On Gili Petelu snorkeling tour, you will pick up at 07.30 AM from your hotel in Senggigi or Mataram. And then continue to Tanjung Luar East Lombok to catch the boat. First to visit is Pink Beach or Pantai Pink and then Gili Petelu. After that visit, Gili Kapal or common call Gili Pasir then back to your hotel.
Tanjung Luar is located on the East Lombok, it is about 2 ½ to 3 hours drive from Senggigi. This is the harbor where you start getting on the boat to Gili Petelu and Pink Beach. Tanjung Luar is most used by fisherman to park their fishing boat. On the right side, there is also a sharks market which is scheduled open in a week. Normally they start at 05.00 AM in the morning.
Pink Beach or Pantai Pink is also located on the east Lombok, just pass over Gili Petelu. Here you can swim, relax on the beach while enjoying the beautiful pink beach.
Gili Petelu is Located on the East Lombok, just before Pink Beach. Gili Petelu comes afterwords Gili which is mean small and Petelu which is mean three or Indonesian call Tiga. Here is the best snorkeling spot, crystal clear water, untouched and natural.
Gili Kapal or Gili Pasir is located close to the harbor, about 10 minutes by boat. This island is formed from piles of sands. When the low tide, the sands will appear and formed a small Island. That’s why the local call Gili Pasir. Gili means small and Pasir means sands. Sometimes the local call Gili Kapal. Gili means small, Kapal means Boat. They call Gili Kapal because sometimes the sand formed to look like Boat.