10 Popular Activities You Should Try on Gili Trawangan

Travelling To Gili Trawangan? Here Are 10 Popular Activities You Should Try

When going on an adventure trip or vacation, everyone wants them to be memorable, filled with numerous activities that can be cherished. Numerous spots are tourists’ attractive but when it comes to Gili Trawangan in the Gili Islands, you are sure to find a mesmerizing experience and lots of fun for the whole family and every budget.

However, one of the most important things is to prepare for your trip. You don’t want to go to spend days deciding which place to visit or what to eat. If you’re traveling to the Gili Islands, then here are the 10 popular activities that you should include in your travel list:

1 Jamming with Live Music

Beaches on Gili Trawangan

If you’re looking to rejoice your soul with some music, then jamming with live music is the best thing you can do when you visit Gili Trawangan. With every evening sessions of Sama-Sama music and several jam sessions during the day will bring the mood of enjoyment for you. You can enjoy the music while viewing the mesmerizing Mount Rinjani at Lombok and Mount Agung at Bali. Enjoying live music and viewing the nature’s best will surely give an alluring view to your vacations here. 

2 Kick-off to Beaches

Beaches on Gili Trawangan

If you’re visiting Gili Trawangan for a vacations or honeymoon, then visiting the Gili Trawangan beaches is the best idea for starting your tour. You can find several beaches in the area with several beachside stalls, exotic views, and not mention, freshly cracked coconut to spend your day. The North East Beach, Sunset Beach, or Malibu Beach are some options to consider.

3 Snorkeling

Snorkeling on Gili Trawangan

If you’re into exploring deep oceans, which is a must if you’re going to Gili Trawangan, then snorkeling is the best way to do it. With a breathable underwater mask, you get to see the exotic ocean life while getting close to life underwater. You would need to get a guide since it would be better to explore with someone that already has the experience and you certainly safeguard yourself from any issue. Gili Ferries is one such company to get connected with.

4 Island Hopping

Longing to visit our islands? Gili island hopping is the best activity for it. There are public boats that leave at their schedules visiting other islands in the vicinity. Not only do you get to island-hop but you can enjoy additional activities as well such as diving, swimming, snorkeling, etc.

5 Take a Bike Around

Another activity that you should invest your time in is taking a tour of the island on your bike. Well, you’ll certainly have to rent out bikes, which aren’t that expensive. In most cases, the hotel you’re staying in offers bikes for your entertainment. You can explore the islands on foot or take bikes at your convenience.

6 Lombok is your Destination

Famous for its laidback vibes and extraordinary scenery, Lombok is one of the amazing spots for you to explore during your trip to Gili Trawangan. You can go underwater diving, visit the beaches, or go see volcanos. There are organized tours that you can join and enjoy the tour. Make sure to spare some days as these are organized tours of multiple days. So better be prepared.

7 Diving Deep

Beaches on Gili Trawangan

If you haven’t filled your inner adventure enthusiast, then deep ocean diving is the best choice that you can make. Again, you’ll be needing the help of companies that offer this service as well as diving kits and a guide for the tour.

Be ready to be mesmerized with nature’s perfections that will leave you in awe. From Shark Point to Glenn Nusa 1, there are several spots that you can check out by asking your guide. And you don’t need to be an expert since there’s a guidebook for scuba diving and the guide will also train you for basics.

8 Mind-Boggling Sunsets

One of the many things the Gili Islands are famous for is the amazing sunset views. If you’re visiting the area and couldn’t find your time for the sunset parties, then you’ve missed a lot. However, bars here are quite expensive so make sure to save money if you want to spend the rest of the evening at the bar. But for what it’s worth, you’ll surely get some amazing photos, getting to see nature’s finest miracles.

9 The T-Sunset Swings

If you’re a fan of letting loose and enjoying a good swing, then you must try out the T-sunset Swings. As can be imagined by the name, these swings are scattered all across the island and are one of the most attractive options for tourists.

Not to mention, these swings are one of the best places to get the perfect sunset picture while you or your partner is on the swing. Because of its beauty, it attracts a lot of tourists and the place often gets crowded. Make sure to be there on time to avoid the crowd and get your hands on a swing for capturing the perfect moment.

10 Enrich your Taste buds

Cooking Class Gili Trawangan

Well, what’s a foreign tour without eating the scrumptiousness of the local market? If you’re looking for exotic foods that would give a jump to your taste buds, then the local Gili T Night Market is the best place to visit.

Another compelling thing about this market is that you don’t have to spend a lot here since the market’s got cheap prices. However, the food here is amazing. You get to eat fresh seafood as well as enjoy different kinds of barbeque that will rejoice in your foodie cravings. Not to mention the vibes, atmosphere, and mingling with the locals is an additional perk. The stalls open from 6 in the evening till late at night.

So, here they are; the 10 most important activities that you must try out when visiting Gili Trawangan. In addition, you can also connect with ferry companies such as Gili Ferries that will provide complete tour services for your stay. Enjoy your vacations!

Make sure to also have a look on our activities page for more fun activities to do on the Gili Islands, Bali, Nusa Penida and Lembongan.


Published on 2021-03-21