More and more travelers are becoming aware of the environmental impact of travel. In some places the impact is very noticeable and in others much more subtle. On Gili Trawangan it is sometimes hard to see the effects past the beauty of the white sand and clear water, but they are there. Luckily, there are plenty of ways you can lower your footprint when you visit Gili T. Here are some things you can do… (more…)
Do you dream of swimming with the graceful sea turtles? Gili Trawangan could be one of the best options for the holiday of your dreams thanks to conservation efforts on the island.
Critically endangered hawksbills and green sea turtles are found swimming in the warm waters around the island all year round, attracting divers and snorkelers from all over the world. However, with the growth of tourism and other factors like climate and the destruction of reefs, the turtle population began to decrease. (more…)