Banah Cliff Point In Nusa Penida, Bali

Last July, a buddy and I revisited one of my favorite spots in Nusa Penida — Banah Cliff Point!

The great thing about Banah is that it actually has half a dozen different view points along the cliffs, and at each view point you can walk right up to the edge of the cliff and look down at the waves crashing on the rocks.

This travel guide will explain how to get there, and everything you need to know before you go!

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Donut shaped Banah rock at Banah Cliff Point in Nusa Penida, Bali
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Banah Sunset Point

The first time I visited Banah, I actually missed one of the main view points, which was hiding in plain site.

As you enter the parking area, take a right and you will reach a huge cliff drop with panoramic views of the Penida coastline stretching out in the distance.

This is the “sunset point” of Banah — hunker down here if you’re wanting to watch the sunset.

Sunset point at Banah Cliff Point in Nusa Penida, Bali
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Banah sunset point.

Drone view of Banah Cliff Point in Nusa Penida, Bali
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Pointy rock at Banah Cliff Point in Nusa Penida, Bali
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One of the tiny islands near the Banah cliffs.
Banah Cliff Point

If you take a left and follow the cliff (carefully), then you’ll see the Banah rock, a doughnut shaped rock sticking out of the ocean. Very cool.

There is a descending concrete stairway here that you can use to walk out to the point and get your photo taken with the Banah rock in the background.

From the Banah cliffs you can usually see a bunch of tiny manta rays and speedboats floating around on the ocean below. Great stuff!

Steep cliffs at Banah Cliff Point in Nusa Penida, Bali
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White and green island cliffs at Banah Cliff Point in Nusa Penida, Bali
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Entrance Fees

FREE as of 2020.

There’s no entry fee or parking fee here.

Speedboat driving near the Banah rock at Banah Cliff Point in Nusa Penida, Bali
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How To Get There

Banah cliff point is on the west side of Nusa Penida island. It’s accessible by car or scooter, about 1 hour drive from the main docks and accommodation in northern Penida.

Be careful if you go by scooter because the road to Banah is one of the roughest roads in Penida, and may be dangerous in some spots if you don’t take it slow!

If you’re looking for more info on how to get to Nusa Penida island in the first place, you can find that here.

More Nusa Penida Travel Tips

Looking for more information on the beautiful island of Nusa Penida in Bali?

Check out my full Nusa Penida Travel Guide with free tips, maps, photos, and more.

Nusa Penida Private Driver

If you want to explore Nusa Penida in the comfort and safety of a van with a driver, my top recommendation would be Klook.

Their price is 540k IDR ($35 USD) for a full day of driving and sightseeing in Penida (up to 10 hours) for 1-5 passengers. That's the total price for the whole van + driver + petrol! It's a steal.

We've used Klook for lots of tours and activities around the world, and they're great! Highly recommended.

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Two sea rocks at Banah Cliff Point in Nusa Penida, Bali
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Where We Stayed

We stayed at Saren Villa on the north coast of Nusa Penida, and paid 240k IDR ($15 USD) for a private double room with cold A/C, hot shower, and good WiFi.

This is one of the cheapest options in Penida, and it's in a great location near the best restaurants! We were happy.

Prices may fluctuate from time to time, so just keep an eye out for a good deal.

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Our Nusa Penida hotel (© Booking.com)
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Our Nusa Penida hotel (© Booking.com)
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