Angel's Billabong in Nusa Penida Island
Angel's Billabong located in the village of Sakti, Banjar Sumpang, Nusa Penida Island, Bali. It's nearby Broken Beach, another popular site with unique limestone formations. The naturally formed rock lagoon offers a scenic seascape. You can descend into its crystal-clear rock pools for a swim or a soak, but only during low tide.
The rock pools are one of the must-sees for visitors to Nusa Penida. The island itself is famous for its beautiful cliffs and pristine coastlines. Both Angel's Billabong and Broken Beach are very popular sites here, and is a main destination along Nusa Penida Tour Package itineraries to Island's western region.
Angel's Billabong name is took from the English word, Billabong which means the end of the heaven. Is a spectacular rock formation on cliff edges, has very crystal clear water and surely tempted you to jump in to the water. However, you should be careful because at first you have to go down from the sharp cliff and sharp rocks. Therefore, an Angel's Billabong flanked in to two cliffs whic is quite high. If you are lazy to climb down the cliff, just take advantage to take a photo only. From above the cliff and you can see the beautiful photo spot with natural and exotic panorama view of Angel's Billabong. We recommend you, should follow the instructions from the guide before going down to the pond.
Take extra caution at all times when descending into Angel’s Billabong. Avoid going down if it’s a high tide. Don't attempt to swim there during these times – the otherworldly view is still worth a visit from the top. The waters from the open Indian Ocean are rough. The jagged rocks turn it into a treacherous combination (there have been fatal incidents in the past). If it happens to be low tide, carefully descend the sharp rocks. You can enjoy a dip in the crystal-clear pools amongst its jade seaweed-covered rocks. You can even swim around the whole lagoon to your heart’s content. It’s a good idea to come with reef shoes.
How to get to Angel's Billabong?
Angel's Billabong is on the west coast of Nusa Penida. From Bali mainland you have to cross the ocean about 45 minutes to Nusa Penida Island by fast cruise. To reach there it take 40 minutes drive from Dermaga Banjar Nyuh port. The cost of the fast boats from Sanur (around 150.000 – 175.000 IDR)