Timang Beach in Brief.
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Fuquan | Have your ever see the reality 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. The Two had to take the gondola trip to complete the penalty for losing in the previous chapter.
As the info, the gondola is famous for its extremes action. Usually, only travelers who needs an adrenaline experience that may try. This manual mechanical wooden gondola cross over 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 is very wide in coastal line and many emerging beach for tourism objects. One of the best attraction of this coastal cluster in Gunung Kidul is Timang beach. They have smooth beige sand and the wide spread of elevated corals along the coastline.
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Fuquan – 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 lift, as it will walk amid the sea with full of huge waves. The fares are relatively still affordable. The crossing fare is approximately I.D.R 150.000/person for local tourist and I.D.R 200k/pax for foreigners.
In some cases, the huge waves that hits the island also hit the Gondola passengers. Very exciting, isn’t it? When touching at Timang Island, you can takea breathe in a little while, slowing your heart beat while you can take a photos 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 four man whose pulling and push the gondola using a rope. If you think the hassle of combining the adrenaline concentration with your selfie desires, Don’t worry, The People (including guides and jeep drivers) are well-trained to help photo services of your trip, without getting fees.
The Video above is when one of ours customers which is very young, dare to challenge their adrenaline. The two lifts into Timang island over the huge wave. Are you brave?
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Fuquan – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually an alternative way for voyagers who afraid to ride the gondola lift. The bridge is making from woven rope that is resembles to the wooden slab as a ground. So, tourists will think it’s just a short walk. But remember, when you arriving to the middle of the bridge, watching the waves crunch, seems pushing the heart beating. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The fares of this bridge is cheaper than the gondola. It’s around I.D.R 100K/person.
In this video, I make myself try to crossing the bridge, keeping the camera and upload here. I think, the other article authors are not necessarily dare to do this. If they only making a blog about the attraction on the web without doing the real thing, that’s meaningless! Ha ha.
Security Adventure at Timang Beach.
No need to worry, the attraction is strong enough. As information, the Gondola is equipped with a large-diameter rope, strong and it operates controlled by the advance. The huge waves beneath the bridge and the blowing sea winds will rocking the bridge. But, that’s is the essential of adventure in Timang Island.
You will never be able to get this thrilling adventure elsewhere. If you plan to showing your trip to your colleagues at home, what else except your courage to crosses the sea with a double adrenaline.
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Fuquan – Trekking Path to The Coastline
Yes, mostly the article about Timang Beach is only talking about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Most writer forget that the beach also has a shore that can be use to tinkering with sand in the shore. The structure of Timang beach is not a type of beach with long lines. The rock hills are very sharp.
But, Do not go wrong, on the east side of the Gondola Lift, you can trekking to eastwards. You have to walking down the wooden path by paying the entrance of walking path amount I.D.R 30K. This walking path is the road that hubs main attraction with the non-elevated beach. There is no such easy way to reach sloping beach unless using a rock climbing rope or walking around the hill quite far.
When arriving at this sloping beach, you can look Timang Island from the distance. The shore is about 50-60 meters wide. On the weekdays, you can feel like owning this beach just like a private beach. Because, it is less people here, although the distance is not too far from the main attraction.
Path from Purwodadi Village to Timang Beach.
To accessing Timang beach, you can use private transportation tools either bike, motorcycle or your own car. However, the route to the beach is still very hard to reach. After the last settlement, The road is still in the form of stone. So that’s why the people of Timang, take the advantage of this situation to make a fortune through ride sharing services and Jeep Tours. The rates of a ride sharing services is around I.D.R 30K/pax. See next paragraph for the Jeep adventure rates.
If visitors want to push their personal vehicle to the location, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a brilliant riding skills. Therefore, It’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, Normal car will not be 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 only Timang Beach | Approximately 1-2 long.
- Medium Trip : I.D.R 450K-500K | Destination including Ngetun, Nglambor, Garden Beach, Jogan and Siung | Approximately 2-3 duration.
- Long Package: 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 never be missing. Eat Lobster and various other seafood like fish, squid, shrimp, crabs and so on. Seafood restaurant 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 obtain. The fish have a blue spike. It tastes very delicious.
Supporting Information on Timang Beach.
- Location Type : Beach, Island.
- Attraction : Bridge and Gondola Lift rides, Jeep tours.
- Facility : Local guide, Insurance, Toilet, Parking, Culinary Seafood.
- Lodging : Small Home stay.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Parking Area : Large.
- Park Rates : Free.
- Operation Hours : 08.00 am till 04.30 pm.
- Distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2 hours.
- Toddler Friendly : Not for under 5 years age.
- Currency Converter : 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 Fuquan and Call to Action!.
If you’re a foreign visitor, you can find us to take you there safe and sound. You can pay for just U.S.D 250 for 4 pax with all the benefit :
- Jeep Adventure Tours.
- Gondola Lift.
- Cross the Bridge.
- 4 pax Seafood Package.
- Drivers, Car & Fuels.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Airport Pickups.
Feel free to contact us for other customized options. All our driver are fully understands the routes to go there. We have several years experience in taking a foreigner in Timang Beach Tour. This trip will not make you disappointing. Contact us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : email@example.com