About Timang Beach.
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Dongying | Have your ever see the reality TV show named Running Man? One 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, spotted in the gondola of Timang Beach. They both must take the gondola trip to fulfill the penalties for losing in the previous episode.
As information, the gondola is well known for its extremes action. Normally, only visitors who want an adrenaline test that may try. This manual mechanical wooden gondola cross by the sea with a huge waves, Its spooky but fun
Timang Beach is spotted exactly at Purwodadi Village, Tepus Sub district, Gunung Kidul Regency, Yogyakarta Special Region, Indonesia. This southern part of Yogyakarta have a wide coastal line and many new beach for tourism objects. One of the great attraction 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 Dongying – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is famous for its character of the Gondola Lift and Rope Bridge to cross to Timang Island in the middle of the sea. this Island is a huge part of large rocks that are very extreme elevated around it. It takes extra courage to ride this cable car, as it will walk amid the oceans with contains fierce waves. The rates are relatively cheap. The admission fare is around I.D.R 150k/pax for local visitors and I.D.R 200k/pax for foreigners.
In some cases, the big waves that hits the rocks could be hit the Gondola passengers. Very exciting, isn’t it? After arriving at Timang Island, you can makea breathe for a little while, calming your heart beating while you can take a selfies there. There is a Big stone called Watu Panjang. A cool spot for selfies.
Uniquely, the Gondola Lift operations is not run by machine, but by human power. There are 4 people whose pulling and push the gondola using a rope. If you think the hassle of combining the adrenaline concentration with your aim to take a selfies, Don’t worry, People there (including guides and drivers) are trained to help photo services of your trip, without getting fees.
The Video above is when one of ours customers which is still young, brave to challenge their courage. The two rides into Timang island over the large wave. Are you dare?
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Dongying – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually an alternative way for tourists whose afraid to ride the gondola lift. The bridge is made of woven rope that is associates to the wooden slab as a ground. So, voyagers will feel it’s just a safe walk. But remember, while you come to the middle of the bridge, seeing the waves crunch, seems pushing the heart beat. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The tariff of this attraction is cheaper than the cable car. It’s around I.D.R 100.000/person.
In this video, I make myself try to crossing the bridge, holding the camera and upload here. I guess, the other blog writers are not necessarily dare doing this. If they just writing a blog about the attraction on the web without doing the real thing, that’s very trivial! Ha ha.
Security Adventure at Timang Beach.
Don’t worry, this attraction is quite strong. As information, the Gondola is equipped with a large-diameter rope, strong and it operates controlled by the advanced teams. The big waves under 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 find to have this thrilling tour elsewhere. If you will be exhibiting your trip to your friends at home, what else unless your courage to crosses the ocean with an extra adrenaline rush.
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Dongying – Walking Path to The Coastline
Yes, indeed most of the article about Timang Beach is just write about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Most people forget that the beach also has a beach lips that able to tinkering with sand in the shore. The structure of Timang beach is not a type of shore with long lines. The rock hills are very steep.
But, Do not go wrong, on the eastern side of the Rope Bridge, you can walk to eastwards. You must walking down the wooden stairs by paying the entrance of trekking path amount I.D.R 30.000. This trekking path is the way that hubs main attraction with the non-elevated beach. There is no other easy way to reach sloping beach unless utilizing a rock climbing rope or trekking around the hill in a far distance.
When arriving at this ramps 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, even the distance is not too far from the Gondola Lift.
Path from Purwodadi Village to Timang Beach.
To get to Timang beach, you may ride private transportation tools like bike, motorcycle or your own car. However, the route to the shore is still very hard to reach. After the last village, The road is still in the form of stone. So that’s the reason the locals of Timang, take the opportunity of this situation to generate a fortune through ride sharing services and Jeep Adventure. The rates of a ride sharing services is around I.D.R 30K/person. See next paragraph for the Jeep adventure rates.
If visitors want to push their personal motorcycle through the shore, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a brilliant driving skills. Therefore, It’s not recommended. For those who worries the motorcycle of being damages or stuck, You probably better get a ride share services or Jeep adventure provided. Because the road is fully off-road, Normal car is not able to get through the beach. Don’t believe it? See this video.
The Rate and Route of Timang Beach Jeep Adventure Package.
- Short Trip : I.D.R 350K-400K | Destination just to Timang Beach | Approximately 1-2 long.
- 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 not be missing. Eat Lobster and another seafood like fish, squid, shrimp, crabs 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 eat Panjo Fish, a special fish that is very rare and difficult to find. This fish spike have a blue colour. It tastes so delicious.
Supporting Information on Timang Beach.
- Location Type : Beach, Island.
- Attraction : Bridge and Gondola Lift rides, Jeep adventures.
- Facility : Local guide, Insurance, Toilet, Parking, Seafood Stall.
- Lodging : Small Lodging.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Park Zone : Large.
- Parking Rates : Free.
- Operation Hours : 08.00 to 16.30.
- Travel distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2 hours.
- Child Friendly : Not for under 5 years age.
- Currency Converter : I.D.R 10K 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 Dongying and Get Ready!.
If you’re a foreign visitor, you can contact us to take you there safely. Just pay 250 U.S.D for 4 pax with all the facility :
- Jeep Adventure Trip.
- Rope Bridge.
- 4 pax Seafood Package.
- Drivers, Car & Fuels.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Airport Pickups.
Just contact us for other customized options. All our driver are understands completely the path to go there. We have so many years experience in guiding a foreigner in Timang Beach Adventure. This trip will not make you disappointing. Call us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : firstname.lastname@example.org