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Manggis, Indonesia
Ways to Experience Kusamba Traditional Salt Mining
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 24 July 2014

If you have ever read about sea salt, there is a lot more to it than you might expect. In fact, the sea salt is very different in flavor and mineral content from place to place. Bali has 2 places that is well known for...More

6  Thank Biology-Teacher308
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 10 May 2014

Traditional sea salt farming on Kusamba beach is a tourist attraction that is very interesting to visit. About 7 km east of Semarapura (Klungkung regency). You can see this traditional salt production by the fishermen or salt farmers, who were making salt at the beach....More

3  Thank adkennis100
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Reviewed 12 October 2018

I had no idea how salt was made and so found the experience very interesting. The man in charge let us try our hand at getting the salt out of the trough and he took us through the whole process. It was well worth the...More

Thank crosswycke
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

Very interesting place. Hard work to harvest salt from the ocean. Lot's of different proces before U get any salt. U can buy also salt, not bad price at all.

Thank Henkka77
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

I loved seeing the whole salt mining process and the ladies selling the salt, containers and bracelets were delightful. We had great giggles and laughter over my name and a little language barrier banter. So friendly and genuine. The elderly gentleman explaining and demonstrating the...More

Thank Liz B
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Saw salt was being made on beaches, but this visit was interesting as I could interact directly with the miners. The hut was run by a family. The lady was the one showing how the process was. The father was explaining further. Kusamba beach is...More

Thank Amitantri
Reviewed 17 June 2018

Go and have a look this is amazing and the folks are very friendly. Lots of work to get the salt and a very old traditional thing for Bali.

Thank SuzanneB57
Reviewed 8 February 2018

Really enjoyed traveling up the east coast because so nice to see black sand beaches with perahu boats on the sand. Meeting the people who make salt on the beach was really interesting because these people are so humble and obviously poor. Yes both the...More

Thank SurfingWild
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Kusamba is one of seaside of Kusamba Beach in Klungkung Province Bali. This spot are famous as salt maker in traditional style.

Thank casmudib
Reviewed 5 September 2017

We had never seen how they claim natural salt from the sea. It looks like very hard work, but interesting to see the whole process!

Thank Josine T
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

During our vacation in Bali, we decided to visit a village that produces natural sea salt, to show my kids to make a salt they consumed. It is a small village, and there are only 2 traditional houses. Ms. Wayan Putri, the owner one of...More

Thank Ramaarpa
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

This was a fascinating process to watch. Traditional way of collecting salt using rubber buckets to move the water from the sea to the dark grey sand . Where it is flicked out across the sand, then left to dry, then raked up and taken...More

Thank Genevieve J
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