About Timang Beach.
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Beipiao | Have your ever see 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 reality show members, Lee Kwang so and Jeon So Min, have been in the gondola of Timang Beach. They both must take the gondola trip to fulfill the penalty for losing in the previous chapter.
As information, the gondola is well known for its extremes action. Usually, only visitors who want an adrenaline test that may try. This man-driven mechanical wooden gondola cross over the sea with a fierce waves, Its spooky but exciting
Timang Beach is spotted exactly 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 new beach for tourism objects. One of the best destination of this coastal cluster in Gunung Kidul is Timang beach. They have smooth beige sand and the spread of steep corals along the coastline.
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Beipiao – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is knowing for its character of the Cable car and Rope Bridge to cross to Timang Island in the middle of the sea. this Island is a huge part of large rocks which are very extreme elevated around it. It takes full adrenaline to ride this cable car, as it will walk across the sea with contains fierce waves. The fares are relatively cheap. The crossing fare is around I.D.R 150.000/person for local tourist and I.D.R 200.000/pax for foreigners.
Sometimes, the big waves that hits the island could be catch the Gondola passengers. Very exciting, isn’t it? When touching at Timang Island, you can makea breathe for a little while, slowing your heart beat while you can take a photos there. There is a large stone called Watu Panjang. A cool places for selfies.
Interestingly, the Gondola Lift operations is not run by machine, but by human power. There are 4 man whose pulling and push the gondola with rope. If you think 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 adventure, without getting fees.
The Video above is when one of Travelista Tours customers that is still young, dare to challenge their courage. They Both rides into Timang island over the huge wave. Do you brave?
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Beipiao – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually a solution for tourists whose scares to ride the gondola lift. The bridge is made of woven rope that is resembles to the wooden slab as a ground. So, tourists will feel it’s just a short walk. But remember, while you come to the middle of the bridge, watching the waves crunch, seems spur the heart beat. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The fares of this attraction is less expensive than the cable car. It’s approximately I.D.R 100.000/pax.
In this video, I make myself try to crossing the bridge, holding the camera and upload to this article. I think, the other blog authors are not necessarily dare doing this. If they only writing a blog about the attraction on the net without capable doing this, that’s very trivial! Ha ha.
Security Adventure at Timang Beach.
No need to worry, this attraction is quite strong. In addition, the Gondola is equipped with a large-diameter rope, strong and it performs supervised by the advanced teams. The huge waves beneath the bridge and the blowing sea breeze will make this bridge rocked. But, that’s is the essential of adventure in Timang Island.
You will never be able to get this extreme tour elsewhere. If you will be exhibiting your trip to your colleagues at home, what else unless your courage to crosses the sea with an extra adrenaline rush.
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Beipiao – Trekking Path to The Coastline
Yes, mostly the article about Timang Beach is only talking about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Many writer forget that this beach also has a beach lips that can be use to tinkering with sand in the coastline. The structure of Timang beach is not a type of shore with long lines. The rock hills are very steep.
But, Do not get it wrong, on the eastern side of the Gondola Lift, you can walk to eastwards. You must walking down the wooden stairs by paying the entrance of walking path amount I.D.R 30K. This walking path is the way that connecting main entrance with the non-elevated beach. There is no other simple way to reach sloping beach except utilizing a rock climbing rope or walking around the hill in a far distance.
When arriving at this sloping beach, you can look Timang Island from the distance. The shore is about 50-60 meters wide. On weekdays, you can ‘own’ this beach just like a private beach. Because, it is rare people here, although the distance is not too far from the Gondola Lift.
Access from Purwodadi Village to Timang Beach.
To accessing Timang beach, you may 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 village, The road is still in the form of nature stone. So that’s why the people of Timang, take the opportunity of this situation to make a fortune through ride sharing offers and Jeep Tours. The rates of a ride sharing services is approximately I.D.R 30K/pax. See next paragraph for the Jeep tour fares.
If visitors want to push their own vehicle to the location, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a good driving skills. Therefore, It’s not recommended. For those who worries the motorcycle of being damages or stuck, You probably should get a ride share services or Jeep adventure provided. Because the path is fully off-road, Standard car is not able to get through the beach. Don’t believe it? Watch this video.
The Rate and Route of Timang Beach Jeep Adventure Package.
- Short Trip : I.D.R 350K-400K | Destination only Timang Beach | Approximately 1-2 long.
- Medium Trip : I.D.R 450K-500K | Destination to Ngetun, Nglambor, Garden Beach, Jogan and Siung | Approximately 2-3 duration.
- Long Trip: I.D.R 550K-600K | Destination Timang Beach, Pengilon Hill, Banyunibo, Watu Lumbung, Jungwok and Wediombo Beach | Approximately 3-4 Hours duration.
Enjoying Seafood at Timang Beach.
In The Timang Beach, there is a culinary attraction that you should not be missing. Eat Lobster and another seafood like fish, squids, shrimp, crab and many more. Seafood restaurant in Timang, once there was only in the place of Mr. Sis Restaurant. If you are lucky, you can meet Panjo Fish, a special fish which is very rare and difficult to obtain. This fish spike have a blue colour. It tastes very good.
Additional Information on Timang Beach.
- Location Type : Beach, Island.
- Attraction : Bridge and Gondola Lift rides, Jeep tours.
- Facility : Local guide, Insurance, Toilet, Parking, Seafood Stall.
- Lodging : Small Lodging.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Parking Area : Large.
- Park Rates : Free.
- Operational Hours : 08.00 to 16.30.
- Travel distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2 hours.
- Toddler Friendly : Not Recommended for under 5 years.
- 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 at May 2019.
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Beipiao and Get Ready!.
If you’re a foreigner, you can find us to take you there safely. Just pay 250 U.S.D for 4 pax with all the facility :
- Jeep Adventure Tours.
- Gondola Lift.
- Rope Bridge.
- Seafood Package for 4 pax.
- Drivers, Fuels, Rent Cars.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Pick up at Airport or Hotels.
Feel free to call us for other customized options. All our driver are understands completely the path to go there. We have so many years experience in taking a foreigner in Timang Beach Tour. This trip will never make you disappointing. Contact us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
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