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Pacha Express

Amed, Abang, Indonesia
+62 821-4052-7073
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SCAM SCAM SCAM!

We booked the fast boat to Padang Bai in Gili Air through Kuda Hitam Express (same... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
NitaBonitaVida
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Playa Samara, Costa Rica
Death trap - Amed to Gili

Feared for my life on this boat. They overcrowded it, I was at the back and got soaked - and I mean... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
jmm84
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North West, England
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  • Excellent12%
  • Very good33%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible46%
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“life jackets” (4 reviews)
“small water” (2 reviews)
“gili t” (5 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
Amed, Abang, Indonesia
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+62 821-4052-7073
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked the fast boat to Padang Bai in Gili Air through Kuda Hitam Express (same owners/management as Pacha Express), including a shuttle from Padang Bai to Sanur. Not only did our ticket specifically say "Padang Bai > Sanur", but we confirmed with him multiple...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Feared for my life on this boat. They overcrowded it, I was at the back and got soaked - and I mean SOAKED> Not a thing I owned was dry. Luckily some of my stuff was in a dry bag. I ended up moving to...More

1  Thank jmm84
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Reviewed October 26, 2017

We took the Pacha Express mid-September from Amed to Gilli Air. My husband and I had to sit in the very back and we got totally soaked (which is no fun on a speedboat) - the engines did not run properly and in the middle...More

2  Thank RC_ExploringTheWorld
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Reviewed October 23, 2017 via mobile

Our boat had engine troubles from the beginning, right after everyone boarded and they tried to start it, it wouldn't work. Then they finally made it start, but further on it stopped again twice. It was awful having to wait for it to start again...More

1  Thank carolina m
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Reviewed September 30, 2017 via mobile

This company is dangerous and should not be in business. Unless they make serious changes it will only be a matter of time before they kill people. Someone is making an insane amount of money out of this, without caring at all about the safety...More

5  Thank Steve B
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Reviewed September 11, 2017 via mobile

All that I read (after a too fast booking) was right: - late pick up from the taxi - departure boat 1h late - loadibg of luggages & people not via a pier but with two little boats (and every body looks with anxiety when...More

1  Thank Justine S
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Reviewed August 22, 2017 via mobile

We booked our tour to Gili Air at our Hotel. No problem so far. We were told to be picked up at 12:30pm. On the day we waited and at 12:45 our receptionist called them. The driver will come they said. At about 13:15 our...More

Thank Hagen T
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Reviewed July 25, 2017 via mobile

We booked a trip from Gili Meno directly to Amed on Bali for 900.000 for 2 pax. We were told the boat would leave at 11 am and was told to check in at 10 am. At 12 am we were told to get on...More

Thank Tinsan12
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Reviewed July 15, 2017

There are plenty of fast boats plying the waters between Bali and the Gilli Islands and Lombok but only a couple head for peaceful Amed on the east coast of Bali. The main problem with Pacha express was that it did not have an office...More

Thank Natalie W
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Reviewed June 6, 2017 via mobile

After having read the reviews of several boat companies here on TripAdvisor, plus the news articles of the regular Indonesian boat accidents, we weren't exactly looking forward to our trip with Pacha Express. But it was absolutely fine! We were picked up from our homestay...More

2  Thank LEH1_11
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