Nusa Penida Island Tours, Bali itinerary and things to do

Nusa Penida island Tours, Bali’s most popular island hopping tours lately. Penida Island or locally literate Nusa Penida (Nusa = Island). Is the largest of 3 island in the south east of Bali main island. Nusa Penida tours offers a truly country side with amazing Beach and high cliff view point.

Ocean Swing Nusa Penida
Ocean Swing, Nusa Penida

Nusa Penida island Tour, Things to do and see.

One of the most Instagrammable places in Bali. Nusa Penida tours are getting popular in the famous social media, Instagram and internet with great photos and story from Bali travelers. This island tours in Bali is highly recommended.

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Nusa Penida is an island in the south east Bali. A district of Klungkung Regency. That includes the neighboring small island of Nusa Lembongan and Nusa Ceningan. The Badung Strait separates the island and Bali. Interior of Nusa Penida is hilly with a maximum altitude drier than the nearby island of Bali. There is very little tourist infrastructure.

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Nusa Penida, and the neighboring island of Lembongan and Ceningan in Bali, are a bird sanctuary. The islands communities have used traditional Balinese village regulations to create the sanctuary. The idea of a sanctuary came from the Friends of the National Parks Foundation.

How To Get tour to Nusa Penida (Penida Isand)

As Mentioned previously Nusa Penida is separate by Badung Strait. The only way to get to this island is via Speed boat/ Small ferry. It is easy departure from any port around Bali. It will be accessible within 45 Minute to 1 hour cruising via Speed Boat.

via Sanur port

If you are staying in the city area like Kuta, Legian, Seminyak, Denpasar, Canggu, Jimbaran or Uluwatu area. The closest Port to cross to Penida island is via Sanur. This is the most economic and most used port to visit Nusa Penida.

Sanur Port Location and adrress: Jalan Hang Tuah, Sanur

The Departure will start from early morning, From 7.30Am you must be ready and get your ticket. It is recommended to book a package trip to nusa Penida. Which is all inclusive Boat return ticket and ground transportation and Lunch. This option will safe your time and make your tour in the island hassle free. Since all will be arranged by the local representative.

Via Padang Bay Harbor

In case your hotel in the east of Bali like Candi dasa, Amed or Tulamben or Ubud You can go via the closest port at Padang Bay harbor. This option you will safe more time in driving.

Padang Bay port address: Candi Dasa, Nyuh Tebel, Karangasem Regency, Bali

Via Tanjung Benoa, Nusa Dua by private Boat charter

If you have more budget and wish to have a private tour for more comfortable and privacy, Chartering a private speed boat for a day is the best option. in this option you will have more customized departure schedule.

Address: Jalan Pratama Tanjung Benoa Beach, Nusa Dua

Nusa Penida island Tours

There are 2 option to explore Nusa penida in a single day. Here is the tours and places you can cover. If you only have a day trip to Nusa Penida, West Nusa Penida is the best choice. However the Whole island has a lot of untouched places and activity to do. At last 2 day 1 Night tours is recommended to explore this beautiful and natural island.

Eastern Nusa Penida island Tours

East Nusa Penida island tour will explore the eastern side of Penida island, where you can visit multiple beaches and natural villages. The eastern side of nusa penida is a new popular tours in Bali. Once arriving the penida island, Local driver will meet and great you and start exploring the following destinations.

Atuh Beach

Atuh Beach or locally literate Pantai Batu Bolong, Due to its arch-like formation jutting out of the sea. The white-sand beach is accessible via a purpose-built stairway. If you’re up for a hike, you can attempt the narrow tracks along a rugged cliff face.

Atuh Beach Nusa Penida

The descent to the beach takes about 30 minutes, The view is worth the effort. especially if you’re a beach lover. Visit Pantai Atuh Beach at low tide to see rock pools with exotic marine life. Swimming isn’t advisable due to strong currents and lack of lifeguards on the beach.

Diamond Beach

Diamond Beach Nusa Penida

A stunning white beach, silky blue water, limestone, and palm trees are creating a dream destination.You can walk up all the way up to a small building where you find a viewpoint overlooking the beach. The viewpoint is an easy 5-minute walk from the parking area.

Nusa Penida ocean swing

Pulau Seribu or Thousand Island View Point

Tree House Nusa Penida

Nusa Penida’s most popular tours in the eastern part and Instagram famous, Rumah Pohon (Tree House) with Pulau Seribu View point. Perched up on the Thousand island view point nearby Atuh Beach.

Telletubbies Hill

Throw Back to childhood, Remembering Teletubbies kid serial. The Name of Teletubbies hill is given by the travelers, Since this place remembering the Teletubbis farm as shown in the famous kid serial.

Teletubbies Hill Nusa Penida

This area you will able to see the green scenery of hills and local residents, Teletubbies hill used to call Gamal Hills. Gamal Plant is a green plantation which is commonly for feeding the cows.

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Western Nusa Penida island tours

West Nusa Penida is mostly visited in a single day trip. Since this covered area is near to the Penida port. Here also we can explore the amazing beach and high cliff view point. Places available for visit during this west Penida island Tour:

Angel Bilabong Beach and Broken Beach

Angel billabong nusa penida
Angel Billabong

Broken beach (Pasih uug) is a large cave that has lost its roof over time. Watch from above as the water come in with the tide. It has a small beach but this cannot be accessed by land.

Broken Beach
Broken Beach (Pasih Uug)

A great place to take photos and giant mantas can sometimes been seen swimming in the sea below. Angel billabong is about 200 meters away, it is a natural infinity pool – best viewed at low tide. Be careful when climbing down to take a swim.

Kelingking Beach is the famous tour in Nusa Penida

Kelingking Beach

Kelingking beach is the most spectacular place on Nusa Penida. White sand and a piece of land shaped like a dinosaur head. The view from the top is incredible but be prepared if you want to hike down to the beach. This hike down is a 45-minute incredibly steep path and not very safe path.

Crystal Bay Beach, The best for water activity tours

The Best spot to snorkeling with clear water view like a crystal. Enjoying the bottom life of the sea. A stunning white sand beach at Banjar Penida west of Sakti village on the north western coast facing Nusa Ceningan. Perfect clear waters and excellent for snorkeling .

Crystal Bay

Lovely white sand beach and a great place for a picnic. A truly idyllic spot. This place seems to be one of the more ‘touristic’ spots on the island. This just means that there are a couple of little shops and some tables and chairs next to the beach

Manta ray Snorkeling or Scuba Diving

For the Snorkel or Scuba diving enthusiast, Tour to Nusa Penida is a great place for these kind of activity. You can swim with the manta fish, A huge bird shaped sea creature. Manta Point is a popular dive site among the Scuba Diver. Although it is Not always appear, But still a good and recommended Snorkel or dive site to explore the bottom Line of the sea.

Recommendation for visiting Nusa Penida island Tour

  • Before you Vist Nusa Penida, It is recommended to Book Nusa Penida Package, An all inclusive tour package include hotel transfer to port, Speed boat Ticket and Ground transport with Local Driver.
  • Avoid to swim alone at any beaches in nusa penida without local expert companion, Be safe and respect local.
  • Always prepare yourself with Sun cream and enough bottled mineral water, Since there are a lot of hike to visit the places of interest.

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