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Nature Shade In Nusa Lembongan Bali

Nature Shade In Nusa Lembongan Bali
Nusa Lembongan is the perfect escape for underwater adventurers. The underwater world of the island holds a variety of fish and coral reefs that will captivate anyone when they see it. But, not only that natural resources offered by Nusa Lembongan.

Nature Shade In Nusa Lembongan BaliThe island, which is located about 11 kilometers southeast of Bali Island, has other natural resources that are no less fascinating: beautiful mangrove forests. The mangrove forest which is the main attraction of ecotourism Nusa Lembongan is located on Jungut Batu Beach, the east side of the island.

Nature Shade In Nusa Lembongan BaliTo explore the Nusa Lembongan mangrove forest, visitors must use a boat that is leased by local fishermen. This boat is smaller than a jukung boat which is generally used to take tourists who want to snorkel. By using this boat, visitors will be invited to explore the gap between mangrove clusters.

Nature Shade In Nusa Lembongan BaliNature Shade In Nusa Lembongan BaliThere are various types of mangrove plants that grow here, such as Xylocarpus granatum (banang-banang), Bruguiera gymnorrhiza (lindur / bako), Avicennia lanata (fire-fire), Sonneratia alba (prapat), and Rhizophora apiculata (white mangrove). The trip around the mangrove forest by boat takes about 30 minutes.

The shallow sea around the Jungut Batu mangrove forest is also one of the best snorkeling spots on Nusa Lembongan. Breath roots from mangrove clusters become a natural habitat for various types of fish. Satisfied to enjoy the beauty of the underwater, visitors can take a break in the shade of mangrove forests, while enjoying the fresh young coconut sold by boat owners.

Shady mangrove trees are also a place to roam some types of starlings. One of them is the Bali starling (Leucopsar rotschildii) which is a rare protected species.

Local people have a very good awareness in the effort to preserve various types of local starlings and are very strict in preventing the occurrence of starling hunting. Traveling to this mangrove forest can also add insight to visitors about wildlife conservation. This is one of the added values that makes Jungut Batu mangrove forest worthy of being part of the exploration experience in Lembongan.