"Snorkelling in the Gilis" Lombok Things to Do Tip by batgirl1001

Lombok Things to Do: 134 reviews and 279 photos

I recommend snorkelling in Lombok as the island has better beaches and water conditions than Bali.

The water is clear with visibility around 10-20 metres or so and with lots of coral reefs and marine life.

Though we saw nothing amazing, we found the marine condition in Lombok to be far better and more superior than snorkelling or diving in Bali.

I recommend island hopping to see Trawangan, Meno and Air if you have 1 day to spare.

Trawangan has strong currents and if it is unsuitable for snorkelling, some operators would recommend Gili Naggu.

Nanggu is on the southwest coast of Lombok and is about 2 hours drive south from Senggigi and a 20 min boat ride.

Nanggu provides relaxed trouble-free snorkelling as the island is protected by the bay and there are no currents to sweep you away.

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  • Written Jun 27, 2005
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