The Lombok Cruise is a great opportunity to experience a vast variety of highlights of the Bali and Lombok coastline. Get an authentic experience of cruising within a relatively short period of time. Oscillating between the two impressive volcanoes of Bali and Lombok: Mount Agung and Rinjani. This private charter offers a unique blend of secluded and remote locations. Visit livelybeach destinations, cultural excursions, snorkeling, and join water sports.
Departing from Bali, on the charter you will cruise towards the tranquil Secret Gili Islands in South Lombok. Furthermore, continue your tour further north to the popular Gili Islands. Cross back towards the eastern shores of Bali towards the famous spots in Amed and Tulamben. Finally, end the charter in south Bali. Most of the destinations are also reachable by land or using local fast boat transportation by sea. Hence, they are considered a must-visit by most travellers in the area! However, doing this entire tour by land way will more likely take you more than two weeks as well as excruciating planning, transportation arrangement, and stress!
In great contrast, this delightful boat tour offers the opportunity to experience all these gorgeous sites in style and comfort. Experience Bali and Lombok island from the exclusive ambiance of a private schooner within a relatively short period of time.
Customise this Lombok Cruise itinerary according to your preferences and add additional services on the way. Contact Barefoot Yachts Indonesia for details!
A Lombok Cruise from Bali cover a variety of sites in the Lombok Straight. Please not that Sailing times between sites and islands vary depending on weather and ocean conditions and therefor the schedule of activities. Find our sample itineraries below. Please note, each Cruise is different and the detailed day-day itinerary and sites will be tailored to suit guests’ preferences as well as to weather and ocean conditions. If you would like to visit a certain Land or Sea site, please let us know beforehand. Moreover, the Cruise Director onboard will work with you to design a suitable day-day plan.
Day1: Nusa Lembongan
The Lombok Cruise departing from Serangan Harbour in Bali. Head towards the Nusa Islands of Lembongan, Penida, and Ceningan. Snorkel the waters of Mangrove Point or Crystal Bay where you can feast your eyes on the abundant coral reefs.Ditch the snorkeling gear and discover what the locals do for a living as you see them farming seaweed on Nusa Lembongan Island or gofor some stand up paddling instead. The day will end with a picturesque and spectacular sunset before streaming towards your next stop: the Secret Gili Islands off the southwest coast of Lombok.
Day 2 and 3: Secret Gili Islands
The Gilis in Sekotong Bay consists of fourteen small islands. All of them are located within close proximity having a maximum travel distance of 30 minutes from each other. These remote paradise islands are luckily still unspoiled. Very little tourism occurs here with only a handful of hotels operating around the area. While in this untainted island, take this opportunity to be truly one with nature’s greatest gifts. Go on a full nature immersion as you are surrounded by white beaches, palm trees, corals, and fish.
During your time on the Secret Islands, you will have plenty of time for island explorations and refreshing swims or snorkels. Take the time to relax with your family and friends or read a good book in this incomparable environment with breathtaking views. If you like, visit a working pearl farm to see the process of growing this unique natural gemstone. As sunset comes closer, movetoa secluded beach for a bonfire.
On your second evening around the secretGilis you may want to enjoy excellent Italian dinner in the only restaurant on the secret Gili Islands (excluded).
Day 4: Gili Islands
The day will start early as you make your way towards the Northern Gili islands of Trawangan, Meno and Sail to Air. These Islands are more popular and developed than their southern sisters and you may want to spend some time strolling along the vibrant beaches upon arrival.The reefs around the Gilis are famous for their abundance of Seas Turtles!
Once evening strikes, these islands are a perfect location for a night out on the lively Gili TrawanganIsland before returning to the exclusive privacy of your schooner. Alternatively,if you prefer to end your day without the clubbing noise, there are also various secluded beaches and tranquil areas on GiliMeno, Air and Lombok Island.
Day 5: East Bali
The boat will cruise at night time back towards Bali. You will arrive in Tulamben in North East of Bali to snorkel on one of Indonesia’s largest and most beautiful shipwrecks – the 120m long USAT Liberty in 5-30m depth. After, just cruise just a little further along Bali’s coastline with the majestic and spectacular Mount Agung dominating the scenery from the background.
Moore in the tranquil and placid waters of Jemeluk Bay in Amed where you can go for a swim, stroll along the black sand beach, or go for more snorkeling! Alternatively, if you like to experience some Balinese culture during your cruise, we can arrange a car with a driver for you in the afternoon to take you to the historic water temple of Tirta Gangga or to climb the 1,700 steps along the seven temples of Lempuyang (excluded).
Day 6: Arrival Serangan, Bali
Depart early in the morning south towards SeranganHarbour in South Bali.After breakfast and a last chance to exchange photos (and memories) with the crew.
The Cruise Bali Lombok is also available as a one-way private charter on request.