Timang Beach in Brief.
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Mingguang | Have your ever seeing the reality 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. The Two had to take the gondola trip to fulfill the penalty for their losses in the previous episode.
As information, the gondola is famous for its extremes action. Normally, only visitors who want an adrenaline experience that may try. This manual mechanical wooden gondola cross over the sea with a huge 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 have a wide coastal line and many new beach for tourism objects. One of the best 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 Mingguang – 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. this Island is a huge part of large rocks that are very steep around it. It takes extra courage to ride this cable car, as it will walk across the oceans with full of fierce waves. The rates are relatively still affordable. The crossing fare is approximately I.D.R 150.000/person for local tourist and I.D.R 200k/pax for foreigners.
In some cases, the big waves that hits the island could be hit the Gondola passengers. Very fun, isn’t it? After arriving at Timang Island, you can takea breathe for a little while, calming your heart beating while you can take a selfies there. There is a large stone called Watu Panjang. A cool spot for selfies.
Uniquely, the Gondola Lift mechanism is not run by machine, but relying by human power. There are four man whose pulling and push the gondola with rope. If you feel the hassle of merging 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 adventure, without fares.
The Video above is when one of Travelista Tours customers which is still young, dare to challenge their courage. They Both rides into Timang island over the large wave. Do you dare?
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Mingguang – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually an alternative way for tourists whose afraid to ride the gondola lift. The bridge is making from woven rope that is associates to the wooden slab as a base. So, tourists will think it’s just a short walk. But don’t forget, when you arriving to the middle of the bridge, watching the waves crunch, seems pushing the heart beating. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The tariff of this bridge is cheaper than the cable car. It’s approximately I.D.R 100.000/person.
In this video, I make myself trying to crossing the bridge, keeping the camera and uploading here. I guess, the other blog writers are not necessarily brave doing this. If they only making a blog about it 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 crafted with a large-diameter rope, strong and it operates controlled by the advanced teams. The big waves beneath the bridge and the blowing sea breeze will rocking the bridge. But, that’s is the essential 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 except your braveness to crosses the sea with a double adrenaline.
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Mingguang – Walking Path to The Coastline
Yes, indeed most of the information about Timang Beach is just talking about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Most people forget 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 rocks are very sharp.
But, Do not get it wrong, on the east side of the Rope Bridge, you can walk to eastwards. You must stepping down the wooden path by paying the entrance of walking path amount I.D.R 30.000. This walking path is the way that connecting main entrance with the sloping beach. There is no such easy way to go down there unless utilizing a rock climbing rope or trekking around the hill in a far distance.
When arriving at this sloping beach, you can look Timang Island from the distance. The shore is around 50-60 meters wide. On weekdays, you can ‘own’ this beach as a private beach. Because, it is less people here, although the distance is not really far from the main attraction.
Path from Last Village to Timang Beach.
To accessing Timang beach, you may ride private transportation tools either bicycle, motorcycle or your private car. However, the way to the beach is still very difficult 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 circumstance to make a fortune through ride sharing services and Jeep Tours. The rates of a ride sharing services is approximately I.D.R 30K/pax. See next paragraph for the Jeep tour fares.
If visitors want to push their own vehicle through the location, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a good riding skills. Therefore, That’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 road is fully off-road, Normal car is not 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 only Timang Beach | Approximately 1-2 duration.
- Medium Trip : 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 duration.
Dont Forget to Enjoy Seafood at Timang Beach.
In The Timang Beach, there is a culinary attraction that you should not be missing. Eat Lobster and various other seafood like fish, squids, shrimp, crabs and many more. Seafood stalls 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 which is very rare and hard to obtain. The fish spike have a blue colour. It tastes so delicious.
Supporting 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.
- Park Rates : Free.
- Operation Hours : 08.00 to 16.30.
- 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 at May 2019.
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Mingguang and Call to Action!.
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- Jeep Adventure Tours.
- Gondola Lift.
- Rope Bridge.
- 4 pax Seafood Package.
- Drivers, Car & Fuels.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Airport Pickups.
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