Bali is endless, has so many tourist attractions that spoil the eye. Starting from the beach, forest, temple, to the zoo. One of them is the West Bali National Park or TNBB for short. West Bali National Park is one of many nature conservation areas in Bali, ranging from dense forests, seawater, beaches, mountains to cute animals that visitors can enjoy.
In addition, you can play with animals and enjoy beautiful flowers. West Bali National Park is an interesting blend of land and sea ecosystems, this is also what makes this West Bali National Park so often visited by both local and foreign tourists. If you are interested, let’s take a peek at the interesting things that this West Bali National Park has.
Location and Route to TNBB
Before going any further, you must first know the place where the West Bali National Park is located. With an area of about 77,000 hectares, this West Bali National Park is located on the western tip of the island of Bali, about 2 kilometers from the port on Bali Gilimanuk. What’s interesting is that the West Bali National Park is located in 2 areas, namely Buleleng Regency and Jembrana Regency, Bali.
If you depart from the city of Denpasar, then it will take about 3 hours or the same as 60 kilometers to get to the West Bali National Park. For the routes you can take, you can choose from several routes. Like departing from the northern route and then via Jl. Raya Gilimanuk towards Singaraja along the north coast of the batik island. Or you can take the southern route to Gilimanuk highway and then to Denpasar.
In addition, if you depart from Jalan Raya Gilimanuk you can take Jalan Raya Cekik to Seririt and then to Singaraja a distance of about 85 kilometers. Or take the Road from Surabaya to Banyuwangi then head to Ketapang.
You who come from the island of Java can also go directly to the West Bali National Park by crossing the Bali Strait to Gilimanuk using a ferry with 30 minutes of travel time. You don’t need to worry, because this ferry crossing can operate 24 hours. After that, you can continue your journey to Jalan Cekik by bus.
Other routes, such as using the air route, go to Ngurah Rai port in Denpasar via the south route to Jalan Cekik with a 3-hour drive.
Entrance Ticket Prices to West Bali National Park
To be able to enter this West Bali National Park, you will be charged a fee of Rp. 2,500 per person for local tourists and Rp. 20,000 per person for foreign tourists. Pretty cheap, right?
To get more information, you can contact me directly via:
Telephone (0365) 61060 / 61173
Email: [email protected]
And also this national park is open every Monday until drinking, from 08.00 to 18.00 WIB. So you can come every day, especially to spend the holidays.
Facilities prepared by TNBB
Don’t go home just yet, even if you travel a little distance, you will be treated to several facilities that you can use. With affordable ticket prices, you can use anything. The following are some of the facilities provided by the West Bali National Park.
- Information Center,
- observation tower,
- nature love tour,
- Bali starling breeding,
- the place to camp,
- diving equipment, and so on that you can enjoy during your visit to the West Bali National Park.
- In addition, you can also use tour packages to facilitate your vacation while in West Bali National Park. As follows.
- Trekking tour packages in West Bali National Park
This package will take you around for 3 to 4 hours while seeing Bali starlings, deer, langurs, long-tailed monkeys, and partridges. This will be perfect for those of you who want to see and play with animals in the West Bali National Park.
- Dive tour packages on Menjangan Island, West Bali National Park
If you choose this package, you will be invited to dive in Menjangan Bay and you can see firsthand coral reefs and other marine life.
In addition to facilities and tour packages, you also need to know what is the attraction that makes you want to visit this West Bali National Park? Here are some of the attractions of the West Bali National Park.
It is a beautiful natural tourist area
Why is that? It turns out that this TNBB is above about 210-1,144 above sea level. Not only that, but this West Bali National Park also contains several famous mountain names such as Mount Prapat, Mount Panginuman, to Mount Malaye.
In addition, there are also 4 small islands such as Menjangan Island, Gadung Island, Bird Island, and Bat Island. This will be very suitable for those of you who want to dive. TNBB, as previously explained, is divided into two ecosystems namely terrestrial and marine ecosystems. Well, land ecosystems such as mangrove debt, coastal forests, monsoon forests, lowland rain forests, evergreen, savanna a river rain forests.
For marine ecosystems, there are coral reefs, seagrass beds, sandy beaches, shallow and deep-sea waters. No wonder this National Park is so recognized not only in the archipelago but also in foreign countries.
Habitat for Bali starlings and other animals
This National Park is also a place for animals, especially Bali starlings. Because this park was built to preserve the Bali starlings. This is because the starlings have been included in the category of almost extinct animals. To see them, they usually gather on the Prapat Agung peninsula.
Not only the Bali starling, but there are also several species such as the white starling, the suren starling, the black-headed white ibis, the Javan plover, the large wili-wili, and the tong tong stork. You can find various other types during your visit to this West Bali National Park.
Not only birds in this park, but you can also find other animals such as deer, hedgehogs, pangolins, deer, mermaids, sharks, hawksbill turtles, green turtles monitoring lizards, and many more. How interesting, right?
Tourist Areas in TNBB
Turns out, that’s not all. The West Bali National Park also has a tourist area. Curious? Let’s see more.
- Pulaki Temple
- hot spring
- Coral reefs
- Taman Sari temples and temples
- Bali starling breeding center
- Landscape and island tours
- And much more.
Well, what are you waiting for, immediately visit this West Bali National Park and find Bali starlings that you can hardly find? Besides being interesting, you will also get important education.
Don’t forget to bring your favorite camera and enjoy the holidays.