– All Details to Know About Angel’s Billabong –
WHY BACKPACKER SHOULD VISIT ANGEL’S BILLABONG?
It’s a pool made by nature.
The waves erode the rock and make this pool.
The water so clear like crystal.
The water mix between saline and fresh water.
Visit Angel’s Billabong you will got another sight nearby.
Broken beach, a beautiful natural huge hole.
WHAT IS ANGEL’S BILLABONG?
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.
*) It’s natural pool with the clear water and will attract you to swim and take pictures. 😉
**) Unfortunately sometime it’s gonna be long queue to take picture here.
HOW MUCH IS ANGEL’S BILLABONG ENTRANCE 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:
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.
6.40 PM – 6.45 PM.
*) The color gradation start on 6.15 PM.
July – September.
*) You need take a small boat (jukung) to go to Manta dive spot nearby the Angel Billabong beach.
WHERE IS ANGEL’S BILLABONG LOCATED?
Village (Desa): Sompang, Bunga Mekar
Sub-district (Kecamatan): Nusa Penida
Regency (Kabupaten): Klungkung
Province (Provinsi): Bali
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?
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.
*) Photo source: Pollina Popova.
MOBILE PHONE SIGNAL:
Poor signal for your smartphone.
*) Use Telkomsel SIM card for relative better service compare to other telecom operator.
Some restroom and toilet.
*) Better bring your own pocket tissue.
Some simple shops and simple ‘warung’ restaurant.
ANGEL’S BILLABONG SACRED AREAS
*) There is one spot that you need to avoid getting closer. It’s a holy place for local Hindus. You need to respect their belief and it’s culture.
- Be careful if you standing or swimming here. The big wave sometime come suddenly. It might flushing your body and then crash you to the walls/rocks.
- When the big wave coming and flush you, there is a second danger lurking. The reverse wave. It might bring your body and then fall to the ocean.
- The ocean of this spot has rip & strong current. When you fall down to ocean you will so hard swim back to this spot. It’s really tiring until you loose energy and drown. Many visitor dies here. Just be careful to this spot.
*) Having pictures on this Billabong is fine. But, having pictures and stay safe is the best. There is a lifeguard on Angel’s Billabong. As long you have a knowledge and know how to manage the risks, you are fine to do the activities here.
ANGEL’S BILLABONG SAFETY 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.
*) 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 today the local authority put a man (lifeguard) watching the waves and tourists activities here. Please, stay enjoy on Angel’s billabong but keep alert.
PROS AND CONS:
1. Stunning Billabongs views.
2. Clean & clear water.
3. Popular Billabong.
4. Instagrammable spot.
5. Near Broken beach.
1. Broken road.
2. Crowded on weekend/student holiday/Indonesian holiday.
3. Other visitor not let the other to take a picture (no time alert).
4. Dangerous spot.
5. Not clear water in wet season.
UPDATE STATUS OF ANGEL’S BILLABONG:
OPEN FOR ANY VISITOR/TOURIST
*) Since March 21st, 2020 Angel’s Billabong has been closed according to government instruction to avoid Corona spreads.
**) Since July 9th, 2020 Angel’s Billabong has been opened with New Normal protocol.
SOME ATTRACTIONS NEAR ANGEL’S BILLABONG:
You can combine to visit these places when you visit Angel’s Billabong:
You can also check our recommended itinerary here: West Nusa Penida itinerary.
You can also check other recommended itinerary here: East Nusa Penida itinerary.
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