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ANGEL’S BILLABONG – A Deadly Beautiful Natural Pool in The West of Nusa Penida

ANGEL’S BILLABONG

– All Details to Know About Angel’s Billabong –

WHY BACKPACKER SHOULD VISIT ANGEL’S BILLABONG?

NATURAL POOL
It’s a pool made by nature.
The waves erode the rock and make this pool.

CLEAR WATER
The water so clear like crystal.
The water mix between saline and fresh water.

BONUS SPOT 
Visit Angel’s Billabong you will got another sight nearby.
Broken beach, a beautiful natural huge hole.

ANGEL’S BILLABONG

WHAT IS ANGEL’S BILLABONG?

DESCRIPTION:

Angel’s Billabong created by sea abrasion and creating a canal or pool since thousands years ago. This canal or natural pool has 15 meter in length and 4 meter in width. The clear water, green sea water and horizon view as background. It offering beauty and instagramable pictures.

ANGEL’S BILLABONG

*) It’s natural pool with the clear water and will attract you to swim and take pictures. 😉

HOW MUCH IS ANGEL’S BILLABONG ENTRANCE FEE?

ENTRANCE FEE:
Free

PARKING FEE:
scooter: IDR 2K.
Car: IDR 5K.

UPDATE PARKING FEE:
scooter: IDR 5K.
Car: IDR 10K.

*) This fee for both places, Angel’s billabong and Broken beach.

ANGEL’S BILLABONG CAR PARKING FEE

WHEN THE BEST TIME TO VISIT ANGEL BILLABONG?

BEST TIME TO VISIT:

DRY SEASON:
April  – October.

*) July to September are the most ideal months to visit this natural pool since it is little rain and sometime no rain et all.

**) If you visit Angel’s Billabong on the rainy season, you will see the natural pool fulfilled by brown water because of the mud from the small river. Better you visit it on the summer, so the water will looks so clear.

SUNSET TIME:
6.40 PM – 6.45 PM.

*) The color gradation start on 6.15 PM.

MANTA SEASON:
July – September.

*) You need take a small boat (jukung) to go to Manta dive spot nearby the Angel Billabong beach.

ANGEL’S BILLABONG

WHERE IS ANGEL’S BILLABONG LOCATED?

LOCATION:
Village (Desa): Sompang, Bunga Mekar
Sub-district (Kecamatan): Nusa Penida
Regency (Kabupaten): Klungkung
Province (Provinsi): Bali

DISTANCE:
About 26 km southwest of Roro Nusa Penida ferry port or 1 hour and 20 minutes.
About 17 km southwest of Toyapakeh harbour or 1 hour.

MAP OF ANGEL’S BILLABONG BEACH:

HOW TO GET TO ANGEL BILLABONG?

PUBLIC TRANSPORT:
There is no public transport to get there. But, here the way to reach the Nusa Penida.

*) For backpacker i recommend you to rent a scooter to reach this beach  and use google maps as your navigator. Otherwise, for comfort and safety reason you can take a tour by a car since the road so small and broken.

**) Scooter rental fee in Nusa Penida island around IDR 70K-75K per day. If you rent for 3 days you may get cheap price.

***) The gas station in the northern of Nusa Penida only, there is no gas station in the southern. Also it will closed on 7 PM.

****) If you visit on the wet/rain season, the road to this spot will be slippery and could be danger. Be careful and stay focus when driving scooter to this road.

*****) On dry season the road will be dusty because of the car passed the road. Better wear your glasses or helmet with transparent face protector.

ANGEL BILLABONG

*) Photo source: Pollina Popova.

OTHER INFORMATION:

MOBILE PHONE SIGNAL:
Poor signal for your smartphone.
*) Use Telkomsel SIM card.

RESTROOM/TOILET NEARBY:
Some restroom and toilet. Better bring your own pocket tissue.

CAFE/RESTAURANT NEARBY:
Some simple shops and simple ‘warung’ restaurant.

ANGEL’S BILLABONG NOTICE

*) Be careful when you swim at Angel’s Billabong, the big wave can come suddenly. It possible to crash you on the wall or suck you into the ocean. Last year one visitor from New Zealand sucked into the ocean and drowned. It’s beautiful place, but also deadly place.

**) One local people with a whistle blower stay and watching on the top of the billabong. He will alert you when you across the danger area. He also will alert you when the big wave coming.

ANGEL’S BILLABONG SACRED AREAS

ANGEL’S BILLABONG

*) When i taking pictures for a friend who swimming in Angel’s billabong, suddenly a big wave coming and flush my friend. Luckily she didn’t have any injured. After that moment i realized this beautiful place also possible become a deadly place. After i read on internet, i found so many foreigner/tourist die in this place. That’s why the local authority put a man watching the waves and tourists activities here. Please, stay enjoy on Angel’s billabong but keep alert.

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SOME ATTRACTIONS NEAR ANGEL’S BILLABONG:

You can combine to visit these places when you visit Angel’s Billabong:

1. Broken beach.
2. Kelingking beach.
3. Crystal Bay beach.
4. Gamat Bay (If time permit)

You can also check our recommended itinerary here: Day 15 itinerary.

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