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ABOUT GILI ISLAND

GiliTrawangan is one of the busiest tourist island in Indonesia, its predominantly because of its geographically unique island off Lombok where is reachable by Bali in about 3 hours.

There is no motored vehicle on the island, instead tourists are travelling by walking or bicycling, or by riding Cidomo that’s like a chariot pulled by horse, adding value to the real island getaway.

The island atmosphere is in general nice, as its famous for its reggae partiesnd hip hop and nice beaches where people are very open and warm and friendly to the tourists.

HOW TO GET IN AND AWAY:

FROM BALI:

Boats that are running to and away from Gili Island are:

  1. http://ekajayafastboat.com/
  2. https://goldenqueenfastboat.com/
  3. https://semayacruise.com/

It can be booked online and in general quite reliable

FROM LOMBOK :

Lombok’s main port to get to GiliTrawangan is Bangsal. However you can get to The Gilis from Senggigi, Mentigi or Teluk Nara as well. The boat is normally running every hour from the respective ports.

GILI DIVE:

Fun dives from 10 meters to 40 meters and is composed of coral gardens, coral ridges and walls. Travelling time only 10-15 minutes by boat; gives you access to 4 dives everyday.

All the dive sites are normally very easy suitable for beginners alike, however we decide the conditions daily on site to make sure you have the best dive of the dayJ.

Dive groups are small with a maximum of 4 divers per guide. Dive times is around 9:00, 11:00 and 14:00, with Night dives available on request

Guided boat dive in the Gili Islands

IDR 500,000 / PER DIVE

5+ DIVES 10% DISCOUNT
10+ DIVES 15% DISCOUNT

Night Dive

IDR 650,000 / PER DIVE

The diving on the Gili Islands is excellent is all year round, with drift diving being the predominant form. March to October has very reliable weather and warm both in and out of the water. We always have some sites sheltered from prevailing seasonal weather conditions and typically lose only three or four days diving a year due to rough conditions. Water temperatures range from 27° to 30° Celsius (80° to 86° Fahrenheit).

Shark Point

Located on GiliTrawangan’s north-western edge and sloping into the Lombok Strait, this dive site has everything! Wide ridges, a fall to more than 50 meters, jack fish schools, sharks, and a 30-meter tug boat wreck to play on. Closer to the shore, the site is shallow to as low as 5 m, where there is a huge number of tortoises among rolling coral fields and bommis.

Arguably the most popular dive sites, this dive site is not to be missed

AVG DEPTH: 17M | MAX DEPTH: 40M | OPEN WATER
Turtle Heaven

Turtle Heaven is located on GiliMeno’s north-east side. Big healthy population of different kinds of hard corals. Has a load of nutrients and its place in the present means a lot of fish food is available. And a ton of turtles-both Hawksbill and Green Sea, as the name implies.

Good for snorkeling and novice divers, but also fun for people going up to 30 m and beyond.

AVG DEPTH: 17M | MAX DEPTH: 36M | OPEN WATER
Sunset Reef
AVG DEPTH: 10M | MAX DEPTH: 24M | OPEN WATER

Sunset Reef is on the southwest side of Gili T. Huge rolling coral plains, rich in soft and hard corals. A great place for divers of all levels.

The prevailing cleaning station attracts animals looking to get a good scrub down. One of the most famous visitors in recent times is Manta Rays, often seen dancing in the upper sunlight. The site also contains a load of shelters for juveniles fishes

Deep Turbo

A dive site with massive coral pinaclesrolling up from a sandy bottom,.

Large schools of batfish and snappers are rolling through, with sharks often seen circling around. Blue Spotted Rays are frequent visitors, which can be seen swimming around foraging clams.

Also noticed with the current, the drift diving here.

AVG DEPTH: 25M | MAX DEPTH: 32M | ADVANCED OPEN WATER
Bounty Wreck

Bounty wreck is a concrete rubble from the Jetty, that hosts multiple macro life, such as nudibranchs, shrimps and many frogfishes.

AVG DEPTH: 12M | MAX DEPTH: 20M | OPEN WATER

ACCOMMODATION

Sanctum house a 4 rooms in an adjacent resort which can be booked directly via this website, in the near future we will have more rooms, however in general you can book your room through several booking apps like booking.com, traveloka.com, agoda.com, etc.

Price is quite volatile between low and high season, normally it can start between 100.000 IDR for basic room and 1.500.000 for an upmarket hotel.

Send us a message to sanctumgili@gmail.com or whatsapp +6281285325669,

So that we can arrange your diving holiday hassle free.

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