Are you looking to travel from Nusa Penida to Gili islands? In this guide is all the information you need such as; ferry cost, how long it takes on the boat, and other travel information you need.
Where is Nusa Penida?
Nusa Penida is a beautiful island, located in Klungkung Regency, Bali, Indonesia. Unlike the other islands in Bali, which are frenzied with clubs and parties, this island offers unique and exciting natural attractions, such as beaches with white sand, challenging steep cliffs and amazing underwater scenery.
Some places that can be visited on Nusa Penida Island are several beaches with their own uniqueness. You can also check out where to stay on Nusa Penida here.
Where is Gili?
Gili is an island in the Lombok Islands, Indonesia. Famous for its beautiful and exotic natural scenery. There are 3 Gili islands there, Gili Trawangan, Gili Air and Gili Meno, but what often becomes a tourist reference is Gili Trawangan. We will discuss how to go from Nusa Penida Island to the Gili.
What is the cheapest way to get from Nusa Penida to Gili Islands?
The cheapest way to get from Nusa Penida to the Gili Islands is to take a ride on the local ferry. You can expect the ferry ticket to cost around $40 – $50.
And, the local ferry takes 4 hours to get from Nusa Penida to the Gili islands.
Getting to Gili from Nusa Penida
By Speed Boat
Speed boat trip around 20-25 minutes from Nusa Penida. Sea transportation by speed boat is now a favorite choice, because the travel time is shorter. Its schedule is 2-3 times a day commuting, so you can package the trip in one day (one day trip), leave in the morning and return in the afternoon.
With the Nusa Jaya Abadi Ship
This sea transportation provides choices needed by local residents and tourists alike. If you bring a vehicle, then the yhis ship is the best choice. The ship itself only crosses twice a day, morning and evening. Long sea journey by boat Roro about 1 hour. Ship ticket prices are certainly cheaper than speed boat. There are certain rates such as VIP class, economy, ticket prices for children and adults, bicycles for dipper, motorcycle, passenger cars and ticket prices for freight cars.
Another way is by jukung (sampan) or known as a traditional boat with an outboard engine on the boat. This sea transportation is now quite rarely chosen by residents or tourists. But with a djoekoeng or motorboat in fewer passengers you can charter the boat. Those who travel Tirta Yatra or prayers for Hindus, many choose this motorboat, because the price is cheaper if you rent 1 boat with many people, you can rent the boat from Padangbai, this sea transportation can be from Padangbai pier, Kusamba and Tri Buana. You can also buy this motorboat ticket but wait for the full passenger. Long sea journey from Bali about 1 hour.
Padang Bai goes to Gili Trawangan
Many fast boat companies are available at Padang Bai Harbor, one of which is widely recommended is Eka Jaya Fast Ship.
The time taken by this fast boat trip from Padang Bai to Gili Trawangan is about 1.5 – 2 hours. Routine schedule for fast boat departures from Padang Bai port every day at 9 am and 9:30 in the morning.