Diving in the Gilis

Diving in the Gilis

The Gili islands is one of the top locations for diving and snorkeling in Indonesia. Gili Trawangan, Gili Meno and Gili Air is known for being the turtle capital of the world!

The ocean remains around 28 degrees Celsius all year round with a huge amount of marine life. The Gili islands are popular for beginner divers up to experienced divers.

The marine life is incredibly diverse and has the world’s favorite turtles, lion fish, octopus, rays, scorpion fish, sea snakes and much more.

Dive in gili fast boat from bali
Diving in the Gilis

There are twenty five sites located around Gili Trawangan, Gili Air and Gili Meno. All dive courses on the islands are set at a fixed rate, so you can choose the dive school you would like to dive with based on the school, equipment and location.

Diving is one of the most popular reasons that travelers travel to the Gilis. Gili Trawangan is known for the common routine of diving by day, partying by night. The island is packed with tourists traveling through from Bali by fast boat to generally visit for a few days, spending their time diving and partying.

Most tourists arrive to Gili from Bali. The fast boats leave daily from Bali. One of the harbours in Bali, Padang Bai also is a dive location. Although this is a popular dive spot, most travelers still make their way on fast boat to the Gili islands to visit the tiny paradise island.

Dive in gili fast boat from bali
Photo via Dive Central Gili

The Gili islands have numerous dive schools, with Dive Central Gili being the newest in Gili Trawangan and a few dive schools located on the same street. www.divecentralgili.com

The turquoise ocean with breathtaking dive locations are just minutes away from the Dive Schools in the Gilis. The diving is so amazing, that tourists in Lombok visit daily to dive at the dive sites in the Gilis daily.

 

We recommend travelers to research Dive schools before arriving, so you can begin diving as soon as you arrive! The crystal depths of the ocean awaits!