Timang Beach in Brief.
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Thai Binh | Have your ever see the reality TV show named Running Man? Some 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, have been in the gondola of Timang Beach. The Two must take the gondola trip to fulfill the penalties for their losses in the previous chapter.
As information, the gondola is well known for its extremes action. Normally, only travelers who needs an adrenaline test that may try. This manual mechanical wooden gondola cross by the sea with a huge waves, Its scary 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 spread of steep corals along the coastline.
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Thai Binh – 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. this Island is a huge block of large rocks which are very extreme elevated around it. It takes extra courage to ride this cable car, as it will walk amid the sea with contains huge waves. The rates are relatively cheap. The crossing fare is around I.D.R 150k/person for local tourist and I.D.R 200k/pax for foreigners.
In some cases, the huge waves that occurs the island also catch the Gondola passengers. Very exciting, isn’t it? When touching at Timang Island, you can makea breathe in a little while, calming your heart beating while you can take a selfies there. There is a large stone called Watu Panjang. A cool spot for selfies.
Interestingly, the Gondola Lift operations is not run on machine, but by human power. There are four 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 drivers) are trained to help photo services of your trip, without rates.
The Video above is when one of Travelista Tours customers which is still young, brave to challenge their adrenaline. The two lifts into Timang island amid the huge wave. Are you dare?
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Thai Binh – 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 making from woven rope which is associates to the wooden slab as a ground. 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 pushing the heart beating. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The tariff of this attraction is less expensive than the cable car. It’s around I.D.R 100K/pax.
In this video, I make myself trying to pass the bridge, holding the camera and upload here. I think, the other blog authors are not necessarily brave doing this. If they only writing a blog about it on the net without doing the real thing, that’s very trivial! Ha ha.
Security 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 big waves under the bridge and the blowing sea breeze will make this bridge rocked. But, that’s is the essential of adventure in Timang Island.
You will never be able to get this extreme tour elsewhere. If you will be exhibiting your journey to your friends at home, what else unless your courage to crosses the ocean with an extra adrenaline rush.
Challenge Timang Beach Adventure from Thai Binh – Trekking Path to The Coastline
Yes, mostly the article about Timang Beach is only talking about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Many people doesn’t remember that the beach also has a shore that able to playing with sand in the coastline. The structure 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 eastern side of the Gondola Lift, you can walk to eastwards. You have to 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 connecting main attraction with the sloping beach. There is no other simple way to reach sloping beach unless utilizing a rock climbing rope or walking 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 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 accessing Timang beach, you may use private transportation tools like bike, motorcycle or your private car. However, the way 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 locals of Timang, take the opportunity of this circumstance to generate a fortune through ride sharing services and Jeep Tours. The fares of a ride sharing services is around I.D.R 30.000/person. See next paragraph for the Jeep tour fares.
If visitors want to push their own motorcycle to the shore, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a brilliant riding skills. Therefore, That’s not recommended. For those who scares the motorcycle of being damages or stuck, You probably should get a ride share services or Jeep tours provided. Because the road is fully off-road, Normal 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 only Timang Beach | Approximately 1-2 long.
- Medium Package : I.D.R 450K-500K | Destination including Ngetun, Nglambor, Garden Beach, Jogan and Siung | Approximately 2-3 long.
- 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 The Timang Beach, there is a culinary attraction that you should never be missing. Eat Lobster and various other seafood like fish, squid, shrimp, crab and so on. Seafood restaurant in Timang, once there was only in the place of Mr. Sis Restaurant. If you are in good fortunes, you can meet Panjo Fish, a species of fish that is very rare and difficult to find. This fish have a blue spike. It tastes very good.
Additional Information on Timang Beach.
- Location Type : Beach, Island.
- Attraction : Bridge and Gondola Lift rides, Jeep tours.
- Facility : drivers, Insurance, Toilet, Parking, Seafood Stall.
- Lodging : Small Home stay.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Park Area : Large.
- Parking Rates : Free.
- Operational Hours : 08.00 to 16.30.
- Travel distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2,5 hours.
- Toddler Friendly : Not Recommended for under 5 years.
- Currency Ratio : 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 Thai Binh and Call to Action!.
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- 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.
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