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Written by Amirthavarshini on May 12, 2020 Share on

Angel’s Billabong Nusa Penida Island : The Water Wonder

Angel’s are those who create miracles! One such mind-blowing miracle is the Angel’s Billabong in Nusa Penida Island. It is undoubtedly one of the magical spots you can be wowed at. A crystal clear tide pool that flows down into the ocean on the east coast of Nusa Penida. You can see the bottom-most surface through the crystal clear water. It is a highly recommended spot for photographers because of its unique landscape. The colour of water and the reflection it gives depends on the time of the day you visit. Sunshine plays a major role in painting the colour of the water. Whatever be the time of the year you visit, Angel’s Billabong in Nusa Penida Island will always surprise. 

Drone view of Angel's Billabong
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How to get there?

Angel’s Billabong in Nusa Penida Island is a vast area on the west coast of Nusa Penida. So it takes more than an hour to reach the other side by cruise. The time taken to reach the other end is totally dependent on the location of your accommodation. One can also hit the road by scooter to roam around. However, the roads of Nusa Penida is quite tricky and rugged. The is on the West Coast of Nusa Penida. 

Alternatively, you could rent a moped while on Nusa Penida and do a solo adventure to Angel’s Billabong. For aged people and big tourist groups, it is recommended to join a customizable tour from Bali. By doing so, you can cover important beaches, viewpoints, and other adventure points.

When to visit?

Angel’s Billabong in Nusa Penida Island may disappoint you when you get there during high tides. During high tides, you cannot witness the underwater world due to the lack of transparency. Find the right time of the day using a website called Magic Seaweed. 

Transparent water of Angels Billabong
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Another important to consider about Angel’s Billabong in Nusa Penida Island is that it’s very popular. A guided tour to this spot will take large groups of people in vans. If you visit the place during the middle of the day, you will have to share your sport with the hoards of other tourists. In the morning, you can peacefully enjoy the trip with tranquillity.

In short, visiting this spot requires foresight and planning.

Manta Ray Viewpoint

As you finish this beautiful tour, walk around the beach to get instant refreshment. Halfway through your walk, you will find an archway made of trees. Head up the hill towards the cost on your right and have a look at the ocean. That’s the exact spot where the Giant Manta Rays hang out. Find a seat on the cliff and watch the Manta Ray cruising around the surface. It is indeed an awesome sight to watch. 

Plan a fine day to enjoy this unique experience in Angel’s Billabong of Nusa Penida Island. Sail through the glassy water and explore the marine life. Vivid corals, colourful fishes, and sun-kissed sparkling waters will get you the best pictures of nature. Head to the Pickyourtrail App and start planning your Bali vacation right away!

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