Rumah Pohon Tree House In Nusa Penida – A Complete Guide


Rumah Pohon Tree House is one of the most iconic locations on Nusa Penida Island and not to be missed during your visit. 

This incredible Nusa Penida Treehouse has become very popular thanks to everyone’s favorite app Instagram and it’s one of the best places to see on the east coast of Nusa Penida!

I have put together this Complete Guide to Rumah Pohon Tree House including where to find it, the best time to visit, and what to expect when you arrive.

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Rumah Pohon Tree House (Nusa Penida Treehouse) can be found on the far eastern tip of Nusa Penida Island.

From the main harbor of Toya Pakeh, it is approximately a one-hour drive.

Click here to see the location on Google maps.

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The easiest way to get to the Nusa Penida Treehouse is by scooter.

There are a number of scooter rental shops dotted along the beachfront at Toya Pakeh harbor that will be able to sort you out with some wheels when you arrive on the island.

Be sure to get a helmet as an extra precaution for riding on the roads in Nusa Penida as they are not very well maintained with potholes and loose gravel in many areas.

I also highly recommend purchasing travel insurance, especially when riding on the roads in Asia. Safety first!

Alternatively, most accommodations will help you to organize a scooter rental for the time you plan to spend on Nusa Penida Island.

You can expect to pay around 70,000 IDR per day for a Nusa Penida scooter rental with a full tank of gas.

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Tree houses on the cliff


If you happen to be in Bali and planning to visit Nusa Penida Island, there is one tour that I can highly recommend that covers all the highlights on a full-day trip from Bali.

The Nusa Penida East Tour is the most top-rated tour with great reviews and hundreds of bookings.

This tour covers the top attractions in Nusa Penida such as Atuh Beach, Diamond Beach, Rumah Pohon, and more!

With hassle-free pick-up and drop-off from your hotel, return boat transfers from Bali, a hearty lunch, and an English-speaking guide.

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When you arrive, you’ll find a large parking lot at the top of the cliffs where you can park your scooter safely.

At the jump-off point, you will also find a small ticket office where you will have to pay 10,000 IDR for the entrance ticket.

You can actually book a night’s stay at the Nusa Penida Tree House which is a once-a-lifetime experience!

Click Here to check availability and book online in advance.

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The ticket office

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The hike down the ridge from the parking lot takes no more than five or ten minutes to the first viewpoint that overlooks the bay known as Thousand Islands (Pulau Seribu).

I don’t know why they named it Thousand Islands when I could only see five or six islands.

Must Read → 15 Things To Do In Nusa Penida

Regardless of the misleading name, this is one of the most beautiful beaches I have ever laid my eyes on.

Once you’ve finished marveling at the Thousand Island viewpoint, continue the adventure further down the trail and you will see the Rumah Pohon Tree House, one of the most epic tree houses in Bali.

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The trail to the tree house
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Thousand Islands (Pulau Seribu)


When I first saw the Nusa Penida Treehouse on Instagram I just had to go and see it for myself, as have thousands of other travelers before me.

This entire coastline has so much to offer and exploring it firsthand was even better than seeing it in the pictures.

If you want to get that perfect Instagram photo of the treehouse you can stand on the hill on the right-hand side of the track to capture the best angle.

Depending on what time of day you visit the Tree House Nusa Penida, there may or may not be a line of people waiting to get a photo.

My friends and I visited at around 11 am when it was scorching hot and probably the reason why we didn’t see many other people down on the cliffs.

The most popular time to visit is around sunrise and sunset, so you can expect more people around these times.


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Not a bad view
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Rumah Pohon Treehouse Nusa Penida
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Balcony view

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Don’t end your adventure here, hike for another two minutes past the treehouse to yet another awesome viewpoint of the cliffs and beaches!

If you want to grab a quick bite to eat and a cold drink after visiting, there are a few small warungs perched at the top of the cliffs next to the parking lot.

I had a local mi-goreng dish and a can of coke for around 30,000 IDR. Cheap as chips if you ask me!

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Another viewpoint


There are some other tourist spots near Rumah Pohon Nusa Penida that are definitely worth checking out during your visit to East Nusa Penida and they are Diamond Beach and Atuh Beach.

See the photos below from each of these two locations and I am sure you will recognize these spots from Instagram.

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Diamond Beach Nusa Penida
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Atuh Beach


Nusa Penida Island offers a mecca of awesome adventures and locations that will leave you jaw-dropped and gasping with excitement around every corner of the island!

Click here to discover more awesome things to do in Nusa Penida.

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Broken Beach


Nusa Penida Island has hundreds of accommodations to choose from, so I have narrowed it down to the best places to stay suitable for budget backpackers, luxury travelers, and everyone in between.

See the list of accommodations below that I personally recommend.


MAUA is one of the only luxury properties in Nusa Penida which is located on the cliffs near Gamat Bay and boasts stunning ocean views.

Features include a swimming pool, a restaurant and bar, an outdoor terrace, free Wi-Fi, and breakfast is included for all guests.

Perfect for couples with a choice of staying in one of the suite villas or luxury villas.



La Roja Bungalows is the most Instagrammable accommodation in Nusa Penida making it the perfect place to stay for couples or friends.

These cute wooden bungalows sleep up to 2 people and feature spacious rooms, a private bathroom, air-conditioning, and free Wi-Fi.

There is also an outdoor swimming pool, a shared lounge, and a restaurant with breakfast included for all guests.

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This is the most popular hostel on the island to accommodate solo backpackers and all other travelers on a budget.

Each bungalow-style dormitory has an ensuite bathroom, private balcony, sofas, personalized wardrobes, and free Wi-Fi.

Nuansa Penida Hostel also has a swimming pool, a restaurant, a mini-mart, and rental scooters available.


For More Options, See My Complete Guide On Where To Stay In Nusa Penida




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2 thoughts on “Rumah Pohon Tree House In Nusa Penida – A Complete Guide”

  1. Thanks for your post! This is really awesome and helpful. BTW, are you allowed to climb up to that treehouse and take shots without reserving that treehouse?


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