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West Bali National Park watching magnificent Jalak Bali birds, deer herd and wall diving in Menjangan island

Tinuku Travel ~ Taman Nasional Bali Barat (TNBB) is a natural conservation area in the west end of Bali island has an area of 190 square kilometers or 10 percent of the land area of Bali in Buleleng and Jembrana regency. The park consists of variety of forest and savannah habitats dominated by the remains of four Pleistocene volcanoes and Jalak Bali (Leucopsar rothchildi) bird as the iconic fauna.

West Bali National Park bring the beauty in the west end of Bali island in dense forests, stretches of beach, clear sea water and majestic green mountains. The area is home to beautiful bird Jalak Bali (L. rothchildi) as the only species endemic to Bali island. A variety of wild flora and fauna endangered status in the habitat and geomorphology wonderful and still be protected.

Tinuku Travel West Bali National Park watching magnificent Jalak Bali birds, deer herd and wall diving in Menjangan island

Tinuku.ciom Travel West Bali National Park watching magnificent Jalak Bali birds, deer herd and wall diving in Menjangan island

Travel.Tinuku.com West Bali National Park watching magnificent Jalak Bali birds, deer herd and wall diving in Menjangan island

Nature conservation area managed by zoning system and unique as combination of terrestrial and marine ecosystems. Terrestrial ecosystems include mangrove forests, coastal forest, monsoon forest, lowland rain forest, evergreen, savannah and rain forest river. Marine ecosystems include coral reef, seagrass beds, sandy beaches, shallow ocean waters and deep ocean waters.

Jalak Bali is a beautiful animal who gathered at Brumbun Gulf and Kelor Gulf in Prapat Agung Peninsula and has a range of 320 square kilometers in Bubunan village to Gilimanuk. Birds are the only species endemic Bali and in 1991 was named the fauna emblem of Bali Province.

Dr. Baron Stressman landed around Singaraja when Maluku II expedition ship was damaged on March 24, 1911. During three months Stressman watch Jalak Bali in Bubunan village and categorize it as a rare endemic bird species and different from other types of whole specimens.

Park is home to 17 species of mammals and 160 species of birds, reptiles and fish is L. Rothschildi, pangolin, kesih (Manis javanicus), jelarang, kapan-kapan (Ratufa bicolor), hedgehog (Hystric branchyura), deer (Cervus timorensis), banteng (Bos javanicus), mouse-deer, mouse deer (Trangulus javanicus), lizard (Varanus salvator), rider turtle (Lepidochelys olivceae) and others.

Flora have been identified include 176 species are bayur (Pterospermum diversifolium), berry (Antidesma buniu), bungur (Langerstroemia speciosa), burahol (Steleochocarpus burahol), sandalwood (Santalum album), hazelnut (Aleuritas moluccana), mussel (Sterculia foetida), kesambi (Schleichera oleosa), kruing (Diptercocaus hasseltii), mundu (Garcinia dulcis), pulai (Alstonia scolaris), sapodilla kecik (Manilkara kauki), Sono Keling (Dalbergia latifolia) and Trengguli (Cassia fistula) and others.

Menjangan island on the north park in which each mating deer swam to the island with distance of 1.2 miles. The island has number of Hindu temples by cultural activities, the traveler can rent a boat to the island, traveling through the mangroves or diving gear hire for snorkeling and wall diving.

Wall diving is one of the best activities to follow the lane cliff diving under the sea on Menjangan island has depth of 20 meters to over 60 meters. Coral reefs with depths from 10 meters has wonderful collection, gorgonial fanfish, calm water flows and visibility up to 50 meters in certain weather conditions.

Coral reefs with variety of formations and shapes, small and large caves as the habitat of soft corals, large groupers and moray eels. In the small caves home to small snapper and batfish. Barrel sponges species and sea fans have a very large size. In the middle is tuna, hordes of jackfish, batfish, angelfish and sea turtles.

Tinuku Travel West Bali National Park watching magnificent Jalak Bali birds, deer herd and wall diving in Menjangan island

Tinuku.ciom Travel West Bali National Park watching magnificent Jalak Bali birds, deer herd and wall diving in Menjangan island

Travel.Tinuku.com West Bali National Park watching magnificent Jalak Bali birds, deer herd and wall diving in Menjangan island

Location: Buleleng Regency and Jembrana Regency, Bali.

Activity: Diving, snorkeling, swimming, fishing, canoeing, trekking, hiking, camping, hammocking. Explore the flora and fauna. Explore ethnography, archeology, architecture, culture and culinary. Seeing sunset and sunrise, hunting photography and videography, and others.

Complementary facilities: Rental dive gear, snorkel gear, boats, camping equipment. Car parking, restrooms, restaurants, hotels and resorts.

Reach access: 10 km from Gilimanuk city, 34 km from Negara city, 80 km from Singaraja city, 132 km from Denpasar city.

Routes and public transport: All flights to Ngurah Rai International Airport in Denpasar city. Then use car to Gilimanuk city lane.

Advice: April to November is the best time.

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