Timang Beach in Brief.
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Ichihara | Have your ever seeing the reality TV 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, 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 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 by the sea with a fierce waves, Its scary but exciting
Timang Beach is located 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 great attraction of this coastal cluster in Gunung Kidul is Timang beach. They have smooth white sand and the spread of elevated corals along the coastline.
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Ichihara – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is famous for its characteristic of the Gondola Lift and Rope Bridge to get to Timang Island in the middle of the sea. The Island is a huge block of large rocks that are very steep around it. It takes extra adrenaline to ride this cable car, as it will walk amid the oceans with full of huge waves. The rates are relatively cheap. The crossing fare is approximately I.D.R 150.000/pax for local visitors and I.D.R 200.000/pax for foreigners.
In some cases, the big waves that hits the island could be hit the Gondola passengers. Very exciting, isn’t it? After arriving at Timang Island, you can takea breathe in a little while, slowing your heart beat while you can take a selfies there. There is a large stone named 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 whose pull and pushing the gondola with rope. If you feel the hassle of combining 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 rates.
The Video above is when one of Travelista Tours customers that is very young, dare to challenge their courage. They Both lifts into Timang island over the huge wave. Do you brave?
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Ichihara – 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 ground. So, tourists will feel it’s just a safe walk. But don’t forget, when you arriving to the center of the bridge, watching the waves crunch, seems spur the heart beating. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The fares of this bridge is less expensive than the cable car. It’s around I.D.R 100K/person.
In this video, I make myself try to crossing the bridge, holding the camera and uploading here. I think, the other article authors are not necessarily brave to do this. If they just writing a blog about the attraction on the web without doing the real thing, that’s meaningless! Ha ha.
Safety Adventure at Timang Beach.
No need to worry, this attraction is quite strong. As information, the Gondola is equipped with a large-diameter rope, strong and it operates supervised by the advance. The huge 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 find to have this thrilling adventure elsewhere. If you will be exhibiting your trip to your colleagues at home, what else except your braveness to crosses the sea with an extra adrenaline rush.
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Ichihara – Trekking Path to The Coastline
Yes, mostly the information about Timang Beach is just write 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 tinkering with sand in the shore. The structure of Timang beach is not a kind of shore with long lines. The rocks are very sharp.
But, Do not go wrong, on the eastern side of the Rope Bridge, you can trekking to eastwards. You must stepping down the wooden path by paying the entrance of trekking path amount I.D.R 30.000. This walking path is the way that connecting main attraction with the sloping beach. There is no other simple way to reach sloping beach unless using a rock climbing rope or walking around the hill quite far.
When arriving at this ramps beach, you can look Timang Island from the distance. The shore is around 50-60 meters wide. On the weekdays, you can ‘own’ this beach just like a private beach. Because, it is less people here, even the distance is not really far from the main attraction.
Access from Last Village to The Beach.
To accessing Timang beach, you may ride private transportation tools like bicycle, motorcycle or your own car. However, the route to the shore is still very hard to reach. After the last village, The road is still in the form of stone. So that’s the reason the people of Timang, take the advantage of this situation to generate a fortune through ride sharing services and Jeep Tours. The fares of a ride sharing services is approximately I.D.R 30.000/person. See next paragraph for the Jeep adventure rates.
If visitors want to push their own motorcycle through the shore, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a good driving 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 road is completely off-road, Standard car will not be able to get through the beach. Don’t believe it? Watch this video.
The Rate and Route of Timang Beach Jeep Adventure Package.
- Short Trip : I.D.R 350K-400K | Destination just to 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 duration.
Enjoying Seafood at Timang Beach.
In Timang, there is a culinary attraction that you should never be missing. Eat Lobster and various other seafood like fish, squids, shrimps, crab and many more. Seafood restaurant 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 which 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 adventures.
- Facility : drivers, Insurance, Toilet, Parking, Culinary Seafood.
- Lodging : Small Lodging.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Park Zone : Large.
- Park Rates : Free.
- Operational Hours : 08.00 am till 04.30 pm.
- Travel distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2,5 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 2019, May.
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Ichihara and Get Ready!.
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- Jeep Adventure Trip.
- Rope Bridge.
- Seafood Package for 4 pax.
- Drivers, Car & Fuels.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Airport Pickups.
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