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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)
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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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Gili News: Fee For Overstay Increased To 1 Million Per Day

Gili News: Fee For Overstay Increased To 1 Million IDR

2nd of May 2019: Overstay is the act of staying in Indonesia for longer than your visa or entry permit allows. Note that both the day that you enter Indonesia and the day you leave count as full days. For example, you entered using the visa free 30 day entry, ...
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Gili News- The Start of Ramadan In Indonesia

Gili News: Ramadan 2019

1st of May 2019: Ramadan is the holy month of fasting for Muslims around the world and will begin on Sunday the 5th of May and ends Tuesday the 4th of June, 2019. The Gili Islands are a part of Lombok and the majority of the people here are Muslim ...
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Election Day 2019 - Gili News

Gili News: Elections 2019

17 April 2019. General elections are being held in Indonesia today! For the first time in the country's history, the president, the vice president, and members of the People's Consultative Assembly (MPR), are elected on the same day with over 190 million eligible voters. Sixteen parties participate in the elections ...
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Gili Shark Conservation Award - Gili News

Gili News: The Gili Shark Conservation Project won an award!

15 April 2019. Last weekend the research team of the Gili Shark Conservation Project went to Singapore to attend the International SeaKeepers Society Award Diner. Part of the dinner was the presentation of The International SeaKeepers Society Asia Achievement Award. And guess what? The Shark Team won the award! The ...
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