Timang Beach in Brief.
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Kaifeng | 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, have been in the gondola of Timang Beach. They both must take the gondola trip to fulfill the penalties for losing in the previous episode.
As the info, the gondola is well known for its extremes action. Normally, only visitors who needs an adrenaline test that may try. This manual system wooden gondola cross by the sea with a fierce waves, Its scary 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 emerging 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 Kaifeng – 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. The Island is a huge block of large rocks that are very extreme elevated around it. It takes extra adrenaline to ride this lift, as it will walk across the oceans with full of huge waves. The fares are relatively still affordable. The crossing fare is approximately I.D.R 150.000/person for local tourist and I.D.R 200k/person for foreigners.
Sometimes, the huge waves that hits the rocks could be hit the Gondola passengers. Very exciting, isn’t it? After arriving at Timang Island, you can takea breathe for a little while, calming your heart beat while you can take a selfies there. There is a Big stone called Watu Panjang. A pretty spot for selfies.
Uniquely, the Gondola Lift mechanism is not run on machine, but by human power. There are 4 people who pull and pushing the gondola using a rope. If you think the hassle of combining the adrenaline concentration with your selfie desires, Don’t worry, People there (including guides and jeep drivers) are well-trained to help photo services of your trip, without fares.
The Video above is when one of ours clients which is still young, brave to challenge their courage. They Both rides into Timang island amid the huge wave. Are you dare?
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Kaifeng – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually an alternative way for tourists whose scares to ride the cable car. The bridge is made of woven rope that is associates to the wooden slab as a ground. So, tourists will feel it’s just a safe walk. But don’t forget, while you come to the center 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 gondola. It’s around I.D.R 100.000/pax.
In this video, I make myself trying to pass the bridge, keeping the camera and uploading to this article. I think, the other blog authors are not necessarily brave doing this. If they only writing a blog about the attraction on the web without capable doing this, that’s very trivial! Ha ha.
Safety Adventure at Timang Beach.
Don’t worry, the attraction is strong enough. In addition, the Gondola is equipped with a large-diameter rope, strong and it performs supervised by the advance. The huge waves beneath the bridge and the blowing sea winds will make this bridge rocked. But, that’s is the essential of adventure in Timang Island.
You will never find to have this thrilling tour in another place. If you will be exhibiting your journey to your colleagues at home, what else except your braveness to crosses the ocean with a double adrenaline.
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Kaifeng – Walking 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 shore that able 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 go wrong, on the eastern side of the Gondola Lift, you can walk to eastwards. You must walking down the wooden stairs by paying the entrance of walking path amount I.D.R 30K. This walking path is the way that hubs main entrance with the non-elevated beach. There is no other easy way to go down there unless using a rock climbing rope or trekking around the hill in a far distance.
When coming at this ramps beach, you can see Timang Island from the distance. The shore is about 50-60 meters wide. On the weekdays, you can ‘own’ this beach as a private beach. Because, it is rare people here, even the distance is not too far from the Gondola Lift.
Path from Last Village to Timang Beach.
To accessing Timang beach, you may ride private transportation tools either bike, motorcycle or your private car. However, the route to the beach is still very difficult to reach. After the last settlement, The road is still in the form of nature stone. So that’s why the locals of Timang, take the opportunity of this circumstance to generate a fortune through ride sharing offers and Jeep Adventure. The fares of a ride sharing services is approximately I.D.R 30.000/pax. See next paragraph for the Jeep adventure rates.
If visitors want to push their own vehicle to the shore, 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 should get a ride share services or Jeep adventure provided. Because the path is completely off-road, Normal car will not be 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 just to Timang Beach | Approximately 1-2 long.
- Medium Trip : 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 long.
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, squid, shrimp, crab and so on. 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 special fish that is very rare and hard to obtain. The fish have a blue spike. It tastes very delicious.
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 Lodging.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Parking Area : Large.
- Parking Rates : Free.
- Operation Hours : 08.00 am till 04.30 pm.
- 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 May 2019.
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Kaifeng and Get Ready!.
If you’re a foreign visitor, you can contact us to take you there safe and sound. Just pay 250 U.S.D for 4 pax with all the facility :
- Jeep Adventure Tours.
- Rope Bridge.
- 4 pax Seafood Package.
- Drivers, Car & Fuels.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Pick up at Airport or Hotels.
Feel free to contact us for other options. All our driver are understands completely the routes to go there. We have so many years experience in taking a foreigner in Timang Beach Adventure. This tours will never make you disappoint. Contact us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : email@example.com
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