One of the (many) advantages of living here, is that we are always the first ones to find out what’s happening on The Gilis. And we love to share it with you! Below you will find the latest Gili News.

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Gili News: Supermarkets in Asia are Now Using Banana Leaves Instead of Plastic Packaging

December 9th, 2019:  ''Supermarkets in Asia are now using Banana Leaves instead of plastic packaging''. This is the kind of news we would like to see every day and we hope to see more of it around the Gilis. Read the full article here:
https://nextshark.com/banana-leaves-asia-plastic-packaging/?fbclid=IwAR07F6jX7JB0u46a29f0MZbt6V6PF2FhJ5areUeO2GVKW4914CybxWjqbC0 ...
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Gili News: Gili Trawangan is getting a new pier

December 2nd, 2019:  Everyone who has been to the Gilis (Gili T and Meno) knows that the fast boats rock up at the beach and you make your way down with a ladder where your toes meet the white sand straight away. Welcome to paradise! 
An amazing experience but not ...
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Gili News: Mount Rinjani Hiking Trails Reopened

November 25th, 2019: Mount Rinjani National Park Agency (TNGR) announced the mountain hiking trails in Lombok Island, West Nusa Tenggara, would be reopened starting Wednesday, November 6. It was previously closed due to forest fires that broke out since October 19.
“The opening of the hiking trails is based on ...
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Gili News: Gili Strong Triathlon Fundraising Results

November 17th, 2019: This year’s Gili Strong Triathlon was a huge success with more than 100 athletes competing in Gili Trawangan’s latest huge fundraising event. It was the 6th sporting event taking place on the island, raising money and awareness for the solutions in waste management trying to improve this ...
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Gili News: Afternoon Fast Boat Trips Cancelled on August 4th and 5th, 2019

August 4th, 2019: Due to high waves in the Lombok Strait, there are no fast boats running between Bali and the Gili Islands this afternoon and tomorrow afternoon. All fast boats from and to Gili Trawangan, Gili Air and Gili Meno have been cancelled this afternoon (August 4th, 2019) and tomorrow ...
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Gili News: Slow Food & Yoga Festival on Gili Air

Complete Program Slow Food & Yoga Festival – Gili Air

Make sure you don't miss out! This weekend is the first edition of the Slow Food & Yoga Festival on Gili Air in Indonesia. This amazing festival is part of the Gili Bangkit Festival. Bangkit means 'to rise' in Sasak language. A little less then a year ago we thought ...
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Gili News: fast boats to the Gili Islands are cancelled on Thursday 13th of June 2019

Gili News: Fast Boats Cancelled till 16th June Due To High Waves

Update 13th June: Fast boats are now cancelled till the 16th June by the Port Authority Office in Padangbai, Bali, due to strong winds and high waves in the Lombok straight. The Big public ferry between Padangbai, Bali and Lembar, Lombok is still running. Please note that this announcement from ...
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Gili News - Vietjet launches direct Bali flight from Ho Chi Minh City

Vietjet launches direct Bali flight from Ho Chi Minh City

5th of June 2019: Vietjet officially launched its newest direct route, Ho Chi Minh City – Bali, connecting the largest city in Vietnam to one of the world’s most famous holiday destinations just in time to celebrate the start of summer. Attending the launch ceremony in Bali were Deputy Minister ...
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Gili News: Nusa Penida Direct Boat - Gili News

Gili News: First direct boat from the Gilis to Nusa Penida!

18th of May 2019: First direct boat from the Gilis to Nusa Penida! Before you always had to go to Nusa Lembongan or Sanur and take a boat from there to Nusa Penida, now here it is! Marina Fastboat Route (Gili Trawangan - Gili Air - Bangsal - Nusa Penida)
Departure ...
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Gili News - AirAsia start direct flights from Perth to Lombok

Gili News: AirAisa Offers Direct Flights From Perth To Lombok

5th of May 2019: Are you living in Perth and could you really need a break? We have good news for you! AirAsia has inaugurated its newest hub on Indonesia’s Lombok ahead of starting four times weekly service to West Australian capital Perth from June 9, 2019. The Australian and ...
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