About Timang Beach.
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Huozhou | 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 penalties for their losses in the previous chapter.
As the info, the gondola is well known for its extremes action. Usually, only visitors who want an adrenaline experience that may try. This man-driven 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 new beach for tourism objects. One of the best attraction 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 Huozhou – 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. The Island is a huge part of large rocks which are very extreme elevated around it. It takes full adrenaline to ride this cable car, as it will walk amid the sea with full of 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.
In some cases, the huge waves that hits the rocks could be catch the Gondola passengers. Very exciting, isn’t it? When touching at Timang Island, you can makea breathe for a little while, slowing your heart beat while you can take a selfies there. There is a large stone called Watu Panjang. A pretty places for selfies.
Uniquely, the Gondola Lift operations is not run by machine, but relying by human power. There are 4 man who pulling and pushing 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 taking photos of your trip, without fares.
The Video above is when one of ours customers which is still young, dare to challenge their courage. They Both lifts into Timang island over the huge wave. Do you brave?
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Huozhou – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually a solution for voyagers who afraid to ride the cable car. The bridge is making from woven rope which is associates to the wooden slab as a ground. So, tourists will feel it’s just a safe walk. But remember, when you arriving to the middle of the bridge, watching the waves crunch, seems spur the heart beat. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The fares of this attraction is less expensive than the cable car. It’s around I.D.R 100.000/pax.
In this video, I make myself trying to pass the bridge, keeping the camera and upload to this article. I think, the other article writers are not necessarily brave doing this. If they only making a blog about it on the web without doing the real thing, that’s meaningless! Ha ha.
Security Adventure at Timang Beach.
Don’t worry, the attraction is quite strong. In addition, the Gondola is equipped with a large-diameter rope, strong and it operates supervised by the advanced teams. The huge waves beneath the bridge and the blowing sea winds will rocking the bridge. But, that’s is the sensation of adventure in Timang Island.
You will never be able to have this thrilling tour in another place. If you plan to showing your journey to your friends at home, what else unless your braveness to crosses the ocean with a double adrenaline.
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Huozhou – Trekking Path to The Coastline
Yes, mostly the information about Timang Beach is just write about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Many writer forget that this beach also has a beach lips that able to tinkering with sand in the shore. The structure of Timang beach is not a kind 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 walking down the wooden path by paying the entrance of walking path amount I.D.R 30K. This walking path is the road that connecting main entrance with the sloping beach. There is no such simple way to go down there except utilizing a rock climbing rope or trekking around the hill in a far distance.
When arriving at this sloping beach, you can look Timang Island from the distance. The shore is around 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 really far from the Gondola Lift.
Path from Purwodadi Village to Timang Beach.
To get to Timang beach, you may ride private transportation tools either bike, motorcycle or your own car. However, the way to the shore is still very difficult to reach. After the last village, The road is still in the form of nature stone. So that’s why the locals of Timang, take the advantage of this circumstance 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 own motorcycle to the location, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a brilliant riding skills. Therefore, That’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 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 Trip : I.D.R 350K-400K | Destination only Timang Beach | Approximately 1-2 long.
- Medium Package : I.D.R 450K-500K | Destination including 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 duration.
Enjoying Seafood at Timang Beach.
In Timang, there is a culinary attraction that you should never be missing. Eat Lobster and another seafood like fish, squids, shrimps, crabs and so on. Seafood restaurant in Timang, once there was just in the place of Mr. Sis Restaurant. If you are in good fortunes, you can meet Panjo Fish, a special fish which is very rare and hard to find. This fish spike have a blue colour. It tastes so good.
Supporting Information on Timang Beach.
- Location Type : Beach, Island.
- Attraction : Bridge and Gondola Lift rides, Jeep tours.
- 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.
- Distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2 hours.
- Toddler Friendly : Not 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 Huozhou 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.
- Rope 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 fully understands 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 disappoint. Call us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
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