Dive center, PADI 5 star in Lombok – Gili islands

Snorkeling around the Gili islands

snorkeling in the nest, gili meno

During your stay on the Gili islands or in Lombok (Senggigi, Pantai Sire…), you can do a snorkeling trips around the Gili islands.

The snorkeling there is famous for :

  • The Nest (underwater statues)
  • Artificial reef with old scooters
  • many fishes, coral reef
  • and of course the turtles

This post and video is only about the Nest and the scooters artificial reef.
However, this is a picture about how you can see the turte during your trip (don’t touch the sea turtle):

swimming with a turtle

The Nest

Near the west coast of Gili Meno, there is the Nest.

It is an underwater sculpture made by Jason de Caires Taylor.

the nest, underwater sculpture in gili meno

The depth is 4 meters, so it is easy to swim above this underwater sculpture.

The underwater scooters

At the south-east of Gili Trawangan, there is an artificial reef made with old scooters.

underwater scooters in gili trawangan

The reef is in shallow water, 3-4 meters.

You can check some snorkeling trips around the Gili islands