18th the about live earth organisation is planning to circle the globe in 24 hours, the Dow Live Earth Run for Water will inspire the world’s citizens to come together.  Running or walking 6km makes the realities of water scarcity real to participants in the developed world. 24 hours, hundreds of runs, celebrities, […]

Earth Hour 2010

Mar 18, 2010 - 06:21AM

Earth Hour started in 2007 in Sydney, Australia when 2.2 million homes and businesses turned their lights off for one hour to make their stand against climate change. Only a year later and Earth Hour had become a global sustainability movement with more than 50 million people across 35 countries participating. Global landmarks such as […]

The Big Blue Ball

Mar 06, 2010 - 06:21AM

Floating majestically in the void, in the black Is a big blue ball with a weight on its back To see it from up here it seems so serene But with the right ears you can hear its cold scream Move closer my friend and take a hard look See what they’re doing. See what […]


Mar 02, 2010 - 06:21AM

If you feel like giving something back to the wonderful gili islands and you are on Gili Trawangan on Friday the 5th of March, Sign up and volunteer your day cleaning the island. As well as earning some positive Karma the gili eco-trust will also gift you a dive… To clear some of the underwater […]


Feb 21, 2010 - 06:19AM

Between Christmas and New Year, the Eco Trust held a free clinic on Gili T which focused on the welfare of horses, many of which are used for transport around the islands pulling horse carts (cidomo). Working in collaboration with Umalas Stables in Bali, who provided the medicines, the Eco Trust held a 2-day clinic, […]


Jan 26, 2010 - 06:19AM

1)    Re-usable bags are available, signs are ready, buckets for fresh water for the horses are ready so if you are ready, you can start collecting the ECO Tax and join the Trust meetings every month on the 10th. we just order re-usable bag from another printer to get much more in once and cheaper. we […]


Jan 12, 2010 - 06:16AM

Will Goodman from the UK broke the World Record for staying underwater for a total of 48 hours and 9 minutes and 17 seconds. Will Goodman aged 33, a TDI Advanced Tri-mix instructor and Buddy Rebreather Instructor with Blue Marlin Dive, Gili Trawangan, Indonesia went into the water at 08.11:33 hrs on the 7th January […]

Turtle Release On Gili Trawangan

Dec 22, 2009 - 06:16AM

Gili Trawangan turtle release – December 18th 2009 On Friday 18 December the Gili Eco Trust in conjunction with the Indonesian goverment released over 100 turtles into the wild on Trawangan beach. To celebrate the completion of the Turtle conservation building on Trawangan beach there was one of the biggest turtle releases ever seen on […]

Guinness World Records™ Attempt – January 2010

Dec 02, 2009 - 06:14AM

Will Goodman is currently in advanced preparation to make another record attempt for performing ‘the longest ever open water SCUBA dive’ and rewrite the history books by having the dive verified by Guinness World Records™. The Gili Trawangan based dive instructor aims to smash his previous endurance record of 24 hours and three minutes underwater […]

The Island Key August Newsletter

Sep 14, 2009 - 06:14AM


Aug 07, 2009 - 06:14AM

FREEDIVEGILI is the new place that you can learn to freedive in South East Asia, located at Manta Dive (www.manta-dive.com) on the idyllic island of Gili Trawangan in Lombok, just a short distance from the holiday island of Bali. Apnea Total Instructor Mike Board will teach you breathing and relaxation techniques that will make you […]

Gili Eco Trust Biorock Update

Jan 24, 2009 - 06:13AM

Gili Eco Trust update January 2009 The thousand odd people living within this Indonesian territory of Gili Trawangan island (near Lombok) recognise their growing economic needs, want to grow tourism in a bigger way to meet those needs, and yet take personal responsibility in protecting their environment. Over the past decade, they have seen a drop […]

Manta Dive Centre Gili Air

Dec 27, 2008 - 06:13AM

Manta Dive, already well known and established for over 7 years on Gili Trawangan has spread its wings and now boasts a sister operation on the island of Gili Air. With an almost identical set up of dive centre, swimming pool, bungalow accommodations and restauarant all built in the traditional sasak Lumbung style. With the knowledge […]

Luce D’Alma Resort Opens

Oct 16, 2008 - 06:12AM

LUCE d’ALMA resort and Spa recently opened near North beach on Gili Trawangan with the aim to satisfy visitors wanting sheer luxury and relaxation with total quality.   Managed by the Italian brothers Lucio e Antonio Sodano, Luce d’Alma has all the facilities and comfort you could wish for. Nestled in a unique atmosphere and distinguished […]

The Island Key

Sep 28, 2008 - 06:12AM

Welcome to the first edition of The Island Key pocket guide to Bali, Lombok, The Gilis, Nusa Lembongan, Ceningan and Penida compiled by leading industry professionals to meet the interests and expectations of the modern visitor to the islands. The Island Key bridges the divide between out of date guidebook information with cutting edge, timely […]

Sixth Biorock Workshop – Gili Trawangan

Jul 07, 2008 - 06:11AM

SIXTH BIOROCK WORKSHOP THE GILI ISLANDS 1ST-7TH DECEMBER 2008 Introduction The purpose of this document is to give dive centres and business owners a more detailed understanding of the current proposal to hold a BioRock Workshop on Gili Trawangan in December 2008, and what would be required from residents in order to achieve this. After […]

Trawangan Oasis

Jun 07, 2008 - 06:11AM

Opening soon the new Gili Trawangan Oasis bungalows is a concept of 3 traditional wooden style bungalows surrounding a shared swimming pool. Trawangan Oasis bungalows is situated near to North Beach, set back slightly in the cool coconut plantations that cover the inner parts of the islands they are aiming to cater towards families and […]

The Savana Beach Hotel Opens Formerly Salobai

May 11, 2008 - 06:10AM

The Savana Beach hotel, formerly known as Salobai. Situated on Gili Trawangan’s North Beach our accommodation has 14 varied sized rooms with facilities for families and beach views. All rooms have Fresh water showers, 11 rooms have Air conditioning and 3 rooms have ceiling fans, some with connecting doors, all set in lush tropical gardens […]

Earth Day

May 03, 2008 - 06:10AM

Earth Day beach clean and underwater dive clean up on 1 May. Mayday in Gili Trawangan saw many efforts from visitors and island children who came and helped join in the Gili islands clean up for international Earth Day, both on land and under the sea. Divers and non divers alike of all ages helped, […]

Will Goodman Smashes Old Dive Record On Gili

Apr 17, 2008 - 06:09AM

Will Goodman smashes old dive record with the unnofficial new time of 33 hours and 30 minutes. Congratulations to Will and all the team that helped. The entire island of Gili Trawangan was with you and personnally think it was an amazing achievement in such a remote part of the world as well. A great […]

Today 15 April 2008 At 11.22am Will Goodman Starts

Apr 15, 2008 - 06:09AM

Today 15 April 2008 at 11.22am Will GOodman started his record diveon Gili Trawangan, Lombok, Indonesia, Will GOodman started his world record dive attempt for the longest time spent in the open ocean. We will keep you posted on just how long Will can keep up his resources of physical and mental strength to achieve […]

VISIT INDONESIA 2008 Destination – The Gili Island

Apr 05, 2008 - 06:09AM

As part of the Visit Indonesia 2008 campaign the Indonesian Ministry of Tourism is promoting the Gili islands in April. This is a huge help to all businesses on all 3 Gili Islands and as marketing manager for Paradise Islands Travel and a representative for the Gili Eco Trust. We would like to extend our thanks […]


Apr 04, 2008 - 06:08AM

The Mahi Mahi daily direct fast boat service has just relocated their office, they are now easily found near the harbour next to Ink Addiction and Sunrise Bungalows at the start of the beach area. With an expanding amount of visitors still favouring the largest most comfortable and safest boat operating this service, the new office […]

Guinness World Records TM Attempt – April 14 2008

Mar 29, 2008 - 06:08AM

Guinness World Records TM Attempt – April 14 2008 (Longest open salt water SCUBA dive)  Endurance Diver Attempts To Smash Own Record Dive, Gili Trawangan, Lombok, Indonesia Will Goodman, on record as performing the longest ever open water SCUBA dive is currently in advanced preparation to make another record attempt and rewrite the history books by having […]


Mar 21, 2008 - 06:07AM

The Gili Eco Trust will once again be representing Lombok and the Gili islands as a dive destination on the official PADI boothe at DEEP INDONESIA, International diving, adventure travel and watersports exhibition for the second year running. 2 representatives will meet with over 10,000 visitors in just 3 days, aiming at the imediate domestic market and large […]

Nyepi In The Gili Islands

Mar 05, 2008 - 06:06AM

Well the Balinese festival of Nyepi has come again and many tourists and expats are escaping the day of silence in the Gilis. March 6th will host a big beach party on Gili Air with local and western DJ’s playing the old and newest techno beats on the beach. Accommodation is nearly full, but there […]

5 NEW Bio-Rock Structures For Gili Meno

Jan 30, 2008 - 06:06AM

Gili Islands Bio Rock Update Reef restoration efforts on the Gili islands received a major boost recently as Graham Davies, owner of Malia’s Child bungalows on Gili Meno, funded five new Bio-Rocks. Lying off Meno’s eastern beach, these artificial reefs will help to mitigate the effects of a history of pressure on the marine environment […]

Will Goodman’s Fundraising For The School On Gili

Jan 18, 2008 - 06:05AM

Dear friends and divers, As you all know, in 2005 I obtained the unnofficial world record for the longest open salt water scuba dive, lasting 24hrs 3mins. Many of you were in some way involved in this and without your help and support this would never have been possible. I am writing to you all to […]

World Record Attempt For 100 Hrs Underwater

In Gili Trawangan on the 20th July 2005 Will Goodman, PADI Instructor and TDI Technical Instructor, obtained the unnoficial record for the longest open saltwater scuba dive, at 24 hours and 3 minutes. However this was not officially recorded with Guinness World Records TM as required procedures were not completed. In April 2008 he intends to […]

NEW.. Dive The Wrecks Of BALIKPAPAN Start 2 Feb 0

Jan 14, 2008 - 06:03AM

  “Ikan Biru” is a traditional Indonesian Pinisi sailing boat.  Sleeping a maximum of 8 guests, dives are conducted in small groups for your enjoyment and safety.  Ikan Biru provides a spacious top deck for guests to relax and dine in comfort. All cabins are air conditioned with hot fresh water showers.  We also have […]


Komodo safari    “Ikan Biru” is a traditional Indonesian Pinisi sailing boat.  Sleeping a maximum of 8 guests, dives are conducted in small groups for your enjoyment and safety.  Ikan Biru provides a spacious top deck for guests to relax and dine in comfort. All cabins are air conditioned with hot fresh water showers.  We also […]

PONDOK LITA…….a Recent Visitor’s Feed Back, TH

Jan 13, 2008 - 06:02AM

Hello Mr.Phil, I would like to thank you for helping chosing pondok lita. i had a great time in gili trawangan and i hope i could go back to that beautiful island very soon. say hi to tomy, he’s really a helpful person. regards, Rina THX RINA always good to get feed back on our […]

Christmas And New Years Eve Festivities In The Gil

Dec 14, 2007 - 05:59AM

Where else in the world can you spend Christmas day on the beach, maybe even go for a dive, cycle around a palm fringed tropical island and stop for a sangria at sunset. Come and enjoy the New Years eve celebrations where the whole island becomes one big party.


Nov 27, 2007 - 05:58AM

Now a new one stop search for all accomodation for the 3 islands, Gili Trawangan, Gili Meno and Gili Air. The new web site www.gili-hotels.com will provide an online booking service for all types of accommodation. Choices start from backpacker and budget hotels, a large selection of mid range hotels, through to resort style hotels and luxury […]


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The MAHI MAHI Fast Boat No.1 ToTrawanagan

Aug 24, 2007 - 05:55AM

The MAHI MAHI FAST BOAT service started on August 9th with a totally remarkable response from the islands visitors. Instantly bringing the islands closer in under 2 1/2 hrs. Passengers can enjoy a safe, dry and comfortable crossing, with a choice of seating with a comfortable inside area with tables and chairs for 16, the aft deck has […]


Aug 18, 2007 - 05:54AM

SCALLYWAGS restauraunt recently opened on Gili Trawangans ‘South Beach’ on the main strip. Super food served by chef Asier who also started such restaurants as La Sal in Bali. Food from northen Spain’s Basque region made with fresh organic locally sourced ingredients. The Pan seared coral trout w manchego salad and the signature dish such […]


Aug 08, 2007 - 05:53AM

A LITTLE TOUCH OF SPICE HAS ARRIVED ON GILI TRAWANGAN IN THE FORM OF PESONA RESORT AND INDIAN RESTAURANT. Truly unique, hookah pipes on the beach with flavoured indian tabbacco, amazing dishes from all parts of india has arrived in central beachfront Trawangan. Also 5 tastefully individually decorated rooms with choice of fan or A/C, […]


Aug 06, 2007 - 05:53AM

“Looking out accross the channel to neighbouring Gili Meno you feel just about as far away as possible, whilst enjoying city treats, which in hindsight sums up life on Trawangan in a tidy nutshell” Read the full article on line from Hello Bali Magazine’s December 2006 issue. www.hellobalimagazine.com


Jul 27, 2007 - 05:52AM

Karma kayak recently opened on the north of Gili Trawangan offering half and full day kayak instruction programmes around the islands. The guided trip starts with instruction from a proffessional western NKB/BCU instructor. Here you learn the tecnique of paddling so you are able to enjoy the day with confidence. Their Tapas restaurant offers a great mix […]


Jul 25, 2007 - 05:51AM

RECORD BREAKING ACHIEVEMENTS UNDERWATER ON GILI TRAWANGAN A previous record breaking dive to 200m by Simon Lydiard officially aknowledged by the guiness book of records recently. A previous record breaking dive for 24 hours by Will officially aknowledged by the guiness book of records recently.

Traveller Tales Of Gili Trawangan

Jun 21, 2007 - 05:50AM

Well what can I say about Gili Trawangan Island near Lombok. It had a comfortable expat feel with welcoming and friendly locals. Probably the best diving that I’ve done so far. On one dive, I saw seven black tip reef sharks and a white tip shark. Also, I glimpsed some of the most amazing creatures […]

Monte Swims From Sengigi To Gili Trawangan

  Monte swims from Sengigi to Gili Trawangan As part of Walk the World 2007 ocean swimmer Monte Monfore achieved another world first, swimming from Lombok to Gili Tranwangan Island in Indonesia. His 7-kilometer Lombok Fight Hunger Swim follows last year’s Bali Fight Hunger Swim, where he swam a world record double-crossing of the 4-kilometer […]

Gili Trawangan Just Got Closer

Jun 20, 2007 - 05:49AM

Gili Trawangan just got closer Gili Trawangan just got closer aboard the ‘Mahi Mahi’, the largest most comfortable boat operating between Bali and the Gili Islands. This purpose built 12m aluminum motor yacht has twin V6, 250hp engines, and with a cruising speed of 32 knots we can take you in 2 1/2 hours from […]

Medical Help At Hand On Gili Trawangan

Nov 13, 2006 - 05:49AM

Gili Trawangan’s Villa Ombak health Clinic Villa Ombak Clinic is now open 24 hours a day and also now has a small pharmacy offering over the counter medications and some prescription only drugs.  


Nov 12, 2006 - 05:08AM

Introduction There are over 3,500 marine species living in the reefs and seas of Indonesia. In comparison to the Great Barrier Reef (1,500 species) and Red Sea (600 species),Indonesian’s coral reefs are the global center of marine biodiversity. With 17,502 islands and 85,700 sq/km of coral reef (14% of the whole world coral reef), Indonesia […]