Turtles on the Gili Islands in Lombok

Snorkel and swim with turtles on Gili Trawangan, Gili Meno and Gili Air - right from the beach!

Almost 100 % Turtle Guarantee on the Gili Islands

You can go snorkelling right from the beach at all three Gili islands. Gili Trawangan (known as Gili T), Gili Meno and Gili Air have great chances to spot Sea Turtles. The best option is to go into the water on the east coast! Simply grab a mask and watch out for turtles on the Gili islands. Don’t forget to check out the hotspots for Turtles in Bali!

Snorkelling with Turtles on Gili Trawangan (Gili T)

Diving with turtles: Halik reef / Shark point / Goodheart reef
Snorkelling with turtles: on the north coast start close to Karma Kayak, and just along the beach, start at Villa Almarik and finish at Horizontal bar

Turtles on Gili Trawangan Lombok

Snorkelling with Turtles on Gili Meno

Diving with turtles: Meno wall and Meno slope
Snorkelling with turtles: start at Good Heart Bungalows until the old Bounty Pier Wreck

snorkelling with turtles in gili meno

Have you heard about Glamping? Dive into nature and stay in open Bamboo Huts on Gili Meno! Not 5 but a million stars with Home Sweet Home at Desa Seri Gili Meno!

Snorkelling with Turtles on Gili Air

Diving with turtles: Haan’s reef and Gili Air Wall
Snorkelling with turtles: all the way from north east in front of the Gili Air Hotel down to the harbor past Blue Marlin Dive

Things to do in Bali: Diving & Snorkelling

Don’t miss to visit the turtle conservation centres on Gili Trawangan and Gili Meno

Currently there are 2 turtle conservation centres on Gili Trawangan and Gili Meno. Just along the beach a few hundred meters walk you will find Dino Café where the owner, Pak Dino, a keen conservationist has a small turtle hatchery in front of his Warung (local restaurant). Learn more about Pak Dino and his conservation centre! 

Turtle Conservation Centre Gili Trawangan Lombok

Gili Nanggu Island Turtle Conservation on Lombok’s Secret Gilis

Over the past 11 years, Gili Nanggu has hatched about 4.500 sea turtle eggs. Adult sea turtles lay eggs once a year. If you are lucky and the timing is right, baby sea turtles are ready for release when you visit Gili Nanggu. You can take part in this natural conservation activity. Learn more about the Gili Nanggu Sea Turtle Conservation Program in Lombok!Turtle conservation Gili Nanggu Lombok

Sleeping on a deserted island and waking up to the sound of the ocean?  That is possible at Gili Nanggu! This tropical island with bright blue waters and white beaches is all yours to discover. Wake up with the sunrise and stay close to the Turtle Conservation at Gili Nanggu Cottages!

Be aware when swimming with turtles on the Gili Islands

  • Don’t touch turtles (you transfer bacteria and make them sick!)
  • Keep your distance & don’t disturb them (it’s their home!)
  • Respect nature and the ocean, keep it clean and don’t pollute their environment
  • Want to help? Volunteer in the Turtle Conservations!

Not enough of Turtles? Check out Hotspots for Turtles in Bali! 

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