West Bali National Park

Unspoilt beauty is situated at the west coast of the mythical island of Bali: lush green forests, picturesque mountain ranges, crystal clear blue water, and vast stretches of pristine beaches, these are what wait in the West Bali National Park. Home to over a hundred species of wildlife, the national park is best known as the refuge for an exotic white Balinese starling. At the most northwest point of Bali, the national park includes the entire area of the Prapat Agung Peninsula, and broad bands of land around the towns of Gilimanuk, Cekik and Banyuwedang which lie at the regencies of Jembrana and Buleleng.

This national park is about 100 kilometers from Bali’s capital city, Denpasar, or about 50 km west from the northern town of Singaraja, capital of Buleleng regency. West Bali National Park has a total area of 19,002.89 ha, cover 15, 587.89 hectares of land along with 3, 415 hectares of water. The habitat is quite varied with rain forests, dry savannas, acacia scrub, and lowland forests, in addition to the north of the park is a peninsula broader region. There are also several pockets of mangrove forests.

The north of the park is at the northwest peninsula Prapat Agung. One hundred and sixty species of birds were recorded in the park, including the nearby extinct Bali Starling, Bali’s only real vertebrate species; the fauna icon of Bali. This was critical of them in this park. From of them in this park assumed to have lived in the wild, most of them in this park.

Back in liberation, 40 from the Surabaya Zoo and 20 from Taman Safari Indonesia acquired 60 endangered Bali Starling to get freedom, 40 from the Surabaya Zoo and 20 from Taman Safari Indonesia. The Marine reserve contains the cape beaches and several islands of refuge with a lot of Seabirds at the bay of Gilimanuk, on the island of Menjangan along with the exceptional coral reefs surrounding it. The particularly outstanding lands only surpass the fantastic drop-offs on Menjangan side on its northern beaches. Menjangan Island is a popular place for locals and tourists wanting to dive for many currents to be treated in this. There are no currents to be handled in this region. West Bali Barat National Park also shows high biodiversity in the relatively small sea area. Towards the conclusion where 22 species were of the mushroom corals enrolled, there were at least 27 species of Acropora coral located in a relatively small region only two hectares.

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