About Timang Beach.
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Mishan | Have your ever see 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. They both had to take the gondola trip to fulfill the penalties for their losses in the previous chapter.
As the info, the gondola is well known for its extremes action. Normally, only visitors who needs an adrenaline experience that may try. This manual mechanical wooden gondola cross over the sea with a fierce waves, Its spooky 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 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 Mishan – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is knowing for its character of the Gondola Lift 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 steep around it. It takes full adrenaline to ride this cable car, as it will walk amid the oceans with full of fierce waves. The fares are relatively still affordable. The crossing fare is approximately I.D.R 150.000/person for local tourist and I.D.R 200k/person for foreigners.
In some cases, the huge waves that hits the rocks also hit the Gondola passengers. Very fun, isn’t it? When touching at Timang Island, you can takea breathe for a little while, calming your heart beat while you can take a selfies there. There is a large stone called Watu Panjang. A cool spot for selfies.
Interestingly, the Gondola Lift mechanism is not run on machine, but by human power. There are 4 man whose 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 drivers) are well-trained to help taking photos of your adventure, without getting fees.
The Video above is when one of Travelista Tours clients that is very young, brave to challenge their courage. The two rides into Timang island amid the large wave. Are you dare?
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Mishan – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually a solution for voyagers whose 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 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 around I.D.R 100K/person.
In this video, I make myself try to crossing the bridge, holding the camera and upload 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 meaningless! Ha ha.
Safety Adventure at Timang Beach.
No need to worry, the attraction is quite strong. As information, the Gondola is crafted with a large-diameter rope, strong and it performs controlled by the advance. The big waves under 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 find to have this thrilling adventure in another place. If you will be exhibiting your journey to your colleagues at home, what else unless your courage to crosses the sea with a double adrenaline.
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Mishan – Trekking Path to The Coastline
Yes, indeed most of the article about Timang Beach is just write about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Many people doesn’t remember that the beach also has a beach lips that able to playing with sand in the coastline. The structure of Timang beach is not a type of shore with long lines. The rock hills are very sharp.
But, Do not get it wrong, on the eastern 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 30K. This walking path is the road that connecting main entrance with the sloping beach. There is no such simple way to go down there except using a rock climbing rope or trekking around the hill in a far distance.
When coming at this sloping beach, you can look Timang Island from the distance. The shore is about 50-60 meters wide. On weekdays, you can feel like owning this beach as a private beach. Because, it is less people here, although the distance is not too far from the main attraction.
Path from Last Village to Timang Beach.
To get to Timang beach, you may ride private transportation tools like bicycle, 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 generate a fortune through ride sharing offers and Jeep Tours. The fares of a ride sharing services is approximately I.D.R 30K/pax. See next paragraph for the Jeep adventure rates.
If tourist want to push their personal motorcycle to the shore, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a good driving skills. Therefore, That’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, Standard car will not be able to get through the beach. Don’t believe it? Watch this video.
The Rate 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 Package: 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 another seafood like fish, squid, shrimp, crabs and so on. Seafood restaurant 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 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, Culinary Seafood.
- Lodging : Small Lodging.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Parking Zone : Large.
- Parking Rates : Free.
- Operational Hours : 08.00 to 16.30.
- Travel distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2 hours.
- Toddler 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 from 2019, May.
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Mishan and Get Ready!.
If you’re a foreign visitor, you can contact us to take you there safely. Just pay 250 U.S.D for 4 pax with all the facility :
- 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.
Feel free to 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 Adventure. This trip will never make you disappoint. Call us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : email@example.com