About Timang Beach.
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Sanya | Have your ever see the reality TV 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. They both must take the gondola trip to fulfill the penalty for losing in the previous episode.
As the info, the gondola is famous for its extremes action. Usually, only travelers who needs an adrenaline test that may try. This man-driven system wooden gondola cross over the sea with a fierce 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 is very wide in coastal line and many emerging beach for tourism objects. One of the great destination 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 Sanya – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is knowing for its characteristic of the Cable car and Rope Bridge to cross to Timang Island in the middle of the sea. this Island is a huge part of large rocks which are very steep around it. It takes full courage to ride this cable car, as it will walk amid the sea with full of fierce waves. The fares are relatively cheap. The crossing fare is around I.D.R 150k/pax for local visitors and I.D.R 200.000/person for foreigners.
In some cases, the big waves that occurs the island could be hit the Gondola passengers. Very fun, isn’t it? When touching at Timang Island, you can makea breathe in a little while, slowing your heart beat while you can take a photos there. There is a large stone called Watu Panjang. A pretty spot for selfies.
Interestingly, the Gondola Lift operations is not run on machine, but by human power. There are four people who pulling and push the gondola using a rope. If you think the hassle of combining the adrenaline concentration with your aim to take a selfies, Don’t worry, People there (including guides and drivers) are trained to help taking photos of your trip, without rates.
The Video above is when one of ours clients that is very young, brave to challenge their courage. They Both lifts into Timang island amid the large wave. Do you dare?
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Sanya – 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 think it’s just a short walk. But don’t forget, while you come to the center of the bridge, watching the waves crunch, seems spur the heart beating. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The fares of this bridge is cheaper than the gondola. It’s approximately I.D.R 100K/person.
In this video, I make myself trying to crossing the bridge, holding the camera and uploading here. I guess, the other blog authors are not necessarily brave to do this. If they only making a blog about it on the web without capable doing this, that’s meaningless! 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 operates supervised by the advanced teams. The huge waves beneath the bridge and the blowing sea winds will make this bridge rocked. But, that’s is the essential of adventure in Timang Island.
You will never find to have this thrilling tour elsewhere. If you will be exhibiting your journey to your colleagues at home, what else unless your courage to crosses the sea with an extra adrenaline rush.
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Sanya – Walking Path to The Coastline
Yes, mostly 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 shore. The structure of Timang beach is not a kind of shore with long lines. The rock hills are very sharp.
But, Do not go wrong, on the eastern side of the Rope Bridge, you can trekking to eastwards. You have to walking down the wooden stairs by paying the entrance of walking path amount I.D.R 30K. This trekking path is the road that hubs main attraction with the sloping beach. There is no such easy way to reach sloping beach unless using a rock climbing rope or walking around the hill in a far distance.
When coming at this ramps beach, you can see Timang Island from the distance. The beach is about 50-60 meters wide. On the weekdays, you can ‘own’ this beach just like a private beach. Because, it is rare people here, even the distance is not really far from the Gondola Lift.
Path from Purwodadi Village to The Beach.
To get to Timang beach, you can ride private transportation tools like bike, motorcycle or your own 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 circumstance to make a fortune through ride sharing services and Jeep Adventure. The rates of a ride sharing services is around I.D.R 30K/person. See next paragraph for the Jeep adventure rates.
If visitors want to push their own vehicle to the location, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a good driving skills. Therefore, That’s not recommended. For those who scares 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 Rate 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 Trip : 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 duration.
Dont Forget to Enjoy Seafood at Timang Beach.
In Timang, there is a culinary attraction that you should not be missing. Eat Lobster and various other seafood like fish, squid, shrimps, 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 meet Panjo Fish, a species of fish that is very rare and hard to obtain. This fish spike have a blue colour. It tastes very delicious.
Extra Information on Timang Beach.
- Location Type : Beach, Island.
- Attraction : Bridge and Gondola Lift rides, Jeep adventures.
- Facility : drivers, Insurance, Toilet, Parking, Seafood Stall.
- Lodging : Small Home stay.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Parking Area : Large.
- Parking Rates : Free.
- Operation Hours : 08.00 to 16.30.
- Distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2 hours.
- Toddler Friendly : Not Recommended for under 5 years age.
- Currency Converter : I.D.R 10.000 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 Sanya 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.
- Cross the Bridge.
- 4 pax Seafood Package.
- Drivers, Car & Fuels.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Pick up at Airport or Hotels.
Just call us for other customized options. All our driver are understands completely the path 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