KELINGKING SECRET POINT BEACH IN NUSA PENIDA – TREX BEACH

KELINGKING SECRET POINT BEACH IN NUSA PENIDA – TREX BEACH

Kelingking Secret Point Beach is up there with one of the most amazing places I have ever been. Kelingking Beach on Nusa Penida island has quickly become the biggest tourist attraction on the island thanks to Instagram and for a good reason, I mean just look at this view!

Nusa Penida is an adventure wonderland! The best time to visit Nusa Penida is between March and November, avoiding the rainy season which is December through till February.

GETTING AROUND NUSA PENIDA

The best transportation on the island is to rent a scooter for approximately 70,000 IDR ($7) per day to explore all four corners of Nusa Penida island at your own pace or alternatively, you can rent a car with a driver for approximately 500,000 IDR ($50) per day. I rented my scooter on arrival to Nusa Penida island at the Toya Pekah harbour. The roads on Nusa Penida are very rocky and eroded in areas so beware of this and take it slow on the loose gravel roads.

Sunset at Kelingking Secret Point Beach

WHERE IS KELINGKING SECRET POINT BEACH

Kelingking Beach is located on the west coast of Nusa Penida island. I used the Cemara Homestay as a base for 3 nights in the north of the island and the journey time to Kelingking Secret Point Beach was approximately a 45-minute drive from here. When you arrive there is a small fee of 5,000 IDR for parking.

SEE THE MAP BELOW FOR THE PIN LOCATION OF KELINGKING BEACH

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Sitting on the edge at T-Rex Beach Nusa Penida

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Drone shot of Kelingking Beach Nusa Penida

WHAT TO EXPECT AT KELINGKING SECRET POINT BEACH

The reason why Kelingking Beach is such a popular location is that the cliffs form the shape of a T-Rex. The head of the T-Rex can be seen on the left of the bay and the body and tail wrap around to the right.

Access to the Kelingking Beach is possible but explore at your own risk. There are stairs and railings made from sticks and bamboo that lead down the spine of Kelingking to the beach though don’t rely completely on this and take your time when descending to the beach. My friends and I made it down to the bottom of the cliffs safely and we went swimming in the powerful waves. The ambience of being surrounded in a bowl of enormous cliffs was next level.

Kelingking Beach has multiple viewpoints around the edge of the cliffs offering spectacular views up and down the coastline of Nusa Penida.

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An unforgettable sunset at Kelingking Secret Point Beach

The hike down to Kelingking Beach

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Kelingking Secret Point Beach

BEST TIME TO VISIT KELINGKING BEACH NUSA PENIDA

Kelingking Secret Point Beach can be visited at anytime of the day. I was there at around 3pm and stayed until after sunset. If you want to grab something to eat and drink there are small restaurants at the top of the cliffs with some pretty amazing views.

OTHER POINTS OF INTEREST NEAR KELINGKING BEACH

For more awesome things to do on the Nusa Penida, check out my most popular posts below:

Banah Cliff Viewpoint

Peguyangan Waterfall

Angel’s Billabong

Broken Beach

Manta Point

Pura Goa Giri Putri Cave 

Rumah Pohon Tree House

Atuh Beach

I hope you enjoyed reading this article and if you have any questions about Kelingking Beach please drop me a comment below.

Happy Adventuring! 🙂

8 Comments

  1. Alicja
    March 25, 2018 / 9:48 pm

    is this possible to make a day trip to see the KELINGKING from Kuta? Coming next month for a short stay and trying to put it all there

    • Jonny Melon
      Author
      April 5, 2018 / 7:46 am

      Yes you can take a day trip from sanur harbour in bali to nusa penida.

  2. June 28, 2018 / 11:20 pm

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    • Jonny Melon
      Author
      July 3, 2018 / 4:11 am

      Im glad you loved it 🙂

  3. Angela Aye Aye Thein
    July 5, 2018 / 6:32 am

    Hi Jonny ,

    I’m planning to go Bali next month with friends . i wanna go one day trip to Kelingking . I saw the day trip package to go there . On the other hand we arranged the transport our own . Rent the car to go the harbor and took ferry . Which one do you recommend ?

    • Jonny Melon
      Author
      July 10, 2018 / 7:02 am

      I would recommend taking the day trip package, it would work out better as you will have a guide to show you all the locations!

  4. July 26, 2018 / 11:14 am

    Thank you for coming and share about kelingking. We’re very appreciate it.

    • Jonny Melon
      Author
      July 26, 2018 / 11:43 pm

      It was my pleasure 🙂

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