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Tips for how to budget food and drink on Gili Trawangan

Budgeting can be easily done on Gili Trawangan, simply because Indonesia can be travelled pretty cheaply. However, due to Gili T being a tiny little island, this means most things have to be imported from neighbouring islands, such as Lombok and Bali. Thus making everything on all three of the Gilis slightly dearer. Not to [...]

By |2019-11-01T22:36:00+08:00May 1st, 2019|Gili Trawangan|0 Comments

Tips on how to budget activities on Gili Trawangan

Here it is! As promised, how to budget on you're activities on Gili Trawangan! So now to the FUN stuff. Here we'll tell you all the tips and tricks to getting a bit of discount on activities around the island and just having that ultimate island lifestyle. There are so many things on the island [...]

By |2019-11-01T22:36:00+08:00April 1st, 2019|Gili Trawangan|0 Comments

Tips for how to budget accommodation and scuba diving on Gili Trawangan

Accommodation and diving are probably the most expensive things on your list whilst travelling, so it's always nice when you find a good deal or know a few ways to get that cost down, without having to compromise on cleanliness and safety. So look no further as every tip and trick you need to know [...]

By |2019-11-01T22:36:01+08:00March 1st, 2019|Gili Trawangan, Scuba Diving|0 Comments

Top three reasons to stay at a hostel whilst diving in Gili Trawangan

Hostels are not just for horror movies, in fact, hostels are the complete opposite to what these scary movies depict them as. A hostel is somewhere to meet amazing, like-minded people. Learn about different countries and cultures without even going there. You can share stories about the countries you've travelled and learn about the places [...]

By |2019-11-01T22:36:01+08:00February 1st, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Becoming a Dive Master in Gili Trawangan.

Becoming a dive master is probably one of the most rewarding courses in the diving industry, I mean, after all, you get the title, DIVEMASTER! All bragging rights aside, after a minimum of four weeks you will have learnt more than you could have ever imagined. From learning the names of EVERY fish in South [...]

By |2019-11-01T22:36:01+08:00January 1st, 2019|Scuba Diving|0 Comments

The underwater world of photography in the Gillis.

So you go to the Gilis you have a couple of amazing dives. You’ve seen pygmy seahorses, octopus, lionfish, turtles and white tip shark. Brilliant! You go back to your hostel and you’re on Skype with your friends in the UK. Cool, you’re telling them how big the white tip was and how daringly close [...]

By |2019-11-01T22:36:01+08:00November 15th, 2018|Scuba Diving|0 Comments

Five qualities to look for in a good dive buddy.

A good dive buddy could be the difference between a good dive and the best dive you’ve ever had it is much more fun to be able to laugh with a friend and enjoy post dive banter after you've been practically silent for an hour.. So choose wisely! (And when you’ve found that buddy, hold [...]

By |2019-11-01T22:36:01+08:00November 1st, 2018|Conservation, Scuba Diving|Comments Off on Five qualities to look for in a good dive buddy.

Top five tips on how to be a Gili Eco Warrior whilst scuba diving.

So you are organising the trip of a lifetime, and on the way, you plan to dive around the Gilis? Brilliant, but have you ever thought of the fragile ecosystem you’ll be diving into? “There are 5.25 trillion pieces of plastic debris in the ocean. Of that mass, 269,000 tons float on the surface, while [...]

By |2019-11-01T22:36:01+08:00October 16th, 2018|Scuba Diving|0 Comments

Top 5 reasons to come to the Gilis NOW*!

The Gilis have and always will be a small part of paradise, that's why after the devastation of the earthquake on August 5th 2018 we have worked even harder to get this place back to its former self. In doing so the bond each and every shop, restaurant, dive centre, hostel and bar now have, [...]

By |2019-11-01T22:36:01+08:00September 30th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What to expect while diving with Compass Divers.

So you know that Gili Trawangan is known for partying and diving. You also know that you want to dive, but there are so many dive operators to choose from: who to pick? You can't choose based on price: all Gili Trawangan shops stick to a fixed price agreement for all courses and fun dives. [...]

By |2019-11-01T22:36:01+08:00September 19th, 2018|Scuba Diving|Comments Off on What to expect while diving with Compass Divers.