Gili Islands are best for surfing specially in the wet season of January to June. Al kinds of surfer flock here to experience surfing in comparatively less crowded environment.
When to visit:
may - october .
6:00 - 18:00 Everyday
Come in the wet season i.e January to June
Gili Islands is made of three islands: Gili Trawangan, Gili Meno and Gili Air. Surfing experience in all these islands vary based on the type of waves, breaks, water and crowd.
Lets explore how surfing experience varies for Gili Islands.
Gili T island is good for experienced surfers as surfing here is tricky as the waves here are strong and fast. During high tides surfing here is the best. January to June is the wet season which provides high swells to surfers. Surfers need to be careful of the rocks.
Gili Air island has short and hollow waves making Surfing here appropriate even average surfers . During low tides surfing here is not advisable. Surfers need to be careful of reefs here.
Gili Air is less crowded and presents stunning views which adds on to the experience of Surfing.
Surfing here is highly recommeded for the experienced surfers. Breaks here are long, fast and hollow. There are shallow reefs here so be careful. The ambiance here is rustic and locals are very helpful.
If you want to visit already tested and developed island then Gili T is the place foryou. If you want a break from crowd and enjoy the rustic atmosphere then do prefer Gili Air or Gili Meno.
Gili Islands Gili Indah Pemenang North Lombok Regency West Nusa Tenggara Indonesia