Mangrove Forest Lembongan is a tourist attraction where we will see mangrove forests that are still very natural in Nusa Lembongan. This forest full of mangroves is very beautiful to explore, with the cool air that will add to the excitement in this mangrove tour. As for exploring this mangrove forest, it is necessary to use a traditional boat without using a machine, where using a machine will damage the ecosystem in this mangrove forest. See the beauty of this mangrove forest with a very professional guide who will take you to every point of the mangroves here. It is a very rare sensation to see this mangrove forest on the island of Nusa Lembongan

Here all you need to know about Mangrove Forest Nusa Lembongan

Location of Mangrove Forest

The location of this mangrove forest is located on the island of Nusa Lembongan, where to get there you need to use sea transportation services such as fast boats and the port is at the port of Sanur, the same port when you will cross to Nusa Penida. If from Kuta to Sanur Harbor it takes about 15 - 30 minutes, and from Sanur taking a fast boat to Nusa Lembongan takes about 30 minutes. Arriving at Nusa Lembongan, there are many transportation services that are ready to take you around Nusa Lembongan. But if you don't want to bother buying a fast boat ticket and renting land and boat transportation in Nusa Lembongan, then we are ready to help you, where we can prepare everything from shuttle transport at the hotel to the port, fast boat sea transportation, land transportation to the location. mangroves and also rent a boat in Nusa Lembongan. You can see our tour program Bali Nusa Lembongan Islands Tour which includes everything including this mangrove tour. You just need to contact us and let us take care of the rest for you. Enjoy a vacation in Nusa Lembongan by exploring the beauty of this mangrove forest which is full of the beauty of this natural charm

Nusa Lembongan Islands

Nusa Lembongan is a small island located in the archipelago of Nusa, where here there are 3 small islands that are not far apart and only limited by the ocean. Where the 3 islands are: Nusa Penida, Nusa Lembongan and Nusa Ceningan. And only in Nusa Lembongan and Nusa Ceningan there are bridge connectors, where this bridge is called the Yelow Bridge and can only be passed by motorbikes, while Nusa Penida and Nusa Lembongan have no connection, so you have to use a fastboat to cross, the same is the case if from Bali you have to using sea transportation to get to the island of Nusa Lembongan. The island of Nusa Lembongan is still very natural, where there are still many unspoiled tourism objects, here we try to tell about the mangrove forest tourism destination in nusa lembongan islands which are still very natural. Where this mangrove forest is very important for the island of Nusa Penida, and this mangrove forest is protected by the government, because to prevent coastal abrasion and protect the ecosystem on the island of Nusa Lembongan.

Mangrove Forest at Nusa Lembongan

Mangrove forest is one of the important coastal and marine ecosystems in the Sub-District Nusa Penida apart from coral reefs and seagrass beds. The majority of mangrove forests grow in Nusa Lembongan and Nusa Ceningan. Mangrove forests bring many benefits to the community as a breeding ground for fish, shrimp, crabs and other marine biota, as a location for marine ecotourism, and as a natural protector of the coast from the onslaught of waves so as to avoid abrasion. In order to effectively manage mangrove areas in Nusa Lembongan and Nusa Ceningan, basic information regarding the area of ​​mangrove forests is needed, the types that grow in the area, and the fauna that live in the mangrove area the Information about the types of mangroves found is very necessary to know the types that are suitable for planting. In addition, information about mangrove species is also related with efforts to maximize the utilization of the mangroves.

Mangrove Forest Tourist Attraction

The mangrove ecosystem in Nusa Lembongan and Nusa Ceningan is one of the conservation targets within the Nusa Penida Marine Conservation Area (KKP) which are currently being in the process of formation. With the establishment of the Nusa Penida MPA, it is hoped that the ecosystem mangroves in Nusa Lembongan and Nusa Ceningan can be maintained so that they can continuously provide environmental benefits and services for the community in Nusa Sub-district Penida. In addition to providing benefits for the environment as well as one of the tourist attractions in Nusa Lembongan, where tourists can go around the mangrove forest and see the phenomenal beauty of nature using traditional boats and see the types of mangrove trees from the boat, with a very cool atmosphere. will make this adventure even more fun. Besides this mangrove is good for the surrounding ecosystem, it is also good for tourists who can find out more about mangrove trees in terms of their function or use.

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Mangrove Forest | Nusa Lembongan | Bali Golden Tour
Mangrove Forest | Nusa Lembongan | Bali Golden Tour

Mangrove Forest Research

As for maintaining the sustainability of the ecosystem in this mangrove forest, research is carried out on various plants in this mangrove forest. With this mangrove forest research, it is hoped that the community can find out the types of plants that are here and can maintain their sustainability so that the ecosystem can be maintained. Mangrove observations in Nusa Lembongan were carried out at six observation points, while in Nusa Ceningan carried out at two observation points. Of the eight observation points found 13 species of mangrove and 7 species of associated plants. The types of mangroves found in Nusa Lembongan and Nusa Ceningan are:

13 Types of Mangroves Plants

  1. Bruguiera gymnorrhiza (Lindur, Tanjang)
  2. Rhizophora apiculata (Bakau kacang, Jangkah)
  3. Rhizophora mucronata (Bakau hitam, Bakau gandul)
  4. Rhizophora stylosa (Bakau kurap, Tongke besar)
  5. Avicennia lanata (Api-api, Sia-sia)
  6. Avicennia alba (Api-api,-Sia-sia)
  7. Avicennia marina (Api-api, Sia-sia putih)
  8. Sonneratia alba (Prapat, Pedada)
  9. Lumnitzera racemosa (Terutun, Kedukduk)
  10. Ceriops tagal (Mentigi, Lindur, Parum)
  11. Xylocarpus molluccensis (Banang-banang, Jombok)
  12. Xylocarpus granatum (Banang-banang, Nyirih)
  13. Excocaria agalloca (Buta-buta, Madengan, Warejit)

7 Types of Associated Mangroves Plants

  1. Pandanus tectorius (Pandan)
  2. Hibiscus tiliaceus (Waru, Waru Laut)
  3. Terminalia catappa (Ketapang, Katapa)
  4. Calophyllum inophyllum (Camplung, Bintanguru)
  5. Caloptropics gigantea (Modori, Biduri, Thistle)
  6. Melia indica (Intaran)
  7. Gliricidia (sepium Gamal)

In general, the diversity of mangroves in Nusa Lembongan is very diverse. It is shown that there are main components, additional components and mangrove association components. Mangrove zoning does not apply in all places. In Nusa Lembongan and Nusa Ceningan, the front zone is composed of Rhizophora stylosa, Rhizophora apiculata and Sonneratia alba. Meanwhile, the mangrove fauna (birds) is dominated by Collocalia esculenta, Nectarinia jugularis, Oriolus chinensis, Pycnonotus goiavier. That is the result of research conducted by scientist Marthen Welly with the results of his research that really helps the community to know more about this mangrove forest. It is hoped that in the future the people of Nusa Lembongan can maintain this mangrove forest because it is very important for the ecosystem in Nusa Lembongan such as marine life that depends on mangrove forests and birds that live only in mangroves and also keep the soil from being eroded by sea water.

Ecotourism of Mangrove Tour in Nusa Lembongan

As for the development of tourism, more and more types of tourist attractions are emerging, such as the ecotourism business at the Nusa Lembongan Mangrove Center, which is quite well developed so that many places to eat and rest are available along the road to the mangrove center. The local community jointly preserves this mangrove forest and uses it as a source of their livelihood. The community formed a guide group that provided a mangrove tour around the forest using a small canoe. Mangroves in this area are classified as natural and well preserved. This place used to be one of the locations for international mangrove projects, so we can find some trees with mangrove information boards. Where you can come here and rent a boat service here to get around this mangrove forest and find out more about the importance of mangrove forests for the surrounding ecosystem and know that there are many types of mangrove plants that exist here

Kayaking in the Mangrove Forest

If you want something different in exploring this mangrove forest, you can rent a kayak here, where there are kayak rentals that you can use to get around this mangrove forest, as for the duration of this kayak rental about 1 hour, and that time is enough for you to kayak in this mangrove forest. And 1 kayak fits 2 people, if the person is not big and heavy, if the person is big and heavy it will be only need using 1 kayak for that. Enjoy kayaking around the mangrove forest lembongan and exploring its beauty nature mangrove plants. A very exciting experience where you can play kayaking on the island of Nusa Lembongan. Something very different in admiring the beauty of this mangrove forest, enjoying the sensation of paddling and entering the mangrove forest and seeing all kinds of mangrove plants that are highly preserved here. A sensation that is different from the others will make your adventure on the island of Nusa Lembongan feel very complete, with the cool air, the atmosphere in the mangroves which is very cool will complete your kayaking adventure here.

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