Nusa Penida

This article explains how to get to Nusa Penida from Bali, which port to choose in Bali and in Nusa Penida, how to choose the right fast boat to go to Nusa Penida and gives all the time tables.

There are now 11 fastboat companies that connect Bali and Nusa Penida daily. And there is a choice between 40 fast boats to get to Nusa Penida every day. It takes about 30 minutes to go to Nusa Penida from Sanur and only 15 minutes from Kusamba, near Padang Bay. Some companies serve the port of Toyapakeh in Nusa Penida, others the port of Sampalan.

How to get to Nusa Penida : which port ?

You have to choose your company and your fast boat to go to Nusa Penida according to where you come from in Bali and where you are going to in Nusa Penida. To make it short if you come from Ubud, Amed, Sidemen pick up Kusamba as your departure port. But from Sanur, Seminyak, Cangu, choose Sanur.

In Nusa Penida, if you are heading to Sampalan, Buyuk, Ped or Atuh Beach, choose Sampalan as your arrival port. For Ped, Toyapakeh, Crystal Bay, choose Toyapakeh. Last minute : fast boats are not operating any more between Kusamba and Toyapakeh, as the pontoons are being rebuilt in Kusamba.

Boarding is much easier in Kusamba because there are floating pontoons. From Sanur you will need to wear short pants because you board from the beach, in shallow water, sometimes in the middle of the waves. The 8 fast boat companies that leave from Sanur Beach are located at the same location, at the end of Jalan Hangtuah, which can facilitate price negotiation. In any case do not pay more than IDR 200,000 per person for one way from Sanur and IDR 100,000 from Kusamba (unless the transfer to or from the port is included in the price). In Kusamba, Maruti Express and Sekarjaya leave from the same place, Gangga Express a hundred meters away.

Drivers may charge you up to 150,000 IDR for a transfer between Toyapakeh and Sampalan. Another reason to choose the right port of arrival.

Get to Nusa Penida : do you need to book ?

Be careful, it may be better to book your trip one day in advance, especially in high season, because the boats are often full. And it is better to arrive with a little advance because the boats leave usually on time. Or even a few times before the time … The boats are very recent and the service is very professional. There are discounts on prices for residents with KITAS. The hotels of Nusa Penida also generally offer a package with boat transfer + car transfer which can be interesting. The other solution is to go there and take the first boat that offers an available seat and a good price. Or try calling or sending a message with WhatsApp to the company.

 

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Get to Nusa Penida : Time tables

From Sanur to Nusa Penida

From Sanur to Toyapakeh

Angel Billabong fast cruise
  • Boat : Prasi Sentana II
  • Sanur to Nusa Penida : 7.30 am, 9 am, 2 pm 4.30 pm and 5.30 pm
  • Nusa Penida to Sanur : 6.45 am, 8 am, 1 pm, 3.30 pm and 4.30 pm
  • Public price : 450 000 IDR return ticket
  • +62 81 280 500 000
Maruti Express
  • Boat : Maruti Duta
  • Sanur to Nusa Penida : 7.30 am, 8.30 am, 10 am and 4 pm
  • Nusa Penida à Sanur : 7.30 am, 9 am, 3 pm and 4.30 pm
  • Public price : 550 000 IDR return ticket
  • rsv@marutigroupfastboat.com
Dwi Manugal
  • Sanur to Nusa Penida : 8 am, 11 am, 3.30 pm and 5.45 pm
  • Nusa Penida to Sanur : 7 am, 9 am, 2.30 pm and 5 pm
  • +62 82 147 048 099
  • dwimanunggal.info@gmail.com
Crown
  • Sanur to Nusa Penida : 8.15 am, 11.15 am, 3.15 pm
  • Nusa Penida to Sanur : 9.45 am, 1.45 pm, 4.45 pm
  • +62 81 338 377 336
El Rey Junior
  • Sanur to Nusa Penida : 8 am, 10.45 am, 3 pm
  • Nusa Penida to Sanur : 9.15 am, 2.15 pm, 5 pm
  • +62 82 339 715 433
  • info.elreyjunior@gmail.com

From Sanur to Sampalan

Idola Express
  • Sanur to Sampalan : 8.15 am and 5 pm
  • Sampalan to Sanur : 7 am and 4 pm
  • Public price : 350 000 IDR return ticket
  • WhatsApp : +62 81 808 072 488
  • email : info@idolaexpress.com
Caspla Bali
  • Sanur to Sampalan : 8 am, 8.30 am and 4 pm
  • Sampalan to Sanur : 7.30 am, 3 pm, 5 pm
  • Public price : 500 000 IDR return ticket
  • +62 85 10010 9999
Mola-Mola Express
  • Sanur to Sampalan : 8.30 am, 4.30 pm
  • Sampalan to Sanur : 7.30 am, 3.30 pm
  • Public price : 350 000 IDR return ticket

From Kusamba to Nusa Penida

From Kusamba to Sampalan

Gangga Express
  • Kusamba to Sampalan : 7am, 7.30 am, 8 am, 1.15 pm, 2.30 pm and 3.45 pm
  • Sampalan to Kusamba : 6.30 am, 7.10 am, 7.30 am, 12.30 pm, 1 pm, 2.15 pm
  • Public price : 100 000 IDR one way ticket

Sekarjaya

  • Kusamba to Nusa Penida : départs à 7h20, 12h25, 15h30
  • Nusa Penida to Kusamba : départs à 7h, 11h45, 15h
  • Public price : 100 000 IDR one way ticket

Caspla Bali (soon)

  • Pesinggahan to Nusa Penida : 7.30 am and 4.30 am
  • Nusa Penida to Pesinggahan : 7 am and 3.30 am

From Kusamba to Toyapakeh (not operating currently)

Maruti Express
  • Kusamba to Toyapakeh : 8 am, 2 pm, 4.30 pm
  • Toyapakeh to Kusamba : 7 am, 1 pm, 3.30 pm
Semabu Hills fast Boat
  • Kusamba to Nusa Penida : 7.30 am, 2 pm and 4.30 pm (not operating currently)
  • Nusa Penida to Kusamba : 7 am, 10 am and 4 pm (not operating currently)

 

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Other ways to get to Nusa Penida

It is also possible to reach Nusa Penida by ferry from Padang Bay, especially if you want to travel with your scooter (but it is normally easy to rent a scooter in Nusa Penida for a price slightly higher than in Bali).

In the 1950s the designer Bob de Moor created a cartoon series dedicated to the adventurer Barelli. The arrival on the island was then sailing. The ferry should go a little faster … or not, because it leaves often with a lot of delay …

There are also public and private boat connections from Nusa Lembogan. The price is usually 60 000 IDR per person for a one way ticket.

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Barelli sailing to Nusa Penida

What to do, where to go in Nusa Penida ?

Nusa Penida is a paradise for scuba divers, has amazing landscapes but is also a spiritual island. The main places to go are :