Serangan is the recommended port when travelling to / from south Bali areas, and Padang Bai to / from central Bali. Roads can get very busy, so the hotel transfer options are quicker and cheaper doing it this way.

Welcome to BlueWater Express

BlueWater Express is a 100% foreign investment enterprise specializing in high speed boat transport. We pioneered the fast boat service from Bali to the Gili islands in 2006, and are consequently the longest running operator in this field. We put the emphasis on safety, professionalism and guest satisfaction in all our services.

Please see our Frequently Asked Questions for info on booking, travel time, best route options, weather, cancellations, special offers and much more.

We Serve Six Destinations


Whether it is land or sea, we can make sunset spots happen anywhere!

South Bali (Serangan)

BlueWater’s exclusive facilities on Serangan island provide the perfect departure point for travellers to / from South Bali resorts.


East & central Bali beauty

East and Central Bali (Padang Bai)

The once sleepy fishing village of Padang Bai has become the departure point of choice to the Gilis for travellers to / from East Bali and Central Bali.


Penida BlueWater

Nusa Penida

Starting on April 2023. Situated just 45 minutes to the east of Sanur, Penida is one of the most beautiful islands in Bali.


Gili Trawangan sunset & beach

Gili Trawangan

The famous party island, with plenty of coral, marine life and bio-rock structures to explore, the island has an equally abundant profusion of accommodation and restaurants.


Coming towards Gili Meno

Gili Air & Gili Meno

Larger and more peaceful that Trawangan, with equally good diving and snorkelling, Gili Air is rapidly increasing in popularity.


Lombok view


Often considered Bali’s peaceful sister island, Lombok offers deserted beaches, spectacular hiking opportunities in the Rinjani National Park, and an insight into traditional Sasak culture.

Why Travel With BlueWater-Express?

The longest-running and most reliable fastboat service, initiating operations to the Gili Islands in December 2005. All routes drop to Lombok, Gili Trawangan and Gili Air

Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence for years

Pacto Tours Top Supplier 2016 (silver) award 2016 at Pacto Award Night & Pacto Billionnaire Club Launch

Awarded Bali Best Brand Award in Top 10 Cruises 2016

BlueWater is the operator of choice for premium international travel agencies and wholesalers

Two to four daily departures (multiple departure times) depending on time of year, from both Serangan (South Bali) and from Padang Bai (East Bali)

There are currently three vessels available in our fleet: 60 seat, 2 x 70 seat and 84 seat launching July 2024

Our fleet of air-con Isuzu minibuses, Suzuki APV minivans and XL7 SUV-style vehicles are available for shared and private hotel pick-ups & drop offs to all main tourist destinations in south and central Bali

Unlimited mineral water, motion sickness tablets, cold towels and sweets served on board

Pre departure on-site COVID-19 rapid tests available at Serangan departure lounge, just Rp. 150,000