A day trip to Nusa Penida, one of the closest islands just off the east coast of Bali is always popular due to the amazingly photogenic attractions of world-famous beaches and spectacular lookouts. Visit Atuh and Diamond beaches, the Tree House and Thousand Island and Kelingking (T-rex) Lookouts.
You will need a reasonable level of fitness and the minimum age is 15 years old with parents or guardians.
Transfer to Nusa Penida
After picking you up at your hotel or villa we head to Sanur for the fast boat to Nusa Penida, located just 20 km east of Sanur, Bali.
Atuh Beach & Diamond Beach
From the fast boat drop-off point, you then travel by private car and driver to Atuh Beach.
At Diamond Beach, you get the chance to swim in the crystal clear waters and gorgeous photos of the iconic carved staircase.
Rumah Pohon (Treehouse) & Thousand Island Lookout
Then it’s a lunch stop at a local cafe (called a warung)
Next, we head further East towards the world-famous Rumah Pohon Tree House and the breathtaking views of Thousand Island lookout.
Kelingking (T-rex) Lookout
The last stop on the tour is the unique views overlooking Kelingking Beach and the T-rex headland.
What is and isn’t included?
- Pick up from your hotel or villa and transfer to Sanur with an English-speaking driver and air-conditioned SUV.
- Round-trip transfers from Sanur to Nusa Penida via fast boat.
- Private car and English-speaking driver with an air-conditioned vehicle for the tour of east Nusa Penida attractions.
- All entrance fees to Nusa Penida island itself and attractions.
- Lunch and bottled water.
- Travel insurance
- Snacks and beverages
What to bring
- Dry clothes
06:30 am – Pick-up from Hotel or Villa
Pick-up is only available from limited areas in South Bali.
08:00 am – Fast Boat to Nusa Penida
Your tickets are included and your driver will ensure you get on the boat.
08:30 am – Arrive Nusa Penida
It’s called a fast boat for a reason.
09:30 am Arrive at Atuh beach
The western side of Nusa Penida, close to Diamond Beach
10:30 am Explore Diamond beach
The steps down look daunting but the effort is worth it.
11:30 am Lunch
Local cafe (warung) for inclusive lunch of nasi goreng or mie goreng
12:30 pm Arrive at Rumah Pohon tree house
Don’t forget, it’s a great photo from the outside but the hut is sparse inside and just a prop
01:00 pm View Thousand Island lookout
Not far from Diamond beach and the view is spectacular
02:00 Kelingking lookout
The famous T-Rex headland
03:30 pm Transfer back to Bali
Back to the fast boat for the return to Sanur in Bali
17:00 Drop-off at accommodation
Back to your hotel or villa.
Times after arriving at Nusa Penida may change according to conditions and the amount of time you wish to spend at each attraction. Transfer back to Bali on fast boat cannot change.
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