Photo: Meno beach scenes.

Things to see and do

Snorkelling on Gili Meno

One of the best things to do is take a drift snorkel along the southwest coast of the island. Head out pretty much in front of where the remains of the pier for the abandoned Bounty Hotel are and drift to the left until you end up behind the surf break — don't go too far though as you'll end up in Lombok. Snorkelling is also good off the coast from Meno Biru, while the area between Gili Meno ... Read more about Snorkelling on Gili Meno .

Bolong Turtle Sanctuary

Four small tanks each hold baby turtles, and you can snap up a T-shirt or postcard to support the good work of the Bolong Turtle Sanctuary. If you want to see the turtle's parents in the wild, try a drift snorkel along Gili Meno's eastern coast — it worked for us! All donations to the sanctuary are gratefully ... Read more about Bolong Turtle Sanctuary .

Gili Meno Bird Park
Centre of Gili Meno

We imagine that this was once a worthwhile destination, but in its current very dilapidated state, it is really not to be recommended. The park used to also host a Beatles Museum (the band not the critters). That museum was moved to Sanur on Bali a few years ago and it is a shame something similar wasn't done with this park. What birds remain would really be better off transferred to a ... Read more about Gili Meno Bird Park .




Where to next?

Where are you planning on heading to after Gili Meno? Here are some spots commonly visited from here, or click here to see a full destination list for Indonesia.


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