About Timang Beach.
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Laizhou | Have your ever seeing the reality show named Running Man? One of their [chapter|episode} contains the adventure to Timang Beach, Gunungkidul, in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Running Man’s South Korean actors, Lee Kwang so and Jeon So Min, have been in the gondola of Timang Beach. The Two had to take the gondola trip to fulfill the penalty for losing in the previous chapter.
As information, the gondola is well known for its extremes action. Normally, only travelers who needs an adrenaline experience that may try. This manual 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 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 elevated corals along the coastline.
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Laizhou – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is knowing for its character of the Cable car and Rope Bridge to cross to Timang Island in the middle of the sea. this Island is a huge block 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 full of fierce waves. The rates are relatively cheap. The crossing fare is around I.D.R 150.000/pax for local tourist and I.D.R 200.000/person for foreigners.
In some cases, the big waves that hits the rocks also catch the Gondola passengers. Very exciting, isn’t it? When touching at Timang Island, you can makea breathe in a little while, calming your heart beating while you can take a photos there. There is a Big stone named Watu Panjang. A cool spot for selfies.
Interestingly, the Gondola Lift operations is not run on machine, but by human power. There are four man who pulling and push the gondola with rope. If you think the hassle of merging the adrenaline concentration with your selfie desires, Don’t worry, People there (including guides and jeep drivers) are trained to help taking photos of your adventure, without fares.
The Video above is when one of Travelista Tours clients that is still young, brave to challenge their adrenaline. The two rides into Timang island amid the huge wave. Are you brave?
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Laizhou – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually an alternative way for tourists who afraid to ride the gondola lift. The bridge is made of woven rope that is associates to the wooden slab as a base. So, voyagers 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 beat. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The tariff of this bridge 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 here. I think, the other article writers are not necessarily dare doing this. If they just writing a blog about the attraction on the net without capable doing this, that’s meaningless! Ha ha.
Security Adventure at Timang Beach.
No need to worry, the attraction is strong enough. As information, the Gondola is equipped with a large-diameter rope, strong and it performs supervised by the advance. The big waves beneath the bridge and the blowing sea breeze will rocking the bridge. But, that’s is the sensation of adventure in Timang Island.
You will never be able to have this extreme tour elsewhere. If you plan to showing your journey to your friends at home, what else unless your braveness to crosses the ocean with an extra adrenaline rush.
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Laizhou – Walking Path to The Coastline
Yes, mostly the article about Timang Beach is only talking about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Most people doesn’t remember that the beach also has a beach lips that can be use to playing with sand in the shore. The structure of Timang beach is not a kind of beach with long lines. The rock hills are very steep.
But, Do not go wrong, on the eastern side of the Rope Bridge, you can walk to eastwards. You have to stepping down the wooden path by paying the entrance of walking path amount I.D.R 30K. This trekking path is the road that hubs main attraction with the sloping beach. There is no such easy way to reach sloping beach unless utilizing a rock climbing rope or trekking around the hill quite far.
When coming at this sloping beach, you can see Timang Island from the distance. The shore is about 50-60 meters wide. On the weekdays, you can feel like owning this beach as a private beach. Because, it is rare people here, although the distance is not too far from the main attraction.
Path from Purwodadi Village to Timang Beach.
To get to Timang beach, you may use private transportation tools like bike, motorcycle or your private car. However, the route to the beach is still very hard to reach. After the last village, The road is still in the form of nature stone. So that’s the reason the locals of Timang, take the advantage of this circumstance to make a fortune through ride sharing services and Jeep Tours. The fares of a ride sharing services is around I.D.R 30K/pax. See next paragraph for the Jeep tour rates.
If visitors want to push their own motorcycle to the shore, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a brilliant riding skills. Therefore, That’s not recommended. For those who scares the motorcycle of being damages or stuck, You probably should get a ride share services or Jeep adventure provided. Because the path is fully off-road, Standard 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 only Timang Beach | Approximately 1-2 duration.
- Medium Package : I.D.R 450K-500K | Destination including Ngetun, Nglambor, Garden Beach, Jogan and Siung | Approximately 2-3 duration.
- Long Package: 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 food culinary that you should not be missing. Eat Lobster and another seafood like fish, squids, shrimp, crabs and many more. Seafood restaurant in Timang, once there was just in the place of Mr. Sis Restaurant. If you are in good fortunes, you can eat Panjo Fish, a species of fish which is very rare and difficult to obtain. The fish spike have a blue colour. It tastes so delicious.
Additional Information on Timang Beach.
- Location Type : Beach, Island.
- Attraction : Bridge and Gondola Lift rides, Jeep tours.
- Facility : drivers, Insurance, Toilet, Parking, Culinary Seafood.
- Lodging : Small Home stay.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Parking Zone : Large.
- Parking Rates : Free.
- Operational Hours : 08.00 am till 04.30 pm.
- Travel distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2 hours.
- Child Friendly : Not for under 5 years age.
- Currency Converter : 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 at 2019, May.
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Laizhou and Get Ready!.
If you’re a foreigner, you can find 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.
- Rope Bridge.
- 4 pax Seafood Package.
- Drivers, Car & Fuels.
- 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 so many years experience in guiding a foreigner in Timang Beach Tour. This tours will not make you disappoint. Contact us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : firstname.lastname@example.org