west gateway, it is the cheapest inland way to reach Java.There
are ferries that sail every minutes to deliver people
and vehicle from Bali to Java.
The beauty of Gilimanuk's beaches is rarely mentioned.
It has a wide range of coral beaches, white and black
sand beaches and mangrove forest. The exquisiteness of
the underwater coral awaits anyone willing to dive in
and go for snorkeling.
are two small islands in the bay, which are barely more
than sandbars - Pulau Kalong (Bat Island) and Pulau Burung
(Bird Island). For tourists who want know further about
the history of Bali, there is also a museum containing
villages around Gilimanuk contain a mixture of Balinese,
Javanese, Madurese and Bugis architecture unique to Bali.
No less beautiful are the various boats belonging to these
Gilimanuk plays its role as a west seaport of Bali. Daily
ferry service (Bali - Java) are run. It also offers a
beautiful view from the busy harbor.