Timang Beach in Brief.
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Loei Thailand | Have your ever see 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 reality show members, Lee Kwang so and Jeon So Min, spotted in the gondola of Timang Beach. The Two must take the gondola trip to complete the penalty for their losses in the previous episode.
As the info, the gondola is famous for its extremes action. Normally, only travelers who needs an adrenaline test that may try. This manual mechanical wooden gondola cross over the sea with a huge waves, Its spooky but fun
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 wide spread of elevated corals along the coastline.
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Loei Thailand – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is knowing for its character of the Gondola Lift and Rope Bridge to get to Timang Island in the middle of the sea. this Island is a huge part of large rocks that are very steep around it. It takes extra adrenaline to ride this cable car, as it will walk across the sea with full of huge waves. The rates are relatively cheap. The crossing fare is around I.D.R 150.000/person for local tourist and I.D.R 200k/person for foreigners.
Sometimes, the big waves that hits the island could be catch the Gondola passengers. Very fun, isn’t it? After arriving at Timang Island, you can makea breathe in a little while, slowing your heart beating while you can take a photos there. There is a large stone called Watu Panjang. A cool spot for selfies.
Uniquely, the Gondola Lift operations is not run on machine, but by human power. There are four man whose pulling and pushing the gondola using a rope. If you think the hassle of merging the adrenaline concentration with your selfie desires, Don’t worry, The People (including guides and drivers) are well-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. The two rides into Timang island over the huge wave. Are you dare?
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Loei Thailand – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually an alternative way for voyagers whose afraid to ride the cable car. The bridge is making from woven rope which is resembles to the wooden slab as a base. 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 pushing 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/pax.
In this video, I make myself try to pass the bridge, keeping the camera and uploading to this article. I guess, the other blog authors are not necessarily brave to do this. If they just making an articles about the attraction on the web without doing the real thing, that’s meaningless! Ha ha.
Security Adventure at Timang Beach.
Don’t worry, the attraction is quite strong. In addition, the Gondola is equipped with a large-diameter rope, strong and it performs supervised by the advance. The huge waves under 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 be able to have this thrilling adventure elsewhere. If you will be exhibiting your journey to your colleagues at home, what else unless your courage to crosses the ocean with a double adrenaline.
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Loei Thailand – Walking Path to The Coastline
Yes, mostly the article about Timang Beach is only write about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Most people doesn’t remember that the beach also has a shore that can be use to tinkering with sand in the coastline. The structure of Timang beach is not a kind of beach with long lines. The rock hills are very sharp.
But, Do not go wrong, on the eastern side of the Gondola Lift, you can trekking to eastwards. You have to walking down the wooden path by paying the entrance of walking path amount I.D.R 30.000. This walking path is the road that hubs main attraction with the sloping beach. There is no such easy way to reach sloping beach except using a rock climbing rope or walking around the hill quite far.
When arriving at this ramps beach, you can see Timang Island from the distance. The shore is about 50-60 meters wide. On weekdays, you can feel like owning this beach just like a private beach. Because, it is rare people here, even the distance is not really far from the main attraction.
Path from Last Village to The Beach.
To get to Timang beach, you may ride private transportation tools either bicycle, motorcycle or your own car. However, the way to the shore is still very difficult 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 advantage of this circumstance to generate a fortune through ride sharing services and Jeep Tours. The rates of a ride sharing services is around I.D.R 30.000/person. See next paragraph for the Jeep adventure rates.
If tourist want to push their personal vehicle to the location, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a brilliant driving skills. Therefore, It’s not recommended. For those who scares the motorcycle of being damages or stuck, You probably better get a ride share services or Jeep tours provided. Because the road is completely off-road, Standard car is not able to get to 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 only Timang Beach | Approximately 1-2 long.
- Medium Package : 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 duration.
Enjoying 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, squids, shrimp, crab and so on. Seafood stalls in Timang, once there was just in the place of Mr. Sis Restaurant. If you are lucky, you can eat Panjo Fish, a special fish which is very rare and hard to obtain. This fish have a blue spike. It tastes so delicious.
Extra Information on Timang Beach.
- Location Type : Beach, Island.
- Attraction : Bridge and Gondola Lift rides, Jeep adventures.
- Facility : Local guide, Insurance, Toilet, Parking, Seafood Stall.
- Lodging : Small Lodging.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Park Area : Large.
- Parking Rates : Free.
- Operational Hours : 08.00 to 16.30.
- Distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2,5 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.
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