12 Fun Things to Do on Nusa Lembongan, Bali – When visiting a new place that you have never been to, you are wondering what should you do and what attractions are interesting to explore. It can be activities that blend with mother nature or visiting historical places that have unique cultures and arts.
Nusa Lembongan, a small island located in southeastern Bali has scenic nature and fun activities to offer. From the friendliness of the locals to easily accessible attractions to one another, you will feel comfortable during your stay and enjoy every bit of it.
Here are 12 Fun Things to Do When on Nusa Lembongan, Bali
1Take Pictures on Yellow Bridge
This iconic bridge is functioned to connect Nusa Lembongan and Nusa Ceningan. Many visitors make this bridge as a symbol of Nusa Lembongan and Nusa Ceningan since it really catches the visitors’ attention from afar.
There are some Balinese statues placed on both sides of the bridge in order to bless every passer-by of the bride.
2Enjoy Mt Agung View from Paradise Beach
Located at the end of Jungutbatu Village, Paradise Beach provides closer and easier access to enjoy the beauty of Mt Agung and you can also play on the beach.
3Explore Mangrove Forest
Located in Jungutbatu Village, this forest is one of the must-visit places on Nusa Lembongan. Not only does this mangrove forest offer the lush and panoramic view but you can clearly see Bali from here. Besides exploring the forest by boat, you can also rent a kayak and enjoy the private moment by yourself.
No surprise, you will meet plenty of wild animals such kind of birds, crabs, and lizards. But don’t worry, you won’t find crocodiles here. Locals say that fruit bats from Padang Bai often fly to this forest in order to get some food at night.
4Snorkel in Mangrove Point
For everyone that loves to do water activities like snorkeling can come to this point after visiting Mangrove Forest. You can still find beautiful reefs and fishes.
5Enjoy Nusa Lembongan View from Panorama Hill
Located above the altitude, Panorama Hill offers a breathtaking view of Nusa Lembongan including its beautiful nature, sea, and beaches. You can also witness Mt Agung and Bali from this hill. There are many warung (shops) to stop by if you want to enjoy the view while relaxing.
6Do Water Sports on Mushroom Bay
Mushroom Bay is known as a harbor as well as one of the good places to do water sports on Nusa Lembongan. You can snorkel, swim, and sunbathe. Other than that, you can also ride a scooter and play kites along the shoreline.
Its white and soft sands make you want to unwind for a moment while hearing waves hitting cliffs around the bay.
7Surf in Lacerations, Shipwreck, or Playgrounds
From beginner surfers to advanced surfers will love doing that extreme sport in one of this spots. At least, these three spots are the most popular surfing spots on Nusa Lembongan with its respective challenges.
For beginner surfers, you can test your skill in Playgrounds, for intermediate surfers in Shipwreck, and for advanced surfers in Lacerations.
Lacerations and Shipwreck are located in Jungutbatu Village, while Playgrounds is located near Mushroom Bay.
8Visit Underground House (Goa Gala-gala)
Built of limestones by Mangku Byasa, a Balinese farmer, and ascetic, this underground house has a depth of 7 meters and some functional rooms such as a bedroom, a kitchen, a living room, a room of asceticism, and a well. Since some of its rooms are not that high, visitors should bend to walk through the hallway.
9Stop by Puncak Sari Temple
Hindu Balinese are proud to establish the largest temple on Nusa Lembongan with its spectacular nature view. Located on the hill, this temple offers visitors a view of Nusa Penida, Nusa Ceningan, and the Indian Ocean.
10Witness Sunset on Dream Beach or Sandy Bay
If you want to relax and unwind all day long, I recommend you to come to Dream Beach Resort right near Dream Beach that provides a breathtaking view of the Indian Ocean and its waves. This resort has an infinity pool offering visitors relaxation and soothing view, and the most important thing is that this place is one of the perfect places to witness Lembongan sunset.
Besides Dream Beach, you can also witness Lembongan sunset on Sandy Bay located not too far from Dream Beach and Devil’s Tears.
11Watch Sea Waters Hitting the Cliff in Devil’s Tears
Named Devil’s Tears is because this hidden-gem is formed of coral offering a spectacular attraction where sea waters hitting the cliff that causes a spurt of waters like tears. Unfortunately, this place took casualties when the waves hitting the cliff badly during high tides. That’s why visitors are not recommended to stand too close to the cliff.
12Leisurely Bicycle or Stroll Around
Considering Nusa Lembongan is not too big, you can finish exploring this beautiful island in a day! You can see many traditional shops, souvenir shops, restaurants, temples along the way. You can even reach out Nusa Ceningan by walking through the Yellow Bridge.