Timang Beach in Brief.
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Quang Ninh | Have your ever seeing the reality show named Running Man? Some of their [chapter|episode} contains the show in Timang Beach, Gunungkidul, in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Running Man’s South Korean actors, Lee Kwang so and Jeon So Min, have been in the gondola of Timang Beach. They both had to take the gondola trip to complete the penalties for their losses in the previous chapter.
As the info, the gondola is famous for its extremes action. Normally, only visitors who needs an adrenaline test that may try. This man-driven system wooden gondola cross by the sea with a huge waves, Its spooky but exciting
Timang Beach is located at Purwodadi Village, Tepus Sub district, Gunung Kidul Regency, Yogyakarta Special Region, Indonesia. This southern part of Yogyakarta is very wide in coastal line and many emerging beach for tourism objects. One of the great destination of this coastal cluster in Gunung Kidul is Timang beach. They have smooth beige sand and the spread of elevated corals along the coastline.
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Quang Ninh – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is famous for its characteristic of the Gondola Lift and Rope Bridge to get to Timang Island in the middle of the sea. this Island is a huge block of large rocks that are very steep around it. It takes full adrenaline to ride this lift, as it will walk amid the sea with contains huge waves. The rates are relatively still affordable. The admission fare is around I.D.R 150.000/person for local tourist and I.D.R 200.000/person for foreigners.
In some cases, the big waves that occurs the rocks also catch the Gondola passengers. Very fun, isn’t it? After arriving at Timang Island, you can makea breathe in a little while, slowing your heart beating while you can take a selfies there. There is a large stone named Watu Panjang. A pretty places for selfies.
Interestingly, the Gondola Lift mechanism is not run by machine, but relying by human power. There are 4 man who pull and pushing the gondola using a rope. If you feel the hassle of merging the adrenaline concentration with your selfie desires, Don’t worry, The People (including guides and drivers) are trained to help photo services of your trip, without rates.
The Video above is when one of ours customers that is very young, dare to challenge their adrenaline. The two lifts into Timang island over the huge wave. Are you dare?
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Quang Ninh – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually a solution for tourists who afraid to ride the gondola lift. The bridge is made of woven rope that is associates to the wooden slab as a ground. So, tourists will feel it’s just a short walk. But don’t forget, when you arriving to the center of the bridge, watching the waves crunch, seems pushing the heart beating. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The fares of this attraction is less expensive than the cable car. It’s approximately I.D.R 100K/person.
In this video, I make myself trying to pass the bridge, keeping the camera and upload here. I guess, the other blog authors are not necessarily dare to do this. If they just writing a blog about it on the net without doing the real thing, that’s meaningless! Ha ha.
Security Adventure at Timang Beach.
Don’t worry, this attraction is strong enough. In addition, the Gondola is crafted with a large-diameter rope, strong and it performs supervised by the advance. The huge waves under the bridge and the blowing sea winds will rocking the bridge. But, that’s is the sensation of adventure in Timang Island.
You will never be able to get this thrilling tour elsewhere. If you will be exhibiting your journey to your colleagues at home, what else except your braveness to crosses the sea with an extra adrenaline rush.
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Quang Ninh – Trekking Path to The Coastline
Yes, mostly the article about Timang Beach is only write about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Many writer forget that the beach also has a shore that able to tinkering with sand in the coastline. The structure of Timang beach is not a type of beach with long lines. The rocks are very steep.
But, Do not get it wrong, on the eastern side of the Gondola Lift, you can trekking to eastwards. You must walking down the wooden path by paying the entrance of walking path amount I.D.R 30K. This trekking path is the road that connecting main entrance with the sloping beach. There is no other easy way to reach sloping beach except utilizing a rock climbing rope or trekking around the hill quite far.
When arriving at this sloping beach, you can see Timang Island from the distance. The beach is around 50-60 meters wide. On weekdays, you can ‘own’ this beach as a private beach. Because, it is less people here, although the distance is not really far from the main attraction.
Access from Last Village to The Beach.
To accessing Timang beach, you can ride private transportation tools either bicycle, motorcycle or your own car. However, the route to the shore is still very difficult to reach. After the last settlement, The road is still in the form of nature stone. So that’s the reason the people of Timang, take the opportunity of this situation to generate a fortune through ride sharing services and Jeep Tours. The rates of a ride sharing services is around I.D.R 30.000/pax. See next paragraph for the Jeep tour rates.
If tourist want to push their personal motorcycle to the shore, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a good driving skills. Therefore, That’s not recommended. For those who worries the motorcycle of being damages or got a problems, You probably should get a ride share services or Jeep tours provided. Because the road is completely off-road, Standard car will not be able to get to the beach. Don’t believe it? See this video.
The Price and Route of Timang Beach Jeep Adventure Package.
- Short Package : I.D.R 350K-400K | Destination only Timang Beach | Approximately 1-2 duration.
- Medium Package : I.D.R 450K-500K | Destination to Ngetun, Nglambor, Garden Beach, Jogan and Siung | Approximately 2-3 long.
- Long Package: I.D.R 550K-600K | Destination Timang Beach, Pengilon Hill, Banyunibo, Watu Lumbung, Jungwok and Wediombo Beach | Approximately 3-4 Hours long.
Dont Forget to Enjoy Seafood at Timang Beach.
In The Timang Beach, there is a food culinary that you should never be missing. Eat Lobster and various other seafood like fish, squid, shrimp, crab and so on. Seafood stalls in Timang, once there was only in the place of Mr. Sis Restaurant. If you are in good fortunes, you can meet Panjo Fish, a species of fish that is very rare and difficult to find. This fish have a blue spike. It tastes so delicious.
Supporting Information on Timang Beach.
- Location Type : Beach, Island.
- Attraction : Bridge and Gondola Lift rides, Jeep adventures.
- Facility : drivers, Insurance, Toilet, Parking, Seafood Stall.
- Lodging : Small Home stay.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Parking Area : Large.
- Park Rates : Free.
- Operational Hours : 08.00 am till 04.30 pm.
- Distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2 hours.
- Toddler Friendly : Not for under 5 years age.
- Currency Ratio : I.D.R 10.000 same as U.S.D 0.69 / S.G.D 0.96 / M.Y.R 2.91 / K.R.W 824.01 / T.H.B 22.12 / V.N.D 16221.13 / C.N.Y 4.79. Data from May 2019.
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Quang Ninh and Get Ready!.
If you’re a foreign visitor, you can find us to take you there safely. You can pay for just U.S.D 250 for 4 pax with all the benefit :
- Jeep Adventure Trip.
- Cross the Bridge.
- 4 pax Seafood Package.
- Drivers, Car & Fuels.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Airport Pickups.
Feel free to call us for other options. All our driver are understands completely the routes to go there. We have several years experience in guiding a foreigner in Timang Beach Tour. This trip will not make you disappoint. Call us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : email@example.com
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