Celukan Bawang is a port located 40 km (25 miles) west of Singaraja, northern Bali on a picturesque, protected bay. Nearby is Lovina Beach which boasts its quiet black sand beaches. Singaraja city is the 2nd largest Bali. From 1849 until 1953 it was the colonial administrative centre of Netherlands for Bali and Lesser Sunda Islands.
The port of Celukan Bawang allows passengers to discover a different and not crowded part of Bali, as well as to discover fascinating natural and cultural Balinese sites. The coast around the port is sloppy and rocky. The sea bed consists of stony sand.
The port of Celukan Bawang is operated throughout the year. The anchorage area and the harbour are sheltered from dominant winds. The area of anchorage is big enough and port's hinterland will probably be developed in the future. Large vessels anchor near the entrance channel with 50-60 meters water depth.
There is no pontoon in place for the moment permitting operations of disembarkation from cruise vessels at anchor. However, Pelindo III which manages Celukan Bawang's harbour has the expertise and is prepared to install tendering facilities if required.
Points of interest in Celukan Bawang include:
- Lovina beach: 30 minutes from Celukan Bawang, away from the mass tourism of Bali, Lovina Beach offers visitors the chance to relax on the black sand beaches with nearby restaurants and boutiques.
- Singaraja: 1 hour from Celukan Bawang, today the 2nd largest city of Bali has about 100,000 inhabitants. It has kept traces of colonialism period. Gedond Kirtya Library and Beleleng Museum, composed of 3 small houses will give the opportunity for tourists to see a collection of ancient Balenese books called "Lontar", made from leaves of the palm.
- Pura Ulun Danu Bratan Temples: 2h drive from Celukan Bawang, this Hindu-Buddhist temples complex is the chance to visit one of the most popular temples and its amazing environment. The 2 Hindu temples that are dedicated to the goddess of water, Dewi Danu, are built on small isles.
Celukan Bawang cruise terminal
Celukan Bawang cruise port features a large wharf. This is Bali Island's main cargo ship port trading in cement and timber from the Indonesian islands Java and Borneo. However, most cruise ships to Bali Island dock (anchor) at Benoa Harbour.
Port Celukan Bawang cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Celukan Bawang, Bali, Indonesia. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
|Day||Ship||Arrival||Departure||Next Port of Call|
|3 April, 2018|
|Seabourn Sojourn||10:00||19:00||Benoa, Bali, Indonesia|
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