Nusa Penida is an island southeast of Indonesia’s island Bali and a district of Klungkung Regency that includes the neighbouring small island of Nusa Lembongan. The Badung strait separates the island and Bali. The interior of Nusa Penida is hilly with a maximum altitude of 524 meters. It is drier than the nearby island of Bali.
There are two small islands nearby – Nusa Lembongan and Nusa Ceningan – which are included within the district. Administratively, the Nusa Penida district had a population of 45,178 covering 202.8 km2
Nusa Penida, and neighbouring Lembongan and Ceningan islands, 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 (FNPF).
After a two-year program by FNPF in which 64 cages bred birds were rehabilitated and released onto Nusa Penida, their number had increased to over 100 in 2009.
Nusa Penida has many famous dive spot and tourist object to visit, they are Pura Giri Putri Cave, Atuh Beach, Peguyangan Waterfall, Seganing Falls, Kelingking Beach, Manta Bay, Crystal Bay Beach, Angel’s Billabong, Broken Beach, Thousand Island viewpoint, Banah Cliffs, Diamond Beach, Temeling Beach Natural pool and forest, Abangan Hills, Saren Cliff viewpoint, Gamat Bay Snorkeling point, Teletubbies Hill Viewpoint, and Pandan Beach
It’s a great place to relax, enjoy the beach and eating fish!