THE INCREDIBLE RUMAH POHON TREE HOUSE!
If you haven’t seen the Ruma Pohon Tree House Nusa Penida on social media I would be amazed. This incredible cliffside treehouse has become very popular thanks to Instagram and it’s one of the best places to visit in Nusa Penida!
Here is my complete guide to Rumah Pohon Tree House including where to find it and what to expect!
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WHERE TO FIND RUMAH POHON NUSA PENIDA
Rumah Pohon Tree House can be found on the far eastern tip of Nusa Penida island. From the main harbor of Toya Pakeh, it is approximately a one hour drive to reach the Nusa Penida Tree House.
You will arrive at a car park on top of the cliffs where you can your scooter and make your way down to Rumah Pohon Tree House.
At the jump-off point, you will also find a small ticket office where you will have to pay 5,000 IDR for the entrance ticket to Rumah Pohon Tree House.
You can actually book a night’s stay at the Rumah Pohon Tree House which would be a pretty awesome experience and to wake up to that view!
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Rumah Pohon Treehouse
Drone shot of the cliffs at Rumah Pohon Tree House
WHAT TO EXPECT AT RUMAH POHON TREE HOUSE
Rumah Pohon Tree House overlooks one of the most gorgeous bays known as Thousand Island Nusa Penida (Pulau Seribu).
When I first saw the Rumah Pohon Tree House on Instagram I had to go see it for myself, as have thousands of other travelers before me. This entire coastline has so much to offer and exploring it first hand was even better than seeing it in the pictures.
My friends and I started our adventure at Atuh Beach where we watched the sunrise before driving around to check out the Rumah Pohon Tree House.
The hike down the ridge takes no more than five or ten minutes to the first viewpoint that overlooks the bay known as Thousand Islands (Pulau Seribu). I don’t know why they named it Thousand Islands when I could only see five or six islands.
Regardless of the misleading name, this is one of the most beautiful beaches I have ever laid my eyes on.
The trail to Rumah Pohon Nusa Penida
Thousand Island viewpoint at Nusa Penida Tree House
Thousand Island – Rumah Pohon Tree House
RUMAH POHON TREE HOUSE – CONTINUED
Once you are satisfied with marveling at Thousand Island viewpoint, continue the adventure further down the ridge and you will see the Rumah Pohon Tree House on your left-hand side.
If you want to get that perfect Instagram photo of the Nusa Penida Tree House you can stand on the hill on the right-hand side of the track to capture the best angle.
Depending on what time of day you visit the Tree House Nusa Penida, there may or may not be a line of people waiting to get a photo.
My friends and I visited Rumah Pohon Tree House at around 11 am when it was scorching hot and probably the reason why we didn’t see many other people down on the cliffs.
The most popular time to visit the Nusa Penida Tree House is around sunrise and sunset, so you can expect more people around these times.
NUSA PENIDA TOUR
If you happen to be in Bali and planning to visit Nusa Penida Island, there is one tour that I can highly recommend which covers all the highlights on a full-day trip from Bali.
The Nusa Penida Tour is the most top-rated tour with great reviews and thousands of bookings.
This tour covers the top attractions on Nusa Penida such as Kelingking Beach, Rumah Pohon Tree House, Atuh Beach and more! With a hassle-free pick-up and drop-off from your hotel, return boat transfers from Bali, a hearty lunch and an English-speaking guide. All this for less than $40 USD.
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Rumah Pohon Tree House – Nusa Penida Island
Rumah Pohon Treehouse Nusa Penida
Nusa Penida Treehouse – Photo: Jackson Groves
NUSA PENIDA TREE HOUSE – CONTINUED
Don’t end your adventure here, hike for another two minutes past the Rumah Pohon Tree House to yet another awesome viewpoint of the cliffs and beaches!
If you want to grab lunch and a cold drink after visiting the Nusa Penida Tree House, there are a few small warungs perched at the top of the cliffs next to the parking lot.
I had a local mi-goreng dish and a can of coke for around 30,000 IDR. Cheap as chips!
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Another viewpoint at Rumah Pohon Penida
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WHERE TO STAY IN NUSA PENIDA
Nusa Penida has hundreds of accommodations to choose from, so I have narrowed it down to a few of the best places to stay in Nusa Penida to fit the needs of budget backpackers and luxury travelers.
See the list of accommodations below that I personally recommend:
Luxury: Pandawa Beach Resort & Spa
This amazing beachfront 5-star resort is centrally located on Nusa Penida island. Pandawa Beach Resort offers beachfront rooms, outdoor swimming pool, free wifi and ocean views. The rooms have air-conditioning, flat-screen tv’s, private bathrooms and modern interior. A continental or buffet breakfast is included for all guests.
Mid Range: La Roja Bungalows
La Roja Bungalows is the most Instagrammable accommodation in Nusa Penida! These cute wooden bungalows sleep up to 2 people featuring spacious rooms, private bathroom, air-conditioning and free wifi. There is also an outdoor swimming pool, shared lounge and restaurant. An à la carte breakfast is also included. Perfect place to stay for couples and friends.
Budget: Nusa Garden Bungalow
The best budget accommodation in Nusa Penida! There are dorm rooms, double rooms and family rooms available at Nusa Garden Bungalow at a very affordable price. These Balinese-style bungalows are fitted with a fan, mosquito net and ensuite bathroom. Perfect for solo travelers and friends.
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GETTING AROUND NUSA PENIDA ISLAND
Nusa Penida is quite a large island and it can take up to one hour to get from one side of the island to the other during your Nusa Penida tour. The best means of transport on the island is on a scooter.
When you arrive at Toya Pakeh harbor in Nusa Penida there are a number of scooter rental shops on the beachfront that will be able to sort you out with some wheels.
I paid 70,000 IDR per day for a scooter rental which came with a full tank of gas so you can expect to pay something around that price.
Be sure to get a helmet as an extra precaution for riding on the roads in Nusa Penida as they are not very well maintained.
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WHAT TO PACK FOR NUSA PENIDA
Everyday Backpack: One of the best backpacks on the market! The Nomatic 20L Backpack is perfect for on the go adventures. Featuring multiple storage spaces for valuables, drink bottles, chargers, notebooks and more. This sleek backpack was designed for you.
Universal Power Adapter: Don’t leave home without one! I highly recommend getting this Universal Power Adapter so that you are able to charge all of your electronics when you’re on the road. Compatible in Asia, UK, Europe, Africa, USA, SA and Australia.
Hidden Money Belt: I never go on a trip without one! The best thing is they are always out of sight, hidden beneath your clothing. With RFID blocking, they are perfectly designed to keep your credit cards, cash and other valuables safe when you’re out adventuring!
Waterproof Phone Case: A waterproof phone case is a must-have item! This universal case will keep your phone safe from water damage, sand and scratches during your adventures. Suitable for all smartphone models.
Portable Charger: One of the best portable chargers on the market! The Anker Power Bank keeps your phone and accessories charged on those longer adventures. Featuring 2 USB charging ports, rechargeable battery, works with iPhone, iPad, Samsung, Oppo and Android.
Microfibre Travel Towel: To pack a towel or not to pack a towel? A standard bathroom towel can take up a lot of space in your travel bag. Get your hands on a quick-dry Microfibre Travel Towel which is perfect for the beach, backpacking, camping and general traveling.
Rain Jacket: A light-weight rain jacket is an absolute must when traveling! North Face waterproof rain jackets come in both men and women sizes, featuring a breathable mesh lining and adjustable hood that can be tucked away inside the collar.
Kindle: The best alternative for books! Kindle e-readers are perfect for long haul flights, reading on the beach or a quiet evening away from the bars. Kindle’s are waterproof with rechargeable batteries and adjustable light settings to suit indoor/outdoor conditions.
Packing Cubes: My favorite item in my backpack! Perfect for organizing your shirts, pants, jackets, socks, underwear and more. This 5 Set Packing Cubes makes packing easier and more efficient, adding extra space in your bag for your next trip.
Activated Charcoal Tablets: Want to avoid food poisoning? Most of us have been a victim of travelers diarrhea from eating street food. Organic Activated Charcoal Tablets are fast-acting and will rid your system of the bad bacteria that causes stomach upset.
MY CAMERA GEAR
Everyday Camera: The most affordable mirrorless camera on the market! I personally use the Sony A7ii Mirrorless Camera on all of my adventures. It’s compact, lightweight and super easy to use for all levels of photography. A 28-70mm Sony lens is also included.
Drone Camera: Take your photography to new heights! The DJI Mavic Pro 2 Drone is at the top of the game when it comes to high-quality images and video, easy to control functions and traveler-friendly capabilities. I guarantee you won’t regret purchasing one.
GoPro Hero 8: One of the most popular cameras on the planet! I love using the GoPro Hero 8 for all of my underwater shots and fast-paced adventures. The GoPro Hero 8 captures the best moments with its wide range of functions that are very simple to use!
Camera Bag: My favorite camera bag I have ever owned! The Lowepro Protactic 450 AW II Camera Bag features a waterproof rain cover, drink bottle holder, padded compartments for cameras, drones, lenses, accessories and it also has a laptop pocket.
Selfie Stick: Everyone loves a good selfie, right!? The Sandmarc Metal Edition Selfie Stick is sleek, stylish and can extend to 1.2m. I find it much easier to take photos and videos with the GoPro when it is mounted to the Sandmarc Selfie Stick!
Camera Tripod: The Joby GorillaPod is suitable for all cameras. This tripod is easy to use and perfect for setting up a time-lapse video or even using it as a selfie stick. The legs are flexible so you can wrap it around a tree or a pole to get creative with your shot.
GoPro Dome: Have you ever wanted to capture those under/over water shots with the GoPro? This epic underwater GoPro dome housing is the best camera accessory to have to create the perfect 50/50 shot. I use mine every time I am in the ocean!
Memory Card: The best thing about SanDisk Extreme Pro is that it delivers maximum speed for images and videos. Having 64GB of storage means that you can store hundreds of files on this SD card for 2-3 days and not have to worry about running out of space.
External Hard Drive: As a photographer, my images and video files take up a lot of space on my MacBook so I use the WD Elements External Hard Drive to store everything. With 4TB worth of storage space, this is more than enough for 1 years worth of content.
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FINAL THOUGHTS OF RUMAH POHON TREE HOUSE
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