The 3 Gili Islands in Lombok, Indonesia
The 3 Gili Islands, small paradises, are located east of Bali, reachable in 1 hour and 30 minutes by fast boat.
The 3 islands have different characteristics, but Gili Air is the one which can provide the most enjoyable stay for everyone! From the sandy white beaches where you can snorkel from, to the quiet and green center of the island, or the large choices of restaurants and bars.
Different activities are available on Gili Air, such as yoga retreat, snorkeling, horse riding, cooking classes and of course diving!
Diving the Gili Islands
The Gili Islands are a fantastic place to dive. Being a beginner or an experimented diver, these 3 little islands, situated on the North of Lombok, are an incredible underwater playground.
With more than 25 dive sites, they please everyone. The different topographies of the sites such as walls, slopes, wrecks, canyons offer a large variety of marine species.
Turtles around Lombok
The Gili Islands are very famous for the Green and Hawksbill turtles but not only that.
Among the common tropical reef fishes, you will have the opportunity to spot sharks, such as white and black tips, humpheads, cuttlefishes, octopuses, but also some macro species such as seahorses, many different kind of nudis, ghost pipefishes…
This tropical heaven is an ideal place for everyone. If you have never dived before, and you fancy taking a plunge, a lot of dive sites are ideally made for it.
If you are an experienced diver and you hope for more challenges, you can for sure get the fun and adrenaline with the deep dive sites and the drift dives.
Finally, if you are a Tech diver, you can also enjoy the different wrecks, like the Japanese wreck for which the average depth is 45 meters.
As said, diving the Gilis is a must and will provide an unforgettable experience.
Dive Resort Oceans 5 Gili Air
We are a PADI 5 star Career Development Center. We have multi ligual PADI Instructors who can teach you in English, French, Spanish, Italian, Dutch, German, Chinese, Turkish and Bahasa Indonesian. The groups are small, maximun 4 persons per instructor.
For the fun divers we have 4 experienced local guides with more than 10.000 dives under their belts. These guys are the ones, you like to guide you through the tropical water of the Gili Islands. The can show you all the good stuff, small and big, here.
Because of we are a PADI 5 star Career Development Center we offer twelve PADI Instructor Courses during 2017. This is possible because of the 4 in the house PADI Couse Directors. The course takes 14 days and this in included with the Emergency First Response Course.
If you like to have more information about Gili Air, our accommodation or PADI Diving Courses write us an email at email@example.com.