About Timang Beach.
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Takasaki | 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 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 test that may try. This manual system wooden gondola cross by the sea with a huge waves, Its scary but fun
Timang Beach is located 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 attraction 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 Takasaki – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is famous for its character of the Gondola Lift 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 steep around it. It takes extra adrenaline to ride this cable car, as it will walk across the oceans with full of huge waves. The rates are relatively still affordable. The crossing fare is approximately I.D.R 150.000/person for local visitors and I.D.R 200.000/pax for foreigners.
In some cases, 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 beating while you can take a selfies there. There is a Big stone called Watu Panjang. A cool places for selfies.
Uniquely, the Gondola Lift mechanism is not run on machine, but by human power. There are 4 man whose pulling and pushing the gondola with rope. If you feel the hassle of combining the adrenaline concentration with your selfie desires, Don’t worry, People there (including guides and drivers) are well-trained to help photo services of your adventure, without getting fees.
The Video above is when one of ours customers that is still young, brave to challenge their courage. They Both rides into Timang island over the huge wave. Do you brave?
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Takasaki – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually a solution for tourists who afraid to ride the gondola lift. The bridge is making from woven rope which is associates to the wooden slab as a base. So, tourists will feel it’s just a safe 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 bridge is less expensive than the cable car. It’s approximately I.D.R 100.000/pax.
In this video, I make myself trying to pass the bridge, keeping the camera and uploading here. I guess, the other blog writers are not necessarily dare doing this. If they only making an articles about the attraction on the net without capable doing this, that’s meaningless! Ha ha.
Security Adventure at Timang Beach.
Don’t worry, the attraction is strong enough. In addition, the Gondola is equipped with a large-diameter rope, strong and it performs supervised by the advanced teams. 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 thrilling tour in another place. If you will be exhibiting your trip to your friends at home, what else unless your courage to crosses the sea with an extra adrenaline rush.
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Takasaki – Walking Path to The Coastline
Yes, mostly the article about Timang Beach is only write about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Most writer forget that this beach also has a beach lips that able to playing with sand in the shore. The typical of Timang beach is not a type of shore with long lines. The rock hills are very sharp.
But, Do not go wrong, on the east side of the Gondola Lift, you can walk to eastwards. You must walking down the wooden path by paying the entrance of walking path amount I.D.R 30.000. This walking path is the way that hubs main entrance with the non-elevated beach. There is no other simple way to go down there unless using a rock climbing rope or trekking around the hill quite far.
When arriving at this ramps beach, you can see Timang Island from the distance. The beach is around 50-60 meters wide. On the weekdays, you can feel like owning this beach just like a private beach. Because, it is less people here, even the distance is not too far from the Gondola Lift.
Access from Purwodadi Village to Timang 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 hard to reach. After the last village, The road is still in the form of stone. So that’s why the locals of Timang, take the advantage of this situation to make a fortune through ride sharing services 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 fares.
If visitors want to push their own vehicle to the shore, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a brilliant 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 path is completely off-road, Normal car is not able to get to 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 only 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 The Timang Beach, there is a culinary attraction that you should not be missing. Eat Lobster and another seafood like fish, squid, shrimps, crab 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 which is very rare and difficult to find. This fish have a blue spike. It tastes very delicious.
Additional Information on Timang Beach.
- Location Type : Beach, Island.
- Attraction : Bridge and Gondola Lift rides, Jeep adventures.
- Facility : Local guide, Insurance, Toilet, Parking, Seafood Stall.
- Lodging : Small Home stay.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Parking Zone : Large.
- Parking Rates : Free.
- Operational Hours : 08.00 to 16.30.
- Distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2,5 hours.
- Child Friendly : Not 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 from 2019, May.
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Takasaki and Call to Action!.
If you’re a foreigner, you can find us to guide you there safe and sound. Just pay 250 U.S.D for 4 pax with all the facility :
- Jeep Adventure Trip.
- Gondola Lift.
- Cross the Bridge.
- Seafood Package for 4 pax.
- Drivers, Fuels, Rent Cars.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Airport Pickups.
Feel free to call us for other customized options. All our driver are understands completely the path to go there. We have so many years experience in guiding a foreigner in Timang Beach Adventure. This trip will not make you disappoint. Call us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : email@example.com