About Timang Beach.
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Morioka | Have your ever see the reality show named Running Man? One of their [chapter|episode} contains the show in 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 penalties for their losses in the previous chapter.
As the info, the gondola is famous for its extremes action. Usually, only travelers who want an adrenaline experience that may try. This man-driven system wooden gondola cross over the sea with a fierce waves, Its spooky but exciting
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 best attraction of this coastal cluster in Gunung Kidul is Timang beach. They have smooth beige sand and the wide spread of steep corals along the coastline.
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Morioka – 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 which are very extreme elevated around it. It takes extra 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 200.000/pax for foreigners.
Sometimes, the huge waves that occurs the rocks could be catch the Gondola passengers. Very exciting, isn’t it? After arriving at Timang Island, you can makea breathe in a little while, slowing your heart beat while you can take a selfies there. There is a Big stone named Watu Panjang. A cool spot for selfies.
Uniquely, the Gondola Lift operations is not run by machine, but by human power. There are four people whose pull and pushing the gondola with rope. If you think the hassle of merging the adrenaline concentration with your selfie desires, Don’t worry, The People (including guides and jeep drivers) are trained to help taking photos of your trip, without rates.
The Video above is when one of Travelista Tours customers that is still young, dare to challenge their courage. They Both lifts into Timang island amid the large wave. Do you brave?
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Morioka – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually a solution for tourists whose scares to ride the gondola lift. The bridge is making from woven rope which is resembles to the wooden slab as a base. So, voyagers will feel it’s just a short walk. But remember, 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 fares of this attraction is cheaper than the cable car. It’s around I.D.R 100.000/pax.
In this video, I make myself try to crossing the bridge, keeping the camera and uploading here. I think, the other blog writers are not necessarily dare to do this. If they just writing an articles about it on the net without doing the real thing, that’s very trivial! Ha ha.
Safety Adventure at Timang Beach.
No need to worry, the attraction is strong enough. In addition, the Gondola is crafted with a large-diameter rope, strong and it operates supervised by the advanced teams. The big waves beneath the bridge and the blowing sea breeze will make this bridge rocked. But, that’s is the sensation of adventure in Timang Island.
You will never find to get this extreme tour elsewhere. If you plan to showing your trip to your friends at home, what else except your braveness to crosses the ocean with an extra adrenaline rush.
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Morioka – Trekking Path to The Coastline
Yes, indeed most of the information about Timang Beach is only talking about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Most people forget that this beach also has a beach lips that able to playing with sand in the coastline. The typical 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 eastern side of the Gondola Lift, you can trekking 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 road that hubs main entrance with the sloping beach. There is no other easy way to go down there unless utilizing a rock climbing rope or walking around the hill in a far distance.
When coming at this ramps beach, you can look Timang Island from the distance. The beach is about 50-60 meters wide. On 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 Last Village to The Beach.
To accessing Timang beach, you can ride private transportation tools like bike, motorcycle or your own car. However, the route to the shore is still very difficult to reach. After the last village, The road is still in the form of nature stone. So that’s the reason the people of Timang, take the opportunity of this situation to generate a fortune through ride sharing services and Jeep Adventure. The rates of a ride sharing services is approximately I.D.R 30.000/person. See next paragraph for the Jeep tour fares.
If tourist want to push their own vehicle through the shore, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a good riding skills. Therefore, It’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 road is fully off-road, Standard car is not able to get through 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 just to 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 long.
- Long Package: I.D.R 550K-600K | Destination Timang Beach, Pengilon Hill, Banyunibo, Watu Lumbung, Jungwok and Wediombo Beach | Approximately 3-4 Hours long.
Enjoying Seafood at Timang Beach.
In Timang, there is a culinary attraction that you should never 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 lucky, you can meet Panjo Fish, a species of fish that is very rare and hard to find. This fish spike have a blue colour. It tastes very 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 Area : Large.
- Park Rates : Free.
- Operation Hours : 08.00 to 16.30.
- Travel distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2 hours.
- Toddler 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.
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Morioka and Get Ready!.
If you’re a foreigner, you can contact us to take you there safely. You can pay for just U.S.D 250 for 4 pax with all the benefit :
- Jeep Adventure Tours.
- Gondola Lift.
- Cross the Bridge.
- 4 pax Seafood Package.
- Drivers, Fuels, Rent Cars.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Pick up at Airport or Hotels.
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