Photo: Go before they put in a cable car.

Things to see and do

Three Days on Nusa Penida

That flash of white cliff you see from Bali’s east coast looming on the horizon is not neighbouring Lombok, but is actually Nusa Penida and if you have a sense of adventure, this rugged limestone beauty should not be ignored. Nusa Penida, is easily reachable by boat from Bali or neighbouring Nusa Lembongan and its mostly natural attractions can be seen over three ... Read more about Three Days on Nusa Penida .


Kelingking is Nusa Penida’s number one above water sight, and once you peer over the cliff ledge at the gobsmacking view, you’ll soon see why it’s such a crowd-pleaser. ... Read more about Kelingking .

Atuh Beach
Eastern coast of Nusa Penida

For a lazy day of sea and sand, our pick of Nusa Penida’s (relatively accessible) beaches is the isolated cove on the far eastern coast of the island at Atuh Beach, but you will build up a sweat getting here (and leaving) as it requires a steep climb down winding stairs to reach. ... Read more about Atuh Beach .

Peguyangan Waterfall
South coast of Nusa Penida

Mata Air Guyangan (Guyangan Spring), popularly known as Peguyangan Waterfall flows into the sea from the base of a steep limestone cliff on the southern coast of Nusa Penida. ... Read more about Peguyangan Waterfall .

Southwest coast of Nusa Penida

At Nusa Penida’s Tembeling you can enjoy a tranquil tropical forested walk winding up at a somewhat secluded rocky beach and take a refreshing dip in a nearby pristine springwater pool, a sacred site for the Balinese. ... Read more about Tembeling .

Angel’s Billabong and Broken Beach
West coast of Nusa Penida

Along with Kelingking, Angel’s Billabong and Broken Beach (Pasih Uug) are among the most popularly visited sights at Nusa Penida and due to the relatively easy access of the latter two, expect throngs of selfie stick wielding tourists and a bit of a wait to snap that Insta-perfect shot. ... Read more about Angel’s Billabong and Broken Beach .

Snorkelling and Diving Nusa Penida

Nusa Penida is positioned within The Coral Triangle, host to an astounding abundance of marine life and offers impressive diving and snorkelling at around 20 official sites. ... Read more about Snorkelling and Diving Nusa Penida .

Crystal Bay

Nusa Penida’s best known, most effortlessly accessible and consequently most popular strip of sand, Crystal Bay, makes for a lazy beach day, with sparkling clear waters, some decent offshore snorkelling and a long row of simple places to eat and drink. ... Read more about Crystal Bay .

Nusa Penida’s Viewpoints

Nusa Penida is blessed with abundant rugged natural beauty, and along much of the southern coast staggering limestone cliffs soar hundreds of metres high offering impressive vistas, while the scenery from the interior where the peaks reach over 500 metres is equally remarkable. ... Read more about Nusa Penida’s Viewpoints .

Friends of National Park Foundation
Ped, Nusa Penida
T: (0361) 4792 286

Friends of National Park Foundation (FNPF), manages conservation and community development projects on Nusa Penida ranging from a protection and breeding programme for the critically endangered Bali starling—one of the most threatened bird species in the world, to reforestation and education projects. ... Read more about Friends of National Park Foundation .

Suwehan Beach
East coast of Nusa Penida

Suwehan Beach is the most secluded of Nusa Penida’s accessible beaches that we visited, with no beachside warungs, very few people and in fact at the time of our visit, no beach at all as the high tide had completely engulfed the sand. ... Read more about Suwehan Beach .

Goa Giri Putri
Around 7km past Sampalan

Pura Gua Giri Putri is a temple within a limestone cave high in the cliffs on the east coast of Nusa ... Read more about Goa Giri Putri .

Tanglad Weaving Village

In the hills on the eastern side of Nusa Penida, Tanglad village is known for traditional weaving, but unless you venture there with a knowledgeable guide, you’d be hard pressed to realise this as there is little indication that it is anything other than an ordinary village. ... Read more about Tanglad Weaving Village .

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