About Timang Beach.
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Kuala Terengganu | 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 penalty for their losses in the previous chapter.
As information, the gondola is well known for its extremes action. Usually, only travelers who want an adrenaline experience that may try. This manual system wooden gondola cross over 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 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 elevated corals along the coastline.
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Kuala Terengganu – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is knowing for its characteristic of the Cable car and Rope Bridge to cross 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 courage to ride this lift, as it will walk amid the sea with contains fierce waves. The fares are relatively still affordable. The crossing fare is approximately I.D.R 150.000/person for local visitors and I.D.R 200.000/person for foreigners.
Sometimes, the big waves that occurs the island also hit the Gondola passengers. Very exciting, isn’t it? After arriving at Timang Island, you can takea breathe for a little while, slowing your heart beat while you can take a photos there. There is a large stone called Watu Panjang. A cool places for selfies.
Interestingly, the Gondola Lift operations is not run on machine, but relying by human power. There are 4 people whose pulling and pushing the gondola using a rope. If you feel the hassle of merging the adrenaline concentration with your selfie desires, Don’t worry, People there (including guides and drivers) are trained to help photo services of your adventure, without fares.
The Video above is when one of Travelista Tours clients which is very young, brave to challenge their courage. They Both rides into Timang island over the large wave. Are you dare?
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Kuala Terengganu – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually a solution for voyagers who afraid to ride the gondola lift. 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 short walk. But don’t forget, while you come to the middle of the bridge, seeing the waves crunch, seems spur the heart beat. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The fares of this attraction is cheaper than the gondola. It’s around I.D.R 100.000/person.
In this video, I make myself try to crossing the bridge, holding the camera and uploading here. I think, the other article writers are not necessarily brave doing this. If they just writing an articles about it on the net without capable doing this, that’s very trivial! Ha ha.
Safety Adventure at Timang Beach.
Don’t worry, this attraction is strong enough. In addition, the Gondola is equipped with a large-diameter rope, strong and it performs controlled by the advanced teams. The big waves under 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 get this extreme tour elsewhere. If you plan to showing your journey to your colleagues at home, what else unless your braveness to crosses the sea with a double adrenaline.
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Kuala Terengganu – Trekking Path to The Coastline
Yes, mostly the information about Timang Beach is only 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 shore. The structure of Timang beach is not a type of shore with long lines. The rocks are very steep.
But, Do not go wrong, on the east side of the Rope Bridge, you can trekking to eastwards. You have to stepping down the wooden path by paying the entrance of walking path amount I.D.R 30.000. This walking path is the road that connecting main attraction with the non-elevated beach. There is no such simple way to reach sloping beach except utilizing a rock climbing rope or trekking around the hill quite far.
When coming 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 feel like owning this beach just like a private beach. Because, it is rare people here, although the distance is not really far from the Gondola Lift.
Path from Purwodadi Village to Timang Beach.
To accessing Timang beach, you can use private transportation tools either bicycle, motorcycle or your own car. However, the route to the beach is still very hard to reach. After the last settlement, The road is still in the form of stone. So that’s why the locals of Timang, take the opportunity of this circumstance to make a fortune through ride sharing offers and Jeep Adventure. The fares of a ride sharing services is around I.D.R 30.000/person. See next paragraph for the Jeep tour fares.
If tourist want to push their personal vehicle to the shore, 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 better get a ride share services or Jeep adventure provided. Because the road is completely off-road, Normal car is not able to get through the beach. Don’t believe it? Watch 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 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 The Timang Beach, there is a culinary attraction that you should never be missing. Eat Lobster and another seafood like fish, squid, shrimp, crabs and many more. Seafood stalls 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 difficult to obtain. This fish have a blue spike. It tastes very good.
Extra 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 Zone : Large.
- Parking Rates : Free.
- Operational Hours : 08.00 am till 04.30 pm.
- Distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2 hours.
- Child Friendly : Not Recommended for under 5 years.
- 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 Kuala Terengganu and Get Ready!.
If you’re a foreign visitor, 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.
- 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.
Just contact us for other options. All our driver are fully understands the routes to go there. We have several years experience in guiding a foreigner in Timang Beach Tour. This trip will not make you disappointing. Call us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : firstname.lastname@example.org