Timang Beach in Brief.
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Sasebo | Have your ever seeing 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 actors, Lee Kwang so and Jeon So Min, spotted in the gondola of Timang Beach. They both must take the gondola trip to complete the penalties for their losses in the previous episode.
As the info, the gondola is well known for its extremes action. Normally, only visitors who want an adrenaline experience that may try. This manual system wooden gondola cross by the sea with a huge 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 new beach for tourism objects. One of the great destination of this coastal cluster in Gunung Kidul is Timang beach. They have smooth beige sand and the wide spread of elevated corals along the coastline.
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Sasebo – 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. The Island is a huge block of large rocks which are very extreme elevated around it. It takes full adrenaline to ride this cable car, as it will walk amid the oceans with full of huge waves. The fares are relatively cheap. The crossing fare is around I.D.R 150.000/pax for local visitors and I.D.R 200.000/person for foreigners.
In some cases, the huge waves that hits the rocks also 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 beat while you can take a selfies there. There is a large stone called Watu Panjang. A cool places for selfies.
Uniquely, the Gondola Lift mechanism is not run by machine, but relying by human power. There are 4 people who pull and push the gondola using a rope. If you think the hassle of merging the adrenaline concentration with your aim to take a selfies, Don’t worry, People there (including guides and jeep drivers) are trained to help taking photos of your adventure, without getting fees.
The Video above is when one of ours customers which is still young, dare to challenge their courage. The two rides into Timang island amid the large wave. Are you brave?
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Sasebo – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually a solution for voyagers who afraid to ride the gondola lift. The bridge is made of woven rope that is resembles to the wooden slab as a base. So, tourists will think it’s just a safe walk. But don’t forget, while you come to the middle of the bridge, watching the waves crunch, seems pushing the heart beat. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The tariff of this attraction is less expensive than the gondola. It’s approximately I.D.R 100.000/pax.
In this video, I make myself try to pass the bridge, keeping the camera and uploading to this article. I think, the other blog authors are not necessarily brave to do this. If they only making a blog about it on the web without doing the real thing, that’s very trivial! Ha ha.
Safety Adventure at Timang Beach.
Don’t 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 huge waves beneath the bridge and the blowing sea winds will rocking the bridge. But, that’s is the sensation of adventure in Timang Island.
You will never be able to have this extreme adventure elsewhere. If you will be exhibiting your trip to your colleagues at home, what else unless your braveness to crosses the ocean with a double adrenaline.
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Sasebo – Walking Path to The Coastline
Yes, indeed most of the article about Timang Beach is just write about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Most writer forget that the beach also has a shore that can be use to playing with sand in the shore. The structure of Timang beach is not a kind of shore 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 stairs 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 reach sloping beach 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 about 50-60 meters wide. On the weekdays, you can feel like owning this beach as a private beach. Because, it is less people here, even the distance is not really far from the Gondola Lift.
Path from Last Village to Timang Beach.
To get to Timang beach, you can use private transportation tools like bicycle, motorcycle or your own car. However, the route to the shore is still very hard to reach. After the last settlement, The road is still in the form of nature 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 Adventure. The rates of a ride sharing services is around I.D.R 30.000/pax. See next paragraph for the Jeep tour fares.
If visitors want to push their personal motorcycle through the shore, 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 better get a ride share services or Jeep tours provided. Because the path is fully off-road, Normal car is not able to get to the beach. Don’t believe it? Watch 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 to Ngetun, Nglambor, Garden Beach, Jogan and Siung | Approximately 2-3 duration.
- Long Package: I.D.R 550K-600K | Destination Timang Beach, Pengilon Hill, Banyunibo, Watu Lumbung, Jungwok and Wediombo Beach | Approximately 3-4 Hours long.
Dont Forget to Enjoy Seafood at Timang Beach.
In Timang, there is a culinary attraction that you should not be missing. Eat Lobster and another seafood like fish, squids, shrimps, 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 eat Panjo Fish, a special fish that is very rare and difficult to obtain. The fish have a blue spike. It tastes so delicious.
Additional Information on Timang Beach.
- Location Type : Beach, Island.
- Attraction : Bridge and Gondola Lift rides, Jeep tours.
- Facility : Local guide, Insurance, Toilet, Parking, Culinary Seafood.
- Lodging : Small Home stay.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Parking Area : Large.
- Parking Rates : Free.
- Operational Hours : 08.00 am till 04.30 pm.
- Distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2,5 hours.
- Toddler Friendly : Not Recommended for under 5 years.
- 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 May 2019.
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Sasebo and Call to Action!.
If you’re a foreign visitor, you can find us to guide you there safely. Just pay 250 U.S.D for 4 pax with all the facility :
- Jeep Adventure Tours.
- Gondola Lift.
- Rope Bridge.
- Seafood Package for 4 pax.
- Drivers, Fuels, Rent Cars.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Airport Pickups.
Just contact us for other customized options. All our driver are fully understands the routes to go there. We have so many years experience in taking a foreigner in Timang Beach Tour. This trip will not make you disappointing. Contact us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : firstname.lastname@example.org