Nusa Penida Day Trip, Can You Go Anywhere? Nusa Penida Island, which is located on the opposite side of Bali Island, is now becoming one of the most popular destinations for tourists. Nusa Penida Island offers natural beauty in the form of a blue sea surrounded by rock cliffs, to the white sand beaches. Nusa Penida is an island situated in the southeastern piece of Bali Island which is isolated by the Badung Waterway. Apart from Nusa Penida, two small islands are no less beautiful, namely Nusa Ceningan and Nusa Lembongan.
If you want a one day trip to Nusa Penida, try to go in the morning, because the boat will sail at 08.00 WITA. When you arrive at Ngurah Rai Airport, you can go straight to Sanur Beach. You can use an online motorcycle taxi, for a fee of approximately Rp. 39,000 for motorbikes and Rp. 60,000 for cars.
When you arrive at Sanur Beach, you can walk to the beach and you will be greeted by a travel agent selling Nusa Penida Day Trip. Here come your bargaining skills required. For a single crossing rate to Nusa Penida from Sanur Beach, it starts from IDR 75,000 to IDR 150,000. For information, there are several piers in Nusa Penida, namely Toya Pakeh, Buyuk, Maruti, Banjar Nyuh, and Sampalan ports (for traditional boats).
Arriving at Nusa Penida you will also be greeted by local residents who offer motorbikes for rent, the rates are also quite diverse and your bargaining skills are needed again. For rates starting from Rp. 60,000 to Rp. 150,000, – no fuel. Before renting, check the condition of the motorbike, guys, such as brakes, gas, tires, and there is a raincoat or not, and a helmet if needed. Ask for the phone number who has a motorbike, to make it easier for you if something happens. Also, your identity card will be held first as a guarantee for motorbike rental.
The first tourist destination to visit is Cristal Bay. For information, some of the roads in Nusa Penida are paved and some are rocky and still dirt. There are horizontal contours of the land and sometimes we find roads that go up and down. Half an hour’s drive you can arrive at Crystal Bay. This destination is recommended for your Nusa Penida Day Trip because many people have been visiting it.
The fee to enter this beach is IDR 5,000. On this beach, you can snorkel, swim, play on the beach sand, fish, and don’t miss a selfie. This is the best spot for snorkeling, you only need to rent snorkeling equipment and fins for only IDR 25,000. On this beach, there are parking facilities, toilets, food stalls, and souvenir stalls.
After finishing playing at Crystal Bay, the trip continues to the next destination, namely Kelingking Beach. The journey from Crystal Bay to Kelingking Beach is taken in 40 minutes. Kelingking Beach is the icon of Nusa Penida Day Trip. People say that if you haven’t gone to Kelingking Beach, it means that my steps haven’t been to Nusa Penida. Here we can see the iconic cliff from the top of the cliff similar to the little finger. You can also go down using the stairs which are quite steep. When you get to the bottom, you can play with soft and white sand. We can play water too but still be careful because the waves are quite big.
This Nusa Penida day trip is usually got by the backpacker. They went there by rent a motorcycle with friends. This trip has low budget needs and easy to arrange if you go there alone. Soon, you need to go there and find your best experience.