Nusa Penida is a worthy place to spend a holiday, nobody can deny it. It has many beautiful vacation spots, such as beaches, hotels, and so on. Moreover, these spots aren’t too far each other. They’re just like in one line. Therefore, you can enjoy all the spots once you land your feet on the port. What are the alternatives on how to get to Nusa Penida from Bali, then? Here we have the answers.
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By Traditional Boat (Jukung)
Jukung is the first way how to get to Nusa Penida from Bali. When you arrive at the Tribuana Port at Sanur, just go to the local boat nearby. You can find it by seeing the boat’s appearance. It might look brittle and wooden, but don’t let this flam you. Sailing the sea by traditional boat is a unique experience. Besides you can enjoy sea trip in a very classical way, you also can interact with local people.
To get to Nusa Penida by Jukung, you don’t need to dive deep your pocket. You just need to pay 25 thousand rupiahs (or about $2). You will need an hour to sail by traditional boat before getting to Jungut Batu Port.
By Roro Ship
This is the second way how to get to Nusa Penida from Bali without spending too much cash. Aside from Jukung, which just can take in several people, Roro ship can afford more than 150 persons. If you want to go to Nusa Penida this way, you need to arrive in Padang Bai at eight a. m. If you want to arrive at Nusa Penida by the afternoon, you can come by five p. m.
For anyone who doesn’t prefer a crowded trip, using Roro ship is not recommended. However, if you don’t mind this, or you probably come with friends, going with Roro ship is always pleasing. You can also bring a motor or bicycle, so you don’t need to rent any vehicle to explore Nusa Penida.
Want to enjoy a luxurious sea trip before arrives at Nusa Penida? You can choose to sail with the cruise. But first, you must go to the Benua Port. Then you can pick your favorable cruise there. However, the cost to sail with the cruise is 900 thousand rupiahs (or $100). You will get a full ticket (go and back), lunch, and tour on some water sports at Nusa Penida. If you want to get a romantic trip with your beloved, sailing with a cruise is recommended.
By Fast Cruiser
Alike with the cruise, a fast cruiser is a little bit more luxury than other sea transportation to Nusa Penida. The difference is the size. When you choose fast cruiser, you will sail with a mini cruise.
To use fast cruiser, you need to pay 300 thousand rupiahs from Benoa – Nusa Penida. However, the return ticket is not included. If you want to go back from Nusa Penida by this, you must pay 500 thousand rupiahs more.
By Fast Boat
This is the best alternative for how to get to Nusa Penida from Bali. Unlike the cruise, fast boat is a public boat. However, it is twice faster than other sea transportations. You just need to spend 30 minutes to reach Nusa Penida from Sanur. The price is also reasonable, 750 thousand rupiahs one way.
That’s all the alternatives way how to get to Nusa Penida from Bali. Remember, consider how much your money before choosing one of it.