11 Wonderful Things To Do in Gili Trawangan

11 Wonderful Things To Do in Gili Trawangan

We all know that Gili Trawangan is famed for its magnificent turquoise seas, pure white-sand beaches and easygoing island lifestyle. The island draws significant numbers of holidaymakers and, of course, scuba divers, for obvious reasons! We can’t spend all of our time underwater, unfortunately. As a result, we thought we’d offer advice on what to do if you have a large surface interval!


Go Exploring the Island.

We must know that on Gili Trawangan, we are not allowed to ride motorized vehicles. Therefore, visitors can only ride a bicycle or a cidomo (horse-drawn carriage and driven by a coachman). The cost of riding the cidomo is not too expensive. This vehicle can also fit your carrier bag.


Cidomo in Gili Trawangan

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Jump on a bike and ride around the island in 1.5-2 hours. But don’t stop there; cycle inland! View the villages and learn about the local flora and wildlife, including goats, chickens, roosters, cows, geckos, and many cats. On ‘The Hill,’ who may find the most excellent views: You will locate several ‘treasures’ during the short, 15 to 20-minute trek up, with the prize of a bird’s eye view over the surrounding turquoise seas of the island and the silhouette of the Rinjani mountain range on the main island of Lombok.




If you enjoy snorkelling, this is a must-do activity. The underwater environment of Gili Trawangan will astound you. You have the option of going on an island-hopping excursion. This cruise will transport us to snorkelling areas on the same boat as other tour participants.


Go Diving Exploring the Gili Trawangan Sea

Of course, if you have a diving license or certificate, you must dive. Even if you don’t own snorkelling equipment, you may rent it from locals for a reasonable fee.


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Tourists who do not have a diving license can also participate in specific packages. In the swimming pool that has been prepared, you will be accompanied by a trainer for diving training utilizing diving equipment. Isn’t it enjoyable?


Take a Sunset Walk


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A sunset never displeases! Follow the main road to the south part of the island until you locate Pink Coco. It’s impossible to overlook because it’s incredibly pink!

There are other establishments nearby and farther up the road where you may enjoy excellent beverages and food. As soon as you take a seat, take in the breathtaking vista of Bali’s Mount Agung.


By 17:00, you should be on your way to getting the most OK location! Don’t depart after the sun has set because you’re in a hurry. If you’re lucky, the sun will paint the sky for you and your Instagram in various colours of orange and pink.


Pose a picture in a ‘swing.’

Did you travel to Gili Trawangan if you didn’t take a photograph of yourself on the swing? While on Gili Trawangan, an essential stop on the Instagram trail is required. There are several swings to be found in the shallow seas along the beaches on the west side of the island. Girl, strike a pose as you mean it!



Tourists who do not have a diving license can also participate in specific packages. In the swimming pool that has been prepared, you will be accompanied by a trainer for diving training utilizing diving equipment. Isn’t it enjoyable?


Gili Trawangan Culinary Tour

There are a variety of cafés and restaurants to choose from on Gili Trawangan. The majority of the foods on the menu are from other countries, such as western specialities and Chinese cuisine.



This is due to the large number of international visitors who visit the city. Restaurants and booths in Padang, however, continue to provide traditional Indonesian cuisine. Meanwhile, live music is performed at the cafés at night. Gili Trawangan has a vibrant nightlife.


Spa for Relaxation in Gili Trawangan

It’s best to relax and treat yourself after touring Gili Trawangan. On Gili Trawangan, you may experience a spa that will make your body fresh again.




The spa on Gili Trawangan is likewise well-equipped, with views of the surrounding natural environment. You may unwind totally and return to work rejuvenated.


Open Air Cinema, Watching Movies Together on Gili Trawangan

Gili Trawangan boasts an excellent open-air theatre if you enjoy watching movies. You may enjoy movies in an outdoor setting with comfortable chairs. You can ask your lover or family to join you in relaxing.


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Horse Riding on Gili Trawangan

There will be several horses riding by you while you watch the sunset on Gili Trawangan. On Gili Trawangan, there are two options for horseback riding.



A few guys ride (very erratically) up and down the beach after sunset, selling rides. These are considerably shorter rides and appear to be more for a photo opportunity than an actual riding experience. These individuals, I suppose, are not certified, but if you want to get on, snap a few shots, and then jump off, you can do so if you feel secure.


Join the Beach Clean!

Gili Eco Trust was established in 2000 to create a sustainable island. They achieve this by preventing and managing garbage and trash on Gili Trawangan, which is extremely important.

What can you do to help preserve Gili Trawangan, Indonesia’s island paradise, clean? Of course, you may pick up trash as you go, but you can also participate in their Debris Free Friday from 5:00 to 6:00 pm on a designated portion of the island, and they’ll reward you with a beer for your efforts. This is one of the Gili Trawangan activities that give back!

To understand more about what they’re doing, you may give money to the cause, visit their Eco Gift Shop, or join an Eco Tour.


Take a day trip to Gili Meno or Gili Air

You can stay on both Gili Air and Gili Meno (Gili Air is more developed than Gili Meno and is noted for being calmer than Gili T, making it ideal for families, honeymoons, and other special occasions). Still, you can also visit them for the day from Gili Trawangan.