About Timang Beach.
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Huaihua | Have your ever see the reality 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, spotted in the gondola of Timang Beach. They both had to take the gondola trip to complete the penalties for losing in the previous episode.
As information, the gondola is well known for its extremes action. Normally, only travelers who want an adrenaline test that may try. This man-driven mechanical wooden gondola cross by the sea with a huge waves, Its spooky but fun
Timang Beach is located 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 steep corals along the coastline.
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Huaihua – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is knowing for its characteristic 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 which are very steep around it. It takes extra adrenaline to ride this cable car, as it will walk amid the oceans with contains huge waves. The fares are relatively cheap. The crossing fare is approximately I.D.R 150.000/pax for local tourist and I.D.R 200.000/pax for foreigners.
Sometimes, the huge waves that occurs 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 beating while you can take a selfies there. There is a Big stone called Watu Panjang. A cool places for selfies.
Interestingly, the Gondola Lift operations is not run on machine, but by human power. There are four man who pull and pushing the gondola with rope. If you think the hassle of combining the adrenaline concentration with your aim to take a selfies, Don’t worry, The People (including guides and jeep drivers) are well-trained to help photo services of your adventure, without getting fees.
The Video above is when one of ours clients that is still young, brave to challenge their courage. They Both lifts into Timang island over the huge wave. Do you dare?
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Huaihua – 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, voyagers will feel it’s just a short walk. But don’t forget, while you come to the middle of the bridge, watching the waves crunch, seems spur the heart beating. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The fares of this bridge is cheaper than the cable car. It’s around I.D.R 100.000/person.
In this video, I make myself trying to crossing the bridge, holding the camera and uploading to this article. I think, the other article writers are not necessarily brave doing this. If they only making an articles about the attraction on the net without doing the real thing, that’s very trivial! Ha ha.
Safety Adventure at Timang Beach.
Don’t worry, the attraction is strong enough. In addition, the Gondola is crafted with a large-diameter rope, strong and it performs controlled by the advance. The big waves beneath the bridge and the blowing sea breeze will rocking the bridge. But, that’s is the sensation of adventure in Timang Island.
You will never be able to get this extreme adventure in another place. If you will be exhibiting your trip to your friends at home, what else unless your braveness to crosses the ocean with a double adrenaline.
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Huaihua – Trekking Path to The Coastline
Yes, indeed most of the information about Timang Beach is just talking about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Many people forget that the beach also has a shore that can be use to playing with sand in the shore. The structure of Timang beach is not a kind of beach with long lines. The rock hills are very sharp.
But, Do not get it wrong, on the east side of the Rope Bridge, you can walk to eastwards. You have to walking down the wooden path by paying the entrance of trekking path amount I.D.R 30K. This trekking path is the way that connecting main attraction with the non-elevated beach. There is no such simple way to go down there unless utilizing a rock climbing rope or trekking around the hill in a far distance.
When arriving at this sloping beach, you can see Timang Island from the distance. The shore is around 50-60 meters wide. On the 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.
Path from Purwodadi Village to Timang Beach.
To get to Timang beach, you can ride private transportation tools either bike, 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 make a fortune through ride sharing offers and Jeep Adventure. The fares of a ride sharing services is around I.D.R 30K/pax. See next paragraph for the Jeep adventure rates.
If tourist want to push their own motorcycle through the location, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a brilliant driving skills. Therefore, That’s not recommended. For those who scares the motorcycle of being damages or got a problems, You probably should get a ride share services or Jeep tours provided. Because the path is fully off-road, Normal car is not able to get through 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 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 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.
Dont Forget to Enjoy Seafood at Timang Beach.
In Timang, there is a food culinary that you should not be missing. Eat Lobster and various other seafood like fish, squids, shrimps, crabs and many more. Seafood stalls in Timang, once there was just in the place of Mr. Sis Restaurant. If you are lucky, you can eat Panjo Fish, a special fish which is very rare and difficult to find. This fish have a blue spike. It tastes very delicious.
Extra 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 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.
- Travel distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2 hours.
- Child 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 Huaihua 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 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 customized options. All our driver are understands completely the path to go there. We have several years experience in guiding a foreigner in Timang Beach Adventure. This tours will never make you disappointing. Contact us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : email@example.com