About Timang Beach.
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Huaying | Have your ever see the reality TV show named Running Man? Some 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 fulfill the penalties for losing in the previous chapter.
As the info, the gondola is famous for its extremes action. Usually, only travelers who want an adrenaline experience 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 emerging beach for tourism objects. One of the great destination of this coastal cluster in Gunung Kidul is Timang beach. They have smooth white sand and the spread of steep corals along the coastline.
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Huaying – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is famous for its characteristic of the Cable car and Rope Bridge to get 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 full adrenaline to ride this cable car, as it will walk amid the sea with contains huge waves. The rates are relatively cheap. The admission fare is approximately I.D.R 150k/pax for local visitors and I.D.R 200.000/person for foreigners.
Sometimes, the huge waves that hits the island could be catch the Gondola passengers. Very exciting, isn’t it? When touching at Timang Island, you can takea breathe for a little while, calming your heart beating while you can take a selfies there. There is a Big stone named Watu Panjang. A cool places for selfies.
Uniquely, the Gondola Lift operations is not run on machine, but by human power. There are 4 man who pull and push 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, People there (including guides and jeep drivers) are well-trained to help taking photos of your trip, without fares.
The Video above is when one of Travelista Tours customers that is very young, brave to challenge their adrenaline. They Both rides into Timang island over the huge wave. Do you dare?
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Huaying – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually an alternative way for voyagers who scares to ride the gondola lift. The bridge is making from woven rope that is resembles to the wooden slab as a base. So, voyagers will think 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 tariff of this attraction is cheaper than the gondola. It’s around I.D.R 100.000/person.
In this video, I make myself trying to pass the bridge, holding the camera and uploading here. I think, the other article writers are not necessarily brave to do this. If they just making a blog about the attraction on the net without doing the real thing, that’s very trivial! Ha ha.
Safety Adventure at Timang Beach.
No need to worry, this attraction is strong enough. As information, the Gondola is equipped with a large-diameter rope, strong and it performs controlled by the advanced teams. The big 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 in another place. If you will be exhibiting your trip to your colleagues at home, what else except your braveness to crosses the sea with a double adrenaline.
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Huaying – Trekking Path to The Coastline
Yes, indeed most of the article about Timang Beach is just talking about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Most people doesn’t remember that this beach also has a beach lips that can be use to playing with sand in the coastline. The structure of Timang beach is not a type of beach with long lines. The rock hills are very steep.
But, Do not get it wrong, on the east side of the Rope Bridge, you can walk to eastwards. You have to stepping down the wooden path by paying the entrance of trekking path amount I.D.R 30K. This trekking path is the way that hubs main entrance with the sloping beach. There is no such easy way to go down there except utilizing a rock climbing rope or walking around the hill quite far.
When arriving at this sloping beach, you can see Timang Island from the distance. The beach is about 50-60 meters wide. On weekdays, you can ‘own’ this beach just like a private beach. Because, it is less people here, although the distance is not too far from the main attraction.
Access from Purwodadi Village to The Beach.
To get to Timang beach, you may use private transportation tools either bike, motorcycle or your private 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 stone. So that’s the reason the locals of Timang, take the advantage of this situation to generate a fortune through ride sharing services and Jeep Tours. The rates of a ride sharing services is approximately I.D.R 30K/person. See next paragraph for the Jeep adventure fares.
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 scares the motorcycle of being damages or got a problems, You probably better get a ride share services or Jeep tours provided. Because the path is completely off-road, Normal car is not able to get to the beach. Don’t believe it? Watch this video.
The Price 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 to Ngetun, Nglambor, Garden Beach, Jogan and Siung | Approximately 2-3 long.
- Long Trip: I.D.R 550K-600K | Destination Timang Beach, Pengilon Hill, Banyunibo, Watu Lumbung, Jungwok and Wediombo Beach | Approximately 3-4 Hours long.
Enjoying Seafood at Timang Beach.
In Timang, there is a food culinary that you should never be missing. Eat Lobster and various other seafood like fish, squid, shrimps, crabs and so on. Seafood stalls in Timang, once there was just in the place of Mr. Sis Restaurant. If you are lucky, you can meet Panjo Fish, a species of fish that is very rare and hard to obtain. The fish have a blue spike. It tastes so good.
Supporting Information on Timang Beach.
- Location Type : Beach, Island.
- Attraction : Bridge and Gondola Lift rides, Jeep adventures.
- Facility : Local guide, Insurance, Toilet, Parking, Culinary Seafood.
- 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 : +/- 2,5 hours.
- Child Friendly : Not Recommended for under 5 years age.
- Currency Ratio : 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 from 2019, May.
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Huaying and Call to Action!.
If you’re a foreign visitor, you can contact us to guide you there safe and sound. Just pay 250 U.S.D for 4 pax with all the facility :
- Jeep Adventure Trip.
- Gondola Lift.
- Cross the 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 fully understands the routes to go there. We have several years experience in guiding 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