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Gili Trawangan, Air, or Lombok: 1-Way Boat Transfer to Bali

1. Gili Trawangan, Air, or Lombok: 1-Way Boat Transfer to Bali

Pre-book a 1-way speedboat transfer for a quick and easy way to travel from Gili Islands or Lombok to Bali. Choose between transfer options including Gili Trawangan to Bali (Padangbai Port), Gili Air to Bali (Padangbai Port), or Lombok (Bangsal Port) to Bali (Padangbai Port). Enjoy daily morning and afternoon departures to choose for maximum flexibility. Get to where you need to go around the beautiful Gili Islands with the added bonus of a thrilling speedboat ride. Avoid the hassles of last-minute transportation with a reliable and pre-booked service. Customize your trip with daily transfer options. Note: To ensure a thorough understanding and to avoid overlooking any details, please carefully review all the information we have provided!

Bali: Blue Lagoon Beach Snorkeling Tour with Lunch

2. Bali: Blue Lagoon Beach Snorkeling Tour with Lunch

Join this Bali snorkeling tour for a day of activity in the calm and beautiful Blue Lagoon Beach and some hidden snorkeling sites. If you select a transfers-included option, your friendly English-speaking driver will meet you at your place and send you to the location. Or you can go direct with your arrangement. Flexible to choose an intimate private tour with max flexibility or an affordable shared tour. Be prepared for short instructions before sailing off to the snorkeling location about 10 minutes from the beach. The tour includes an expert snorkeling guide who will help with your snorkeling activities as you dive into the second snorkeling site. Your guide will also assist in putting on your snorkeling gear, which is included in the tour packet. Explore the underwater, crystal-clear beauty of Bali's Blue Lagoon Beach as you dive into the inviting tropical waters to experience the awe-inspiring landscapes and amazing marine life beneath the surface. Then, you'll see the stunning coral reefs and colorful fish surrounding you while diving in plain sight. Meet the sea turtles if you're lucky. Swim with hundreds of types of colorful fish that are stunning. Continuing your journey to Tanjung Jepun Beach, you also see lionfish, lobsters, parrotfish, clownfish, moray eels, and other beautiful sea creatures. Fill your stomach after the snorkeling with authentic Balinese cuisine next to the beach. They offer delicious culinary delights with a private beach vibe while enjoying a calm and beautiful beach atmosphere at the iconic restaurant Warung Blue Lagoon. The seafood menu is the mainstay of these culinary beach spots. From snorkeling gears, boat transfer, and a lunch menu to showering, changing rooms & lockers are all-inclusive. Once you rinse off after snorkeling and enjoying your lunch meal, get ready to be driven back to the hotel with an air-conditioned shuttle or private vehicle. If you chose an option with private transfers, enhance your experience by adding a tour to a list of places to leverage your transfer time to explore the beauty of Bali more to Ubud, Gate of Heaven or Waterfalls (Tibumana Waterfall & Kanto Lampo) with tickets included.

Bali: Blue Lagoon Snorkeling & Waterfall Tour with Lunch

3. Bali: Blue Lagoon Snorkeling & Waterfall Tour with Lunch

Enjoy a journey to the Blue Lagoon in Padang Bai – one of the best snorkeling spots in Bali with its calm crystal clear waters. Enjoy two hours of snorkeling, one hour of snorkeling at the Blue Lagoon and another hour of snorkeling at AmukBay. Sink your toes into the soft clean sand on the beach and snorkel to discover a thriving coral reef with cuttlefish, angelfish, cowfish, and moray eels. Be sure to pack your underwater camera for some amazing macro photography opportunities. The Blue Lagoon's warm tropical waters are perfect for snorkeling any time of the year. Head back to shore at the end of your snorkeling odyssey for a hearty lunch and feast on Indonesian food while enjoying the laid-back vibes of Padang Bay. Complete your day by exploring Kanto Lampo waterfall, where you can soak in the pristine water, and take pictures on the Insta-famous rock before heading back to your hotel.

Bali: Ubud Monkey Forest, Rice Terraces, Temple, & Waterfall

4. Bali: Ubud Monkey Forest, Rice Terraces, Temple, & Waterfall

Get picked up from your hotel by your driver/guide and begin your private adventure. First, head to the Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary. As you explore and search for the long-tailed macaques who live here, learn why these animals are considered sacred. Next, continue to the UNESCO Heritage site Tegalalang Rice Terrace. Walk through the vivid green of the terraces, sit under the shade of the palm trees, and enjoy the scenery. Continue to the Tirta Empul Temple, a water temple near Tampaksiring. Learn about the temple's rich history as you explore. Finish your day tour with a stop at the rushing Tegenungan Waterfall. Get a scenic view of the jungle, admire the rugged rock formations, and go for a swim in the pool below the falls. If you wish to add an optional stop, head to the Ubud Coffee Plantation and experience the full life-cycle of coffee.

Bali: Speedboat Transfer to/from Gili Meno

5. Bali: Speedboat Transfer to/from Gili Meno

Come to the ticket office at the port. Then, check-in and head to the departure gate. Board the speedboat and sit back to enjoy the cool air-conditioning. Take in the amazing scenery on the transfer between Bali's Padangbai Port and Gili Meno. Ride the waves and stop to pick up passengers along the way. Get off the boat when it docks in Gili Meno or Padang Bai Port in Bali. Take your bags with you and explore the area in your own time. Book a return trip for when you return, if it is more convenient. Spend the rest of your trip enjoying your stay on the beautiful island and marvel at the scenery.

East Bali: Snorkeling, Canyoning, and Waterfall Day Trip

6. East Bali: Snorkeling, Canyoning, and Waterfall Day Trip

Enjoy the idyllic landscapes of and gorgeous beaches on this day trip in an airconditioned car. Snorkel through schools of colorful fish in the Blue Lagoon, swim in the crisp water of the Tegenungan Waterfal, and visit the Beji Guwang Hidden Canyon.  After pick-up, you’ll continue to Tanjung Jepun and Blue Lagoon for snorkeling sessions with an expert instructor. Glide above the vibrant coral reefs and keep an eye out for reef sharks, sea turtles, lion fish, and squid. Stop at the Tegenungan Waterfall, a short distance from Ubud. Get up close to the waterfall, swim in the water below it, and cool off from the tropical sunshine before continuing on to the hidden canyon in Sukawati. Reach the Beji Guwang Hidden Canyon where imposing walls were shaped by the river over thousands of years. Hike along the river before jumping into the water. Rest up after your full-day adventure on the return trip to your accommodation.

Bali: Ubud ATV and Blue Lagoon Snorkeling Tour with Lunch

7. Bali: Ubud ATV and Blue Lagoon Snorkeling Tour with Lunch

Embark on a day for An adventurous activity, a combination experience on land and water, with Quad Bike ATV Riding Adventures and snorkeling safaris on two of the most popular spots in the east sea of Bali. The adventure will start from pick up directly from your hotel and driven to the location of the ATV adventure in the village of Silakarang which is on the outskirts of Ubud. Enjoy 1,5 hours Sightseeing by driving a 4-wheel ATV with a 250 cc engine will add excitement to your adventure through Ubud village, rice fields, rivers, forests, and muddy track. Wash and clean up your body and enjoy delicious Indonesian Lunch. After Lunch, then followed by a snorkeling safari at the Blue lagoon beach and Tanjung Jepun which are very popular spot for snorkelers. Enjoy the beauty of the sea for 2 hours in both places. Integrated with calm wave you will able to have an chance to see the cattle fish, coral reefs on bottom volcanic sandy view and get the lucky chance by meeting a turtle on their habitat and finding a colorful fish as world popular name called Nemo hidden of seaweeds. At the end, be driven safely back to your hotel and enjoy the rest of your day.

Bali: Padangbai Blue Lagoon Beginner's Dive Experience

8. Bali: Padangbai Blue Lagoon Beginner's Dive Experience

Get a better understanding and feeling for scuba diving on a beginner's dive experience on the east coast of Bali. Following pick-up from your hotel, journey to Padangbai, and then climb aboard a traditional jukung (Balinese boat) and sail for 15 minutes to the Blue Lagoon. Marvel at the mix of white sand, beautiful beaches, clear blue water and the sight of Padangbai as you set sail. Learn the basics of diving, including how to relax and reassure yourself during a dive. If you decide you want to go further, the day can count as a credit towards completing your PADI Open Water Diver course. Expect to see many blue-spotted stingrays, along with octopus, scorpion fish, sweet lips, trigger fish, moray eel and more. You might even encounter a submarine! Take 2 dives, and enjoy some time to swim and relax. A delicious lunch at the end of your second dive is included.

Bali: Blue Lagoon and Tanjung Jepun Snorkeling with Lunch

9. Bali: Blue Lagoon and Tanjung Jepun Snorkeling with Lunch

Begin your Bali snorkeling with a convenient pickup directly from your accommodation and make your way to the small coastal town of Padangbai. Meet your instructor and gather your gear before taking part in a short safety briefing. Then, hop aboard a water taxi and head to your first snorkeling destination, Tanjung Jepun Beach. Swim in shallow waters with average depths of two to three meters and discover the colorful fish that live here. See blue spotted sting rays, filefish, clownfish, blue tangs, and much more. After about an hour in the water, get back onto the boat and travel to Blue Lagoon Beach, one of the best snorkeling spots in Bali. Marvel at the colorful coral reef and look for lionfish, moray eels, pufferfish, longhorn cowfish, and more. You may even encounter a sea turtle or two if you're lucky. Take a quick shower back on land and sit down to a simple Indonesian lunch to refuel after your snorkeling adventure. After lunch, your driver will take you back to your accommodation, where your tour comes to an end. Alternatively, you can choose to extend your tour by adding an optional visit to the Tibumana Waterfall before heading back to your hotel. Discover this hidden gem tucked away in the lush Balinese landscape and capture photos of the cascading waters before being dropped off at your accommodation.

Fast Boat Padangbai from/to Gili Island | Ticket Only

10. Fast Boat Padangbai from/to Gili Island | Ticket Only

Unlike the bustling tourist hubs of Bali, Gili Island offers a more laid-back and serene atmosphere. With no motorized vehicles allowed on the island, you can enjoy a peaceful and tranquil environment, perfect for unwinding and escaping the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Serve transfer from Padang Bai harbor to Gili Island and Bangsal, Lombok. Enjoy the magnificent view while sailing about 2.5 hours (approximately). Prioritizing passengers' comfort and safety, Ganggari fast boat renews engines, ship components and safety. Having an air-conditioned cabin with soft seats will make your trip from Bali to Gili more enjoyable.

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Our most recommended things to do in Padangbai

Gili Trawangan, Air, or Lombok: 1-Way Boat Transfer to Bali

Gili Trawangan, Air, or Lombok: 1-Way Boat Transfer to Bali

Pre-book a 1-way speedboat transfer for a quick and easy way to travel from Gili Islands or Lombok to Bali. Choose between transfer options including Gili Trawangan to Bali (Padangbai Port), Gili Air to Bali (Padangbai Port), or Lombok (Bangsal Port) to Bali (Padangbai Port). Enjoy daily morning and afternoon departures to choose for maximum flexibility. Get to where you need to go around the beautiful Gili Islands with the added bonus of a thrilling speedboat ride. Avoid the hassles of last-minute transportation with a reliable and pre-booked service. Customize your trip with daily transfer options. Note: To ensure a thorough understanding and to avoid overlooking any details, please carefully review all the information we have provided!

Bali: Blue Lagoon Beach Snorkeling Tour with Lunch

Bali: Blue Lagoon Beach Snorkeling Tour with Lunch

Join this Bali snorkeling tour for a day of activity in the calm and beautiful Blue Lagoon Beach and some hidden snorkeling sites. If you select a transfers-included option, your friendly English-speaking driver will meet you at your place and send you to the location. Or you can go direct with your arrangement. Flexible to choose an intimate private tour with max flexibility or an affordable shared tour. Be prepared for short instructions before sailing off to the snorkeling location about 10 minutes from the beach. The tour includes an expert snorkeling guide who will help with your snorkeling activities as you dive into the second snorkeling site. Your guide will also assist in putting on your snorkeling gear, which is included in the tour packet. Explore the underwater, crystal-clear beauty of Bali's Blue Lagoon Beach as you dive into the inviting tropical waters to experience the awe-inspiring landscapes and amazing marine life beneath the surface. Then, you'll see the stunning coral reefs and colorful fish surrounding you while diving in plain sight. Meet the sea turtles if you're lucky. Swim with hundreds of types of colorful fish that are stunning. Continuing your journey to Tanjung Jepun Beach, you also see lionfish, lobsters, parrotfish, clownfish, moray eels, and other beautiful sea creatures. Fill your stomach after the snorkeling with authentic Balinese cuisine next to the beach. They offer delicious culinary delights with a private beach vibe while enjoying a calm and beautiful beach atmosphere at the iconic restaurant Warung Blue Lagoon. The seafood menu is the mainstay of these culinary beach spots. From snorkeling gears, boat transfer, and a lunch menu to showering, changing rooms & lockers are all-inclusive. Once you rinse off after snorkeling and enjoying your lunch meal, get ready to be driven back to the hotel with an air-conditioned shuttle or private vehicle. If you chose an option with private transfers, enhance your experience by adding a tour to a list of places to leverage your transfer time to explore the beauty of Bali more to Ubud, Gate of Heaven or Waterfalls (Tibumana Waterfall & Kanto Lampo) with tickets included.

Bali: Blue Lagoon Snorkeling & Waterfall Tour with Lunch

Bali: Blue Lagoon Snorkeling & Waterfall Tour with Lunch

Enjoy a journey to the Blue Lagoon in Padang Bai – one of the best snorkeling spots in Bali with its calm crystal clear waters. Enjoy two hours of snorkeling, one hour of snorkeling at the Blue Lagoon and another hour of snorkeling at AmukBay. Sink your toes into the soft clean sand on the beach and snorkel to discover a thriving coral reef with cuttlefish, angelfish, cowfish, and moray eels. Be sure to pack your underwater camera for some amazing macro photography opportunities. The Blue Lagoon's warm tropical waters are perfect for snorkeling any time of the year. Head back to shore at the end of your snorkeling odyssey for a hearty lunch and feast on Indonesian food while enjoying the laid-back vibes of Padang Bay. Complete your day by exploring Kanto Lampo waterfall, where you can soak in the pristine water, and take pictures on the Insta-famous rock before heading back to your hotel.

Bali: Ubud Monkey Forest, Rice Terraces, Temple, & Waterfall

Bali: Ubud Monkey Forest, Rice Terraces, Temple, & Waterfall

Get picked up from your hotel by your driver/guide and begin your private adventure. First, head to the Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary. As you explore and search for the long-tailed macaques who live here, learn why these animals are considered sacred. Next, continue to the UNESCO Heritage site Tegalalang Rice Terrace. Walk through the vivid green of the terraces, sit under the shade of the palm trees, and enjoy the scenery. Continue to the Tirta Empul Temple, a water temple near Tampaksiring. Learn about the temple's rich history as you explore. Finish your day tour with a stop at the rushing Tegenungan Waterfall. Get a scenic view of the jungle, admire the rugged rock formations, and go for a swim in the pool below the falls. If you wish to add an optional stop, head to the Ubud Coffee Plantation and experience the full life-cycle of coffee.

Bali: Speedboat Transfer to/from Gili Meno

Bali: Speedboat Transfer to/from Gili Meno

Come to the ticket office at the port. Then, check-in and head to the departure gate. Board the speedboat and sit back to enjoy the cool air-conditioning. Take in the amazing scenery on the transfer between Bali's Padangbai Port and Gili Meno. Ride the waves and stop to pick up passengers along the way. Get off the boat when it docks in Gili Meno or Padang Bai Port in Bali. Take your bags with you and explore the area in your own time. Book a return trip for when you return, if it is more convenient. Spend the rest of your trip enjoying your stay on the beautiful island and marvel at the scenery.

East Bali: Snorkeling, Canyoning, and Waterfall Day Trip

East Bali: Snorkeling, Canyoning, and Waterfall Day Trip

Enjoy the idyllic landscapes of and gorgeous beaches on this day trip in an airconditioned car. Snorkel through schools of colorful fish in the Blue Lagoon, swim in the crisp water of the Tegenungan Waterfal, and visit the Beji Guwang Hidden Canyon.  After pick-up, you’ll continue to Tanjung Jepun and Blue Lagoon for snorkeling sessions with an expert instructor. Glide above the vibrant coral reefs and keep an eye out for reef sharks, sea turtles, lion fish, and squid. Stop at the Tegenungan Waterfall, a short distance from Ubud. Get up close to the waterfall, swim in the water below it, and cool off from the tropical sunshine before continuing on to the hidden canyon in Sukawati. Reach the Beji Guwang Hidden Canyon where imposing walls were shaped by the river over thousands of years. Hike along the river before jumping into the water. Rest up after your full-day adventure on the return trip to your accommodation.

Bali: Ubud ATV and Blue Lagoon Snorkeling Tour with Lunch

Bali: Ubud ATV and Blue Lagoon Snorkeling Tour with Lunch

Embark on a day for An adventurous activity, a combination experience on land and water, with Quad Bike ATV Riding Adventures and snorkeling safaris on two of the most popular spots in the east sea of Bali. The adventure will start from pick up directly from your hotel and driven to the location of the ATV adventure in the village of Silakarang which is on the outskirts of Ubud. Enjoy 1,5 hours Sightseeing by driving a 4-wheel ATV with a 250 cc engine will add excitement to your adventure through Ubud village, rice fields, rivers, forests, and muddy track. Wash and clean up your body and enjoy delicious Indonesian Lunch. After Lunch, then followed by a snorkeling safari at the Blue lagoon beach and Tanjung Jepun which are very popular spot for snorkelers. Enjoy the beauty of the sea for 2 hours in both places. Integrated with calm wave you will able to have an chance to see the cattle fish, coral reefs on bottom volcanic sandy view and get the lucky chance by meeting a turtle on their habitat and finding a colorful fish as world popular name called Nemo hidden of seaweeds. At the end, be driven safely back to your hotel and enjoy the rest of your day.

Bali: Padangbai Blue Lagoon Beginner's Dive Experience

Bali: Padangbai Blue Lagoon Beginner's Dive Experience

Get a better understanding and feeling for scuba diving on a beginner's dive experience on the east coast of Bali. Following pick-up from your hotel, journey to Padangbai, and then climb aboard a traditional jukung (Balinese boat) and sail for 15 minutes to the Blue Lagoon. Marvel at the mix of white sand, beautiful beaches, clear blue water and the sight of Padangbai as you set sail. Learn the basics of diving, including how to relax and reassure yourself during a dive. If you decide you want to go further, the day can count as a credit towards completing your PADI Open Water Diver course. Expect to see many blue-spotted stingrays, along with octopus, scorpion fish, sweet lips, trigger fish, moray eel and more. You might even encounter a submarine! Take 2 dives, and enjoy some time to swim and relax. A delicious lunch at the end of your second dive is included.

Bali: Blue Lagoon and Tanjung Jepun Snorkeling with Lunch

Bali: Blue Lagoon and Tanjung Jepun Snorkeling with Lunch

Begin your Bali snorkeling with a convenient pickup directly from your accommodation and make your way to the small coastal town of Padangbai. Meet your instructor and gather your gear before taking part in a short safety briefing. Then, hop aboard a water taxi and head to your first snorkeling destination, Tanjung Jepun Beach. Swim in shallow waters with average depths of two to three meters and discover the colorful fish that live here. See blue spotted sting rays, filefish, clownfish, blue tangs, and much more. After about an hour in the water, get back onto the boat and travel to Blue Lagoon Beach, one of the best snorkeling spots in Bali. Marvel at the colorful coral reef and look for lionfish, moray eels, pufferfish, longhorn cowfish, and more. You may even encounter a sea turtle or two if you're lucky. Take a quick shower back on land and sit down to a simple Indonesian lunch to refuel after your snorkeling adventure. After lunch, your driver will take you back to your accommodation, where your tour comes to an end. Alternatively, you can choose to extend your tour by adding an optional visit to the Tibumana Waterfall before heading back to your hotel. Discover this hidden gem tucked away in the lush Balinese landscape and capture photos of the cascading waters before being dropped off at your accommodation.

Fast Boat Padangbai from/to Gili Island | Ticket Only

Fast Boat Padangbai from/to Gili Island | Ticket Only

Unlike the bustling tourist hubs of Bali, Gili Island offers a more laid-back and serene atmosphere. With no motorized vehicles allowed on the island, you can enjoy a peaceful and tranquil environment, perfect for unwinding and escaping the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Serve transfer from Padang Bai harbor to Gili Island and Bangsal, Lombok. Enjoy the magnificent view while sailing about 2.5 hours (approximately). Prioritizing passengers' comfort and safety, Ganggari fast boat renews engines, ship components and safety. Having an air-conditioned cabin with soft seats will make your trip from Bali to Gili more enjoyable.

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4.8
(452 reviews)

Snorkeling trip. We had a guiding pleasant and friendly guide/driver KETUT Nanda who is very skillful negotiating this crazy traffic. It's a bonus as he also speaks excellent English. He has been very helpful in introducing us Bali and it's attractions and tips for our future visit. Good job Sayu! The snorkeling guide is also very helpful in helping us to identify the locations of the interesting fish and coral species.

We all really enjoyed both activities, well planned and great people, our tour guide Artaguna was amazing, lovely person and very very helpful, anyone who has him as a guide would have a brilliant experience as he went above expectations, he took pictures and videos of all of us whilst we enjoyed the activity now we’ve got really good pictures from throughout the day, many thanks to him!

wonderful, most knowledgeable tour guide!!. Santar made our experience extra special, sharing knowledge on culture and general location, showing us great locations with options to suit our preference. we will gladly have Santar as private guide again and highly recommend his service. Thank you for a great time!!

Dama our guide made it a smooth experience. He is happy to explain more about the locations while still being in the background when you are with your family. Well done and thanks

Our tour guide was amazing, swam with a sea turtle and the food was great too. Got to see so many fish which were awesome. So many bright colours and different sizes.