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Heavy Rain Causing More Flooding Across Bali

This week’s heavy rains have caused widespread flooding in Bali. From Jembrana to Nusa Penida, communities are struggling to protect themselves against flash flooding and pervasive water damage. While many communities have only just had the chance to catch their breath after flash flooding events in October and early November, another front of heavy rain …

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Tourist Falls 40m From Bali Cliffside While Trying To Get The Perfect Photo

Bali Search and Rescue teams have saved the life of a tourist who fell 40m from a cliffside in Nusa Penida. Eyewitnesses have confirmed that the injured tourist was posing for photos at the cliff edge when he decided to do a somersault that ended near death. The man in question has been named as …

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Spanish Tourist Arrested In Bali In Connection With Fatal Moped Crash

A Spanish citizen was arrested in Bali after a fatal moped crash. The incident occurred on Tuesday, 11th October, at 10.30 AM. The crash happened in Batukandik Village on the island of Nusa Penida. While the Spanish citizen is believed to have escaped the crash without serious injury, a 52-year-old local man died at the …

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Tourism Drivers Urged To Stop Speeding In Bali Villages As Collisions Rise

Drivers running taxi services or tours in Nusa Penida, Bali, are urged to adhere to local speed limits. Many communities in Nusa Penida have come forward to express their fear that incidents will become more regular and serious as collisions start to increase due to speeding.  While there have been several incidences of note that …

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Bali Warned To Respect Domestic Visitors

Indonesian Minister for Tourism and Creative Economies, Sandiaga Uno, has warned tourism operators to respect domestic tourists. His statements come just days after an incident of reported discrimination where a local moped rental provider did not allow a domestic tourist to hire a scooter. The incident went viral on Twitter, though those involved denied that …

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Rising Fuel Costs Trigger Fast Boat Fare Increases For Bali Tourists

Tourists using Bali’s fast boat services will need to adjust their budgets as ticket prices increase to reflect rising fuel costs. Petrol costs on mainland Bali are increasing from IDR 7,650 per liter (USD 0.5) to IDR 10,000 (USD 0.67).  The main fast boat services that will be impacted are from Bali to Nusa Penida …

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Bali Medical Teams Save French Tourist In Nusa Penida

Bali Search and Rescue have successfully saved a French tourist who got into trouble in the waters off Nusa Penida. Police Commissioner I Gede Redastra confirmed the details of the rescue mission to local reporters on Thursday 25th August.  Police Commissioner I Gede Redastra said ‘Yesterday afternoon the victim and his partner were escorted by …

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Korean Tourist Drowns While Diving In Bali

The body of a 33-year-old man from South Korea, has been recovered from the waters surrounding Nusa Penida after a lengthy search. The diver was visiting Bali with his partner 32, and the couple had booked a diving tour in Manta Bay in Nusa Penida on Tuesday 16th August.  The incident occurred on Tuesday afternoon. …

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Communities Concerned Bali Farmers Are Returning To Risky Tourism Sector For Income

The return of tourism in Nusa Penida is causing a mixed response for community leaders in the area. The Klungkung regency government has raised concerns that seaweed farmers are abandoning their crops in return for work in the tourism sector, diminishing progress that was made to the local economy during the pandemic. When Covid-19 hit …

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Sanur Port Sees Record Number of Tourists Over Eid Al-Fitr Weekend In Bali

The beachside town of Sanur experienced a soar in visitor numbers over the Eid Al-Fitr weekend. Sanur port serves as the main transportation hub for boats to Nusa Penida and Nusa Lembongan.Nusa Penida and Nusa Lembongan are popular weekend getaway destinations for both domestic and international travelers. Sanur Port runs a smooth operation and is …

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Two Russian Nationals Detained For Begging On The Streets Of Nusa Penida Bali

Two Russian nationals have been detained by the Public Civil Service Office after begging on the streets of Nusa Penida to survive. The Head of Denpasar Immigration Office Class I, Tedy Riyandi, confirmed that two international tourists identified as AK (aged 61) and IK (aged 34) from Russia were detained after being reported for begging …

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Tourism Association Reports Illegal Fees In Bali Tourist Spots

The Nusa Penida Tourism Activist Association (HPPNP) has filed a report to the police department regarding the illegal fees in several tourist places in Nusa Penida. The Head of HPPNP, I Putu Gede Suka Widana , confirmed that he has filed a report to the police concerning the illegal fees being collected from tourists. This …

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