Ganggari Fastboat is a new comer in Bali-Lombok-Gili fast boat service to follow the increasing popularity of Lombok and Gili Islands tourism. The company is self-owned fast boat operator that just started the service at 2016. Although new, the company offers various services for flexible sea transfer from Bali to Lombok and Gili Islands.
The company has several types of fiber made boats with different passenger capacities. The small boat has 20 seats capacity while the medium are 30 seats, 60 seats, and 90 seats boats. The smaller use 100 HP engine while the biggest use 2000HP engine for fast sea transfer that only take 1 and a half hours travel time. The bigger boats come with double decks for bigger capacity and different sailing experience. All boats are new. Due to the new boat, guests will find the comfortable boat interior and modern features as well as powerful engine.
Ganggari Fastboat is fast boat service that serves daily direct transfer from Bali to Gili Trawangan and continues the cruise to Gili Air, Lombok, and return. The route is Padang Bai – Bali, Gili Trawangan, Gili Air, and Teluk Nara – Lombok. Hence, this fast boat service is recommended for guests who wish to go directly from Bali to Gili Trawangan without stopping at Lombok. This is also recommended fast boat for guests who want to stop at Teluk Nara – Lombok instead of Senggigi.
For the daily fast boat service, they provided 2 times schedule. From Padang Bai, the first schedule is at 9.30 am while the second schedule departs at 1.30 pm. For return schedule, the first trip from Gili Trawangan departs at 11.00 pm while the second trip departs at 14.30 pm. From Lombok, the return sail is schedule at 12.00 pm and 3.00 pm.
Beside daily fast boat service, Ganggari Fastboat also offers island hopping service. With island hopping, guests could split their travel schedule on different days for each island using one ticket. For island hopping service, smaller boat with 20 seats capacity is used for shorter sail between islands.
The fast boat ticket comes along with free hotel transfer to ensure on-time arrival at the harbor. Free hotel transfer is only available for Nusa Dua, Kuta, Jimbaran, Seminyak, Ubud Center, Legian, Tuban, Sanur, and Padang Bai area. If you use return ticket from Gili or Lombok to Bali, you will get free return fast boat transfer to your hotel in the same area above. Pick up time from hotel is varying for different area so check your ticket to know it. For pick up and drop service outside the area, extra charge will be given. Check in is at least 30 minutes before departure of the boat.
Using fast boat to go from Bali to Gili Islands is recommended because you can stop directly at the island. If you choose flight from Denpasar to Lombok, you still need to continue your journey by land and by boat to cross from Lombok to the island. Especially with Ganggari, you can transfer directly to Gili Trawangan without stopping at Lombok.