FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Whether it's your first time to Bali (we're sure you have many questions) or even if you've been here many times (or live here), there's probably a few inquiries you may also have about yachting and boating around the islands of Bali. We try and answer those questions here.
This island group (Nusa Lembongan, Ceningan & Nusa Penida) is part of the Lesser Sunda Islands under the Klungkung district of Bali. It's roughly 12 kilometers bewtween these islands and Bali, seperated by the Bandung Straight (sometimes refered to as the Bali Straight).
By speedboat it takes approximately 30 minutes to Nusa Lembongan from Sanur; approximately 40minutes to Nusa Penida. Sailing usually takes longer at around 1 to 2 hours.
Nusa Penida is roughly the size of the Bukit in Bali (Bali's Southern Peninsula stretching from Jimbaran to Uluwatu to Nusa Dua), or 200km2. The interior of Nusa Penida is hilly with a maximum altitude of 524 metres. It is drier than Bali with different flora and fauna. The population is estimated to be 50,000 (but there has never really been a census).
Based on survey in 2009, there was about 1,419 hectares coral sites with 66 percent covered the sites in 3 meters depth and 74 percent covered the sites in 10 meters depth.
Nusa Lembongan is approximately 8 square kilometres in area with a permanent population estimated at 7,000
About 30%+ of the island is mangrove forest.
The "Gili's" are an archipelago of three small islands: Gili Trawangan, Gili Meno and Gili Air — just off the northwest coast of Lombok, Indonesia. It's approxmimately 106 kilometers from Bali to the Gili's.
By speedboat it takes roughly 2 hours from Sanur, and 1 hour from Candidasa Bali.
Yes, we affiliate with a few different dive comapnies, or you can rent diving equipment for $120 per person (includes 2 dives).