Timang Beach in Brief.
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Hai’an | Have your ever see the reality TV show named Running Man? One of their [chapter|episode} contains the adventure to 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 had to take the gondola trip to fulfill the penalty for losing in the previous episode.
As information, the gondola is well known for its extremes action. Usually, only travelers who want an adrenaline test that may try. This manual system wooden gondola cross over the sea with a huge waves, Its scary 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 have a wide 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 elevated corals along the coastline.
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Hai’an – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is famous for its character of the Gondola Lift and Rope Bridge to get to Timang Island in the middle of the sea. The 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 across the oceans with full of fierce waves. The rates are relatively still affordable. The crossing fare is approximately I.D.R 150.000/person for local visitors and I.D.R 200k/person for foreigners.
In some cases, the huge waves that hits the island also hit the Gondola passengers. Very exciting, isn’t it? After arriving 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 Big 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 people who pull and pushing the gondola using a rope. If you feel the hassle of merging the adrenaline concentration with your aim to take a selfies, 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 Travelista Tours clients that is very young, brave to challenge their adrenaline. The two lifts into Timang island amid the large wave. Are you brave?
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Hai’an – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually a solution for tourists whose afraid to ride the gondola lift. The bridge is made of woven rope which is associates to the wooden slab as a base. So, voyagers will feel it’s just a short walk. But remember, when you arriving to the middle of the bridge, seeing the waves crunch, seems spur the heart beat. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The fares of this attraction is cheaper than the cable car. It’s approximately I.D.R 100K/person.
In this video, I make myself try to pass the bridge, keeping the camera and uploading here. I think, the other article writers are not necessarily dare doing 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.
Don’t worry, this attraction is quite strong. In addition, the Gondola is crafted with a large-diameter rope, strong and it operates supervised by the advanced teams. The big 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 have this extreme adventure elsewhere. If you will be exhibiting your trip to your colleagues at home, what else except your braveness to crosses the ocean with an extra adrenaline rush.
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Hai’an – Walking Path to The Coastline
Yes, indeed most of the information about Timang Beach is only write about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Many writer doesn’t remember that the beach also has a shore that able to tinkering with sand in the coastline. The typical of Timang beach is not a type of beach with long lines. The rocks are very sharp.
But, Do not go wrong, on the eastern side of the Gondola Lift, you can trekking to eastwards. You have to stepping down the wooden path by paying the entrance of walking path amount I.D.R 30.000. This walking path is the road that hubs main attraction with the non-elevated beach. There is no such easy way to go down there except using a rock climbing rope or trekking around the hill in a far distance.
When coming at this sloping beach, you can look Timang Island from the distance. The shore is around 50-60 meters wide. On weekdays, you can feel like owning this beach as a private beach. Because, it is less people here, although the distance is not too far from the main attraction.
Access from Last Village to Timang Beach.
To accessing Timang beach, you may use private transportation tools either bicycle, motorcycle or your own car. However, the way to the beach is still very difficult 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 opportunity of this circumstance to generate a fortune through ride sharing services and Jeep Adventure. The fares of a ride sharing services is around I.D.R 30K/person. See next paragraph for the Jeep tour rates.
If tourist want to push their personal vehicle through 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 stuck, You probably better get a ride share services or Jeep adventure provided. Because the road is fully off-road, Standard car will not be able to get to the beach. Don’t believe it? Watch this video.
The Rate and Route of Timang Beach Jeep Adventure Package.
- Short Package : I.D.R 350K-400K | Destination only Timang Beach | Approximately 1-2 duration.
- 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 food culinary that you should never be missing. Eat Lobster and another seafood like fish, squid, shrimp, crab and many more. Seafood stalls in Timang, once there was just in the place of Mr. Sis Restaurant. If you are in good fortunes, you can eat Panjo Fish, a species of fish that is very rare and difficult to find. 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 : drivers, Insurance, Toilet, Parking, Seafood Stall.
- Lodging : Small Home stay.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Parking Area : Large.
- Parking Rates : Free.
- Operation Hours : 08.00 to 16.30.
- Travel distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2 hours.
- Child Friendly : Not Recommended 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 from May 2019.
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Hai’an and Get Ready!.
If you’re a foreigner, you can contact us to take you there safely. Just pay 250 U.S.D for 4 pax with all the facility :
- Jeep Adventure Tours.
- Cross the Bridge.
- Seafood Package for 4 pax.
- Drivers, Car & Fuels.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Pick up at Airport or Hotels.
Just call us for other 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 Adventure. This tours will not make you disappoint. Call us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
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