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Gili Trawangan

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  • Snorkelling on Gili Trawangan
    3 stars

    You can't throw a mushroom on Gili Trawangan without seeing a stall renting snorkelling gear, so how is it? Not all that flash really. The most popular snorkelling points off the beach on Trawangan are along the east and north coast, with the best time to go being an hour or so at each side of high ... read more

  • Three-island boat trip
    4 stars

    This is one of the most popular trips off Gili Trawangan, taking you to three snorkelling spots in the surrounds. The first spot is generally off the west coast of Gili Meno, where there are some coral, plenty of fish and a drop-off. The reef here isn't in the best state unless you drift down to ... read more

  • Horse ride around the island
    4 stars

    The primary mode of transport around Gili Trawangan in the cidomo -- a horsecart. They're neither comfortable nor cheap, but make for an easy way to get around the island. The trip should take around 30-45 minutes to go the whole way around non-stop, but it is more enjoyable if you break it into ... read more

  • Walk around the island
    4 stars

    You can walk around Gili Trawangan in two to three hours at a reasonable pace. People say you can do it in an hour -- we wouldn't call that fun! The trail right around is easy to follow. It is sealed along most of the east coast with the remainder being dirt or sand. At the southern tip, just to ... read more

  • Surfing
    3 stars

    Towards the southern tip of the east coast of Gili Trawangan, you'll find some surfable waves. Just keep walking south, past Ko Ko Mo and Ombak Villas, and the break is on your left. It doesn't compare to the waves you'll get on Nusa Lembongan or Bali, but this is as good as it gets on Gili ... read more

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