Category: Fast Boats

Gili Gili Fast Boat is an Indonesian company operating under the name PT.Trans Marine Indonesia specializing boat building, mechanical supplies and marine operations. Gili Gili Fast Boat was established in 2009 to handle daily boat transfers from Bali to Lombok and Gili (Gili Trawangan & Gili Air). Our boats operate return services from Padang Bay in East Bali and Serangan Bali to West Lombok including Teluk Nara, Gili Trawangan and Gili Air.The company has a full-service boat management office in Bali as well as representatives in Lombok & Gili Trawangan. Our services range from routine maintenance and detailing to comprehensive operational administration. Our team is fully qualified in boat operations and maintenance with necessary local knowledge to provide passengers with a pleasurable boating experience. We also offer private charters for groups and individual leisure to explore the islands.

Boat characteristics: fully insured brand new boat with the latest Suzuki engine 3 x 300HP (boat Gili Gili I – 30 seat capacity) and 4X 250HP (our newest boat “Gili Gili II” – 40 seat capacity) with 25 – 35 knots cruising speed, JPS, radio, life raft, life rings, life jackets, toilet, reclining seats for relaxation, spacious and cozy interior, LCD TV and full music on board, fully accredited captain, engineers, and friendly English speaking crew.


  • 40 life rafts, with hydrostatic release and manual release; these automatically inflate if the boat sinks, or can be operated manually
  • EPIRB: Electronic Position Indicating Radio Beacon. When immersed in water the EPIRB automatically sends an SOS signal via satellite to the authorities, informing name of vessel and precise location. Continues to send signal for up to three days
  • GPS system
  • SOLAS standard life jackets for all passengers and crew
  • Full set of distress flares in accordance with regulations
  • Marine VHF ship-to-shore radio
  • 4 throw rings
  • Electric flushing toilet
  • Spacious sun-deck on roof
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The pioneer of fast boat Bali to Lombok and from Bali to Gili Island, Bluewater Safari set up Bluewater Express for a brand mark. If you are seeking an endeavor which is professional then Bluewater Safari is the best choice. It is the best transportation by sea from Bali to Gili Trawangan and it is the best choice if you want to go by fast boat from Bali to Lombok. Today, Bluewater Safari has sixty skilled staff. Best service and customer’s satisfaction are the priority of this Bluewater Company.

Previously, boats were wont to leave from Benoa Port, nevertheless, in present, boats leave from Serangan Port. The boats depart from 2 harbors, Serangan Harbor and Padangbai Harbor. The boat leaves at 8.00 am From Serangan Port in Bali to Gili and also Lombok. Meanwhile, the one leaves later that is 9.15 am from Padangbai Bali to Gili Trawangan, Gili Air Teluk Kodek (Lombok). A detailed timetable will be soon released in June till September. Check this website for complete information on timetable, cost and time.

To ensure consumers satisfaction, new Speedboats with greater capability to ply many visitors wanting to go from Bali to Gili Islands and wanting to go by fast boat from Bali to Lombok are provided by Bluewater Express. The boats are:

Bluewater Express VII

The boat is the most prominent one. The boat can carry sixty passengers and six crews. The boat, launched in July 2014, has cushy and comfy seats that make you feel comfortable during your travel from Bali to Gili Trawangan and from Bali to Lombok.

Bluewater Express V

It was firstly operated in 2013 and it is considered as Bluewater Express ‘ second contentment. The boat accommodates fifty passengers and 4 crews. With this boat, PT. Bluewater Safari ensures you will feel comfy during your trip from Bali to Gili Trawangan and from Bali to Lombok.

Blue Express III

The boat was firstly operated in 2009. It is backed by strong engine of 1000 hp and can speed until 35 knot. The boat accommodates thirty passengers and four crews. You will find your travel from Bali to Gili Trawangan and your travel using fast boat from Bali to Lombok awesome with this boat.

Blue Express I

It is the earliest boat operated by this enterprise. It only can convey 25 passangers and served transfer only from Bali to Gili Trawangan and this is one of the transportations using fast boat from Bali to Lombok at that time. Yet, it is not operated in present.

Boat Facilities:

  • High speed shuttle direct to Gili Island, Lombok, and Lembongan Island
  • Longest running Gili Island fast boat service
  • Only service connecting Lembongan Island with Gili Island
  • Two departures daily from Bali at 08.00 am and 10.00 am
  • Departs from Benoa harbor, just 15 minutes drive from Kuta
  • Avoids long road trip and heavy traffic up to Padang Bay
  • Enclosed cabin seating and spacious sun decks on all boats
  • Full international safety equipment

The Blue Water Fast Boat service has established itself as the most popular way of getting to and from the Gili Islands, including air-con hotel transfers in Bali and regular sightings of dolphins on the way. It is the quickest, easiest and most enjoyable way of getting there and back.

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