About Timang Beach.
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Sejong | 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, have been in the gondola of Timang Beach. The Two must take the gondola trip to complete the penalty for losing in the previous episode.
As information, the gondola is well known for its extremes action. Usually, only travelers who needs an adrenaline experience that may try. This man-driven system wooden gondola cross by 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 have a wide coastal line and many new beach for tourism objects. One of the great attraction of this coastal cluster in Gunung Kidul is Timang beach. They have smooth white sand and the wide spread of steep corals along the coastline.
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Sejong – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is knowing for its characteristic of the Gondola Lift and Rope Bridge to get 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 full courage to ride this lift, as it will walk amid the sea with full of fierce waves. The fares are relatively still affordable. The admission fare is around I.D.R 150.000/person for local visitors and I.D.R 200k/pax for foreigners.
Sometimes, the big waves that hits the island also hit the Gondola passengers. Very fun, isn’t it? When touching at Timang Island, you can makea breathe for a little while, slowing your heart beat while you can take a selfies there. There is a large stone called Watu Panjang. A pretty places for selfies.
Interestingly, the Gondola Lift operations is not run by machine, but relying by human power. There are four man whose pulling and pushing the gondola using a rope. If you think the hassle of combining 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 adventure, without fares.
The Video above is when one of ours customers which is still young, brave to challenge their courage. They Both lifts into Timang island over the large wave. Are you brave?
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Sejong – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually an alternative way for voyagers whose scares to ride the cable car. 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 center of the bridge, seeing the waves crunch, seems spur the heart beat. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The tariff of this attraction is less expensive than the gondola. 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 authors are not necessarily brave to do this. If they only making an articles about it on the web without doing the real thing, that’s very trivial! Ha ha.
Safety Adventure at Timang Beach.
No need to worry, this attraction is quite strong. As information, the Gondola is equipped with a large-diameter rope, strong and it performs controlled by the advance. The huge waves under 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 get this extreme adventure in another place. If you plan to showing your trip to your friends at home, what else unless your braveness to crosses the sea with a double adrenaline.
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Sejong – Trekking Path to The Coastline
Yes, mostly the information about Timang Beach is just talking about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Most people doesn’t remember that the beach also has a shore that able to tinkering with sand in the shore. 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 east side of the Gondola Lift, you can trekking to eastwards. You have to walking down the wooden path by paying the entrance of trekking path amount I.D.R 30K. This walking path is the road that hubs main entrance with the non-elevated beach. There is no other easy way to go down there unless using a rock climbing rope or trekking around the hill quite far.
When arriving at this sloping beach, you can look Timang Island from the distance. The beach is about 50-60 meters wide. On weekdays, you can feel like owning 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 Last Village to The Beach.
To get to Timang beach, you can ride private transportation tools either bicycle, motorcycle or your own car. However, the route to the beach is still very difficult to reach. After the last settlement, The road is still in the form of stone. So that’s why the locals of Timang, take the opportunity of this circumstance to make a fortune through ride sharing offers and Jeep Tours. The fares of a ride sharing services is around I.D.R 30.000/pax. See next paragraph for the Jeep tour rates.
If tourist want to push their own vehicle to the location, 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 got a problems, You probably better get a ride share services or Jeep adventure provided. Because the path is fully off-road, Normal car will not be 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 long.
- Medium Trip : I.D.R 450K-500K | Destination to Ngetun, Nglambor, Garden Beach, Jogan and Siung | Approximately 2-3 duration.
- Long Trip: 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 culinary attraction that you should never be missing. Eat Lobster and various other seafood like fish, squid, shrimps, 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 special fish that is very rare and hard to find. This 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, Seafood Stall.
- Lodging : Small Lodging.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Parking Area : Large.
- Parking Rates : Free.
- Operational Hours : 08.00 am till 04.30 pm.
- Travel distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2 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 Sejong and Call to Action!.
If you’re a foreign visitor, you can find us to take you there safely. Just pay 250 U.S.D for 4 pax with all the facility :
- Jeep Adventure Tours.
- Cross the Bridge.
- 4 pax Seafood Package.
- Drivers, Fuels, Rent Cars.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Airport Pickups.
Feel free to call us for other options. All our driver are understands completely the routes to go there. We have several years experience in guiding a foreigner in Timang Beach Tour. This tours will never make you disappointing. Contact us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : email@example.com