About Timang Beach.
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Liaoyuan | Have your ever seeing 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 must take the gondola trip to complete the penalties for losing in the previous episode.
As information, the gondola is well known for its extremes action. Usually, only visitors who needs an adrenaline test that may try. This man-driven system 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 have a wide coastal line and many new beach for tourism objects. One of the great destination of this coastal cluster in Gunung Kidul is Timang beach. They have smooth beige sand and the wide spread of elevated corals along the coastline.
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Liaoyuan – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is famous for its character of the Cable car and Rope Bridge to get to Timang Island in the middle of the sea. The Island is a huge part of large rocks which are very steep around it. It takes full adrenaline to ride this cable car, as it will walk across the oceans with contains fierce waves. The fares are relatively still affordable. The crossing fare is around I.D.R 150k/pax for local tourist and I.D.R 200k/pax for foreigners.
Sometimes, the huge waves that hits the island also catch the Gondola passengers. Very exciting, isn’t it? When touching 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 Big stone named Watu Panjang. A pretty places for selfies.
Uniquely, the Gondola Lift mechanism is not run on machine, but relying by human power. There are 4 people who pulling and push the gondola using a rope. If you think the hassle of merging the adrenaline concentration with your aim to take a selfies, Don’t worry, People there (including guides and drivers) are well-trained to help photo services of your adventure, without fares.
The Video above is when one of ours clients which is still young, dare to challenge their courage. They Both lifts into Timang island over the huge wave. Are you dare?
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Liaoyuan – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually an alternative way for tourists whose scares to ride the gondola lift. The bridge is made of woven rope that is resembles to the wooden slab as a base. So, tourists will feel it’s just a short walk. But remember, when you arriving to the center of the bridge, seeing the waves crunch, seems spur the heart beating. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The fares of this bridge is less expensive than the gondola. It’s approximately I.D.R 100.000/person.
In this video, I make myself trying to crossing the bridge, holding the camera and upload to this article. I guess, the other blog authors are not necessarily brave to do this. If they only making an articles about the attraction on the net without doing the real thing, that’s very trivial! Ha ha.
Safety Adventure at Timang Beach.
No need to worry, this attraction is strong enough. As information, 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 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 in another place. If you plan to showing your trip to your colleagues at home, what else except your courage to crosses the sea with a double adrenaline.
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Liaoyuan – Walking Path to The Coastline
Yes, indeed most of the article about Timang Beach is only write about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Most people forget that the beach also has a shore that able to tinkering with sand in the shore. The structure of Timang beach is not a kind of shore with long lines. The rock hills are very steep.
But, Do not get it wrong, on the east 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 trekking path is the way that hubs main attraction with the sloping beach. There is no other simple way to go down there except using a rock climbing rope or trekking around the hill quite far.
When arriving at this ramps beach, you can look Timang Island from the distance. The shore is about 50-60 meters wide. On the weekdays, you can ‘own’ this beach just like a private beach. Because, it is less people here, although the distance is not too far from the main attraction.
Access from Purwodadi Village to The Beach.
To accessing Timang beach, you can use private transportation tools either bicycle, motorcycle or your private car. However, the way to the beach is still very hard to reach. After the last village, The road is still in the form of stone. So that’s why the people of Timang, take the opportunity of this situation to make a fortune through ride sharing offers and Jeep Adventure. The rates of a ride sharing services is around I.D.R 30.000/pax. See next paragraph for the Jeep tour fares.
If visitors want to push their personal motorcycle to the shore, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a good riding skills. Therefore, It’s not recommended. For those who worries the motorcycle of being damages or got a problems, You probably better get a ride share services or Jeep tours provided. Because the path is fully off-road, Normal car will not be 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 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.
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, squids, shrimp, crab and many more. Seafood restaurant in Timang, once there was only in the place of Mr. Sis Restaurant. If you are lucky, you can eat Panjo Fish, a species of fish that is very rare and hard to find. 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 : Local guide, Insurance, Toilet, Parking, Seafood Stall.
- Lodging : Small Lodging.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Parking Zone : Large.
- Parking Rates : Free.
- Operation Hours : 08.00 am till 04.30 pm.
- Travel distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2,5 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 Liaoyuan and Call to Action!.
If you’re a foreign visitor, you can contact us to guide you there safely. You can pay for just U.S.D 250 for 4 pax with all the benefit :
- Jeep Adventure Trip.
- Gondola Lift.
- Rope Bridge.
- Seafood Package for 4 pax.
- Drivers, Car & Fuels.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Pick up at Airport or Hotels.
Just contact us for other customized options. All our driver are understands completely the path to go there. We have several years experience in taking a foreigner in Timang Beach Tour. This tours will never make you disappoint. Contact us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : email@example.com