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The Patagonia Xpress is your luxurious way to travel from Bali to the Gili Islands. This fast boat to Gili is constructed from aluminium and was built in the top class PT. Citra Shipyard. Measuring an impressive 33 metres long and 6 metres wide, this boat to Gili can accommodate 182 passengers. The Patagonia Xpress travels from Benoa Harbour to Padangbai, Bali before heading to Gili Trawangan and Gili Air and returning to Benoa via Bangsal in Lombok and Padangbai.
Check the scheduling and pricing page for our current departure times and come on board with us for your Gili transfers! Speed and safety come as one on the Patagonia Xpress. With our large inboard engines, the air-conditioned salon and the spacious open deck, we ensure you a comfortable trip from Bali to Gili Trawangan and Gili Air.
Consisting of three immaculate tropical islands – Gili Trawangan, Gili Air and Gili Meno – the Gili islands are a vision of paradise on Earth. Think of white sandy beaches thronged by coconut palm trees surrounded by crystal blue water – heaven! The Gili Islands are the most popular destination for tourists in Lombok with many travelers hailing from Bali for a short getaway. Travelling by boat from Bali to the Gili Islands is safe and convenient thanks to the services of the Patagonia Xpress, Bali’s largest and most luxurious fast boat to Gili.
Our services are a quick and comfortable way of reaching Indonesia’s famed Gili Islands. Book online and travel securely and in style on the Patagonia Xpress – your best option for a Gili fast boat.
We are confident to say that you are travelling safely and securely with Patagonia Xpress, as our fast boats to Gili Trawangan and Gili Air meet rigorous international safety standards.
The Patagonia Xpress fleet are stable and well-constructed vessels with the latest in safety equipment including fire extinguishers, eight life rafts and life jackets for all passengers. In addition to the latest AOS technology and GPS tracking for navigation purposes.
During your fast boat journey from Bali to Gili, you will be in the safe hands of an experienced crew who are committed to ensuring an enjoyable and safe journey for every one of our passenger. Your safety and comfort is our utmost priority.
Scheduling & Prices
Booking the Patagonia Xpress boat from Bali to Gili is just as easy as travelling on it. Use the Patagonia Xpress’ online booking system for maximum convenience. You will receive boarding vouchers so you can rest assured that your journey is planned in advance.
At each of the embarking and disembarking points, we have staff available to help you with the boarding process. They are available to answer any queries regarding your journey aboard the Patagonia Xpress.
The Patagonia Xpress services are luxurious but you will find our fast boat to Gili prices affordable. Our prices come complete with safety, comfort and a peace of mind. Children under the age of 3 years old are free of charge.
The Patagonia Xpress departs from Bali in Benoa Harbour at 8.30am and transits in Padangbai before departing to the Gilis. The boats from Padangbai to Gili Trawangan leave at 10:00 a.m. At 12.00pm, the Patagonia Xpress travels from Gili Trawangan to Gili Air and at 12.30 p.m. the Patagonia Xpress sets out from Gili Air to Bangsal. At 1.00 p.m., the Patagonia Xpress departs from Bangsal and heads to Padangbai, arriving at 3.00pm, before returning to Benoa at 4.30pm. We do our very best to maintain this schedule, aiming to be the most reliable Bali to Gili fast boat.
Things to note
Ensure you double check your Gili boat return ticket 48 hours before the time of your departure. If you’re staying for a single night, drop by the ticket office to confirm your next day departure. If you haven’t confirmed your return trip, availability will be subject to demand.
Travelling on the Patagonia Xpress, you’ll be allowed to carry 25 kilograms of luggage. Luggage is tagged and will be placed in our onboard storage. Schedules and travel times will be subject to weather conditions on the day, but we pride ourselves on being timely and reliable. You need to check in at least 30 minutes prior to your departure time. Pick up and drop off transport services are also available – please make these bookings when you buy your tickets. Shared shuttle services are all inclusive for selected tourist areas.
Next stop: The Gili Islands
The Gili Islands first gained global recognition among backpackers visiting Bali during the 1970s and 1980s. The Gili Islands are still a popular destination and have attracted a much wider group of travelers for its modern resorts and accessibility to the islands.
The efficient and safest way to get to the islands is via fast boat.
The Gili Islands offer the kind of unspoiled beauty that springs into mind when you envision an island paradise. In addition to the natural beauty of the Gili Islands, there are plenty of things for travelers to do and enjoy. The islands have a wide array of cafés, restaurants and bars complete with some fantastic dining options. If you fancy relaxing with a cold beverage at a beach side bar while watching the world go by, then you’ll love your time on the Gili Islands. Eateries on the Gili offer a full range of Indonesian dishes, Western cuisine, and of course, you’ll easily spot fresh sea food to be a specialty across the islands.
Adding extra appeal to the islands for many is the fact that all motorized vehicles are prohibited. Imagine the picturesque landscapes of Bali beaches without the noises of modern day transportation in the background – you can picture how calm and relaxing the Gili Islands are.
The Gili are an ideal setting for a relaxing retreat however, you can enjoy an excellent variety of activities, predominantly watersports. The islands thrive in its marine life, hence snorkeling, scuba diving and free diving are a must-do. Other options include scenic cycles, tranquil yoga sessions and wonderful boat trips.
If you’re coming to Bali on holiday, be sure to make time to visit the Gili Islands!
Plan your trip to the Gilis with the Patagonia Xpress fast boat services – a guaranteed safe, reliable and luxurious way to travel from Bali to Gili. With secure and convenient online booking and payments, booking your trip to this enchanted tropical paradise couldn’t be easier.
As your reliable Gili fast boat, we work hard to get you safely and comfortably to your destination.
Benoa Harbour is our first and last port destination for our daily fast boat transfer service. Bali’s main port is at the entrance of Teluk Benoa (Benoa Bay), the wide but shallow body east of the airport runway. Benoa Harbour is on the northern side of the bay – a square of docks and port buildings on reclaimed land. It is linked to mainland Bali by a 2 km causeway, which is now also part of the Bali Mandara Toll Rd. It’s referred to as Benoa port or Benoa Harbour to distinguish it from Benoa village, on the southern side of the bay.