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FreeBird Express

Jl. Raya Amed, Amed, Abang 80252, Indonesia
+62 819-9924-2600
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Smooth Ride

We chose Freebird Express after reading reviews of the boats out of Amed to the Gili Islands and we... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Joseph A
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Tabanan, Indonesia
Best new boat to the Gilis

I was staying in Villa Candi Matahari in Amed and wanted to take my traditional trip to Gili T. I... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
SpearFishinGuru
,
Tacoma, Washington
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Freebird Express is the newest, largest and most luxurious boat servicing the Gili Islands and Lombok out of Amed. Our number one priority is safety and the boat is inspected frequently to make sure it meets all safety requirements.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good18%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible13%
Travellers talk about
“gili islands” (12 reviews)
“life jackets” (9 reviews)
“fast boat” (10 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
Jl. Raya Amed, Amed, Abang 80252, Indonesia
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+62 819-9924-2600
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We chose Freebird Express after reading reviews of the boats out of Amed to the Gili Islands and we are happy we did. They picked us up from our hotel in Amed which was included in the ticket price which was nice. The staff was...More

Thank Joseph A
Reviewed 5 days ago

I was staying in Villa Candi Matahari in Amed and wanted to take my traditional trip to Gili T. I booked my ticket with Freebird express and was not disappointed. The boat was on time and we loaded quickly. The boat was brand new and...More

Thank SpearFishinGuru
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

FreeBird gets you from Amed in Bali to Gili Trawangan in around an hour. It says 45 mins on the promotional material but it's longer. I was feeling sick the whole way and it was a long ride and I was counting down the minutes....More

Thank WorldTravla7
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked our tickets from home before leaving on our vacation. FreeBird was very quick to respond to all of our emails and gave all the answers to our questions. When on Gili Air we emailed a day before departing to Amed to confirm our...More

Thank CR_Yeti_Biker
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Long review ahead, short version: fantastic communication, buy directly rather than through a dodgy vendor, but email for a discount. Easy, comfy journey. Keep an eye out at the pier for the boat if going from Gili Air. After reading a range of reviews, I...More

Thank Jack M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bought to tickets and transfer from Tulamben to Amed, they said they would arrive between 8 and 8.30. Called at 8.31, they said they were close. Called again at 9.15, said they would be there in 20-25 min. 9.35 we were picked up, boat was...More

Thank Christopher G
amedscott, Guest Relations Manager at FreeBird Express, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

So sorry to hear about your experience with us as we do apologize. One of our engines was not working properly and we felt it was the right thing to do to cancel that boat departure that morning rather than risk the lives of our...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took the Freebird Express II this morning from Amed to Bangsal. The journey was really rough so a lot of people were very seasick - this boat travels very quickly and hits the oncoming waves pretty hard. Sounds like a good excuse for a massage......More

Thank Jess B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

WARNING: DONT BUY ONLINE / ON THEIR HOMEPAGE: The Price Will be at about the dobbel if you buy on their HomePage as if you buy with local agencies that have fixed prices all peakseason departures for 300.000 IRP. We payed 500.000 each on their...More

Thank Claus H
amedscott, Guest Relations Manager at FreeBird Express, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your comment, I am sorry to hear you must argue about price for everything in Indonesia. I would just like to clarify a couple things for people reading your review. You are correct you could have purchased a ticket a bit cheaper...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were able to go on the new Freebird express and I felt everything was well run and safe. Engines looked really new, lifevests were in clear view above the seats. The only thing that was a bit of a worry was getting onboard and...More

Thank becca70au
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took Freebird in Amed in order to go to at Gili T. Pick up was on time and no delay for transfert. No issues on our booking as we booked it with them 2 weeks before by mail.

Thank Bea0147
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nwinsor94
12 April 2017|
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Response from Alan B | Reviewed this property |
No it doesnt. You have to arrange seperate trip on the other islands.
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Jaroslav M
2 November 2016|
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Response from whygoback | Reviewed this property |
I travelled one way for that price from Gili T to Amed.
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